Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 48

6/16/2014 - 7/31/2014

Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
Either-sex Black Bear
No female black bear accompanied by young may be taken.
Dog Training
Dogs may be used for training purposes ONLY.


No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Unit 48
All of Unit 48. Area Size: 389,791 acres
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No historical hunts resemble this hunt or harvest statistics are not currently available for this opportunity.

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 69.39 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 69.39%
Graph illustrating 16.71 percent Private 16.71%
Graph illustrating 11.82 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 11.82%
Graph illustrating 2.09 percent State of Idaho 2.09%

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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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 51.95% Rangeland 51.95 %
Graph illustrating 38.18% Forest 38.18 %
Graph illustrating 4.08% Riparian 4.08 %
Graph illustrating 3% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 3 %
Graph illustrating 1.85% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.85 %
Graph illustrating 0.94% Dryland Agriculture 0.94 %
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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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