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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 26

8/30/2013 - 11/18/2013

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:
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

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

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Hunt Area

Unit 26
All of Unit 26. Area Size: 381,055 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 26 9 7 2 9
2011 Any Weapon 26 4 4 4 1
2010 Any Weapon 26 10 7 2 8 2 3
2009 Any Weapon 26 3 3 3 1
2008 Any Weapon 26 9 4 5 9 3
2007 Any Weapon 26 17 9 8 15 2 1
2006 Any Weapon 26 10 8 2 10
2005 Any Weapon 26 4 1 3 4
2004 Any Weapon 26 17 10 7 15 2 1
2003 Any Weapon 26 10 6 4 9 1 2
2002 Any Weapon 26 15 10 5 15
2001 Any Weapon 26 13 9 4 11 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 26 6 5 1 5 1

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 2001 26 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1999 26 1 1 0 1 0 0
Archery 1989 26 1 5 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 26 8 3 3 0 2 0
Rifle 2002 26 16 2 6 0 0 1
Rifle 2001 26 10 3 6 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 26 7 2 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 26 6 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 26 4 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 26 7 4 6 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 26 8 3 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 26 7 1 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 26 11 2 4 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 26 7 5 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 26 2 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 26 4 2 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 26 9 3 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 26 3 6 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 26 11 4 5 0 1 2
Rifle 1987 26 8 4 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 26 1 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 26 4 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 26 3 3 3 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 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

Private Graph illustrating 0.51% 0.51 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 98.99% 98.99 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.5% 0.5 %

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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

Land Use/Land Cover

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 26.

*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

Getting There

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