Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 36
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 3/31/2020

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.

  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 5 - Nov. 8

Unit 36
All of Unit 36. Area Size: 671,967 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 36

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 36 2 2
2013 36 2 2
2012 36
2011 36 2 1 1
2010 36
2006 36 1 1
2005 36 1 1
2004 36 2 2
2003 36
2001 36
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.

Where to purchase

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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 95.72 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 643,209 acres   95.7%
Graph illustrating 3.32 percent Private 22,297 acres   3.3%
Graph illustrating 0.66 percent Other 4,436 acres   0.7%
Graph illustrating 0.3 percent State of Idaho 2,025 acres   0.3%
Graph illustrating 0 percent State of Idaho 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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.