Time Running Out to Apply for Idaho Bear Tags

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Hunters have a few days left to apply for this spring's controlled bear hunts.

The application period ends Wednesday, February 15.

Spring black bear seasons start April 15 - some controlled hunts open later.

Leftover tags for spring bear controlled hunts go on sale April 1.

Hunters may apply for controlled hunts at any hunting and fishing license vendor, Fish and Game office; with a credit card by calling 1-800-55HUNT5 or 1-800-824-3729; or online at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov. The application fee is $6.25 per person for residents. The nonresident application fee is $14.75 per person. An additional fee is charged for telephone and Internet applications.

Hunters who want to apply must have a 2012 hunting license.