Mountain lion hunting during the early season in zone 1 is closed immediately. The 10th cat was taken Nov. 12, filling the zone’s early-season quota.
The late season in zone 1, with a quota of four, opens Nov. 21.
Zone 1 includes land south of ND Highway 1804 from the Montana border to the point where ND Highway 1804 lies directly across Lake Sakakawea from ND Highway 8, crossing Lake Sakakawea then south along ND Highway 8 to ND Highway 200, then west on ND Highway 200 to U.S. Highway 85, then south on U.S. Highway 85 to the South Dakota border.
The mountain lion season in zone 2, which is the rest of the state outside zone 1, has no quota and is open through March 31, 2012.
The mountain lion season is open only to North Dakota residents. A furbearer or combination license is required.