Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 40

8/30/2013 - 3/31/2014

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. 5 - Nov. 24

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Hunt Area

Unit 40
All of Unit 40. Area Size: 1,447,542 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 40 20 11 9 17 2
2013 Any Weapon 40 22 14 8 18 3
2012 Any Weapon 40 20 13 7 15 5
2011 Any Weapon 40 14 7 7 7 3 3
2010 Any Weapon 40 16 13 3 12
2009 Any Weapon 40 23 16 6 16 1
2008 Any Weapon 40 16 9 7 9
2007 Any Weapon 40 18 10 8 10 4
2006 Any Weapon 40 19 12 7 12 1
2005 Any Weapon 40 10 6 3 6
2004 Any Weapon 40 9 6 3 6 2
2003 Any Weapon 40 19 11 8 11 2
2002 Any Weapon 40 20 10 10 10 6
2001 Any Weapon 40 17 7 10 7 1
2000 Any Weapon 40 35 17 17 17 3
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 40 1 3 0 0 0 1
Archery 2000 40 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 40 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1996 40 2 4 2 0 0 2
Archery 1995 40 3 3 0 0 0 3
Archery 1992 40 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1989 40 5 3 5 0 0 5
Archery 1987 40 4 5 4 0 0 4
Archery 1985 40 2 3 1 2 0 0
Archery 1984 40 1 1 0 1 0 0
Handgun 2003 40 1 4 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 40 1 15 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 40 8 4 0 0 0 7
Handgun 2000 40 13 1 0 1 0 11
Handgun 1999 40 3 7 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1998 40 5 2 0 0 0 5
Handgun 1997 40 4 16 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1996 40 5 3 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1995 40 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 40 2 11 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1992 40 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 40 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 40 3 1 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1988 40 3 1 0 0 0 3
Handgun 1987 40 1 7 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2002 40 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2000 40 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 40 1 3 1 1 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 40 5 4 3 5 0 0
Rifle 2003 40 9 8 1 1 0 6
Rifle 2002 40 17 2 1 0 0 10
Rifle 2001 40 8 8 3 0 0 6
Rifle 2000 40 17 2 2 1 0 11
Rifle 1999 40 9 2 2 1 0 5
Rifle 1998 40 6 2 2 0 0 5
Rifle 1997 40 6 3 1 0 0 4
Rifle 1996 40 7 1 0 1 0 3
Rifle 1995 40 4 6 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1994 40 4 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 40 5 4 4 0 0 4
Rifle 1991 40 1 4 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1990 40 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1989 40 6 1 2 1 0 4
Rifle 1988 40 2 5 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1986 40 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 40 3 1 0 0 0 1
Shotgun 2001 40 1 1 0 0 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 2014
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2014
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013

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 65.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 65.54%
Graph illustrating 24.05 percent Private 24.05%
Graph illustrating 9.9 percent State of Idaho 9.9%
Graph illustrating 0.45 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.45%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 0.07%

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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.

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.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 72.57% Rangeland 72.57 %
Graph illustrating 16.15% Forest 16.15 %
Graph illustrating 6.46% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.46 %
Graph illustrating 2.67% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.67 %
Graph illustrating 1.61% Riparian 1.61 %
Graph illustrating 0.46% Dryland Agriculture 0.46 %
Graph illustrating 0.06% Urban 0.06 %
Graph illustrating 0% Water 0 %

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

Weather

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Services

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