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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 24

4/15/2014 - 6/7/2014

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»

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 24
All of Unit 24. Area Size: 561,834 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 24 57 41 16 35 22 32
2011 Any Weapon 24 63 43 20 56 7 29
2010 Any Weapon 24 55 40 15 41 14 25
2009 Any Weapon 24 45 33 12 27 18 30
2008 Any Weapon 24 37 26 11 34 3 12
2007 Any Weapon 24 67 45 22 51 16 34
2006 Any Weapon 24 45 33 11 34 11 12
2005 Any Weapon 24 40 29 11 28 12 18
2004 Any Weapon 24 43 29 14 29 14 12
2003 Any Weapon 24 52 29 23 37 15 14
2002 Any Weapon 24 54 35 19 41 13 12
2001 Any Weapon 24 64 38 25 43 21 19
2000 Any Weapon 24 50 37 13 28 22 18

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 24 3 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2002 24 10 2 0 0 5 1
Archery 2001 24 8 6 3 0 6 0
Archery 2000 24 14 4 0 0 8 0
Archery 1999 24 9 3 0 0 5 0
Archery 1998 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1997 24 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1996 24 8 4 0 0 5 0
Archery 1995 24 3 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1993 24 5 3 0 0 2 1
Archery 1992 24 3 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1991 24 11 3 0 0 4 4
Archery 1990 24 9 3 0 0 4 2
Archery 1989 24 8 7 0 0 3 2
Archery 1988 24 5 2 0 0 4 0
Archery 1987 24 10 4 0 0 5 4
Archery 1986 24 4 11 0 0 2 1
Archery 1985 24 4 1 0 2 1 0
Archery 1984 24 8 4 0 0 6 0
Handgun 2003 24 6 2 0 0 1 5
Handgun 2002 24 4 1 0 0 0 4
Handgun 2001 24 4 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 24 3 3 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 24 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1996 24 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1994 24 2 9 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 24 2 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 24 2 5 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 24 2 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 24 4 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 24 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 24 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 24 6 2 0 0 0 6
Muzzleloader 2003 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 24 1 2 1 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 2000 24 1 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1996 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1990 24 1 6 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1988 24 1 5 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1984 24 5 2 2 4 1 0
Rifle 2003 24 27 5 2 0 5 7
Rifle 2002 24 38 2 0 0 6 11
Rifle 2001 24 42 3 2 0 3 1
Rifle 2000 24 30 3 0 0 9 8
Rifle 1999 24 49 3 0 0 14 9
Rifle 1998 24 26 2 0 0 5 4
Rifle 1997 24 20 5 0 1 8 1
Rifle 1996 24 16 6 1 0 7 3
Rifle 1995 24 15 4 0 1 3 1
Rifle 1994 24 24 3 1 0 10 1
Rifle 1993 24 13 2 0 0 2 2
Rifle 1992 24 8 2 0 1 0 2
Rifle 1991 24 19 3 0 0 4 1
Rifle 1990 24 22 3 0 0 3 5
Rifle 1989 24 14 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1988 24 17 2 0 0 3 5
Rifle 1987 24 7 5 0 0 1 4
Rifle 1986 24 5 11 1 0 1 2
Rifle 1985 24 6 2 0 1 2 0
Rifle 1984 24 12 3 3 3 7 0
Shotgun 2002 24 2 1 0 0 0 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
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 0.54% 0.54 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 42.88% 42.88 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 5.07% 5.07 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 10.92% 10.92 %
Private Graph illustrating 40.59% 40.59 %

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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-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 15.09% 15.09 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.66% 0.66 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 3.23% 3.23 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 2.96% 2.96 %
Water Graph illustrating 3.41% 3.41 %
Forest Graph illustrating 74.64% 74.64 %

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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

  • Mackay Bar Guest Ranch, Inc. Area 06
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Moose, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.
  • Wayne Hill Outfitting Area 01
    Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 24.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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