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Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 55

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.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 55
All of Unit 55. Most of the City of Rocks National Reserve is open to hunting. Information about hunting within the Reserve is available to permittees at IDFG offices or at the National Park Service office in Almo. Area Size: 648,768 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 55 4 1 3 3 1
2011 Any Weapon 55 14 11 3 7 3 1
2010 Any Weapon 55 11 7 4 9 2
2009 Any Weapon 55 10 4 6 4 3
2008 Any Weapon 55 12 6 6 6 2
2007 Any Weapon 55 8 6 1 6 1
2006 Any Weapon 55 5 2 3 2
2005 Any Weapon 55 9 6 3 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 55 7 3 4 3 1
2003 Any Weapon 55 11 7 4 7 2
2002 Any Weapon 55 5 4 1 4
2001 Any Weapon 55 12 7 5 7 3
2000 Any Weapon 55 7 2 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 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 55 3 1 0 0 0 3
Archery 1999 55 2 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1998 55 2 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1995 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1994 55 2 5 0 0 0 2
Archery 1992 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1986 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 55 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2002 55 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2001 55 4 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2000 55 2 8 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 55 3 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1997 55 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1996 55 6 2 0 0 0 6
Handgun 1995 55 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 55 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1988 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 55 3 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2003 55 3 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 55 2 2 0 1 0 1
Rifle 2001 55 5 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 55 3 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1999 55 3 2 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1998 55 5 1 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1997 55 3 1 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1996 55 2 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 55 8 4 0 0 0 7
Rifle 1994 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 55 2 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1985 55 2 3 0 2 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
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

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

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.33% 4.33 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 1.09% 1.09 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 34.92% 34.92 %
Private Graph illustrating 48.03% 48.03 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 11.61% 11.61 %

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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

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.59% 1.59 %
Forest Graph illustrating 16.9% 16.9 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 11.32% 11.32 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 13.94% 13.94 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 54.76% 54.76 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Urban Graph illustrating 1.46% 1.46 %

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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 55.

*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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