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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 44

8/30/2012 - 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:
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 44
All of Unit 44. Area Size: 353,396 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 44 18 10 8 7 11 7
2011 Any Weapon 44 23 16 7 8 15 12
2010 Any Weapon 44 24 12 12 7 17 9
2009 Any Weapon 44 16 13 3 4 12 10
2008 Any Weapon 44 27 22 5 6 21 5
2007 Any Weapon 44 25 18 7 8 17 9
2006 Any Weapon 44 16 12 4 11 5 5
2005 Any Weapon 44 21 13 8 11 10 5
2004 Any Weapon 44 26 16 10 15 11 6
2003 Any Weapon 44 14 10 4 6 8 5
2002 Any Weapon 44 15 10 5 10 5 4
2001 Any Weapon 44 16 10 6 11 5 2
2000 Any Weapon 44 21 14 7 15 6 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 2002 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1999 44 2 3 0 0 1 1
Archery 1996 44 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1994 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1993 44 6 3 2 0 3 2
Archery 1991 44 2 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 44 3 3 0 0 2 0
Archery 1989 44 2 17 0 0 1 1
Archery 1988 44 2 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1987 44 3 2 0 0 2 0
Archery 1986 44 4 6 0 0 3 0
Handgun 2003 44 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 44 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 2003 44 1 3 0 0 1 1
Muzzleloader 2001 44 1 3 1 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 2000 44 1 3 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1999 44 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 44 4 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 2002 44 18 3 2 0 7 8
Rifle 2001 44 15 3 0 0 5 2
Rifle 2000 44 19 1 0 0 1 9
Rifle 1999 44 5 2 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1998 44 6 2 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1997 44 11 3 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1996 44 2 2 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1995 44 7 4 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 44 11 3 0 0 2 2
Rifle 1993 44 6 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1992 44 5 4 1 0 1 2
Rifle 1991 44 3 5 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1990 44 9 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1989 44 8 3 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1988 44 2 7 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1987 44 5 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1984 44 3 2 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

Private Graph illustrating 48.34% 48.34 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 37.38% 37.38 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 9.48% 9.48 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.8% 4.8 %

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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.

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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

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 17.68% 17.68 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.8% 0.8 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 77.88% 77.88 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 1.33% 1.33 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.94% 0.94 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 1.36% 1.36 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

The Weather Channel * Weather data provided by The Weather Channel®.

Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 44.

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Services

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