Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 60

4/15/2015 - 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

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.

Caution Grizzly Bears may be encountered.

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Hunt Area

Unit 60
All of Unit 60. Area Size: 280,375 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 60 18 14 4 7 11 10
2014 Any Weapon 60 21 3 18 14
2013 Any Weapon 60 14 2 12 11
2012 Any Weapon 60 24 18 6 9 15 12
2011 Any Weapon 60 9 7 2 3 6 6
2010 Any Weapon 60 17 11 6 4 13 13
2009 Any Weapon 60 12 12 3 9 9
2008 Any Weapon 60 15 11 4 3 12 10
2007 Any Weapon 60 12 9 3 6 6 7
2006 Any Weapon 60 10 6 4 10 6
2005 Any Weapon 60 11 10 1 2 9 7
2004 Any Weapon 60 15 12 3 6 9 10
2003 Any Weapon 60 15 9 6 7 8 7
2002 Any Weapon 60 12 8 4 6 6 5
2001 Any Weapon 60 8 8 3 5 5
2000 Any Weapon 60 5 3 2 2 3 5
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 2003 60 4 2 0 0 2 0
Archery 2002 60 2 2 0 0 1 0
Archery 2001 60 7 4 0 0 3 1
Archery 2000 60 3 5 0 0 3 0
Archery 1999 60 3 5 0 0 2 0
Archery 1998 60 4 7 0 0 2 1
Archery 1997 60 1 4 0 0 0 0
Archery 1996 60 4 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 1995 60 3 4 0 0 1 1
Archery 1994 60 2 9 0 0 2 0
Archery 1993 60 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 60 1 3 0 0 1 0
Archery 1990 60 1 6 0 0 1 0
Archery 1989 60 2 9 0 0 1 0
Archery 1985 60 1 25 0 0 1 0
Archery 1984 60 1 4 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2003 60 2 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 60 2 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 60 1 12 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 60 2 12 0 0 1 1
Rifle 2003 60 1 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2002 60 10 5 0 0 4 2
Rifle 2001 60 2 10 0 0 1 1
Rifle 2000 60 4 2 0 0 3 1
Rifle 1999 60 5 4 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1998 60 3 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1997 60 2 1 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1996 60 2 5 0 0 1 1
Rifle 1995 60 5 5 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1994 60 3 4 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1993 60 1 5 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1992 60 4 3 0 0 2 0
Rifle 1991 60 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 60 2 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1987 60 1 10 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1985 60 1 1 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 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 37.12 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 37.12%
Graph illustrating 30.8 percent Private 30.8%
Graph illustrating 18.11 percent State of Idaho 18.11%
Graph illustrating 11.91 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 11.91%
Graph illustrating 1.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 1.47%
Graph illustrating 0.59 percent Other 0.59%

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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 43.41% Rangeland 43.41 %
Graph illustrating 41.83% Forest 41.83 %
Graph illustrating 5.56% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 5.56 %
Graph illustrating 5.26% Irrigated-Sprinkler 5.26 %
Graph illustrating 3% Water 3 %
Graph illustrating 0.96% Riparian 0.96 %
Graph illustrating 0% Urban 0 %
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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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