Black Bear

Black Bear

Hunt Black Bear in Idaho’s Beautiful, Rugged Backcountry

The Flying B Ranch provides you with fantastic opportunities for hunting black bear, one of the most beautiful and imposing creatures in Idaho.

We offer trips both from the comfort of the lodge or you can choose to experience our deluxe backcountry camps, which are accessed by horses and mules.  Whether the hunt be from the lodge or in the backcountry you can choose your style of hunting either over well established bait sites, or the traditional spot and stalk method.

Our black bear hunts have a high 80% success rate with the opportunity to harvest 2 bears!  Also a high percentage of the bears we harvest are color phased bears ranging from red, chocolate, cinnamon, and the rare yet occasional blonde. You can hunt bears by:

  • Foot
  • ATV
  • Horseback
  • Raft

Backcountry bear hunts over bait are conducted April 1st through June 30th, and are 5 days/ 7 nights at $4,200 for 2:1 guiding and $5,200 for 1:1 guiding.

Lodge black bear hunts are conducted April 15th through June 30th, and are 5 days/ 6 nights at $4,500 for 2:1 guiding (2nd bear trophy fee of $1,000 applies only for 2:1 lodge hunts) and $5,500 for 1:1 guiding.  

Lodge & Backcountry Black Bear Hunting Package Features:

  • professional guide services
  • private guest rooms with en suite bath, as well as all meals and drinks (spirits, wine, beer) and fine cigars
  • shuttle transportation to and from the airport
  • field dressing of game
  • preparation for shipment
  • transfer to local taxidermist and meat processor

​Please note that our packages do not cover:

  • hunting license (NR currently $185) and bear tags
  • shipment of trophies or meat
  • sales and lodging taxes
  • massages ($80/ hour)
  • gratuities

More on Big Game Hunting

This institution is operated under special use permit with the Clearwater-Nez Perce National Forest.  We are an equal opportunity provider.  For more info on our opportunities for big game hunting, check out these pages:

Whitetail and Mule Deer

Mountain Lion



If you have any questions about our options for hunting and fishing, please

contact us