Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 48
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/31/2019

Species
American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

Unit 48
All of Unit 48. Area Size: 389,791 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 48

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 48 16 10 6 4 12 12 3 1
2014 48 7 2 5 5 1 1
2013 48 14 5 9 7 1 5
2012 48 15 11 4 5 10 9 3
2011 48 10 6 4 4 6 6 2
2010 48 15 12 3 3 12 9 1 5
2009 48 10 7 3 3 7 4 1 5
2008 48 14 7 7 10 4 1 6 5
2007 48 12 10 2 2 10 8 1 2
2006 48 10 6 4 7 3 5 2 3
2005 48 16 14 2 3 13 7 2 3 3
2004 48 11 10 1 3 8 4 4 2 1
2003 48 5 4 1 3 2 2 1 2
2002 48 11 9 2 9 2 1 5 2
2001 48 10 6 4 7 3 1 6 3
2000 48 9 5 4 8 1 1 6 1
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag
  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 69.39 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 270,458 acres   69.4%
Graph illustrating 16.72 percent Private 65,162 acres   16.7%
Graph illustrating 11.81 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 46,034 acres   11.8%
Graph illustrating 2.08 percent State of Idaho 8,095 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 43 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.