Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 28

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31

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Hunt Area

Unit 28
All of Unit 28. Area Size: 837,092 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Boars Sows Fall Spring Bait
2014 Any Weapon 28 50 17 33 32
2013 Any Weapon 28 39 13 26 19
2012 Any Weapon 28 35 22 13 12 23 19
2011 Any Weapon 28 38 22 16 9 29 14
2010 Any Weapon 28 45 32 13 13 32 29
2009 Any Weapon 28 35 17 18 6 29 21
2008 Any Weapon 28 44 21 23 16 28 28
2007 Any Weapon 28 59 40 19 22 37 31
2006 Any Weapon 28 25 16 9 5 20 15
2005 Any Weapon 28 39 22 17 14 25 15
2004 Any Weapon 28 65 44 21 27 38 18
2003 Any Weapon 28 38 21 17 7 31 16
2002 Any Weapon 28 58 38 20 32 26 11
2001 Any Weapon 28 52 38 14 17 35 17
2000 Any Weapon 28 33 23 9 9 24 15
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 28 5 1 3 0 2 3
Archery 2001 28 5 4 1 0 4 1
Archery 2000 28 5 12 1 0 3 0
Archery 1999 28 2 11 0 0 2 0
Archery 1998 28 4 4 4 0 0 4
Archery 1997 28 4 2 3 0 0 4
Archery 1996 28 2 8 0 0 1 1
Archery 1994 28 4 6 1 0 2 2
Archery 1993 28 6 5 3 0 1 4
Archery 1992 28 5 8 2 0 0 5
Archery 1991 28 4 2 0 0 1 2
Archery 1990 28 5 3 2 0 0 5
Archery 1989 28 2 1 0 0 0 2
Archery 1988 28 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1987 28 2 3 1 0 1 1
Archery 1986 28 2 8 1 0 2 0
Archery 1985 28 2 2 1 2 0 0
Archery 1984 28 2 15 1 1 1 0
Handgun 2003 28 1 3 0 0 1 0
Handgun 2001 28 2 3 2 0 0 2
Handgun 2000 28 1 3 1 0 1 0
Handgun 1999 28 3 2 2 0 2 0
Handgun 1997 28 2 3 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1996 28 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 28 2 1 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 28 3 11 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 28 3 2 0 0 1 2
Handgun 1992 28 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1991 28 8 4 2 0 1 6
Handgun 1990 28 7 4 0 0 1 5
Handgun 1989 28 3 2 0 0 1 2
Handgun 1988 28 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1987 28 2 4 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1986 28 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 28 1 6 0 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1999 28 1 5 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1997 28 1 3 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1996 28 1 6 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1992 28 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1990 28 1 4 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1985 28 1 1 0 1 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 28 1 2 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 28 2 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 28 58 3 19 0 15 10
Rifle 2001 28 34 3 13 0 5 4
Rifle 2000 28 38 3 18 0 14 6
Rifle 1999 28 27 2 14 0 8 6
Rifle 1998 28 22 3 5 0 3 5
Rifle 1997 28 22 3 8 2 3 7
Rifle 1996 28 17 5 5 1 6 7
Rifle 1995 28 25 2 7 0 4 11
Rifle 1994 28 28 3 9 0 5 10
Rifle 1993 28 23 2 6 0 2 10
Rifle 1992 28 14 5 3 0 3 6
Rifle 1991 28 22 2 7 0 5 6
Rifle 1990 28 21 2 1 0 0 5
Rifle 1989 28 13 3 0 0 1 3
Rifle 1988 28 28 2 0 0 3 2
Rifle 1987 28 33 2 5 0 4 5
Rifle 1986 28 3 2 3 0 1 0
Rifle 1985 28 9 2 3 4 0 0
Rifle 1984 28 14 2 2 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.

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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 87.7 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 87.7%
Graph illustrating 8.44 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 8.44%
Graph illustrating 3.31 percent Private 3.31%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent State of Idaho 0.31%
Graph illustrating 0.23 percent Other 0.23%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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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 89.62% Forest 89.62 %
Graph illustrating 8.56% Rangeland 8.56 %
Graph illustrating 1.51% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 1.51 %
Graph illustrating 0.23% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.23 %
Graph illustrating 0.07% Urban 0.07 %
Graph illustrating 0.02% Water 0.02 %

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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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Services

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