Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 48
Mountain Lion Tag Unlimited Tags

8/30/2019 - 3/31/2020

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
  • Motorized Hunting Rule (MHR): Motorized vehicle use by all big game hunters is restricted to established roadways legally open to travel by full-sized automobiles. The motorized hunting rule applies only to big game animals, including moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goats, in designated units from August 30 through December 31. Learn more about the Motorized hunting Rule at idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/access/motorized-vehicles
  • Dogs Prohibited.

Dogs prohibited Oct. 1 - Nov. 30

Unit 48
All of Unit 48. Area Size: 389,791 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 48

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 48 2 1 1
2013 48 1 1
2012 48 1 1
2011 48
2010 48 2 2
2009 48 2 1 1
2008 48 1 1
2006 48 1 1
2004 48
2003 48 4 4
2002 48 3 2 1
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 69.39 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 270,458 acres   69.4%
Graph illustrating 16.72 percent Private 65,162 acres   16.7%
Graph illustrating 11.81 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 46,034 acres   11.8%
Graph illustrating 2.08 percent State of Idaho 8,095 acres   2.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 43 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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.