Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 9

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
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31. Second bear tag may be used. Caution: Grizzly bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 9
All of Unit 9. Area Size: 129,273 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2014 Any Weapon 9 11 11 8
2013 Any Weapon 9 3 3 3
2012 Any Weapon 9 9 5 4 4 5 6
2011 Any Weapon 9 2 1 1 2
2010 Any Weapon 9 10 4 6 3 7 8
2009 Any Weapon 9 2 2 2
2008 Any Weapon 9 1 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 9 6 4 2 2 4 4
2006 Any Weapon 9 3 2 1 3 3
2005 Any Weapon 9 4 3 1 2 2
2004 Any Weapon 9 8 7 1 2 6 3
2003 Any Weapon 9 9 7 2 4 5 2
2002 Any Weapon 9 5 3 2 3 2 1
2001 Any Weapon 9 6 5 1 2 4 1
2000 Any Weapon 9 5 3 2 4 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 9 1 2 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 9 1 5 0 0 0 0
Archery 1995 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1989 9 4 3 0 0 0 0
Archery 1987 9 1 7 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1988 9 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 9 1 5 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 9 2 1 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1990 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 9 3 4 2 0 2 0
Rifle 2002 9 8 2 1 0 0 3
Rifle 2001 9 3 13 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2000 9 7 2 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1999 9 7 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 9 10 4 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1997 9 9 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 9 5 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 9 6 8 1 0 2 0
Rifle 1994 9 4 9 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 9 4 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 9 4 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1991 9 7 4 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1990 9 6 5 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1989 9 7 3 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1988 9 4 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1987 9 7 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1986 9 6 5 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1985 9 11 2 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 78.68 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 78.68%
Graph illustrating 12.14 percent Private 12.14%
Graph illustrating 9.18 percent State of Idaho 9.18%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's 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

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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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Services

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