Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 69

8/30/2013 - 10/31/2013

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
  • 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 69
All of Unit 69. Area Size: 925,320 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 69 15 14 1 6 9 9
2014 Any Weapon 69 10 2 8 5
2013 Any Weapon 69 3 3 1
2012 Any Weapon 69 15 10 5 6 9 4
2011 Any Weapon 69 5 3 2 5 3
2010 Any Weapon 69 6 5 1 5 1 1
2009 Any Weapon 69 6 4 2 6 1
2008 Any Weapon 69 4 2 2 3 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 69 6 3 3 3 3
2006 Any Weapon 69 3 2 1 1 2 1
2005 Any Weapon 69 2 2 2
2004 Any Weapon 69 4 3 1 1 3 3
2003 Any Weapon 69 10 3 7 6 4 4
2002 Any Weapon 69 4 3 1 1 3 2
2001 Any Weapon 69 8 7 1 5 3 3
2000 Any Weapon 69 7 3 4 2 5 1
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 69 1 8 0 0 1 0
Archery 2002 69 3 3 0 0 3 1
Archery 2001 69 1 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 2000 69 2 16 0 0 2 0
Archery 1999 69 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1994 69 1 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1991 69 1 14 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 69 2 8 0 0 1 0
Archery 1986 69 1 14 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2003 69 1 6 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 69 1 20 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 69 3 11 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1999 69 1 4 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1998 69 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1988 69 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2000 69 1 4 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 69 4 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 2002 69 1 12 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 69 4 3 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2000 69 2 20 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1999 69 3 7 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1998 69 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 69 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 69 1 3 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1995 69 3 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 69 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 69 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 69 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 69 4 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 69 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 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 58.52 percent Private 58.52%
Graph illustrating 15.01 percent State of Idaho 15.01%
Graph illustrating 14.8 percent Indian Reservation 14.8%
Graph illustrating 5.36 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 5.36%
Graph illustrating 3.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.93%
Graph illustrating 1.6 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 1.6%
Graph illustrating 0.66 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.66%
Graph illustrating 0.11 percent Other 0.11%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 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 42.55% Rangeland 42.55 %
Graph illustrating 32.63% Dryland Agriculture 32.63 %
Graph illustrating 12.03% Forest 12.03 %
Graph illustrating 7.18% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.18 %
Graph illustrating 4.39% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.39 %
Graph illustrating 0.65% Riparian 0.65 %
Graph illustrating 0.51% Urban 0.51 %
Graph illustrating 0.06% Water 0.06 %
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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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