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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 20

4/1/2012 - 6/30/2012

Either-sex Black Bear bear info»
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken. view all»
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.

Electronic calls may be used. Second bear tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 20
All of Unit 20. Area Size: 302,968 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2012 Any Weapon 20 28 23 5 1 27 24
2011 Any Weapon 20 19 13 6 6 13 9
2010 Any Weapon 20 24 17 7 10 14 18
2009 Any Weapon 20 37 22 15 13 24 26
2008 Any Weapon 20 24 13 11 7 17 18
2007 Any Weapon 20 21 16 5 4 17 17
2006 Any Weapon 20 23 14 9 6 17 8
2005 Any Weapon 20 21 13 8 7 14 7
2004 Any Weapon 20 20 16 4 8 12 8
2003 Any Weapon 20 22 16 6 6 16 11
2002 Any Weapon 20 17 14 2 6 11 4
2001 Any Weapon 20 12 9 3 4 8 6
2000 Any Weapon 20 16 9 7 4 12 3

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Big Game Mortality Reports

Weapon Year Unit Harvest Avg. Days Guided Predator Call Bait Hound
Archery 2003 20 1 1 1 0 1 0
Archery 2002 20 1 3 1 0 1 0
Archery 2001 20 4 2 0 0 4 0
Archery 1999 20 1 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 1998 20 2 3 0 0 2 0
Archery 1990 20 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1989 20 2 3 1 0 1 1
Archery 1987 20 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1985 20 1 20 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2002 20 1 8 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1998 20 1 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 20 1 23 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1993 20 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1990 20 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1988 20 2 5 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 1992 20 2 9 0 0 2 0
Rifle 2003 20 4 3 2 0 2 1
Rifle 2002 20 20 3 9 0 6 1
Rifle 2001 20 11 4 4 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 20 12 5 2 0 6 0
Rifle 1999 20 21 4 8 0 1 0
Rifle 1998 20 6 4 2 0 1 0
Rifle 1997 20 3 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 20 16 4 2 0 2 0
Rifle 1995 20 9 4 0 0 3 0
Rifle 1994 20 8 5 3 1 0 1
Rifle 1993 20 8 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 20 5 6 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 20 6 4 4 0 1 1
Rifle 1990 20 10 3 7 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 20 17 3 8 0 2 2
Rifle 1988 20 8 4 5 0 3 0
Rifle 1987 20 9 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1985 20 3 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 20 1 3 0 0 0 0

Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

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Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Bear Tag $11.50 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

Private Graph illustrating 0.42% 0.42 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 99.58% 99.58 %

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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.

Access Yes! Properties

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

  • Dry Ridge Outfitters LLC Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Juniper Mountain Outfitters, Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bear, Wolf hunting.
  • Mackay Bar Guest Ranch, Inc. Area 02
    Licensed for Bear, Cougar, Bobcat, Wolf hunting.
  • Robson, Dale R. Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Twin Peaks Ranch, Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Antelope, Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Wolf hunting.

Local Pack Trip Outfitters

  • Drybuck Mountain Adventures Inc Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Day Hikes, Llama and Goat Packing, Mountain Bike Touring, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Cattle Drives, Photography Trips, Motorized Trail Rides activities.

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Services

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* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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