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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 72

8/30/2011 - 3/31/2012

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:
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 72
All of Unit 72. Area Size: 268,676 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 72 3 3 3
2011 Any Weapon 72 4 3 1 4
2010 Any Weapon 72 2 2 1 1
2009 Any Weapon 72 4 3 1 3
2008 Any Weapon 72 5 2 3 2
2007 Any Weapon 72 4 2 2 2
2006 Any Weapon 72 8 4 4 4
2005 Any Weapon 72 1 1
2004 Any Weapon 72 4 3 1 3
2003 Any Weapon 72 4 3 1 3
2002 Any Weapon 72 2 1 1 1
2001 Any Weapon 72
2000 Any Weapon 72 3 1 2 1 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 2003 72 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 2000 72 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1999 72 1 12 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 72 2 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 72 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 72 1 11 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 72 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 72 2 6 0 0 0 1

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

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 21.85% 21.85 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 5.68% 5.68 %
Private Graph illustrating 57.25% 57.25 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 15.22% 15.22 %

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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

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Urban Graph illustrating 1.43% 1.43 %
Water Graph illustrating 6.28% 6.28 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.7% 0.7 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 45.68% 45.68 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.64% 2.64 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 0.38% 0.38 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.05% 0.05 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 42.82% 42.82 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

The Weather Channel * Weather data provided by The Weather Channel®.

Outfitters and Guides

Local Lion Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Lion.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 72.

*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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