Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 21

8/30/2012 - 10/31/2012

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 21
All of Unit 21. Area Size: 325,743 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 21 21 6 15 9
2013 Any Weapon 21 14 4 10 6
2012 Any Weapon 21 14 11 3 1 13 6
2011 Any Weapon 21 19 16 3 2 17 9
2010 Any Weapon 21 20 15 5 6 14 5
2009 Any Weapon 21 17 12 5 2 15 9
2008 Any Weapon 21 23 16 7 5 18 14
2007 Any Weapon 21 23 10 13 7 16 12
2006 Any Weapon 21 18 8 10 4 14 7
2005 Any Weapon 21 21 14 6 7 14 12
2004 Any Weapon 21 28 16 12 13 15 9
2003 Any Weapon 21 15 11 4 2 13 6
2002 Any Weapon 21 23 13 9 8 15 5
2001 Any Weapon 21 25 16 9 6 19 4
2000 Any Weapon 21 33 22 11 18 15 4
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 21 5 4 3 0 3 0
Archery 2001 21 2 8 2 0 1 1
Archery 2000 21 2 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1999 21 2 2 2 0 0 2
Archery 1997 21 1 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 21 1 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1995 21 2 2 1 0 1 1
Archery 1994 21 3 2 1 0 0 3
Archery 1993 21 4 4 1 0 2 1
Archery 1992 21 1 5 1 0 0 1
Archery 1991 21 2 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1990 21 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1989 21 4 2 4 0 0 4
Archery 1988 21 2 7 1 0 0 1
Archery 1987 21 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1986 21 1 3 1 0 0 1
Archery 1985 21 1 3 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2001 21 1 1 1 0 1 0
Handgun 2000 21 1 4 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1995 21 1 2 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1994 21 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 21 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 21 1 1 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1989 21 3 3 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1988 21 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1987 21 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 21 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 21 1 3 1 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1984 21 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 21 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 21 15 3 3 0 2 1
Rifle 2001 21 17 3 6 0 2 1
Rifle 2000 21 34 3 12 0 4 3
Rifle 1999 21 14 3 8 0 3 1
Rifle 1998 21 7 3 4 0 1 1
Rifle 1997 21 12 4 0 0 1 4
Rifle 1996 21 16 3 2 0 4 2
Rifle 1995 21 9 3 2 0 2 0
Rifle 1994 21 19 2 2 0 3 3
Rifle 1993 21 13 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 21 10 2 1 0 1 1
Rifle 1991 21 7 5 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1990 21 14 2 4 0 1 5
Rifle 1989 21 11 4 4 0 1 2
Rifle 1988 21 13 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 21 10 3 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 21 2 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 21 7 3 4 4 1 0
Rifle 1984 21 14 5 3 0 2 1
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 98.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 98.61%
Graph illustrating 1.26 percent Private 1.26%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 0.07%

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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 98.77% Forest 98.77 %
Graph illustrating 0.99% Rangeland 0.99 %
Graph illustrating 0.05% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.05 %
Graph illustrating 0.05% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.05 %

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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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