Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 21A

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 21A
All of Unit 21A. Area Size: 159,053 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 21A 21 5 16 14
2013 Any Weapon 21A 25 8 17 16
2012 Any Weapon 21A 13 8 5 1 12 9
2011 Any Weapon 21A 9 3 6 2 7 7
2010 Any Weapon 21A 13 10 3 5 8 5
2009 Any Weapon 21A 23 14 9 8 15 15
2008 Any Weapon 21A 20 10 10 7 13 13
2007 Any Weapon 21A 26 17 9 7 19 15
2006 Any Weapon 21A 11 8 3 1 10 8
2005 Any Weapon 21A 17 10 7 4 13 12
2004 Any Weapon 21A 18 11 7 10 8 9
2003 Any Weapon 21A 11 9 2 3 8 4
2002 Any Weapon 21A 23 18 5 10 13 10
2001 Any Weapon 21A 10 9 1 3 7 7
2000 Any Weapon 21A 18 14 4 8 10 9
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 21A 6 6 1 0 3 1
Archery 2001 21A 3 2 2 0 3 0
Archery 2000 21A 6 4 2 0 5 0
Archery 1999 21A 3 7 2 0 2 1
Archery 1998 21A 2 9 0 0 2 0
Archery 1997 21A 3 6 0 0 3 0
Archery 1995 21A 5 3 1 0 3 2
Archery 1994 21A 2 2 0 0 1 1
Archery 1993 21A 1 10 1 0 0 0
Archery 1992 21A 1 12 0 0 1 0
Archery 1991 21A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 21A 1 1 0 0 1 0
Archery 1988 21A 3 2 2 0 1 2
Archery 1987 21A 4 3 3 0 1 3
Archery 1986 21A 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1984 21A 1 1 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2002 21A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 21A 1 5 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1996 21A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 21A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 21A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 21A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 21A 3 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 21A 2 3 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1988 21A 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 21A 1 14 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 21A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 21A 11 2 1 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 21A 12 4 4 0 6 1
Rifle 2000 21A 8 3 2 0 3 1
Rifle 1999 21A 10 2 2 0 4 1
Rifle 1998 21A 5 5 0 0 2 1
Rifle 1997 21A 3 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 21A 2 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1995 21A 7 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1994 21A 12 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 21A 3 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 21A 7 2 3 0 2 2
Rifle 1991 21A 6 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1990 21A 10 7 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1989 21A 15 2 6 0 3 5
Rifle 1988 21A 8 2 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 21A 8 6 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 21A 5 1 3 0 1 3
Rifle 1984 21A 8 3 1 2 0 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.

State of Idaho 0.45 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 74.25 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 14.21 %
Private 11.01 %

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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.

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

Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 8.74% 8.74 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.16% 0.16 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 19.83% 19.83 %
Forest Graph illustrating 71.25% 71.25 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Weather

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

Services courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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