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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 16A

8/30/2012 - 11/18/2012

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.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Sep. 15 - Oct. 31. Second bear tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 16A
All of Unit 16A. Area Size: 178,773 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 16A 15 11 4 3 12 12
2011 Any Weapon 16A 7 7 1 6 6
2010 Any Weapon 16A 19 14 5 10 9 12
2009 Any Weapon 16A 23 17 6 6 17 16
2008 Any Weapon 16A 25 15 10 6 19 22
2007 Any Weapon 16A 29 23 6 10 19 22
2006 Any Weapon 16A 29 17 12 5 24 22
2005 Any Weapon 16A 14 8 6 6 8 10
2004 Any Weapon 16A 26 18 8 3 23 25
2003 Any Weapon 16A 49 27 22 8 41 36
2002 Any Weapon 16A 27 21 6 5 22 19
2001 Any Weapon 16A 10 6 4 1 9 7
2000 Any Weapon 16A 9 6 3 4 5 2

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 16A 1 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 2002 16A 15 4 10 0 13 0
Archery 2001 16A 13 4 11 0 12 0
Archery 2000 16A 3 3 0 0 3 0
Archery 1999 16A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1998 16A 2 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1997 16A 1 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1993 16A 4 9 1 0 3 0
Archery 1990 16A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2003 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2002 16A 2 2 2 0 2 0
Handgun 2001 16A 1 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1997 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1991 16A 3 4 0 0 2 0
Handgun 1990 16A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2002 16A 1 2 1 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 2001 16A 2 3 2 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 2000 16A 4 10 0 0 4 0
Muzzleloader 1995 16A 2 4 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 1994 16A 2 3 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 1993 16A 3 3 0 0 3 0
Muzzleloader 1991 16A 2 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 16A 6 3 4 0 2 0
Rifle 2002 16A 27 2 14 0 18 2
Rifle 2001 16A 7 2 2 0 3 1
Rifle 2000 16A 6 2 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 16A 8 2 2 2 1 0
Rifle 1998 16A 8 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 16A 7 3 3 0 3 1
Rifle 1996 16A 4 7 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 16A 7 8 1 0 2 0
Rifle 1994 16A 4 7 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1993 16A 9 4 0 0 3 0
Rifle 1992 16A 9 2 2 0 2 0
Rifle 1991 16A 6 8 0 0 4 0
Rifle 1990 16A 5 6 1 0 1 0
Rifle 1989 16A 9 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1987 16A 4 5 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 16A 2 3 2 0 1 0
Rifle 1985 16A 5 2 1 0 1 0
Rifle 1984 16A 1 6 0 0 1 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

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 100% 100 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 92.11% 92.11 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 7.89% 7.89 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

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.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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