Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 23

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 Oct. 1 - Nov. 24

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Hunt Area

Unit 23
All of Unit 23. Area Size: 476,557 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 23 7 4 3 4 3
2013 Any Weapon 23 12 8 4 7 5
2012 Any Weapon 23 9 5 4 8 1
2011 Any Weapon 23 10 7 3 7 2 1
2010 Any Weapon 23 11 8 3 7 1 1
2009 Any Weapon 23 6 4 2 4 1
2008 Any Weapon 23 7 4 3 4 1
2007 Any Weapon 23 12 6 6 6 3
2006 Any Weapon 23 12 9 3 9 3
2005 Any Weapon 23 13 4 9 4 3
2004 Any Weapon 23 14 9 5 9 4
2003 Any Weapon 23 15 10 5 10 2
2002 Any Weapon 23 8 5 3 5
2001 Any Weapon 23 15 7 8 7 3
2000 Any Weapon 23 14 7 7 7 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 2001 23 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2000 23 5 3 3 0 0 4
Archery 1999 23 4 3 3 0 0 4
Archery 1998 23 2 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 23 1 5 1 0 0 1
Archery 1996 23 2 2 2 0 0 2
Archery 1995 23 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1994 23 3 4 1 0 0 3
Archery 1992 23 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1991 23 2 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 23 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1987 23 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1986 23 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1984 23 1 1 0 1 0 0
Handgun 2003 23 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 23 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 23 4 3 1 0 0 3
Handgun 2000 23 1 15 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1999 23 1 5 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 23 5 2 1 0 0 4
Handgun 1997 23 7 7 1 0 0 7
Handgun 1996 23 5 1 0 0 0 5
Handgun 1994 23 2 4 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1993 23 4 3 1 0 0 4
Handgun 1992 23 4 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 23 4 5 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1990 23 3 2 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1989 23 2 9 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1988 23 3 1 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1987 23 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 23 4 2 0 0 0 3
Muzzleloader 2001 23 1 1 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1999 23 1 5 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1995 23 1 7 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1984 23 1 2 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 23 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 23 7 7 4 0 0 7
Rifle 2001 23 8 7 3 0 0 7
Rifle 2000 23 8 3 5 0 0 7
Rifle 1999 23 5 2 2 0 0 4
Rifle 1998 23 12 3 4 0 0 10
Rifle 1997 23 16 3 5 1 0 13
Rifle 1996 23 12 3 6 0 0 9
Rifle 1995 23 21 3 3 0 0 16
Rifle 1994 23 7 3 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1993 23 14 2 2 0 0 11
Rifle 1992 23 2 1 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1991 23 3 1 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1990 23 6 2 2 0 0 4
Rifle 1989 23 5 2 3 0 0 5
Rifle 1988 23 8 1 1 0 0 5
Rifle 1987 23 3 3 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 23 3 1 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1985 23 1 1 1 1 0 0
Rifle 1984 23 1 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 66.12 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 66.12%
Graph illustrating 24.36 percent Private 24.36%
Graph illustrating 5.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 5.93%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 3.42%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent Other 0.16%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing 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

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 86.29% Forest 86.29 %
Graph illustrating 8.81% Rangeland 8.81 %
Graph illustrating 4.35% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.35 %
Graph illustrating 0.45% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.45 %
Graph illustrating 0.1% Urban 0.1 %
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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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