Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 17

8/30/2013 - 6/30/2014

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
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Sep. 15 - Oct. 31. Second tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 17
All of Unit 17. Area Size: 970,046 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 17 4 1 3 4
2013 Any Weapon 17 6 3 3 5
2012 Any Weapon 17 9 6 3 8
2011 Any Weapon 17 13 6 7 12
2010 Any Weapon 17 10 6 4 10
2009 Any Weapon 17 7 2 5 2
2008 Any Weapon 17 4 2 2 2
2007 Any Weapon 17 10 4 6 4 2
2006 Any Weapon 17 4 3 1 3
2005 Any Weapon 17 2 1 1 1
2004 Any Weapon 17 3 2 1 2
2003 Any Weapon 17 8 5 3 5
2002 Any Weapon 17 7 5 2 5 1
2001 Any Weapon 17 19 8 11 8
2000 Any Weapon 17 13 9 4 9 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 2002 17 1 3 1 0 0 1
Archery 2001 17 5 4 5 0 0 5
Archery 2000 17 1 9 1 0 0 1
Archery 1998 17 4 6 3 0 0 4
Archery 1997 17 4 6 4 0 0 4
Archery 1995 17 4 3 4 0 0 4
Archery 1994 17 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1993 17 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1991 17 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1990 17 2 5 2 0 0 2
Archery 1989 17 3 2 3 0 0 3
Archery 1987 17 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 17 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2002 17 2 2 1 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 17 10 5 5 0 0 9
Handgun 2000 17 7 5 2 0 0 7
Handgun 1999 17 4 2 4 0 0 4
Handgun 1998 17 3 23 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1997 17 7 5 5 0 0 7
Handgun 1996 17 5 6 2 0 0 5
Handgun 1995 17 3 3 1 0 0 3
Handgun 1994 17 1 30 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 17 4 13 2 0 0 4
Handgun 1992 17 11 8 6 0 0 10
Handgun 1991 17 3 5 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1990 17 3 4 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1989 17 4 4 3 0 0 4
Handgun 1988 17 2 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 17 6 8 0 0 0 6
Rifle 2002 17 4 3 3 0 0 3
Rifle 2001 17 4 5 3 0 0 3
Rifle 2000 17 4 8 3 0 0 1
Rifle 1999 17 3 2 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1998 17 10 4 8 0 0 7
Rifle 1997 17 2 2 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 17 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 17 4 1 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 17 5 2 3 0 0 4
Rifle 1992 17 4 1 3 0 0 3
Rifle 1990 17 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 17 3 4 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1987 17 3 7 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1986 17 2 1 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, 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 99.85 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.85%
Graph illustrating 0.09 percent Other 0.09%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Private 0.01%

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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.

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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 89.85% Forest 89.85 %
Graph illustrating 10.12% Rangeland 10.12 %
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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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