Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 62A

4/15/2014 - 6/30/2014

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
  • Bait Prohibited.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

Dogs prohibited Jan. 1 - Dec. 31. Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 62A
All of Unit 62A. Area Size: 155,777 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 62A 18 15 3 13 5
2014 Any Weapon 62A 8 5 3
2013 Any Weapon 62A 12 6 6
2012 Any Weapon 62A 10 6 4 8 2
2011 Any Weapon 62A 12 10 2 9 3
2010 Any Weapon 62A 4 3 1 3 1
2009 Any Weapon 62A 5 5 3 2
2008 Any Weapon 62A 17 14 3 14 3
2007 Any Weapon 62A 12 8 4 10 2
2006 Any Weapon 62A 11 8 3 10 1
2005 Any Weapon 62A 16 10 6 10 6
2004 Any Weapon 62A 6 2 4 3 3
2003 Any Weapon 62A 6 5 1 4 2
2002 Any Weapon 62A 10 9 1 9 1
2001 Any Weapon 62A 6 4 2 4 2
2000 Any Weapon 62A 7 4 3 5 2
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 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1998 62A 1 7 0 0 1 0
Archery 1994 62A 2 5 0 0 0 0
Archery 1990 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2003 62A 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1998 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 62A 3 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 62A 10 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2001 62A 4 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 62A 7 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 62A 7 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 62A 4 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 62A 6 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 62A 2 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 62A 2 2 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1993 62A 3 1 0 1 1 0
Rifle 1992 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 62A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 62A 2 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 62A 1 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 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 86.05 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 86.05%
Graph illustrating 9.53 percent Private 9.53%
Graph illustrating 3.91 percent State of Idaho 3.91%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.29%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 0.21%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 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.

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 90.71% Forest 90.71 %
Graph illustrating 3.98% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.98 %
Graph illustrating 2.79% Rangeland 2.79 %
Graph illustrating 1.91% Riparian 1.91 %
Graph illustrating 0.62% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.62 %
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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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