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Bear Controlled Hunt Either Sex Season

Controlled Hunt 8502 - Hunt Area 22*

9/1/2013 - 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:
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 22*
All of Units 22 and 31. Area Size: 931,463 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2013 8502 22* 37 17 20
2012 8001 22* 39 26 12
2012 8502 22* 27 11 16
2011 8001 22* 75 35 24 11
2011 8502 22* 100 35 20 15
2010 8001 22* 35 24 11
2010 8502 22* 32 16 16
2009 8001 22* 21 16 5
2009 8502 22* 28 21 6
2008 8001 22* 33 24 9
2008 8502 22* 26 13 12
2007 8001 22* 12 6 6
2007 8502 22* 26 14 12
2006 8001 22* 19 9 10
2006 8502 22* 22 13 9
2005 8001 22* 17 12 5
2005 8502 22* 26 13 13

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 22 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 22 3 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 2000 22 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1999 22 3 2 0 0 0 3
Archery 1998 22 1 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 22 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 22 3 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1995 22 1 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 31 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 22 3 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 22 1 15 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 22 2 5 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 31 2 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1997 31 1 14 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1993 31 1 4 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 22 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1998 22 1 10 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 22 16 4 0 0 0 7
Rifle 2002 22 28 3 0 0 0 6
Rifle 2001 22 27 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 22 13 3 0 0 0 4
Rifle 1999 22 31 3 1 0 0 10
Rifle 1998 22 26 3 0 0 0 11
Rifle 1997 22 31 4 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1996 22 12 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1995 22 14 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1994 22 8 5 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1993 22 7 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 22 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 22 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 31 4 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2002 31 4 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2001 31 5 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 31 5 3 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1999 31 4 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1998 31 2 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1997 31 3 5 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1996 31 4 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 31 3 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1994 31 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 31 1 1 0 0 0 1

Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 8502 22* 1 1296 100 8 225 0 0 100 100
2013 8502 22* 2 204 1 0 54 0 0 1 1
2012 8001 22* 1 1093 75 7 215 0 0 75 75
2012 8502 22* 1 1216 100 8 199 0 0 100 100
2012 8502 22* 2 505 5 1 45 0 0 5 5
2011 8502 22* 1 1055 100 9 210 0 0 100 100
2011 8502 22* 2 343 4 1 64 0 0 4 4
2010 8001 22* 1 738 75 10 160 0 0 75 75
2010 8502 22* 1 939 75 8 186 0 0 75 75
2010 8502 22* 2 211 2 1 35 0 0 2 2
2009 8001 22* 1 735 75 10 176 0 0 75 75
2009 8001 22* 1 738 75 10 160 0 0 75 75
2009 8502 22* 1 821 75 9 197 0 0 75 75
2009 8502 22* 2 225 4 2 46 0 0 4 4
2008 8001 22* 1 523 75 14 132 0 0 75 75
2008 8502 22* 1 811 75 9 204 0 0 75 75
2008 8502 22* 2 248 2 1 0 0 0 2 2
2007 8001 22* 1 668 75 11 195 0 0 75 75
2007 8001 22* 1 523 75 14 132 0 0 75 75
2007 8502 22* 1 736 75 10 154 0 0 75 75
2007 8502 22* 2 217 3 1 51 0 0 3 3
2006 8001 22* 1 557 75 13 144 0 0 75 75
2006 8502 22* 1 667 75 11 146 0 0 75 75
2005 8001 22* 1 554 75 14 143 0 0 75 75
2005 8502 22* 1 644 75 12 154 0 0 75 75
2005 8502 22* 2 81 1 1 33 0 0 1 1
2004 8001 22 1 486 75 15 127 0 0 75 75
2004 8502 22 1 556 75 13 150 0 0 75 75
2004 8502 22 2 153 3 2 30 0 0 3 3
2003 8002 22 1 497 75 15 172 0 0 75 75
2003 8004 22 1 416 50 12 127 0 0 50 50
2002 8004 22 1 329 50 15 108 0 0 50 50
2001 8002 22 1 331 50 15 101 0 0 50 50
2001 8004 22 1 319 50 15 145 0 0 50 50
2000 8002 22 1 386 50 13 138 0 0 50 50
1999 8002 22-1 1 319 30 9 85 0 0 30 30
1999 8004 22-2 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 50
1998 8002 22 1 290 30 10 105 0 0 30 30
1998 8004 22 1 15 4 26 3 0 100 4 50

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 8502 22* 1 1248 97 8 48 3 6 100 100
2013 8502 22* 2 201 1 0 3 0 0 1 1
2012 8001 22* 1 1021 73 7 72 2 3 75 75
2012 8502 22* 1 1170 98 8 46 2 4 100 100
2012 8502 22* 2 498 5 1 7 0 0 5 5
2011 8502 22* 1 1012 96 9 43 4 9 100 100
2011 8502 22* 2 338 4 1 5 0 0 4 4
2010 8001 22* 1 681 70 10 57 5 9 75 75
2010 8502 22* 1 915 72 8 24 3 12 75 75
2010 8502 22* 2 208 1 0 3 1 33 2 2
2009 8001 22* 1 674 69 10 61 6 10 75 75
2009 8001 22* 1 681 70 10 57 5 9 75 75
2009 8502 22* 1 793 72 9 28 3 11 75 75
2009 8502 22* 2 218 4 2 7 0 0 4 4
2008 8001 22* 1 457 68 15 66 7 11 75 75
2008 8502 22* 1 780 72 9 31 3 10 75 75
2008 8502 22* 2 240 2 1 8 0 0 2 2
2007 8001 22* 1 619 68 11 49 7 14 75 75
2007 8001 22* 1 457 68 15 66 7 11 75 75
2007 8502 22* 1 705 73 10 31 2 6 75 75
2007 8502 22* 2 215 3 1 2 0 0 3 3
2006 8001 22* 1 513 68 13 44 7 16 75 75
2006 8502 22* 1 635 72 11 32 3 9 75 75
2005 8001 22* 1 522 68 13 32 7 22 75 75
2005 8502 22* 1 622 73 12 22 2 9 75 75
2005 8502 22* 2 74 1 1 7 0 0 1 1
2004 8001 22 1 446 73 16 40 2 5 75 75
2004 8502 22 1 540 72 13 16 3 18 75 75
2004 8502 22 2 152 3 2 1 0 0 3 3
2003 8002 22 1 485 73 15 12 2 16 75 75
2003 8004 22 1 383 45 11 33 5 15 50 50
2002 8004 22 1 309 47 15 20 3 15 50 50
2001 8002 22 1 325 50 15 6 0 0 50 50
2001 8004 22 1 300 48 16 19 2 10 50 50
2000 8002 22 1 379 50 13 7 0 0 50 50
1999 8002 22-1 1 316 30 9 3 0 0 30 30
1999 8004 22-2 1 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 50
1998 8002 22 1 288 30 10 2 0 0 30 30
1998 8004 22 1 8 2 25 7 2 28 4 50

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 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 36.44% 36.44 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 9.2% 9.2 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 39.81% 39.81 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 14.01% 14.01 %

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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

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.1% 0.1 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.1% 0.1 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 49.2% 49.2 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 4.15% 4.15 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.18% 0.18 %
Forest Graph illustrating 45.75% 45.75 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.05% 0.05 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.44% 0.44 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

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