Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 15

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. 10 - Nov. 20

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Hunt Area

Unit 15
All of Unit 15. Area Size: 559,824 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 15 25 13 12 17 6
2013 Any Weapon 15 23 9 14 21 2
2012 Any Weapon 15 14 8 6 12 1
2011 Any Weapon 15 17 9 8 11 3
2010 Any Weapon 15 15 8 7 12 2
2009 Any Weapon 15 16 6 10 6 6
2008 Any Weapon 15 18 8 10 8 4
2007 Any Weapon 15 13 7 6 7 4
2006 Any Weapon 15 11 4 7 4 1
2005 Any Weapon 15 13 6 7 6 1
2004 Any Weapon 15 15 4 11 4 6
2003 Any Weapon 15 9 7 2 7 2
2002 Any Weapon 15 11 6 5 6 1
2001 Any Weapon 15 20 10 10 10 1
2000 Any Weapon 15 16 7 9 7 7
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 15 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 2001 15 3 2 1 0 0 3
Archery 1999 15 2 6 0 0 0 2
Archery 1997 15 2 5 1 0 0 2
Archery 1996 15 5 2 0 0 0 5
Archery 1995 15 4 3 0 0 0 3
Archery 1994 15 5 3 0 0 0 3
Archery 1993 15 5 4 1 0 0 4
Archery 1992 15 6 4 0 0 0 3
Archery 1991 15 5 3 1 0 0 5
Archery 1990 15 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1989 15 2 3 2 0 0 2
Archery 1988 15 3 5 0 0 0 3
Archery 1987 15 3 2 0 0 0 3
Archery 1986 15 9 9 0 0 0 8
Archery 1985 15 3 6 0 2 0 0
Archery 1984 15 4 3 1 4 0 0
Handgun 2003 15 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 2002 15 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 15 8 3 0 0 0 6
Handgun 2000 15 6 2 2 1 0 4
Handgun 1999 15 5 3 0 0 0 5
Handgun 1998 15 7 2 0 0 0 7
Handgun 1997 15 23 5 0 0 0 23
Handgun 1996 15 25 4 0 0 0 24
Handgun 1995 15 21 5 1 0 0 20
Handgun 1994 15 7 4 0 0 0 7
Handgun 1993 15 16 3 1 0 0 14
Handgun 1992 15 8 3 0 0 0 8
Handgun 1991 15 3 2 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1990 15 1 4 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1989 15 8 4 0 0 0 8
Handgun 1988 15 10 4 0 0 0 10
Handgun 1987 15 5 9 0 0 0 5
Handgun 1986 15 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1985 15 1 1 0 1 0 0
Muzzleloader 1996 15 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1989 15 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1987 15 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 15 2 1 0 2 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 15 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 2003 15 5 2 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2002 15 9 2 0 2 0 4
Rifle 2001 15 8 3 0 1 0 6
Rifle 2000 15 9 1 1 0 0 3
Rifle 1999 15 2 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 15 14 3 1 0 0 8
Rifle 1997 15 18 2 1 0 0 14
Rifle 1996 15 20 3 1 0 0 16
Rifle 1995 15 17 2 0 0 0 11
Rifle 1994 15 14 4 0 0 0 6
Rifle 1993 15 13 3 1 0 0 7
Rifle 1992 15 6 1 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1991 15 15 4 1 0 0 12
Rifle 1990 15 3 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 15 13 5 0 0 0 7
Rifle 1988 15 8 4 1 0 0 6
Rifle 1987 15 5 2 0 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 15 5 2 0 0 0 4
Rifle 1985 15 6 4 0 3 0 0
Shotgun 2001 15 1 5 1 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 & 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 & 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.

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.22% 0.22 %
Private Graph illustrating 7.28% 7.28 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 90.12% 90.12 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 2.38% 2.38 %

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

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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

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 2.95% 2.95 %
Forest Graph illustrating 96.1% 96.1 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.95% 0.95 %

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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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Services

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