Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 33

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. 5 - Oct. 31.

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Hunt Area

Unit 33
All of Unit 33. Area Size: 428,810 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 33 94 50 43 16 78 63
2014 Any Weapon 33 65 13 52 44
2013 Any Weapon 33 56 13 43 28
2012 Any Weapon 33 67 43 24 16 51 39
2011 Any Weapon 33 67 37 30 15 52 28
2010 Any Weapon 33 57 40 16 14 43 36
2009 Any Weapon 33 39 25 13 12 27 27
2008 Any Weapon 33 90 54 35 18 72 40
2007 Any Weapon 33 92 65 27 21 71 52
2006 Any Weapon 33 84 54 29 33 51 43
2005 Any Weapon 33 98 63 35 26 72 53
2004 Any Weapon 33 84 58 25 29 55 29
2003 Any Weapon 33 77 44 33 17 60 41
2002 Any Weapon 33 94 66 27 35 59 34
2001 Any Weapon 33 64 44 20 28 36 18
2000 Any Weapon 33 54 34 20 23 31 21
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 33 4 10 0 0 2 0
Archery 2002 33 19 4 0 0 11 3
Archery 2001 33 15 4 4 0 10 2
Archery 2000 33 10 6 4 0 6 4
Archery 1999 33 5 3 1 0 4 0
Archery 1998 33 13 6 2 0 7 3
Archery 1997 33 11 5 2 0 6 1
Archery 1996 33 8 5 2 0 5 2
Archery 1995 33 6 2 4 0 3 2
Archery 1994 33 16 4 6 0 7 7
Archery 1993 33 9 8 1 0 5 2
Archery 1992 33 6 6 1 0 3 1
Archery 1991 33 13 6 3 0 9 4
Archery 1990 33 17 4 2 0 10 2
Archery 1989 33 18 7 4 0 11 4
Archery 1988 33 22 5 6 0 13 7
Archery 1987 33 21 8 1 0 18 2
Archery 1986 33 8 12 2 0 5 0
Archery 1984 33 21 5 0 0 14 0
Handgun 2003 33 2 6 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2002 33 5 17 1 0 1 3
Handgun 2001 33 7 2 1 0 2 2
Handgun 1999 33 3 3 2 0 1 2
Handgun 1998 33 4 4 3 0 1 3
Handgun 1997 33 2 3 1 0 1 1
Handgun 1996 33 1 14 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 33 4 3 3 0 0 4
Handgun 1994 33 5 3 3 0 0 4
Handgun 1993 33 5 3 4 0 0 4
Handgun 1992 33 1 5 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 33 3 3 3 0 0 3
Handgun 1990 33 5 8 3 0 1 3
Handgun 1989 33 10 3 6 0 0 10
Handgun 1988 33 12 3 7 0 0 12
Handgun 1987 33 10 5 0 0 2 7
Handgun 1986 33 2 3 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 2002 33 3 7 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 2000 33 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1998 33 1 2 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1997 33 1 2 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1995 33 2 8 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1992 33 2 5 0 0 1 0
Muzzleloader 1989 33 1 1 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1988 33 3 3 0 0 2 0
Muzzleloader 1987 33 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 33 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 33 9 1 0 0 0 3
Rifle 2002 33 67 4 8 1 27 12
Rifle 2001 33 61 5 10 0 17 6
Rifle 2000 33 47 3 5 0 15 6
Rifle 1999 33 34 4 3 0 11 5
Rifle 1998 33 34 3 6 0 5 6
Rifle 1997 33 17 3 3 0 3 2
Rifle 1996 33 18 5 0 0 6 1
Rifle 1995 33 42 3 1 0 11 3
Rifle 1994 33 26 2 0 0 5 1
Rifle 1993 33 20 3 1 0 3 2
Rifle 1992 33 24 3 2 0 7 4
Rifle 1991 33 11 2 0 0 1 0
Rifle 1990 33 49 3 0 0 3 2
Rifle 1989 33 26 3 2 0 6 3
Rifle 1988 33 26 3 0 0 9 2
Rifle 1987 33 28 4 2 0 7 2
Rifle 1986 33 11 3 0 0 4 1
Rifle 1985 33 7 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 33 15 4 0 0 6 0
Shotgun 2003 33 2 2 0 0 1 1
Shotgun 2001 33 1 3 0 0 1 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 78.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 78.94%
Graph illustrating 6.37 percent Private 6.37%
Graph illustrating 6.02 percent State of Idaho 6.02%
Graph illustrating 5.86 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 5.86%
Graph illustrating 2.47 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2.47%
Graph illustrating 0.34 percent Other 0.34%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 93.56% Forest 93.56 %
Graph illustrating 4.43% Rangeland 4.43 %
Graph illustrating 1.73% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 1.73 %
Graph illustrating 0.17% Urban 0.17 %
Graph illustrating 0.11% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.11 %
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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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