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Bear Controlled Hunt Either Sex Season

Controlled Hunt 8503 - Hunt Area 32*

9/1/2012 - 10/31/2012

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:
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use as an aid to hunting for wildlife is restricted to established roadways open to motorized vehicle traffic capable of travel by full-sized automobiles. A full-size automobile shall be defined as any motorized vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 1,500 lbs. Find out more information about hunting with ATVs and the Motor Hunting Restriction at fishgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/atv/
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 32*
All of Units 32 and 32A. Area Size: 1,304,439 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2013 8503 32* 29 13 16
2012 8002 32* 29 19 10
2012 8503 32* 36 24 11
2011 8002 32* 75 21 12 9
2011 8503 32* 100 25 13 12
2010 8002 32* 21 15 6
2010 8503 32* 33 18 15
2009 8002 32* 16 11 5
2009 8503 32* 27 14 13
2008 8002 32* 22 16 6
2008 8503 32* 26 9 17
2007 8002 32* 22 11 11
2007 8503 32* 25 14 11
2006 8002 32* 24 17 7
2006 8503 32* 21 7 14
2005 8002 32* 16 13 3
2005 8503 32* 19 9 10

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 32 1 3 0 0 0 0
Archery 2002 32 2 1 0 0 0 2
Archery 2001 32 1 7 0 0 0 0
Archery 1997 32 2 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 32 2 7 0 0 0 0
Archery 2003 32A 3 14 0 0 0 3
Archery 2002 32A 1 6 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 32A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2000 32A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1999 32A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 32A 4 3 0 0 0 3
Archery 1996 32A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 32A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 32 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 32 1 6 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 32 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 32 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 32A 3 5 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2002 32A 1 6 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 32A 2 3 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 32A 1 7 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 32A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 32A 2 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1992 32A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 32A 3 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 32A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 1993 32A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1991 32A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1990 32A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 32 4 12 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2002 32 7 7 0 1 0 2
Rifle 2001 32 11 7 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 32 9 6 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1999 32 8 6 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 32 11 5 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1997 32 19 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1996 32 8 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1995 32 10 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1994 32 7 4 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 32 5 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1992 32 2 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 32 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 32 1 12 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 32A 12 5 0 0 0 8
Rifle 2002 32A 15 5 0 0 0 7
Rifle 2001 32A 12 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 32A 13 4 0 0 1 4
Rifle 1999 32A 12 4 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1998 32A 10 4 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1997 32A 6 4 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1996 32A 8 5 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 32A 7 3 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1994 32A 5 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1993 32A 7 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1992 32A 6 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1991 32A 1 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 32A 5 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1989 32A 12 3 0 0 1 5
Rifle 1988 32A 22 4 0 0 1 10
Rifle 1987 32A 1 5 0 0 0 0

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

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

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 8503 32* 1 819 100 12 381 0 0 100 100
2013 8503 32* 2 336 4 1 36 0 0 4 4
2012 8002 32* 1 599 75 13 465 0 0 75 75
2012 8503 32* 1 773 100 13 361 0 0 100 100
2012 8503 32* 2 301 5 2 102 0 0 5 5
2011 8503 32* 1 759 100 13 311 0 0 100 100
2011 8503 32* 2 315 8 3 77 0 0 8 8
2010 8002 32* 1 507 75 15 282 0 0 75 75
2010 8503 32* 1 715 75 10 299 0 0 75 75
2010 8503 32* 2 226 3 1 54 0 0 3 3
2009 8002 32* 1 504 75 15 260 0 0 75 75
2009 8002 32* 1 507 75 15 282 0 0 75 75
2009 8503 32* 1 648 75 12 241 0 0 75 75
2009 8503 32* 2 254 4 2 37 0 0 4 4
2008 8002 32* 1 395 75 19 186 0 0 75 75
2008 8503 32* 1 564 75 13 262 0 0 75 75
2007 8002 32* 1 461 75 16 297 0 0 75 75
2007 8002 32* 1 395 75 19 186 0 0 75 75
2007 8503 32* 1 540 75 14 234 0 0 75 75
2007 8503 32* 2 231 4 2 78 0 0 4 4
2006 8002 32* 1 393 75 19 223 0 0 75 75
2006 8503 32* 1 473 75 16 245 0 0 75 75
2005 8002 32* 1 369 75 20 264 0 0 75 75
2005 8503 32* 1 460 75 16 229 0 0 75 75
2005 8503 32* 2 132 2 2 22 0 0 2 2
2004 8002 32 1 320 75 23 220 0 0 75 75
2004 8503 32 1 428 75 17 193 0 0 75 75
2004 8503 32 2 149 4 2 41 0 0 4 4
2003 8003 32 1 423 75 17 175 0 0 75 75
2003 8005 32 1 295 50 16 172 0 0 50 50
2002 8005 32 1 280 50 17 140 0 0 50 50
2001 8003 32 1 320 50 15 158 0 0 50 50
2001 8005 32 1 277 50 18 166 0 0 50 50
2000 8003 32 1 323 50 15 176 0 0 50 50
1999 8003 32-1 1 220 30 13 172 0 0 30 30
1999 8005 32-2 1 213 50 23 107 0 0 50 50
1998 8003 32 1 230 30 13 127 0 0 30 30
1998 8005 32 1 14 3 21 4 0 100 3 50

Source: IDFG 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 Number Hunt Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 8503 32* 1 795 97 12 24 3 12 100 100
2013 8503 32* 2 332 4 1 4 0 0 4 4
2012 8002 32* 1 523 69 13 76 6 8 75 75
2012 8503 32* 1 739 98 13 34 2 6 100 100
2012 8503 32* 2 293 5 2 8 0 0 5 5
2011 8503 32* 1 728 93 13 31 7 23 100 100
2011 8503 32* 2 296 6 2 19 2 11 8 8
2010 8002 32* 1 446 68 15 61 7 11 75 75
2010 8503 32* 1 686 69 10 29 6 21 75 75
2010 8503 32* 2 220 3 1 6 0 0 3 3
2009 8002 32* 1 455 68 15 49 7 14 75 75
2009 8002 32* 1 446 68 15 61 7 11 75 75
2009 8503 32* 1 625 72 12 23 3 13 75 75
2009 8503 32* 2 253 4 2 1 0 0 4 4
2008 8002 32* 1 350 68 19 45 7 16 75 75
2008 8503 32* 1 543 70 13 21 5 24 75 75
2007 8002 32* 1 401 68 17 60 7 12 75 75
2007 8002 32* 1 350 68 19 45 7 16 75 75
2007 8503 32* 1 520 75 14 20 0 0 75 75
2007 8503 32* 2 224 4 2 7 0 0 4 4
2006 8002 32* 1 346 68 20 47 7 15 75 75
2006 8503 32* 1 453 73 16 20 2 10 75 75
2005 8002 32* 1 342 73 21 27 2 7 75 75
2005 8503 32* 1 442 74 17 18 1 6 75 75
2005 8503 32* 2 132 2 2 0 0 100 2 2
2004 8002 32 1 293 68 23 27 7 25 75 75
2004 8503 32 1 420 73 17 8 2 25 75 75
2004 8503 32 2 149 4 2 0 0 100 4 4
2003 8003 32 1 419 74 17 4 1 25 75 75
2003 8005 32 1 273 47 17 22 3 13 50 50
2002 8005 32 1 253 45 17 27 5 18 50 50
2001 8003 32 1 316 50 15 4 0 0 50 50
2001 8005 32 1 263 47 17 14 3 21 50 50
2000 8003 32 1 322 49 15 1 1 100 50 50
1999 8003 32-1 1 220 30 13 0 0 100 30 30
1999 8005 32-2 1 206 48 23 7 2 28 50 50
1998 8003 32 1 228 30 13 2 0 0 30 30
1998 8005 32 1 6 2 33 8 1 12 3 50

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 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. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.08% 0.08 %
Private Graph illustrating 58.65% 58.65 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.64% 4.64 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 17.79% 17.79 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 18.73% 18.73 %

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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

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's 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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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.07% 0.07 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.35% 0.35 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.48% 0.48 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.18% 0.18 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 70.69% 70.69 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.34% 2.34 %
Forest Graph illustrating 18.9% 18.9 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 6.99% 6.99 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

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