Black Hills Mountain Lion Hunting Season Ends

April 3, 2018
Photo by Emily Mitchell
Photo by Emily Mitchell

PIERRE, S.D. – The Black Hills mountain lion hunting season officially closed on March 31, 2018. The harvest limit for the Black Hills season was 60 total mountain lions or 40 female mountain lions.

This year, hunters harvested a total of 31 mountain lions; 19 of those were female.

The season remains open for areas outside the Black Hills Fire Protection District year round. 

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