Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 68
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2020 - 3/31/2021

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 Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

Unit 68
All of Unit 68. (Caution: Craters of the Moon National Park is CLOSED) Area Size: 1,162,497 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 68

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 68
2013 68
2012 68
2011 68
2010 68
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 54.56 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 634,297 acres   54.6%
Graph illustrating 29.82 percent Private 346,673 acres   29.8%
Graph illustrating 6.72 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 78,108 acres   6.7%
Graph illustrating 6.16 percent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 71,649 acres   6.2%
Graph illustrating 2.1 percent State of Idaho 24,391 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.35 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 4,083 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 2,469 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.04 percent U.S. National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) 408 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 294 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 125 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.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.