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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 20A

8/30/2011 - 4/30/2012

Either-sex Mountain Lion lion info»
Neither spotted mountain lion young nor female mountain lions accompanied by young may be taken. view all»
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun. more»

Special Restrictions:
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Sep. 15 - Oct. 31. Second tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 20A
All of Unit 20A. Area Size: 483,039 acres
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Statistics

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Lions Lionesses Hounds Incidental Predator Call
2012 Any Weapon 20A 6 2 4 5
2011 Any Weapon 20A 1 1 1
2010 Any Weapon 20A 2 1 1 2
2008 Any Weapon 20A
2007 Any Weapon 20A 3 1 2 1
2005 Any Weapon 20A 1 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 20A 1 1 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 20A 2 2 2 1
2001 Any Weapon 20A 4 2 2 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 20A 6 1 5 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 1992 20A 1 6 0 0 1 0
Archery 1987 20A 1 3 1 0 0 1
Archery 1985 20A 1 9 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 20A 3 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1999 20A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 20A 1 6 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1996 20A 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 20A 3 2 2 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 20A 2 1 2 0 0 2
Handgun 1987 20A 1 3 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 20A 1 5 1 1 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 20A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 20A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 20A 2 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2001 20A 4 3 2 0 0 2
Rifle 2000 20A 3 4 3 0 0 3
Rifle 1999 20A 3 2 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1997 20A 1 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 20A 1 10 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 20A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 20A 1 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 20A 1 9 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1986 20A 1 3 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 20A 1 1 0 0 0 0

Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

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Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2012
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2011
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2011

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2012
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2011
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2011

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 99.58% 99.58 %
Private Graph illustrating 0.27% 0.27 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.14% 0.14 %

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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.

Access Yes! Properties

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Forest Graph illustrating 98.94% 98.94 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 1.06% 1.06 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Lion Outfitters & Guides

Local Pack Trip Outfitters

  • Drybuck Mountain Adventures Inc Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Day Hikes, Llama and Goat Packing, Mountain Bike Touring, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Cattle Drives, Photography Trips, Motorized Trail Rides activities.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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