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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 63A

8/30/2013 - 10/31/2013

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 63A
All of Unit 63A. Area Size: 207,126 acres
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General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2011 Any Weapon 63A 1 1 1
2009 Any Weapon 63A
2008 Any Weapon 63A
2007 Any Weapon 63A
2006 Any Weapon 63A
2005 Any Weapon 63A
2004 Any Weapon 63A
2003 Any Weapon 63A
2002 Any Weapon 63A
2001 Any Weapon 63A
2000 Any Weapon 63A

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Bear Tag $11.50 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.48% 2.48 %
Private Graph illustrating 82.68% 82.68 %
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 14.28% 14.28 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.54% 0.54 %

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.39% 1.39 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 67.79% 67.79 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 7.18% 7.18 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 13.57% 13.57 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 8.25% 8.25 %
Urban Graph illustrating 1.83% 1.83 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR


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 63A.

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


Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

Getting There


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