Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 10A

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
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Aug. 30 - Sep. 14 and Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 10A
All of Unit 10A. Area Size: 995,488 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 10A 70 41 29 1
2013 Any Weapon 10A 49 22 27 1
2012 Any Weapon 10A 79 48 31 43 36 1
2011 Any Weapon 10A 67 39 28 42 25
2010 Any Weapon 10A 83 47 36 54 29 1
2009 Any Weapon 10A 66 38 28 43 23
2008 Any Weapon 10A 96 59 37 66 30 1
2007 Any Weapon 10A 107 67 38 53 54 1
2006 Any Weapon 10A 94 50 44 55 39 1
2005 Any Weapon 10A 95 54 41 53 42 1
2004 Any Weapon 10A 86 51 35 47 39
2003 Any Weapon 10A 112 66 46 64 48 1
2002 Any Weapon 10A 94 60 33 76 18
2001 Any Weapon 10A 61 37 24 44 17 2
2000 Any Weapon 10A 76 39 37 56 20
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 10A 7 2 4 0 0 3
Archery 2002 10A 21 3 5 0 0 11
Archery 2001 10A 7 1 3 0 0 0
Archery 2000 10A 8 1 0 0 0 2
Archery 1999 10A 4 3 2 0 0 4
Archery 1998 10A 4 2 1 0 0 2
Archery 1997 10A 3 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 10A 2 3 1 0 0 2
Archery 1995 10A 2 5 0 0 0 1
Archery 1994 10A 2 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 10A 8 2 1 0 2 2
Archery 1992 10A 3 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 10A 11 5 2 0 6 3
Archery 1990 10A 11 2 8 0 10 1
Archery 1989 10A 3 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1988 10A 6 4 0 0 3 2
Archery 1987 10A 11 6 1 0 7 3
Archery 1986 10A 6 6 0 0 4 2
Archery 1985 10A 3 2 3 3 0 0
Archery 1984 10A 4 4 0 2 2 0
Handgun 2003 10A 3 1 1 0 0 2
Handgun 2002 10A 5 4 1 0 0 4
Handgun 2001 10A 1 3 1 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 10A 1 2 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1999 10A 6 1 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1998 10A 2 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 10A 5 2 2 0 0 4
Handgun 1996 10A 5 3 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1995 10A 4 1 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1994 10A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 10A 2 1 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1992 10A 2 1 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 10A 2 2 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1990 10A 4 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1989 10A 4 4 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 10A 2 6 1 0 2 0
Handgun 1987 10A 3 2 3 0 0 3
Handgun 1986 10A 2 3 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 10A 1 2 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1998 10A 2 4 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1992 10A 1 3 1 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1991 10A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1988 10A 2 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1986 10A 1 3 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 10A 49 4 12 0 1 23
Rifle 2002 10A 97 3 26 0 0 54
Rifle 2001 10A 53 4 13 0 0 7
Rifle 2000 10A 64 4 14 0 1 35
Rifle 1999 10A 62 3 18 0 0 31
Rifle 1998 10A 103 3 12 1 1 34
Rifle 1997 10A 82 3 10 0 0 34
Rifle 1996 10A 75 2 8 0 0 26
Rifle 1995 10A 52 3 5 0 0 19
Rifle 1994 10A 40 2 0 0 0 11
Rifle 1993 10A 45 3 0 0 0 17
Rifle 1992 10A 38 3 6 0 5 12
Rifle 1991 10A 56 3 12 0 21 8
Rifle 1990 10A 26 5 4 0 10 6
Rifle 1989 10A 29 3 5 0 8 4
Rifle 1988 10A 14 3 3 0 8 1
Rifle 1987 10A 15 6 4 0 8 2
Rifle 1986 10A 7 4 1 0 3 2
Rifle 1985 10A 10 3 5 5 1 0
Rifle 1984 10A 6 5 1 1 2 0
Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits & 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 & 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.

Private Graph illustrating 48.18% 48.18 %
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 2.86% 2.86 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 23.44% 23.44 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 1.1% 1.1 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 0.82% 0.82 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 23.6% 23.6 %

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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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

Water Graph illustrating 1.19% 1.19 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 12.88% 12.88 %
Forest Graph illustrating 85.58% 85.58 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 0.35% 0.35 %

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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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