Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 39

6/16/2012 - 7/31/2012

Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Dog Training
Dogs may be used for training purposes ONLY.


No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 39
All of Unit 39. Area Size: 3,128,246 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 39


No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

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.

Where to purchase

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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 29.22 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 29.22%
Graph illustrating 11.68 percent Private 11.68%
Graph illustrating 4.58 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 4.58%
Graph illustrating 3.49 percent State of Idaho 3.49%
Graph illustrating 0.8 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.8%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent Other 0.14%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent U.S. Military 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0%

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 30.45% Forest 30.45 %
Graph illustrating 18.35% Rangeland 18.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.44% Urban 0.44 %
Graph illustrating 0.2% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.2 %
Graph illustrating 0.18% Dryland Agriculture 0.18 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Riparian 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.13% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.13 %
Graph illustrating 0.12% Water 0.12 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources


Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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