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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 59

6/16/2012 - 7/31/2012

Either-sex Black Bear bear info»
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken. view all»
Dog Training
Dogs may be used for training purposes ONLY. 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/

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Hunt Area

Unit 59
All of Unit 59. Area Size: 232,834 acres
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Statistics

No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

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.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 35.15% 35.15 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.76% 1.76 %
Private Graph illustrating 29.83% 29.83 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 33.11% 33.11 %

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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

Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.76% 0.76 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 87.9% 87.9 %
Forest Graph illustrating 7.28% 7.28 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 3.98% 3.98 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Bear.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 59.

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

Services

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