Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 16A

4/1/2012 - 6/30/2012

Species
Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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

Electronic calls may be used. Second bear tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 16A
All of Unit 16A. Area Size: 178,773 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2014 Any Weapon 16A 13 4 9 8
2013 Any Weapon 16A 10 2 8 10
2012 Any Weapon 16A 15 11 4 3 12 12
2011 Any Weapon 16A 7 7 1 6 6
2010 Any Weapon 16A 19 14 5 10 9 12
2009 Any Weapon 16A 23 17 6 6 17 16
2008 Any Weapon 16A 25 15 10 6 19 22
2007 Any Weapon 16A 29 23 6 10 19 22
2006 Any Weapon 16A 29 17 12 5 24 22
2005 Any Weapon 16A 14 8 6 6 8 10
2004 Any Weapon 16A 26 18 8 3 23 25
2003 Any Weapon 16A 49 27 22 8 41 36
2002 Any Weapon 16A 27 21 6 5 22 19
2001 Any Weapon 16A 10 6 4 1 9 7
2000 Any Weapon 16A 9 6 3 4 5 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 16A 1 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 2002 16A 15 4 10 0 13 0
Archery 2001 16A 13 4 11 0 12 0
Archery 2000 16A 3 3 0 0 3 0
Archery 1999 16A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1998 16A 2 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1997 16A 1 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1993 16A 4 9 1 0 3 0
Archery 1990 16A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2003 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2002 16A 2 2 2 0 2 0
Handgun 2001 16A 1 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1997 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1991 16A 3 4 0 0 2 0
Handgun 1990 16A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2002 16A 1 2 1 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 2001 16A 2 3 2 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 2000 16A 4 10 0 0 4 0
Muzzleloader 1995 16A 2 4 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 1994 16A 2 3 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 1993 16A 3 3 0 0 3 0
Muzzleloader 1991 16A 2 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 16A 6 3 4 0 2 0
Rifle 2002 16A 27 2 14 0 18 2
Rifle 2001 16A 7 2 2 0 3 1
Rifle 2000 16A 6 2 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 16A 8 2 2 2 1 0
Rifle 1998 16A 8 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 16A 7 3 3 0 3 1
Rifle 1996 16A 4 7 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 16A 7 8 1 0 2 0
Rifle 1994 16A 4 7 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1993 16A 9 4 0 0 3 0
Rifle 1992 16A 9 2 2 0 2 0
Rifle 1991 16A 6 8 0 0 4 0
Rifle 1990 16A 5 6 1 0 1 0
Rifle 1989 16A 9 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 16A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1987 16A 4 5 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 16A 2 3 2 0 1 0
Rifle 1985 16A 5 2 1 0 1 0
Rifle 1984 16A 1 6 0 0 1 0
Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Bear Tag $11.50 2012
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2012
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2012
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 99.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.94%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent Other 0.06%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 92.11% Forest 92.11 %
Graph illustrating 7.89% Rangeland 7.89 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Weather

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Services

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