Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 76

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
  • 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 76
All of Unit 76. Area Size: 890,231 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 76 11 5 6 4
2013 Any Weapon 76 12 6 6 5
2012 Any Weapon 76 9 5 4 6 3 2
2011 Any Weapon 76 5 5 3 2 1
2010 Any Weapon 76 11 10 1 7 4 2
2009 Any Weapon 76 9 8 1 3 6 1
2008 Any Weapon 76 9 7 2 7 2 2
2007 Any Weapon 76 12 8 4 8 4 2
2006 Any Weapon 76 8 8 6 2 3
2005 Any Weapon 76 7 4 2 3 4 3
2004 Any Weapon 76 7 6 1 2 5 2
2003 Any Weapon 76 12 5 7 5 7 6
2002 Any Weapon 76 3 2 1 1 2
2001 Any Weapon 76 5 3 2 3 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 76 5 4 1 5 5
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 76 4 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 2002 76 5 4 0 0 4 1
Archery 2001 76 3 6 0 0 0 1
Archery 2000 76 1 10 0 0 1 0
Archery 1999 76 4 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1998 76 1 15 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 76 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1996 76 1 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 76 1 2 0 0 0 0
Archery 1992 76 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1991 76 3 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 1988 76 3 11 0 0 2 1
Archery 1987 76 2 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1986 76 1 10 0 0 1 0
Archery 1984 76 4 7 0 0 4 0
Handgun 2001 76 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1998 76 1 7 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1997 76 2 7 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1992 76 1 5 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1987 76 2 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 76 1 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2002 76 3 4 0 0 3 2
Rifle 2001 76 1 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 76 1 10 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 76 4 7 0 0 3 0
Rifle 1998 76 2 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1996 76 1 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 76 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 76 1 14 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1988 76 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 76 1 30 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 42.97 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 42.97%
Graph illustrating 39.8 percent Private 39.8%
Graph illustrating 7.27 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 7.27%
Graph illustrating 3.96 percent State of Idaho 3.96%
Graph illustrating 1.92 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge 1.92%
Graph illustrating 0.08 percent Indian Reservation 0.08%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent Other 0.02%

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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.

Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

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 36.92% Rangeland 36.92 %
Graph illustrating 34.39% Forest 34.39 %
Graph illustrating 10.44% Dryland Agriculture 10.44 %
Graph illustrating 6.17% Irrigated-Sprinkler 6.17 %
Graph illustrating 4.74% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.74 %
Graph illustrating 3.76% Water 3.76 %
Graph illustrating 2.85% Riparian 2.85 %
Graph illustrating 0.69% Urban 0.69 %

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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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