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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 8A

8/30/2013 - 3/31/2014

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 Aug. 30 - Sep. 14 and Oct. 10 - Dec. 1

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Hunt Area

Unit 8A
All of Unit 8A. Area Size: 468,020 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 8A 13 5 8 7 5
2011 Any Weapon 8A 10 4 6 3 6
2010 Any Weapon 8A 9 4 5 3 4
2009 Any Weapon 8A 6 4 2 4 3
2008 Any Weapon 8A 5 4 1 4 4
2007 Any Weapon 8A 8 5 3 5 3
2006 Any Weapon 8A 5 4 1 4 2
2005 Any Weapon 8A 10 4 6 4 4
2004 Any Weapon 8A 7 4 3 4 3
2003 Any Weapon 8A 11 8 3 8 1
2002 Any Weapon 8A 14 7 7 7 6
2001 Any Weapon 8A 13 6 7 6 2
2000 Any Weapon 8A 12 5 7 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 2003 8A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 2002 8A 1 14 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 8A 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 2000 8A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1999 8A 3 8 0 0 0 2
Archery 1998 8A 3 2 1 0 0 2
Archery 1997 8A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 8A 2 7 0 0 0 2
Archery 1992 8A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 8A 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1990 8A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 8A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1988 8A 2 9 0 0 0 2
Archery 1987 8A 2 6 0 0 0 2
Archery 1986 8A 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1985 8A 1 2 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2001 8A 5 5 1 0 0 4
Handgun 2000 8A 2 20 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 8A 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 8A 4 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1997 8A 3 3 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1996 8A 7 13 0 0 0 6
Handgun 1995 8A 2 11 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 8A 3 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 8A 3 8 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1992 8A 2 11 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 8A 1 5 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 8A 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2000 8A 1 6 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 8A 3 2 0 3 0 0
Rifle 2003 8A 7 2 1 0 0 4
Rifle 2002 8A 13 1 0 0 0 6
Rifle 2001 8A 6 5 0 1 0 3
Rifle 2000 8A 8 4 1 0 0 5
Rifle 1999 8A 10 3 2 0 0 6
Rifle 1998 8A 13 3 0 2 0 6
Rifle 1997 8A 13 4 0 0 0 10
Rifle 1996 8A 8 2 0 0 0 6
Rifle 1995 8A 9 2 0 0 0 6
Rifle 1994 8A 10 2 1 0 0 6
Rifle 1993 8A 3 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 8A 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 8A 7 4 1 0 0 5
Rifle 1990 8A 2 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1989 8A 6 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1988 8A 5 4 0 0 0 4
Rifle 1987 8A 5 4 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 8A 7 3 0 0 0 7
Rifle 1985 8A 2 1 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
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

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

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 0.44% 0.44 %
U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) Graph illustrating 3.1% 3.1 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 12.03% 12.03 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
Private Graph illustrating 56.73% 56.73 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 27.68% 27.68 %

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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

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Forest Graph illustrating 67.37% 67.37 %
Water Graph illustrating 1.77% 1.77 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 30.86% 30.86 %

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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 8A.

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Services

Lodging, Camping, Restaurants & Other Services

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