Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 29

8/30/2012 - 3/31/2013

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
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 24

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Hunt Area

Unit 29
All of Unit 29. Area Size: 452,334 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 29 1 1 1
2013 Any Weapon 29 3 2 1 2 1
2012 Any Weapon 29 1 1 1
2011 Any Weapon 29 2 1 1 2
2010 Any Weapon 29 4 2 1 1 2
2009 Any Weapon 29 3 1 2 1
2008 Any Weapon 29 1 1 1
2007 Any Weapon 29 3 2 1 2 1
2006 Any Weapon 29 2 2 1
2005 Any Weapon 29 1 1 1
2003 Any Weapon 29 4 3 1 3
2002 Any Weapon 29 1 1
2001 Any Weapon 29 4 4 4 1
2000 Any Weapon 29 1 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 1999 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1998 29 1 8 0 0 0 1
Archery 1997 29 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1996 29 2 2 0 0 0 2
Archery 1994 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Archery 1990 29 3 2 1 0 0 3
Archery 1987 29 2 7 2 0 0 2
Handgun 2003 29 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 2001 29 1 5 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2000 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1998 29 4 5 0 0 0 4
Handgun 1996 29 1 11 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1995 29 2 1 0 0 0 2
Handgun 1994 29 2 5 1 0 0 2
Handgun 1991 29 1 15 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1990 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Handgun 1989 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Muzzleloader 2001 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2003 29 1 2 1 0 0 1
Rifle 2001 29 1 6 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1999 29 2 3 0 0 0 2
Rifle 1995 29 1 10 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1994 29 1 6 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1993 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1992 29 1 1 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1989 29 1 1 0 0 0 0
Rifle 1988 29 1 4 0 0 0 1
Rifle 1986 29 2 19 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 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $11.50 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $12.75 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2013
  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag $186.00 2012
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2013
  • Hound Hunter Permit* $169.75 2012

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 50.55 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 50.55%
Graph illustrating 26.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 26.93%
Graph illustrating 19.72 percent Private 19.72%
Graph illustrating 2.64 percent State of Idaho 2.64%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent Other 0.16%

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

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 45.84% Forest 45.84 %
Graph illustrating 38.12% Rangeland 38.12 %
Graph illustrating 8.76% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 8.76 %
Graph illustrating 4.63% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.63 %
Graph illustrating 2.64% Urban 2.64 %
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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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