Lion General Any Weapon Season

Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2018 - 6/30/2019

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
  • Nonresidents may purchase two (2) reduced-price tags for Units 4, 4A, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, 20, 20A, 26, 27, that portion of Unit 16 north of the Selway river, and those portions of Units 21 and 28 within designated wilderness at a discounted price; or may purchase one (1) full priced tag to hunt anywhere outside the areas listed above and one (1) reduced price tag valid in areas listed above.
  • A second animal may be taken in all or part of this unit. Appropriate tags are required for all kills.
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 10 - Nov. 8. Second lion tag may be used and electronic calls may be used in those portions of Units 21 and 28 within designated wilderness ONLY.

Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness
Units 21 and 28 inside designated wilderness. Area Size: 175,025 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 24 28

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 24 1 1
2014 28 3 2 1
2013 24 4 3 1
2013 28 5 4 1
2012 24 3 1 2
2012 28 10 6 4
2011 24 5 3 2
2011 28 6 4 2
2010 24 6 1 5
2010 28 8 4 4
2009 24 2 2
2009 28 15 8 6
2008 24 2 1
2008 28 8 5 3
2007 24 2 1 1
2007 28 14 8 6
2006 24 5 3 2
2006 28 9 5 4
2005 24 7 2 5
2005 28 8 3 5
2004 24
2004 28 13 11 2
2003 24 5 2 3
2003 28 13 7 6
2002 24 5 3 2
2002 28 11 5 6
2001 24 2 1 1
2001 28 13 7 6
2000 24 8 4 4
2000 28 11 6 5
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) 174,914 acres   99.9%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Other 52 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent Private 38 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.