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 19 July 2024

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 33 36 69 180 Open
B SW Cascade 16 43 59 200 Open
C SE Cascade 6 1 7 80 Open
D Columbia Basin 7 12 19 100 Open
E Blue Mountains 23 16 39 270 Open
F SE Oregon 10 11 21 140 Open
  State Total 95 119 214 970  

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cougar quota zones map