Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 68

8/30/2011 - 3/31/2012

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.

  • 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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 68
All of Unit 68. (Caution: Craters of the Moon National Park is CLOSED) Area Size: 1,162,497 acres
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General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Lions Lionesses Hounds Incidental Predator Call
2014 Any Weapon 68
2013 Any Weapon 68
2012 Any Weapon 68
2011 Any Weapon 68
2010 Any Weapon 68
Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits & 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 & 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.

Private Graph illustrating 30.13% 30.13 %
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Graph illustrating 0.4% 0.4 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 60.51% 60.51 %
U.S. National Wildlife Refuge Graph illustrating 0.12% 0.12 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 6.71% 6.71 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.13% 2.13 %

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Riparian Graph illustrating 0.03% 0.03 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.09% 0.09 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.03% 0.03 %
Rock Graph illustrating 6.85% 6.85 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 23.12% 23.12 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 1.51% 1.51 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 0.41% 0.41 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 67.96% 67.96 %

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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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Getting There


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