Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 8A
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2021 - 3/31/2022

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 Aug. 30 - Sep. 14 and Oct. 10 - Dec. 1. Electronic calls may be used

Unit 8A
All of Unit 8A. Area Size: 468,020 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 8A

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 8A 8 5 3
2013 8A 11 7 4
2012 8A 13 5 8
2011 8A 10 4 6
2010 8A 9 4 5
2009 8A 6 4 2
2008 8A 5 4 1
2007 8A 8 5 3
2006 8A 5 4 1
2005 8A 10 4 6
2004 8A 7 4 3
2003 8A 11 8 3
2002 8A 14 7 7
2001 8A 13 6 7
2000 8A 12 5 7
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 59.77 percent Private 279,714 acres   59.8%
Graph illustrating 26.65 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 124,713 acres   26.6%
Graph illustrating 12.22 percent State of Idaho 57,192 acres   12.2%
Graph illustrating 0.64 percent U.S. Corps of Engineers (COE) 2,975 acres   0.6%
Graph illustrating 0.43 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 2,030 acres   0.4%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 613 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.12 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 553 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 151 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 80 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.