Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 16A
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2021 - 6/30/2022

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.


Electronic calls may be used. Dogs prohibited Sep. 15 - Oct. 31. Second tag may be used.

Unit 16A
All of Unit 16A. Area Size: 178,773 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 16A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 16A
2013 16A 1 1
2012 16A 1 1
2011 16A 1 1
2010 16A 3 2 1
2009 16A 1 1
2008 16A 2 1 1
2007 16A 2 1 1
2006 16A 2 1 1
2003 16A 2 2
2002 16A 3 3
2001 16A 4 1 3
2000 16A 3 1 2
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 99.94 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 178,664 acres   99.9%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent Other 109 acres   0.1%

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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.