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Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 21A

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:
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 21A
All of Unit 21A. Area Size: 159,053 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 21A 13 8 5 1 12 9
2011 Any Weapon 21A 9 3 6 2 7 7
2010 Any Weapon 21A 13 10 3 5 8 5
2009 Any Weapon 21A 23 14 9 8 15 15
2008 Any Weapon 21A 20 10 10 7 13 13
2007 Any Weapon 21A 26 17 9 7 19 15
2006 Any Weapon 21A 11 8 3 1 10 8
2005 Any Weapon 21A 17 10 7 4 13 12
2004 Any Weapon 21A 18 11 7 10 8 9
2003 Any Weapon 21A 11 9 2 3 8 4
2002 Any Weapon 21A 23 18 5 10 13 10
2001 Any Weapon 21A 10 9 1 3 7 7
2000 Any Weapon 21A 18 14 4 8 10 9

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 2002 21A 6 6 1 0 3 1
Archery 2001 21A 3 2 2 0 3 0
Archery 2000 21A 6 4 2 0 5 0
Archery 1999 21A 3 7 2 0 2 1
Archery 1998 21A 2 9 0 0 2 0
Archery 1997 21A 3 6 0 0 3 0
Archery 1995 21A 5 3 1 0 3 2
Archery 1994 21A 2 2 0 0 1 1
Archery 1993 21A 1 10 1 0 0 0
Archery 1992 21A 1 12 0 0 1 0
Archery 1991 21A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 21A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1988 21A 3 2 2 0 1 2
Archery 1987 21A 4 3 3 0 1 3
Archery 1986 21A 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1984 21A 1 1 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2002 21A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 21A 1 5 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1996 21A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 21A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 21A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 21A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 21A 3 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 21A 2 3 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1988 21A 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 21A 1 14 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 21A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 21A 11 2 1 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 21A 12 4 4 0 6 1
Rifle 2000 21A 8 3 2 0 3 1
Rifle 1999 21A 10 2 2 0 4 1
Rifle 1998 21A 5 5 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1997 21A 3 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 21A 2 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1995 21A 7 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1994 21A 12 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 21A 3 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 21A 7 2 3 0 2 2
Rifle 1991 21A 6 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1990 21A 10 7 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1989 21A 15 2 6 0 3 5
Rifle 1988 21A 8 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 21A 8 6 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 21A 5 1 3 0 1 3
Rifle 1984 21A 8 3 1 2 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

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.45% 0.45 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 74.25% 74.25 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 14.21% 14.21 %
Private Graph illustrating 11.01% 11.01 %

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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

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.

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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

Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 8.74% 8.74 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.16% 0.16 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 19.83% 19.83 %
Forest Graph illustrating 71.25% 71.25 %

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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 21A.

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Services

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