Bear Controlled Hunt Either Sex Season

Hunt Area 31
Black Bear Controlled Hunt 8504 50 Tags

8/15/2019 - 8/31/2019

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
  • Bait Prohibited.

Private land ONLY, excluding corporate timber lands. Controlled hunt tag holders must have a hound-hunter permit to use dogs in this hunt. Any dogs used must be under the control of the tag holder. Bears may not be pursued during this controlled hunt without having a controlled hunt tag in possession.

Controlled hunt tag holder must have a hound-hunter permit to use dogs in this hunt. Any dogs used must be under the control of the tag holder. Bears may not be pursued during this controlled hunt without having a controlled hunt tag in possession.

Hunt Area 31
All of Unit 31. Area Size: 383,001 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 31

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2019 8504 31 1 473 50 11 208 0 0 50 50
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2019 8504 31 1 449 48 11 24 2 8 50 50
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

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

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag
  • Adult Bear Tag
  • Bear Bait Permit*
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • 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 49.59 percent Private 189,948 acres   49.6%
Graph illustrating 23.12 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 88,550 acres   23.1%
Graph illustrating 18.72 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 71,713 acres   18.7%
Graph illustrating 5.92 percent State of Idaho 22,679 acres   5.9%
Graph illustrating 1.59 percent State of Idaho 6,104 acres   1.6%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 80 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 46 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 21 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.