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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 18

8/30/2012 - 3/31/2013

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. 10 - Nov. 20

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Hunt Area

Unit 18
All of Unit 18. Area Size: 180,782 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 18 12 7 5 11 1
2011 Any Weapon 18 4 3 1 2 2
2010 Any Weapon 18 6 3 3 6
2009 Any Weapon 18 11 5 6 5 2
2008 Any Weapon 18 10 5 4 5 1
2007 Any Weapon 18 7 5 2 5
2006 Any Weapon 18 8 4 4 4 1
2005 Any Weapon 18 7 4 3 4
2004 Any Weapon 18 7 5 2 5
2003 Any Weapon 18 10 4 6 4 3
2002 Any Weapon 18 9 5 4 5
2001 Any Weapon 18 11 2 8 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 18 17 5 12 5 2

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 2001 18 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 2000 18 3 4 3 0 0 3
Archery 1999 18 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 18 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1996 18 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1994 18 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 18 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1988 18 2 1 2 0 0 2
Handgun 2003 18 2 3 1 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 18 1 4 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 18 1 2 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1999 18 2 3 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1998 18 1 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 18 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1996 18 2 2 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 18 4 8 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1993 18 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 18 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 18 1 2 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1990 18 1 6 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 18 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1987 18 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 18 2 2 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 2001 18 2 3 2 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 2000 18 1 1 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1986 18 1 1 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 18 2 2 1 2 0 0
Rifle 2003 18 3 2 3 0 0 3
Rifle 2002 18 9 2 4 0 0 9
Rifle 2001 18 7 3 4 0 0 6
Rifle 2000 18 12 2 5 0 0 9
Rifle 1999 18 7 2 4 0 0 6
Rifle 1998 18 9 2 6 0 0 6
Rifle 1997 18 12 3 3 0 0 6
Rifle 1996 18 6 1 3 0 0 4
Rifle 1995 18 8 3 2 0 0 6
Rifle 1994 18 8 2 2 0 0 5
Rifle 1993 18 7 1 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1992 18 2 1 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1991 18 4 6 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1990 18 3 1 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1989 18 6 3 2 0 0 6
Rifle 1988 18 2 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1987 18 3 1 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1985 18 2 3 1 2 0 0
Rifle 1984 18 2 3 1 1 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 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 2.05% 2.05 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.15% 1.15 %
Private Graph illustrating 23.54% 23.54 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 72.96% 72.96 %

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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.

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 28.07% 28.07 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.15% 0.15 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.38% 0.38 %
Forest Graph illustrating 71.32% 71.32 %

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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 pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 18.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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

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