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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 54

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 Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 54
All of Unit 54. Area Size: 873,344 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 54 7 4 3 7
2011 Any Weapon 54 5 3 2 5
2010 Any Weapon 54 5 5 4
2009 Any Weapon 54 5 4 1 4 1
2008 Any Weapon 54 7 3 4 3 3
2007 Any Weapon 54 9 4 5 4
2006 Any Weapon 54 13 8 5 8
2005 Any Weapon 54 12 7 5 7 1
2004 Any Weapon 54 10 7 3 7
2003 Any Weapon 54 12 6 6 6
2002 Any Weapon 54 9 9 9 2
2001 Any Weapon 54 11 6 5 6
2000 Any Weapon 54 8 5 3 5

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 54 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 2002 54 2 2 1 0 0 2
Archery 2001 54 5 2 3 0 0 4
Archery 2000 54 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 54 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 54 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1993 54 2 5 2 0 0 2
Archery 1992 54 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1991 54 5 5 2 0 0 5
Archery 1990 54 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 54 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1986 54 3 2 0 1 0 2
Handgun 2003 54 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2002 54 3 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 54 1 6 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 54 3 11 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1999 54 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1998 54 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1997 54 6 4 3 0 0 6
Handgun 1996 54 7 4 0 0 0 6
Handgun 1995 54 6 3 4 0 0 6
Handgun 1994 54 5 3 2 0 0 5
Handgun 1993 54 6 2 3 0 0 5
Handgun 1992 54 3 2 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1990 54 3 6 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1989 54 2 4 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1988 54 4 2 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1987 54 1 2 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 54 2 2 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1985 54 1 2 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1996 54 1 6 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1989 54 1 4 1 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 54 3 2 0 1 0 2
Rifle 2002 54 3 1 0 0 0 3
Rifle 2001 54 5 2 1 0 0 5
Rifle 2000 54 3 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1999 54 8 2 2 1 0 5
Rifle 1998 54 3 4 3 0 0 3
Rifle 1997 54 7 2 3 2 0 3
Rifle 1996 54 6 3 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1995 54 6 2 3 0 0 6
Rifle 1994 54 8 2 5 0 0 5
Rifle 1993 54 4 4 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1992 54 7 1 3 1 0 5
Rifle 1991 54 2 3 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1990 54 4 2 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1989 54 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 54 3 1 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1987 54 2 3 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1986 54 1 1 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
  • 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

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 1.83% 1.83 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 34.59% 34.59 %
Private Graph illustrating 40.75% 40.75 %
U.S. Military Graph illustrating 0.04% 0.04 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 22.79% 22.79 %

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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 23.63% 23.63 %
Urban Graph illustrating 4.59% 4.59 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.53% 0.53 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.86% 2.86 %
Forest Graph illustrating 11.58% 11.58 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.76% 1.76 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 55.03% 55.03 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Lion Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Lion.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 54.

*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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