Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 42

8/30/2014 - 6/30/2015

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
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Oct. 5 - Nov. 24

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Hunt Area

Unit 42
All of Unit 42. Area Size: 859,602 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 42 3 1 2 3
2013 Any Weapon 42 3 1 2 2 1
2012 Any Weapon 42
2011 Any Weapon 42 1 1 1
2010 Any Weapon 42 1 1 1
2008 Any Weapon 42
2007 Any Weapon 42 3 2 1 2
2006 Any Weapon 42 2 2
2005 Any Weapon 42 1 1
2004 Any Weapon 42 3 2 1 2
2003 Any Weapon 42 7 4 3 4 1
2001 Any Weapon 42 1 1 1
2000 Any Weapon 42 3 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 42 1 13 1 0 0 1
Archery 1998 42 1 5 1 0 0 1
Archery 1997 42 1 2 1 0 0 1
Archery 1996 42 1 6 1 0 0 1
Archery 1989 42 1 1 1 0 0 1
Archery 1987 42 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 42 2 3 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1999 42 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1987 42 1 5 1 0 0 1
Handgun 1986 42 1 1 1 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 42 4 2 0 0 0 4
Rifle 2001 42 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2000 42 1 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1999 42 1 3 1 0 0 1
Rifle 1998 42 2 4 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1996 42 2 4 2 0 0 2
Rifle 1994 42 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1993 42 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1988 42 2 2 1 0 0 2
Rifle 1985 42 1 2 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, 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.

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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 92.3 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 92.3%
Graph illustrating 4.27 percent Private 4.27%
Graph illustrating 3.42 percent State of Idaho 3.42%

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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.

Forest Service Land

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 80.98% Rangeland 80.98 %
Graph illustrating 11.14% Forest 11.14 %
Graph illustrating 7.63% Riparian 7.63 %
Graph illustrating 0.17% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.17 %
Graph illustrating 0.03% Dryland Agriculture 0.03 %
Graph illustrating 0% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0 %
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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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