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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 24

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. 5 - Nov. 24

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Hunt Area

Unit 24
All of Unit 24. Area Size: 561,834 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 24 3 1 2 2 1
2011 Any Weapon 24 5 3 2 3 2
2010 Any Weapon 24 6 1 5 3 2
2009 Any Weapon 24 2 2 2 1
2008 Any Weapon 24 2 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 24 2 1 1 1
2006 Any Weapon 24 5 3 2 3 1
2005 Any Weapon 24 7 2 5 2
2004 Any Weapon 24
2003 Any Weapon 24 5 2 3 2 1
2002 Any Weapon 24 5 3 2 3 1
2001 Any Weapon 24 2 1 1 1
2000 Any Weapon 24 8 4 4 4 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 1998 24 1 3 0 0 0 0
Archery 1995 24 2 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1994 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 24 2 2 0 1 0 1
Handgun 2000 24 6 2 2 0 0 6
Handgun 1999 24 4 2 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1998 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 24 3 1 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1996 24 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 24 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 24 3 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 24 2 4 0 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 1984 24 1 3 1 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 24 3 3 0 0 1 0
Rifle 2001 24 2 1 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2000 24 2 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1999 24 4 8 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1998 24 2 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 24 4 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1995 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 24 1 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 24 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1989 24 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1986 24 1 10 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1985 24 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1984 24 1 2 0 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 0.54% 0.54 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 42.88% 42.88 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 5.07% 5.07 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 10.92% 10.92 %
Private Graph illustrating 40.59% 40.59 %

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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

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 15.09% 15.09 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.66% 0.66 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 3.23% 3.23 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 2.96% 2.96 %
Water Graph illustrating 3.41% 3.41 %
Forest Graph illustrating 74.64% 74.64 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Lion Outfitters & Guides

  • Mackay Bar Guest Ranch, Inc. Area 06
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Moose, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.
  • Wayne Hill Outfitting Area 01
    Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 24.

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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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