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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 70

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:
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use as an aid to hunting for wildlife is restricted to established roadways open to motorized vehicle traffic capable of travel by full-sized automobiles. A full-size automobile shall be defined as any motorized vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) in excess of 1,500 lbs. Find out more information about hunting with ATVs and the Motor Hunting Restriction at fishgame.idaho.gov/cms/hunt/atv/
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 70
All of Unit 70. Area Size: 242,783 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 70 5 3 2 3 1
2011 Any Weapon 70 2 2 1
2010 Any Weapon 70 6 6 6
2009 Any Weapon 70 1 1 1
2008 Any Weapon 70 2 2 2
2007 Any Weapon 70 11 5 6 5
2006 Any Weapon 70 1 1
2005 Any Weapon 70 7 4 3 4
2004 Any Weapon 70 3 3 3
2003 Any Weapon 70 6 4 2 4
2002 Any Weapon 70 7 4 3 4 2
2001 Any Weapon 70 3 1 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 70 4 3 1 3

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 70 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 2002 70 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 70 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 70 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 70 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 70 1 15 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 70 2 10 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1998 70 1 15 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 70 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 70 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 70 2 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 70 4 4 0 1 0 2
Rifle 2000 70 2 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1999 70 2 6 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 70 1 15 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1997 70 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 70 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 70 1 6 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 70 1 14 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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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

Private Graph illustrating 40.19% 40.19 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.09% 2.09 %
Indian Reservation Graph illustrating 21.66% 21.66 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 10.96% 10.96 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 25.1% 25.1 %

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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

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 23.28% 23.28 %
Forest Graph illustrating 16.11% 16.11 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 3.51% 3.51 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.05% 2.05 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 48.99% 48.99 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 2.71% 2.71 %
Urban Graph illustrating 3.34% 3.34 %

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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

  • Selway Wilderness Outfitters LLC Area 02
    Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Moose, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Wolf hunting.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 70.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

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

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