Press Release

Mountain lion harvest season closed in Unit 55

Mountain lion hunters should note that the harvest season for both female and male mountain lion has closed in game management Unit 55 south of Burley, as the harvest quota of six females was reached February 14, 2017.   

Hunters will be allowed to keep mountain lions taken prior to this closure but must report them within five days of harvest. The dog training season remains open in this unit until March 31, 2017.

For more information on female mountain lion quotas and whether the season has been 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.