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Exciting Black Bear Hunting in Idaho Awaits You this Fall

Exciting Black Bear Hunting in Idaho Awaits You this Fall

Looking to plan a thrilling Idaho bear hunt? Now is the time! With the summer season starting, our fall bear hunting trips here in Idaho will be here before you know it! Idaho boasts some of the most beautifully painted backcountry scenes in the northwestern United States.

At Silver Spur Outfitters, the fall offers the perfect weather during black bear and elk hunting season in Idaho. Hunting in the backcountry of units 19 & 20, our hunting parties enjoy being completely removed from civilization, as it allows them to be totally immersed in this experience with nature. Black bear season reopens the last day of August and we immediately re-bait spring-established fall sites. Once the bait sites are reestablished, we are back on the hunt, generally starting at the end of the 2nd week of September and hunting through the end of October.

Silver Spur Outfitters as Your Trusted Guide.

At Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge, we are licensed in the state of Idaho and possess excellent knowledge of the backcountry. During the fall months of September through October, Idaho’s backcountry offers a fantastic variety of Black Bear hunting opportunities with lots of color phase bears. Black bear in North America is plentiful, especially in Idaho, so this poses no danger to the survival to the species. During an Idaho autumn bear hunt at Silver Spur Outfitters, you may have the opportunity to take a bear during a guided combination hunt for elk, deer, and bear. These Idaho bear hunt packages include one of our expert guides. For the hunter who enjoys a more private experience, unguided deluxe drop camps are available.

With over 650 square miles of pristine wilderness flourishing with an abundance of wildlife, we offer the widest variety of expeditions, ensuring an optimal hunting experience. Our business is built on the satisfaction of each guest who has hunted with us. Some of our most popular guided hunts include:

  • Camp based rifle hunts for Elk, Deer & Bear
  • Lodge based rifle hunts for Elk, Deer& Bear
  • Camp based combo (rifle/archery) for Elk, Deer, & Bear
  • Lodge based Spring/Fall Bear hunts
  • Spot & Stalk Bear Hunts

Whether staying at our lodge, or in the backcountry, our hunters receive our full attention. We recommend that you book your hunts early to give you plenty of time for tags and licenses. Give us a call at (208) 842 -2417, or visit us online at www.silverspurlodge.com, and we will help you plan a hunt to remember!

The Idaho Scenery is a Backdrop for a Beautiful Adventure

The Idaho Scenery is a Backdrop for a Beautiful Adventure

Idaho is one of the most beautiful states in the entire country of the United States. It’s home to some of the best mountain ranges, National Parks, and incredible wildlife in North America. With that being said, there are plenty of outdoor adventures to be had when you visit Idaho. The drive alone through the… Continue Reading

Try Horseback Riding this Summer in Idaho

Try Horseback Riding this Summer in Idaho

Horseback riding is a special activity for anyone who does it. One of the best feelings in the world is riding on a horse through some of the most scenic areas in the country. At Silver Spur Outfitters & Lodge, we can provide you with a once in a lifetime opportunity to ride on horseback… Continue Reading

Spring Bear Hunts in Idaho

Spring Bear Hunts in Idaho

The North American black bears are predatory, big game animals who know how to hide out of sight. They roam wide and varied foraging areas, usually among heavy thickets and brush. Bears prefer dense cover, such as mountain forests, mixed woodland, and heavy black timber. Silver Spur Outfitters offers Spring bear hunts that run from… Continue Reading

Outdoor and Wilderness Safety Tips

Outdoor and Wilderness Safety Tips

The United States has some of the best National Forests in the world. Many Americans love to travel and visit national parks and forests all over the country. One important thing to remember is that these places are very sacred and parts untouched. With that being said, it’s crucial to be cautious and safe when… Continue Reading

Winter Elk Hunts at Silver Spur Lodge

Winter Elk Hunts at Silver Spur Lodge

Elk hunting in Idaho Elk hunting is a popular sport with hunters for a number of reasons. The quality of elk meat is a top reason, but the challenge of the hunt is another. However, it is important to follow specific regulations for hunting elk in the state where you are hunting. Failure to do… Continue Reading

Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

Tips for Cold Weather Hiking

Hiking in the cold weather months can be breathtakingly beautiful, especially in the backcountry of Idaho. Our beautiful mountain ranges make for amazing photo shoots and incredible views in the winter time and cold weather months. Hiking is a great activity, but it also can be dangerous in the cold weather months. Here is how… Continue Reading

3 Moose Facts that Will Improve Your Hunt

3 Moose Facts that Will Improve Your Hunt

Eager to get hunting? Well, think beyond the white-tailed deer and instead consider targeting the largest of the deer species: the moose! Read on for some important moose facts that will help set you up for success on your next hunt. Where do moose live? Moose typically live in places like Canada, Alaska, New England,… Continue Reading

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