Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 55

8/30/2012 - 3/31/2013

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 55
All of Unit 55. Most of the City of Rocks National Reserve is open to hunting. Information about hunting within the Reserve is available to permittees at IDFG offices or at the National Park Service office in Almo. Area Size: 648,768 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 55 8 3 5 6 1 1
2013 Any Weapon 55 3 3 3
2012 Any Weapon 55 4 1 3 3 1
2011 Any Weapon 55 14 11 3 7 3 1
2010 Any Weapon 55 11 7 4 9 2
2009 Any Weapon 55 10 4 6 4 3
2008 Any Weapon 55 12 6 6 6 2
2007 Any Weapon 55 8 6 1 6 1
2006 Any Weapon 55 5 2 3 2
2005 Any Weapon 55 9 6 3 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 55 7 3 4 3 1
2003 Any Weapon 55 11 7 4 7 2
2002 Any Weapon 55 5 4 1 4
2001 Any Weapon 55 12 7 5 7 3
2000 Any Weapon 55 7 2 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 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2001 55 3 1 0 0 0 3
Archery 1999 55 2 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1998 55 2 3 0 0 0 2
Archery 1995 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1994 55 2 5 0 0 0 2
Archery 1992 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1986 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 55 2 2 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2002 55 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2001 55 4 2 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2000 55 2 8 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 55 3 4 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1997 55 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1996 55 6 2 0 0 0 6
Handgun 1995 55 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 55 1 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1992 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1988 55 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 55 3 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2003 55 3 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2002 55 2 2 0 1 0 1
Rifle 2001 55 5 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 55 3 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1999 55 3 2 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1998 55 5 1 0 0 0 5
Rifle 1997 55 3 1 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1996 55 2 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 55 8 4 0 0 0 7
Rifle 1994 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1990 55 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1986 55 2 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1985 55 2 3 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 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

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 47.64 percent Private 47.64%
Graph illustrating 34.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 34.93%
Graph illustrating 11.61 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 11.61%
Graph illustrating 4.56 percent State of Idaho 4.56%
Graph illustrating 1.25 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

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 54.77% Rangeland 54.77 %
Graph illustrating 16.9% Forest 16.9 %
Graph illustrating 13.94% Irrigated-Sprinkler 13.94 %
Graph illustrating 11.32% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 11.32 %
Graph illustrating 1.59% Dryland Agriculture 1.59 %
Graph illustrating 1.46% Urban 1.46 %
Graph illustrating 0% Riparian 0 %
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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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