Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 27

8/30/2014 - 4/30/2015

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
  • 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 Sep. 15 - Oct. 31. Second tag may be used.

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Hunt Area

Unit 27
All of Unit 27. Area Size: 982,225 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 27 3 3 2 1
2013 Any Weapon 27 3 2 1 1 1
2012 Any Weapon 27 1 1 1
2011 Any Weapon 27 3 3 3
2010 Any Weapon 27 1 1 1
2009 Any Weapon 27 3 2 1 2
2008 Any Weapon 27 3 3 3
2007 Any Weapon 27 5 3 2 3 1
2006 Any Weapon 27 5 4 1 4
2005 Any Weapon 27 10 5 5 5
2004 Any Weapon 27 2 1 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 27 6 6
2002 Any Weapon 27 2 2 2
2001 Any Weapon 27 10 4 6 4
2000 Any Weapon 27 7 4 3 4 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 27 1 0 1 0 0 1
Archery 2001 27 4 2 4 0 0 4
Archery 1999 27 3 5 3 0 0 3
Archery 1998 27 6 2 6 0 0 6
Archery 1997 27 6 6 5 0 0 6
Archery 1996 27 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1994 27 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1993 27 7 4 5 0 0 7
Archery 1992 27 1 6 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 27 4 2 3 0 0 4
Archery 1990 27 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1989 27 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1987 27 1 3 1 0 0 1
Archery 1984 27 1 4 1 1 0 0
Handgun 2003 27 1 3 1 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 27 2 4 2 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 27 5 2 4 0 0 5
Handgun 1998 27 4 3 4 0 0 4
Handgun 1997 27 2 4 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1996 27 3 3 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1995 27 1 4 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1993 27 4 2 2 0 0 4
Handgun 1992 27 1 1 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 27 2 2 2 0 0 2
Handgun 1990 27 1 6 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 27 3 1 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1988 27 1 2 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 27 3 3 2 0 0 3
Handgun 1986 27 1 1 0 0 0 0
Handgun 1985 27 2 4 1 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 2002 27 2 3 2 0 0 2
Muzzleloader 1985 27 2 2 1 0 0 0
Muzzleloader 1984 27 3 1 3 2 0 1
Rifle 2001 27 4 1 3 0 0 3
Rifle 2000 27 6 4 4 0 0 3
Rifle 1999 27 9 3 8 0 0 8
Rifle 1998 27 11 4 9 0 0 9
Rifle 1997 27 11 3 8 0 0 10
Rifle 1996 27 12 3 10 0 0 11
Rifle 1995 27 4 2 2 0 0 3
Rifle 1994 27 4 3 4 0 0 2
Rifle 1993 27 2 2 0 1 0 1
Rifle 1992 27 3 1 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1991 27 2 2 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1990 27 4 5 4 0 0 4
Rifle 1989 27 2 7 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 27 4 3 2 0 0 4
Rifle 1987 27 2 2 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1986 27 2 3 1 0 0 0
Rifle 1985 27 4 2 3 0 0 2
Rifle 1984 27 1 5 1 1 0 0
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 2015
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2014
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2015
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits & 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.

U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 99.54% 99.54 %
Private Graph illustrating 0.21% 0.21 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.25% 0.25 %

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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.

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 99.55% 99.55 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 0.45% 0.45 %

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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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