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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 71

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. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 71
All of Unit 71. Area Size: 338,652 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 71 6 4 2 5
2011 Any Weapon 71 5 3 2 3 2
2010 Any Weapon 71 3 1 2 2 1
2009 Any Weapon 71 9 3 6 3 2
2008 Any Weapon 71 3 2 1 2 1
2007 Any Weapon 71 3 1 2 1 2
2006 Any Weapon 71 2 1 1 1
2005 Any Weapon 71 9 6 3 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 71 3 2 1 2
2003 Any Weapon 71 4 1 3 1
2002 Any Weapon 71 4 2 2 2
2001 Any Weapon 71
2000 Any Weapon 71 4 1 3 1 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
Handgun 2002 71 2 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2000 71 3 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 71 2 24 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2003 71 1 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 71 1 2 1 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 71 1 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 71 2 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1998 71 2 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 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.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 21.19% 21.19 %
Private Graph illustrating 34.96% 34.96 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.13% 2.13 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 10.48% 10.48 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 31.24% 31.24 %

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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.

Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.58% 0.58 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 24.28% 24.28 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.34% 0.34 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.64% 0.64 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.59% 2.59 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 5.31% 5.31 %
Forest Graph illustrating 9.56% 9.56 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 56.7% 56.7 %

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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 71.

*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

Getting There

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