Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 12

8/30/2011 - 6/30/2012

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.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Oct. 31. Second tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 12
All of Unit 12. Area Size: 760,646 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 12 3 3 2
2013 Any Weapon 12 12 6 6 8 2
2012 Any Weapon 12 7 4 3 7
2011 Any Weapon 12 9 3 6 7 1
2010 Any Weapon 12 17 11 6 14
2009 Any Weapon 12 8 4 4 4
2008 Any Weapon 12 8 4 4 4
2007 Any Weapon 12 13 8 5 8
2006 Any Weapon 12 11 6 5 6 2
2005 Any Weapon 12 11 8 3 8 1
2004 Any Weapon 12 14 9 5 9 1
2003 Any Weapon 12 18 8 10 8 3
2002 Any Weapon 12 9 3 5 3 1
2001 Any Weapon 12 17 10 7 10 1
2000 Any Weapon 12 34 17 16 17 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 12 4 2 3 0 0 4
Archery 2000 12 9 3 8 0 0 9
Archery 1999 12 2 3 1 0 0 2
Archery 1998 12 5 4 0 0 0 5
Archery 1997 12 3 4 1 0 0 2
Archery 1996 12 1 6 0 0 0 1
Archery 1995 12 4 8 0 0 0 4
Archery 1994 12 2 2 1 0 0 0
Archery 1993 12 5 4 3 0 0 5
Archery 1992 12 1 15 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 12 6 3 3 0 0 5
Archery 1990 12 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1989 12 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1987 12 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1986 12 3 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1985 12 6 6 2 6 0 0
Handgun 2003 12 1 5 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 12 2 10 1 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 12 7 4 2 0 0 7
Handgun 2000 12 12 3 1 0 0 12
Handgun 1999 12 12 4 3 0 0 12
Handgun 1998 12 11 7 1 0 0 9
Handgun 1997 12 10 5 2 0 0 10
Handgun 1996 12 8 4 2 0 0 7
Handgun 1995 12 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 12 4 3 0 1 0 3
Handgun 1993 12 9 3 1 0 0 8
Handgun 1992 12 7 7 1 0 0 5
Handgun 1991 12 5 2 1 0 0 5
Handgun 1990 12 5 2 0 1 0 4
Handgun 1989 12 7 3 0 0 0 7
Handgun 1988 12 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 12 4 1 1 0 0 4
Muzzleloader 1996 12 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1991 12 1 3 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 12 4 2 0 3 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 12 1 2 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 12 6 3 0 0 0 4
Rifle 2002 12 6 6 3 0 0 5
Rifle 2001 12 6 4 0 0 0 5
Rifle 2000 12 13 3 4 0 0 11
Rifle 1999 12 11 4 7 0 0 11
Rifle 1998 12 2 1 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1997 12 11 2 0 0 0 7
Rifle 1996 12 9 3 4 0 0 9
Rifle 1995 12 10 3 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1994 12 3 5 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1993 12 10 3 3 0 0 7
Rifle 1992 12 9 3 3 0 0 4
Rifle 1991 12 5 3 4 0 0 4
Rifle 1990 12 3 4 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1989 12 7 3 0 0 0 6
Rifle 1988 12 3 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1987 12 3 3 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1986 12 6 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1985 12 3 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1984 12 2 2 0 2 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 94.48 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 94.48%
Graph illustrating 5.25 percent Private 5.25%
Graph illustrating 0.2 percent Other 0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent State of Idaho 0.02%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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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 84.78% Forest 84.78 %
Graph illustrating 15.18% Rangeland 15.18 %
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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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