Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 27

4/1/2015 - 6/30/2015

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
  • In units 6, 7 9, 10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, 20, 20A, 26, and 27, and in that portion of Unit 16 north of the Selway River, nonresidents may use reduced bear or reduced mountain lion tags. Additionally, nonresident reduced bear tags may be usedin Units 4 and 4A. Reduced bear and reduced mountain lion tags are valid only in these units. To hunt bears and lions in any other unit, hunters must purchase a regualr bear or lion tag at the regular price.
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.

Electronic calls may be used. Second bear tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 27
All of Unit 27. Area Size: 982,225 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 27 52 37 15 21 31 35
2014 Any Weapon 27 34 14 20 20
2013 Any Weapon 27 38 19 19 21
2012 Any Weapon 27 33 20 13 22 11 14
2011 Any Weapon 27 36 25 11 17 19 14
2010 Any Weapon 27 24 14 9 20 4 4
2009 Any Weapon 27 21 17 4 18 3 7
2008 Any Weapon 27 17 8 9 10 7 7
2007 Any Weapon 27 29 22 7 20 9 6
2006 Any Weapon 27 23 16 7 16 7 5
2005 Any Weapon 27 19 14 5 16 3 6
2004 Any Weapon 27 33 24 9 23 10 4
2003 Any Weapon 27 22 14 8 11 11 4
2002 Any Weapon 27 37 26 11 34 3 1
2001 Any Weapon 27 29 20 9 27 2 2
2000 Any Weapon 27 25 15 9 23 2 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 2001 27 2 4 0 0 1 0
Archery 1994 27 1 3 0 0 0 0
Archery 1993 27 1 9 0 0 0 0
Archery 1985 27 1 3 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2000 27 1 1 1 0 0 0
Handgun 1997 27 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1996 27 1 1 1 0 0 0
Handgun 1990 27 1 2 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1984 27 1 1 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1985 27 1 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 27 10 6 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2002 27 46 2 11 0 3 1
Rifle 2001 27 27 3 5 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 27 24 4 5 0 2 0
Rifle 1999 27 18 3 4 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 27 3 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 27 14 4 6 0 0 0
Rifle 1996 27 18 2 2 1 0 1
Rifle 1995 27 13 4 3 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 27 30 2 6 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 27 24 2 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 27 10 3 2 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 27 24 3 5 1 1 0
Rifle 1990 27 11 4 5 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 27 5 2 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 27 19 3 6 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 27 21 2 10 0 0 1
Rifle 1986 27 2 4 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 27 2 4 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 27 5 10 2 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 2015
  • Jr./Sr./DAV Bear Tag $6.75 2015
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2015
  • Bear Bait Permit* $12.75 2015

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Junior Mentored Bear Tag $23.75 2015
  • Adult Bear Tag $186.00 2015
  • Bear Bait Permit* $31.75 2015
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2015

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 99.38 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.38%
Graph illustrating 0.24 percent State of Idaho 0.24%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Private 0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.19 percent Other 0.19%

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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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 99.55% Forest 99.55 %
Graph illustrating 0.45% Rangeland 0.45 %
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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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