Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 37A

4/15/2014 - 6/15/2014

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

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 37A
All of Unit 37A. Area Size: 223,274 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 37A 4 3 1 4 4
2014 Any Weapon 37A 6 6 4
2013 Any Weapon 37A 2 1 1 1
2012 Any Weapon 37A 4 3 1 1 3 3
2011 Any Weapon 37A 3 2 1 3 2
2010 Any Weapon 37A 9 5 4 1 8 7
2009 Any Weapon 37A 5 2 3 1 4 3
2008 Any Weapon 37A 9 3 6 1 8 5
2007 Any Weapon 37A 5 1 4 1 4 3
2006 Any Weapon 37A 4 3 1 1 3 3
2005 Any Weapon 37A 6 3 3 1 5 4
2004 Any Weapon 37A 5 3 2 1 4 1
2003 Any Weapon 37A 4 3 1 1 3 2
2002 Any Weapon 37A 13 8 5 6 7 3
2001 Any Weapon 37A 2 2 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 37A 8 2 6 2 6 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 37A 2 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 37A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1999 37A 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 37A 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1988 37A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1987 37A 1 4 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2002 37A 1 0 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 37A 1 2 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 37A 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 37A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 37A 1 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 37A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 37A 6 1 2 0 2 0
Rifle 2001 37A 5 2 3 0 3 1
Rifle 2000 37A 4 2 1 0 1 1
Rifle 1999 37A 4 2 3 0 3 0
Rifle 1998 37A 3 2 1 0 1 2
Rifle 1997 37A 2 6 1 0 2 0
Rifle 1996 37A 4 3 1 0 2 1
Rifle 1995 37A 3 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1994 37A 3 3 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 37A 3 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 37A 3 2 3 0 3 0
Rifle 1991 37A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1990 37A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 37A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 37A 1 10 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1987 37A 1 30 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1984 37A 1 9 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 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.

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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 64.41 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 64.41%
Graph illustrating 26.27 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 26.27%
Graph illustrating 5.85 percent Private 5.85%
Graph illustrating 3.34 percent State of Idaho 3.34%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 0.13%

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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.

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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 56.6% Rangeland 56.6 %
Graph illustrating 36.32% Forest 36.32 %
Graph illustrating 4.29% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.29 %
Graph illustrating 2.79% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.79 %
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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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