Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 57

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. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 57
All of Unit 57. Area Size: 228,121 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 57
2013 Any Weapon 57 4 3 1 4
2012 Any Weapon 57 3 2 1 3
2011 Any Weapon 57
2010 Any Weapon 57 3 1 2 3
2008 Any Weapon 57 1 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 57 2 1 1 1
2006 Any Weapon 57 1 1
2005 Any Weapon 57 2 1 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 57 1 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 57 3 1 2 1
2001 Any Weapon 57 2 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 2002 57 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1996 57 1 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 1990 57 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 57 1 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 57 1 12 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1996 57 1 10 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 57 1 7 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1994 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 57 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 57 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1990 57 1 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 57 1 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2001 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 57 2 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 57 1 1 0 0 0 1
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 30.36 percent Private 30.36%
Graph illustrating 30.36 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 30.36%
Graph illustrating 23.67 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 23.67%
Graph illustrating 12.34 percent U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 12.34%
Graph illustrating 1.98 percent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1.98%
Graph illustrating 1.25 percent State of Idaho 1.25%

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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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 51.2% Rangeland 51.2 %
Graph illustrating 37.04% Forest 37.04 %
Graph illustrating 10.29% Dryland Agriculture 10.29 %
Graph illustrating 1.36% Irrigated-Sprinkler 1.36 %
Graph illustrating 0.09% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.09 %
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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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