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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 45

8/30/2014 - 10/31/2014

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»

Special Restrictions:
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use as an aid to hunting for wildlife is restricted to established roadways open to motorized vehicle traffic capable of travel by full-sized automobiles. A full-size automobile shall be defined as any motorized vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 1,500 lbs. Find out more information about hunting with ATVs and the Motor Hunting Restriction at fishgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/atv/
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 45
All of Unit 45. Area Size: 831,834 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 45 19 9 9 4 15 12
2011 Any Weapon 45 15 10 5 3 12 11
2010 Any Weapon 45 15 8 7 5 10 7
2009 Any Weapon 45 8 4 4 5 3 2
2008 Any Weapon 45 9 8 1 2 7 3
2007 Any Weapon 45 18 10 8 6 12 7
2006 Any Weapon 45 7 6 1 1 6 2
2005 Any Weapon 45 5 2 3 4 1 1
2004 Any Weapon 45 7 4 3 2 5
2003 Any Weapon 45 5 2 3 5 4
2002 Any Weapon 45 1 1 1
2001 Any Weapon 45 5 5 1 4 1
2000 Any Weapon 45 5 5 3 2 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 45 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 45 1 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1997 45 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 45 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 45 1 22 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 45 4 11 0 0 3 1
Archery 1989 45 3 11 0 0 3 0
Archery 1988 45 2 7 0 0 2 0
Archery 1987 45 1 14 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2000 45 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1997 45 1 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 45 2 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1984 45 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2002 45 4 2 0 0 3 1
Rifle 2001 45 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 45 6 3 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1999 45 3 3 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1998 45 4 1 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 45 4 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1996 45 6 4 0 0 2 2
Rifle 1995 45 5 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1994 45 2 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 45 5 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 45 2 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 45 2 2 1 0 1 0
Rifle 1990 45 4 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 45 2 8 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1987 45 3 3 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1986 45 1 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1985 45 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 45 1 1 0 1 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

Private Graph illustrating 36.08% 36.08 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 5.89% 5.89 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 0.51% 0.51 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 57.53% 57.53 %

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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.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 78.42% 78.42 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.08% 0.08 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 3.63% 3.63 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 3.74% 3.74 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.35% 0.35 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 6.54% 6.54 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.25% 0.25 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 6.98% 6.98 %

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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 45.

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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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