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Unit 21

4/15/2012 - 6/30/2012

Either-sex Black Bear bear info»
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Any Weapon
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Hunt Area

Unit 21
All of Unit 21. Area Size: 325,743 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 21 14 11 3 1 13 6
2011 Any Weapon 21 19 16 3 2 17 9
2010 Any Weapon 21 20 15 5 6 14 5
2009 Any Weapon 21 17 12 5 2 15 9
2008 Any Weapon 21 23 16 7 5 18 14
2007 Any Weapon 21 23 10 13 7 16 12
2006 Any Weapon 21 18 8 10 4 14 7
2005 Any Weapon 21 21 14 6 7 14 12
2004 Any Weapon 21 28 16 12 13 15 9
2003 Any Weapon 21 15 11 4 2 13 6
2002 Any Weapon 21 23 13 9 8 15 5
2001 Any Weapon 21 25 16 9 6 19 4
2000 Any Weapon 21 33 22 11 18 15 4

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 2002 21 5 4 3 0 3 0
Archery 2001 21 2 8 2 0 1 1
Archery 2000 21 2 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1999 21 2 2 2 0 0 2
Archery 1997 21 1 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 21 1 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1995 21 2 2 1 0 1 1
Archery 1994 21 3 2 1 0 0 3
Archery 1993 21 4 4 1 0 2 1
Archery 1992 21 1 5 1 0 0 1
Archery 1991 21 2 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1990 21 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1989 21 4 2 4 0 0 4
Archery 1988 21 2 7 1 0 0 1
Archery 1987 21 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1986 21 1 3 1 0 0 1
Archery 1985 21 1 3 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2001 21 1 1 1 0 1 0
Handgun 2000 21 1 4 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1995 21 1 2 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1994 21 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 21 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 21 1 1 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1989 21 3 3 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1988 21 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1987 21 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 21 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 21 1 3 1 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1984 21 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 21 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 21 15 3 3 0 2 1
Rifle 2001 21 17 3 6 0 2 1
Rifle 2000 21 34 3 12 0 4 3
Rifle 1999 21 14 3 8 0 3 1
Rifle 1998 21 7 3 4 0 1 1
Rifle 1997 21 12 4 0 0 1 4
Rifle 1996 21 16 3 2 0 4 2
Rifle 1995 21 9 3 2 0 2 0
Rifle 1994 21 19 2 2 0 3 3
Rifle 1993 21 13 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 21 10 2 1 0 1 1
Rifle 1991 21 7 5 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1990 21 14 2 4 0 1 5
Rifle 1989 21 11 4 4 0 1 2
Rifle 1988 21 13 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 21 10 3 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 21 2 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 21 7 3 4 4 1 0
Rifle 1984 21 14 5 3 0 2 1

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

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 98.66% 98.66 %
Private Graph illustrating 1.29% 1.29 %

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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

Rangeland Graph illustrating 0.99% 0.99 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.05% 0.05 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 0.05% 0.05 %
Forest Graph illustrating 98.77% 98.77 %

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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.
  • Eagle Ridge Ranch, LLC Area 03
    Doing Business As: Eagle Ridge Adventures

    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Antelope, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Lockey U Outfitters, Inc. Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Photography Trips, Backpacking, Snowmobiling activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Moose, Bear, Predator, 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.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 21.

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