Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 16 North of Selway River

8/30/2014 - 10/31/2014

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
  • 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.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31. Second bear tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 16 North of Selway River
Unit 16 North of the Selway River. Area Size: 61,106 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 16

Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2015 Any Weapon 16 29 17 12 4 25 23
2014 Any Weapon 16 33 9 24 25
2013 Any Weapon 16 32 7 25 26
2012 Any Weapon 16 37 28 9 8 29 29
2011 Any Weapon 16 30 20 10 8 22 22
2010 Any Weapon 16 51 35 16 13 38 37
2009 Any Weapon 16 43 24 19 14 29 29
2008 Any Weapon 16 37 27 10 10 27 24
2007 Any Weapon 16 33 20 13 19 14 17
2006 Any Weapon 16 39 23 16 12 27 25
2005 Any Weapon 16 36 19 17 15 21 21
2004 Any Weapon 16 39 26 13 13 26 18
2003 Any Weapon 16 49 30 19 13 36 29
2002 Any Weapon 16 29 22 7 13 16 15
2001 Any Weapon 16 11 8 3 8 3 1
2000 Any Weapon 16 17 12 5 13 4 6
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 16 7 2 4 0 5 2
Archery 2001 16 1 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 1999 16 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1990 16 3 6 0 0 2 0
Archery 1989 16 2 5 1 0 2 0
Archery 1987 16 1 3 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2002 16 4 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2000 16 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1999 16 2 3 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1998 16 1 3 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1996 16 2 3 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1995 16 1 7 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 16 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 16 4 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1991 16 2 8 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 16 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 16 1 2 0 0 1 0
Handgun 1987 16 3 3 0 0 1 1
Handgun 1986 16 1 2 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2002 16 1 1 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1994 16 1 5 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2003 16 13 2 0 0 4 3
Rifle 2002 16 36 3 13 0 21 3
Rifle 2001 16 22 3 8 0 11 0
Rifle 2000 16 14 3 0 0 3 2
Rifle 1999 16 11 4 2 0 7 2
Rifle 1998 16 34 3 7 0 14 4
Rifle 1997 16 20 4 4 0 5 4
Rifle 1996 16 23 3 14 0 13 2
Rifle 1995 16 6 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1994 16 8 4 0 0 3 2
Rifle 1993 16 8 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1992 16 7 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1991 16 21 3 6 0 7 5
Rifle 1990 16 12 4 2 0 3 2
Rifle 1989 16 10 2 3 0 4 3
Rifle 1988 16 7 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1987 16 14 2 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 16 8 2 1 0 2 1
Rifle 1985 16 3 2 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 16 5 4 0 0 3 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 98.9 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 98.9%
Graph illustrating 0.59 percent Other 0.59%
Graph illustrating 0.52 percent Private 0.52%

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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.

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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 55.81% Forest 55.81 %
Graph illustrating 44.19% Rangeland 44.19 %
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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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