Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 69

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
  • 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. 30

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Hunt Area

Unit 69
All of Unit 69. Area Size: 925,322 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 69 4 3 1 3 1
2013 Any Weapon 69 12 9 3 11 1
2012 Any Weapon 69 10 7 3 9
2011 Any Weapon 69 9 8 1 7 1
2010 Any Weapon 69 8 5 3 5 1
2009 Any Weapon 69 5 2 3 2
2008 Any Weapon 69 6 6 6 1
2007 Any Weapon 69 9 8 1 8
2006 Any Weapon 69 10 6 4 6 1
2005 Any Weapon 69 7 3 4 3 4
2004 Any Weapon 69 9 5 4 5 4
2003 Any Weapon 69 10 7 3 7 1
2002 Any Weapon 69 9 4 5 4 2
2001 Any Weapon 69 12 6 6 6 1
2000 Any Weapon 69 6 4 2 4 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 69 3 1 0 0 0 3
Archery 2002 69 2 9 0 0 0 2
Archery 2001 69 4 3 0 0 0 4
Archery 1999 69 1 2 0 0 0 1
Handgun 2003 69 5 3 0 0 0 4
Handgun 2002 69 3 8 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2001 69 3 8 0 0 0 3
Handgun 2000 69 3 4 0 0 0 2
Rifle 2003 69 1 0 0 0 0 0
Rifle 2002 69 3 2 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2001 69 5 3 0 0 0 1
Rifle 2000 69 1 5 0 0 0 1
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 58.52 percent Private 58.52%
Graph illustrating 19.11 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 19.11%
Graph illustrating 15.07 percent State of Idaho 15.07%
Graph illustrating 3.93 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 3.93%
Graph illustrating 1.6 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 1.6%
Graph illustrating 0.99 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.99%
Graph illustrating 0.66 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 0.66%
Graph illustrating 0.11 percent Other 0.11%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 0%

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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 42.55% Rangeland 42.55 %
Graph illustrating 32.63% Dryland Agriculture 32.63 %
Graph illustrating 12.03% Forest 12.03 %
Graph illustrating 7.18% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.18 %
Graph illustrating 4.39% Irrigated-Sprinkler 4.39 %
Graph illustrating 0.65% Riparian 0.65 %
Graph illustrating 0.51% Urban 0.51 %
Graph illustrating 0.06% Water 0.06 %
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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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