Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 43

8/30/2014 - 3/31/2015

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 43
All of Unit 43. Area Size: 448,051 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 43
2013 Any Weapon 43
2012 Any Weapon 43
2011 Any Weapon 43 1 1 1
2010 Any Weapon 43 2 2 2
2009 Any Weapon 43 3 2 1 2 1
2008 Any Weapon 43 3 1 2 1
2007 Any Weapon 43 5 1 4 1
2006 Any Weapon 43 2 2 1
2005 Any Weapon 43 5 3 2 3 1
2004 Any Weapon 43 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 43 4 1 3 1 1
2002 Any Weapon 43 2 2 2
2001 Any Weapon 43 6 2 4 2 1
2000 Any Weapon 43 4 1 3 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 2003 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 2000 43 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1999 43 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Archery 1996 43 1 4 0 0 0 1
Archery 1991 43 1 4 1 0 0 1
Archery 1990 43 2 3 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2001 43 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1999 43 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1997 43 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1991 43 4 5 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1988 43 1 7 1 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 1985 43 2 1 0 2 0 0
Rifle 2002 43 2 2 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2001 43 5 2 1 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 43 3 7 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1999 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1998 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1997 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1995 43 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1994 43 1 5 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1991 43 2 1 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1989 43 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1988 43 2 8 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1985 43 3 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1984 43 1 2 0 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.

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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 95.13% 95.13 %
Private Graph illustrating 3.32% 3.32 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 0.21% 0.21 %
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Graph illustrating 0.02% 0.02 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 1.31% 1.31 %

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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

Forest Graph illustrating 75.07% 75.07 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 24.44% 24.44 %
Water Graph illustrating 0.49% 0.49 %

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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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