Press Release

Female mountain lion harvest season closed in Unit 36B

Mountain lion hunters should note that the harvest season for female mountain lion has closed in Unit 36B, as the harvest quota of two females was reached January 9, 2020.

Mountain Lion in tree
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Photo by Mike Demick

Hunters will be allowed to keep female mountain lions taken prior to this closure but must report them within five days of harvest. The take season in this unit will remain open for males only.

For more information on female mountain lion quotas and whether the season has closed in a particular management unit, call 1-800-323-4334 or visit Fish and Game’s website at https://idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/mountain-lion/quota.

Additional details on seasons and rules for mountain lion hunting can be found in the current big game seasons and rules brochure available at all Fish and Game license vendors and online at https://idfg.idaho.gov/hunt/rules/big-game.