Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 28
Black Bear Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 11/30/2019

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. 10 - Nov. 8

Unit 28
All of Unit 28. Area Size: 837,093 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 28

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait Hounds Incidental Still Stalk
2015 28 52 35 15 14 38 35 6 10
2014 28 50 17 33 32 1 5 12
2013 28 39 13 26 19 2 10 8
2012 28 35 22 13 12 23 19 3 6
2011 28 38 22 16 9 29 14 3 9
2010 28 45 32 13 13 32 29 9 5
2009 28 35 17 18 6 29 21 1 5 8
2008 28 44 21 23 16 28 28 6 7
2007 28 59 40 19 22 37 31 11 15
2006 28 25 16 9 5 20 15 2 1 7
2005 28 39 22 17 14 25 15 9 8 7
2004 28 65 44 21 27 38 18 9 17 20
2003 28 38 21 17 7 31 16 10 5 5
2002 28 58 38 20 32 26 11 14 18 13
2001 28 52 38 14 17 35 17 11 9 9
2000 28 33 23 9 9 24 15 2 5 10
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 87.7 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 734,109 acres   87.7%
Graph illustrating 8.44 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 70,664 acres   8.4%
Graph illustrating 3.32 percent Private 27,799 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent State of Idaho 2,483 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent Other 1,971 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 67 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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.