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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 61

8/30/2014 - 3/31/2015

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.

Grizzly Bear Caution!
Grizzlies may be found in all or parts of this area. Be prepared. Hunting in grizzly bear country can be very safe and rewarding. Visit our Grizzly Bear Page to learn more.

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Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 61
All of Unit 61. Area Size: 507,046 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 61 1 1 1
2011 Any Weapon 61
2010 Any Weapon 61
2009 Any Weapon 61 1 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 61 1 1 1
2006 Any Weapon 61 3 2 1 2 1
2004 Any Weapon 61 1 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 61 2 1 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 61 1 1 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 2003 61 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 61 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2003 61 1 3 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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No resident tags are necessary.

No non-resident tags are necessary.

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 4.86% 4.86 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Private Graph illustrating 18.44% 18.44 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 5.63% 5.63 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 68.67% 68.67 %

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Forest Graph illustrating 76.1% 76.1 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 6.79% 6.79 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.8% 0.8 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 12.95% 12.95 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 1.86% 1.86 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.17% 0.17 %
Water Graph illustrating 1.21% 1.21 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Lion Outfitters & Guides

  • Gray, Clint Area 02
    Doing Business As: Buckshot Outfitting

    Operating Area for conducting Photography Trips, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Forest Grouse, Elk, Wolf hunting.
  • Horse Creek Outfitters, Inc. Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Middle Fork Management Company, Inc. Area 03
    Doing Business As: Middle Fork Lodge

    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Bobcat, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Wolf hunting.
  • Middlefork Ranch, Inc. Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Wolf hunting.
  • Pineland Outfitters Of Idaho, LLC Area 01
    Operating Area for conducting Mountain Bike Touring, Photography Trips, Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Wolf hunting.
  • Silver Spur Outfitters And Lodge, Inc. Area 03
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Snowmobiling, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 61.

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Services

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

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