Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 40
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 3/31/2020

Species
Mountain Lion, Cougar, or Puma (Puma 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. 5 - Nov. 24

Unit 40
All of Unit 40. Area Size: 1,447,543 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 40

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 40 20 11 9
2013 40 22 14 8
2012 40 20 13 7
2011 40 14 7 7
2010 40 16 13 3
2009 40 23 16 6
2008 40 16 9 7
2007 40 18 10 8
2006 40 19 12 7
2005 40 10 6 3
2004 40 9 6 3
2003 40 19 11 8
2002 40 20 10 10
2001 40 17 7 10
2000 40 35 17 17
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Mountain Lion Tag
  • Hound Hunter Permit*
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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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 65.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 948,667 acres   65.5%
Graph illustrating 24.05 percent Private 348,103 acres   24%
Graph illustrating 9.89 percent State of Idaho 143,131 acres   9.9%
Graph illustrating 0.45 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 6,548 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 962 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 115 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent Other 1 acres   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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.