Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 58

4/15/2014 - 6/15/2014

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
  • 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/

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Hunt Area

Unit 58
All of Unit 58. Area Size: 379,945 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 58 7 2 5 2 5 4
2014 Any Weapon 58 8 1 7 5
2013 Any Weapon 58 8 2 6 4
2012 Any Weapon 58 4 2 2 4 1
2011 Any Weapon 58 1 1 1 1
2010 Any Weapon 58 5 5 1 4 2
2009 Any Weapon 58 7 5 2 1 6 5
2008 Any Weapon 58 7 2 5 2 5 3
2007 Any Weapon 58 7 2 5 2 5 2
2006 Any Weapon 58 2 2 2 1
2005 Any Weapon 58 4 4 1 3
2004 Any Weapon 58 4 3 1 2 2 1
2003 Any Weapon 58 2 2 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 58 3 2 1 2 1 2
2001 Any Weapon 58 3 3 1 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 58
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 58 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2000 58 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 58 2 8 0 0 1 0
Archery 1994 58 1 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1993 58 2 5 0 0 1 0
Archery 1987 58 2 4 2 0 2 0
Archery 1986 58 2 5 0 0 2 0
Handgun 2002 58 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 58 1 6 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 58 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 58 1 9 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 58 2 3 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2000 58 1 4 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1999 58 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 58 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 58 1 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 58 1 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 58 1 5 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 58 2 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1992 58 4 14 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1991 58 2 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 58 1 12 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1987 58 1 2 0 0 0 1
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.

Where to purchase

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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 46.65 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 46.65%
Graph illustrating 41.47 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 41.47%
Graph illustrating 7.4 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 7.4%
Graph illustrating 3.11 percent Private 3.11%
Graph illustrating 1.35 percent State of Idaho 1.35%

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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 69.42% Rangeland 69.42 %
Graph illustrating 28.36% Forest 28.36 %
Graph illustrating 2.21% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 2.21 %
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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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