Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 24

4/15/2012 - 5/31/2012

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

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 24
All of Unit 24. Area Size: 561,834 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 24 65 31 34 46
2013 Any Weapon 24 68 35 33 43
2012 Any Weapon 24 57 41 16 35 22 32
2011 Any Weapon 24 63 43 20 56 7 29
2010 Any Weapon 24 55 40 15 41 14 25
2009 Any Weapon 24 45 33 12 27 18 30
2008 Any Weapon 24 37 26 11 34 3 12
2007 Any Weapon 24 67 45 22 51 16 34
2006 Any Weapon 24 45 33 11 34 11 12
2005 Any Weapon 24 40 29 11 28 12 18
2004 Any Weapon 24 43 29 14 29 14 12
2003 Any Weapon 24 52 29 23 37 15 14
2002 Any Weapon 24 54 35 19 41 13 12
2001 Any Weapon 24 64 38 25 43 21 19
2000 Any Weapon 24 50 37 13 28 22 18
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 24 3 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2002 24 10 2 0 0 5 1
Archery 2001 24 8 6 3 0 6 0
Archery 2000 24 14 4 0 0 8 0
Archery 1999 24 9 3 0 0 5 0
Archery 1998 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1997 24 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1996 24 8 4 0 0 5 0
Archery 1995 24 3 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1993 24 5 3 0 0 2 1
Archery 1992 24 3 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1991 24 11 3 0 0 4 4
Archery 1990 24 9 3 0 0 4 2
Archery 1989 24 8 7 0 0 3 2
Archery 1988 24 5 2 0 0 4 0
Archery 1987 24 10 4 0 0 5 4
Archery 1986 24 4 11 0 0 2 1
Archery 1985 24 4 1 0 2 1 0
Archery 1984 24 8 4 0 0 6 0
Handgun 2003 24 6 2 0 0 1 5
Handgun 2002 24 4 1 0 0 0 4
Handgun 2001 24 4 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 24 3 3 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 24 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1996 24 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1994 24 2 9 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 24 2 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 24 2 5 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 24 2 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 24 4 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 24 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 24 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 24 6 2 0 0 0 6
Muzzleloader 2003 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 24 1 2 1 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 2000 24 1 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1996 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1990 24 1 6 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1988 24 1 5 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1984 24 5 2 2 4 1 0
Rifle 2003 24 27 5 2 0 5 7
Rifle 2002 24 38 2 0 0 6 11
Rifle 2001 24 42 3 2 0 3 1
Rifle 2000 24 30 3 0 0 9 8
Rifle 1999 24 49 3 0 0 14 9
Rifle 1998 24 26 2 0 0 5 4
Rifle 1997 24 20 5 0 1 8 1
Rifle 1996 24 16 6 1 0 7 3
Rifle 1995 24 15 4 0 1 3 1
Rifle 1994 24 24 3 1 0 10 1
Rifle 1993 24 13 2 0 0 2 2
Rifle 1992 24 8 2 0 1 0 2
Rifle 1991 24 19 3 0 0 4 1
Rifle 1990 24 22 3 0 0 3 5
Rifle 1989 24 14 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1988 24 17 2 0 0 3 5
Rifle 1987 24 7 5 0 0 1 4
Rifle 1986 24 5 11 1 0 1 2
Rifle 1985 24 6 2 0 1 2 0
Rifle 1984 24 12 3 3 3 7 0
Shotgun 2002 24 2 1 0 0 0 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 42.97 percent Private 42.97%
Graph illustrating 42.37 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 42.37%
Graph illustrating 10.85 percent State of Idaho 10.85%
Graph illustrating 1.83 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1.83%
Graph illustrating 1.63 percent Other 1.63%
Graph illustrating 0.36 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.36%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 74.64% Forest 74.64 %
Graph illustrating 15.09% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 15.09 %
Graph illustrating 3.41% Water 3.41 %
Graph illustrating 3.23% Rangeland 3.23 %
Graph illustrating 2.96% Riparian 2.96 %
Graph illustrating 0.66% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.66 %

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

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Services

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