Lion General Any Weapon Season

Unit 49
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 49
All of Unit 49. Area Size: 499,166 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 49

General Season Harvest Statistics

Year Unit Harvest Males Females
2014 49 7 3 4
2013 49 3 2 1
2012 49 4 2 2
2011 49 7 4 3
2010 49 7 5 2
2009 49 4 2 2
2008 49 3 3
2007 49 3 1 2
2006 49 4 3 1
2005 49 8 5 3
2004 49 4 3 1
2003 49 3 3
2002 49 4 4
2001 49 2 2
2000 49 2 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

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 34.62 percent Private 172,829 acres   34.6%
Graph illustrating 30.52 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 152,330 acres   30.5%
Graph illustrating 27.8 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 138,790 acres   27.8%
Graph illustrating 6.82 percent State of Idaho 34,022 acres   6.8%
Graph illustrating 0.16 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 796 acres   0.2%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent State of Idaho 359 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 40 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.