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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 2

4/15/2015 - 5/31/2015

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 Apr. 15 - Apr. 30. Caution: Grizzly bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 2
All of Unit 2. Area Size: 444,720 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 2 37 21 16 32 5 10
2011 Any Weapon 2 25 13 11 22 3 13
2010 Any Weapon 2 29 15 14 21 8 8
2009 Any Weapon 2 22 15 7 20 2 8
2008 Any Weapon 2 27 15 12 23 4 4
2007 Any Weapon 2 36 18 18 28 8 11
2006 Any Weapon 2 28 16 12 24 4 9
2005 Any Weapon 2 34 19 15 25 9 5
2004 Any Weapon 2 25 13 12 17 8 6
2003 Any Weapon 2 35 20 15 24 11 12
2002 Any Weapon 2 40 22 17 30 10 10
2001 Any Weapon 2 32 14 18 25 7 9
2000 Any Weapon 2 33 15 18 27 6 2

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 2 2 4 0 0 1 1
Archery 2002 2 2 8 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 2 6 5 1 0 2 0
Archery 1999 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Archery 1998 2 2 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1997 2 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1996 2 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1995 2 2 2 0 0 1 1
Archery 1994 2 4 4 0 0 3 1
Archery 1993 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1991 2 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1990 2 4 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 2 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1988 2 3 4 0 0 3 0
Archery 1987 2 5 7 0 0 5 0
Archery 1986 2 2 2 0 0 2 0
Archery 1985 2 1 4 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2003 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2001 2 1 6 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1999 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1998 2 1 2 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1996 2 2 2 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1995 2 3 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 2 1 4 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1993 2 2 11 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 2 1 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1991 2 2 2 0 2 0 0
Handgun 1990 2 2 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 2 2 3 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1988 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1986 2 2 1 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 2003 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 2002 2 2 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1999 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1998 2 2 8 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1985 2 1 14 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 2 17 2 0 0 6 3
Rifle 2002 2 36 4 2 0 6 9
Rifle 2001 2 27 6 3 0 5 0
Rifle 2000 2 34 3 1 0 5 8
Rifle 1999 2 23 5 0 0 4 5
Rifle 1998 2 48 3 0 0 7 10
Rifle 1997 2 34 3 0 0 3 4
Rifle 1996 2 22 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 2 9 4 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1994 2 21 3 0 0 4 3
Rifle 1993 2 13 1 0 0 1 5
Rifle 1992 2 25 3 0 0 7 3
Rifle 1991 2 23 5 0 0 6 2
Rifle 1990 2 15 3 0 0 3 3
Rifle 1989 2 27 4 0 0 3 9
Rifle 1988 2 20 5 0 0 3 5
Rifle 1987 2 12 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1986 2 13 4 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1985 2 12 3 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1984 2 10 3 0 1 1 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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No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

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 6.72% 6.72 %
Private Graph illustrating 81.77% 81.77 %
U.S. Military Graph illustrating 0.41% 0.41 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 9.99% 9.99 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 1.07% 1.07 %

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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

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 50.6% 50.6 %
Forest Graph illustrating 44.04% 44.04 %
Urban Graph illustrating 2.35% 2.35 %
Water Graph illustrating 3.01% 3.01 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Bear Outfitters & Guides

  • Ace Outfitters, Inc Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Photography Trips, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Wolf hunting.
  • Birch Creek Oufitters, Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 2.

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Services

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