Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 8A

8/30/2011 - 3/31/2012

Species
Mountain Lion (Felis concolor)
Either-sex Mountain Lion
Neither spotted mountain lion young nor female mountain lions accompanied by young may be taken.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

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
2014 Any Weapon 8A 8 5 3 3 4 1
2013 Any Weapon 8A 11 7 4 7 4
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

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2012
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2011
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2011

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2012
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2011
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2011

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 59.83 percent Private 59.83%
Graph illustrating 26.56 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 26.56%
Graph illustrating 12.3 percent State of Idaho 12.3%
Graph illustrating 0.64 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.64%
Graph illustrating 0.29 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.29%
Graph illustrating 0.22 percent Indian Reservation 0.22%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 0.13%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 0.02%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 67.37% Forest 67.37 %
Graph illustrating 30.86% Dryland Agriculture 30.86 %
Graph illustrating 1.77% Water 1.77 %
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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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