Cougar Quota by Zone

While there is a general, statewide season for cougars, there are quotas set by zone. Once a quota in a certain zone is met, that zone will close for cougar hunting.

Below are the most recent numbers on cougar harvest by zone.

The numbers below are as of 10 November 2022

Information based on data sheets received at Wildlife Health and Population Lab

Zone Name Hunter Non-Hunter Total Mortality Quota Zone Status
A Coast/North Cascade 73 69 142 180 Open
B SW Cascade 40 65 105 200 Open
C SE Cascade 11 10 21 80 Open
D Columbia Basin 9 17 26 100 Open
E Blue Mountains 75 14 89 270 Open
F SE Oregon 21 5 26 140 Open
  State Total 229 180 409 970  

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cougar quota zones map