Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 9

8/30/2014 - 6/30/2015

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.

  • In units 6, 7 9, 10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, 20, 20A, 26, and 27, and in that portion of Unit 16 north of the Selway River, nonresidents may use reduced bear or reduced mountain lion tags. Additionally, nonresident reduced bear tags may be usedin Units 4 and 4A. Reduced bear and reduced mountain lion tags are valid only in these units. To hunt bears and lions in any other unit, hunters must purchase a regualr bear or lion tag at the regular price.
  • 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 Oct. 10 - Dec. 1. Second tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 9
All of Unit 9. Area Size: 129,273 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 9


General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Weapon Unit Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Lions Lionesses Hounds Incidental Predator Call
2014 Any Weapon 9
2013 Any Weapon 9
2012 Any Weapon 9
2011 Any Weapon 9
2010 Any Weapon 9
2008 Any Weapon 9 1 1
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 1995 9 1 2 0 0 0 1
Archery 1992 9 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 9 1 1 0 1 0 0
Rifle 1997 9 1 5 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1995 9 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1992 9 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 2015
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2015
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2015
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2015
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2014

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

Where to purchase

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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 78.68 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 78.68%
Graph illustrating 12.14 percent Private 12.14%
Graph illustrating 9.18 percent State of Idaho 9.18%

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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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 100% Forest 100 %
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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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