Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

January 2, 2013

Mountain Lion Hunting Season Underway

Hunters have the most success when they follow mountain lion tracks found in the fresh snow.


This map shows where mountain lions have been killed in the Black Hills during the current hunting season. (A link to the full map is available below.)
Main Image Credit:
SD Game, Fish & Parks

Hunters have a new 100-lion quota under the mountain lion season that opened Dec. 26, the Black Hills Pioneer reports.

The state Game Fish and Parks Department opened lion hunting outside of the Black Hills to all residents rather than just landowners. That season runs year-round, while the limited Black Hills season is in its seventh year.

In 2012 more than 3,400 people bought lion tags.

Monitor the number of lions killed during the current Black Hills hunting season and download smartphone apps at this GF&P webpage.

Learn more about mountain lion hunting in South Dakota at this GF&P webpage  and more about overall mountain lion management at this GF&P webpage.

See the map showing where mountain lions have been killed at this webpage.

See a mountain lion hunting application attached to this post.



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