Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 62

4/15/2014 - 6/30/2014

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
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Dogs prohibited Jan. 1 - Dec. 31. Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 62
All of Unit 62. Area Size: 314,832 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 62 19 14 5 10 9
2014 Any Weapon 62 23 9 14
2013 Any Weapon 62 15 13 2
2012 Any Weapon 62 27 15 12 14 13
2011 Any Weapon 62 24 15 9 18 6
2010 Any Weapon 62 15 8 7 11 4 1
2009 Any Weapon 62 8 6 2 6 2
2008 Any Weapon 62 22 19 3 11 11
2007 Any Weapon 62 39 27 11 38 1 1
2006 Any Weapon 62 11 6 5 9 2
2005 Any Weapon 62 16 14 2 14 2
2004 Any Weapon 62 4 1 3 2 2
2003 Any Weapon 62 7 5 2 6 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 62 16 12 4 14 2 1
2001 Any Weapon 62 11 8 3 10 1
2000 Any Weapon 62 11 9 2 8 3
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 62 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 62 2 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1998 62 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1997 62 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1995 62 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1989 62 1 15 0 0 1 0
Archery 1986 62 1 10 0 0 1 0
Archery 1984 62 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 62 1 1 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1992 62 1 3 0 1 0 0
Handgun 1991 62 1 4 0 1 0 0
Handgun 1990 62 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 2002 62 1 0 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 62 6 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 62 13 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 62 9 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 62 8 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 62 6 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 62 4 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 62 7 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 62 8 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 62 4 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 62 7 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 62 7 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 62 4 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 62 2 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 62 1 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 62 2 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 62 6 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1987 62 1 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 2014
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2014
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2014
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2014

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 75.21 percent Private 75.21%
Graph illustrating 21.85 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 21.85%
Graph illustrating 1.49 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1.49%
Graph illustrating 0.91 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.91%
Graph illustrating 0.47 percent State of Idaho 0.47%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 0.07%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 29.82% Dryland Agriculture 29.82 %
Graph illustrating 28.26% Irrigated-Sprinkler 28.26 %
Graph illustrating 24.38% Forest 24.38 %
Graph illustrating 7.07% Rangeland 7.07 %
Graph illustrating 5.66% Riparian 5.66 %
Graph illustrating 4.38% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.38 %
Graph illustrating 0.31% Urban 0.31 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Services

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