Bear General Any Weapon Season

Unit 13

4/15/2015 - 5/31/2015

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Apr. 15 - Apr. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 13
All of Unit 13. Area Size: 220,527 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 13 43 27 16 13 30 23
2014 Any Weapon 13 31 12 19 15
2013 Any Weapon 13 28 11 17 13
2012 Any Weapon 13 28 16 12 12 16 11
2011 Any Weapon 13 22 15 7 9 13 5
2010 Any Weapon 13 27 17 10 15 12 7
2009 Any Weapon 13 19 10 9 11 8 3
2008 Any Weapon 13 19 10 9 12 7 3
2007 Any Weapon 13 15 8 7 9 6 5
2006 Any Weapon 13 17 13 4 10 7 6
2005 Any Weapon 13 13 9 4 10 3
2004 Any Weapon 13 14 11 3 5 9 6
2003 Any Weapon 13 15 8 7 8 7 2
2002 Any Weapon 13 13 10 3 7 6 1
2001 Any Weapon 13 13 8 5 1 12 4
2000 Any Weapon 13 20 14 6 13 7 1
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 1999 13 1 12 0 0 1 0
Archery 1995 13 2 3 1 0 1 1
Archery 1994 13 2 7 1 0 0 2
Archery 1993 13 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1987 13 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 13 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 13 1 3 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 13 1 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 13 8 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 13 14 3 5 1 2 2
Rifle 2001 13 6 4 3 0 1 1
Rifle 2000 13 23 2 4 0 4 2
Rifle 1999 13 15 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 13 13 2 0 1 0 2
Rifle 1997 13 10 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1996 13 14 2 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1995 13 12 2 3 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 13 3 2 3 0 0 2
Rifle 1993 13 3 1 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 13 5 3 2 0 0 1
Rifle 1991 13 10 1 4 0 0 4
Rifle 1990 13 4 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 13 8 4 4 0 0 4
Rifle 1988 13 2 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1987 13 1 8 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 13 5 5 5 0 1 3
Rifle 1985 13 8 3 4 3 0 0
Rifle 1984 13 3 3 3 3 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 72.14 percent Private 72.14%
Graph illustrating 10.23 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 10.23%
Graph illustrating 8.41 percent State of Idaho 8.41%
Graph illustrating 8.21 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 8.21%
Graph illustrating 0.71 percent Other 0.71%

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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

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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 53.4% Forest 53.4 %
Graph illustrating 46.53% Rangeland 46.53 %
Graph illustrating 0.02% Urban 0.02 %
Graph illustrating 0.01% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.01 %
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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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