Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 44

4/15/2013 - 6/15/2013

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 44
All of Unit 44. Area Size: 353,396 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2015 Any Weapon 44 25 16 9 3 22 11
2014 Any Weapon 44 23 9 14 12
2013 Any Weapon 44 14 6 8 7
2012 Any Weapon 44 18 10 8 7 11 7
2011 Any Weapon 44 23 16 7 8 15 12
2010 Any Weapon 44 24 12 12 7 17 9
2009 Any Weapon 44 16 13 3 4 12 10
2008 Any Weapon 44 27 22 5 6 21 5
2007 Any Weapon 44 25 18 7 8 17 9
2006 Any Weapon 44 16 12 4 11 5 5
2005 Any Weapon 44 21 13 8 11 10 5
2004 Any Weapon 44 26 16 10 15 11 6
2003 Any Weapon 44 14 10 4 6 8 5
2002 Any Weapon 44 15 10 5 10 5 4
2001 Any Weapon 44 16 10 6 11 5 2
2000 Any Weapon 44 21 14 7 15 6 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 2002 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1999 44 2 3 0 0 1 1
Archery 1996 44 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1994 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1993 44 6 3 2 0 3 2
Archery 1991 44 2 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 44 3 3 0 0 2 0
Archery 1989 44 2 17 0 0 1 1
Archery 1988 44 2 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1987 44 3 2 0 0 2 0
Archery 1986 44 4 6 0 0 3 0
Handgun 2003 44 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 44 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1995 44 1 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 2003 44 1 3 0 0 1 1
Muzzleloader 2001 44 1 3 1 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 2000 44 1 3 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1999 44 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 44 4 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 2002 44 18 3 2 0 7 8
Rifle 2001 44 15 3 0 0 5 2
Rifle 2000 44 19 1 0 0 1 9
Rifle 1999 44 5 2 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1998 44 6 2 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1997 44 11 3 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1996 44 2 2 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1995 44 7 4 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 44 11 3 0 0 2 2
Rifle 1993 44 6 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1992 44 5 4 1 0 1 2
Rifle 1991 44 3 5 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1990 44 9 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1989 44 8 3 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1988 44 2 7 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1987 44 5 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1984 44 3 2 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 2013
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2013
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2013
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013

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 48.45 percent Private 48.45%
Graph illustrating 36.68 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 36.68%
Graph illustrating 9.48 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 9.48%
Graph illustrating 4.74 percent State of Idaho 4.74%
Graph illustrating 0.59 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.59%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 0.07%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

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 77.88% Rangeland 77.88 %
Graph illustrating 17.68% Dryland Agriculture 17.68 %
Graph illustrating 1.36% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 1.36 %
Graph illustrating 1.33% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.33 %
Graph illustrating 0.94% Forest 0.94 %
Graph illustrating 0.8% Water 0.8 %
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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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