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Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5008 - Hunt Area 27-2

8/30/2013 - 10/13/2013

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Only bighorn sheep rams may be taken. Any hunter taking a bighorn ram must leave that portion of the skull plate containing the upper one-half of the eye socket naturally attached to both the horns until after the horns have been pinned by IDFG. view all»
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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 27-2
That portion of Unit 27 east of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River upstream from its mouth to the Waterfall Creek Trail (Forest Service Trail 045). Area Size: 44,525 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2013 5007 27-1 12 5 42 29.58 14.35
2013 5008 27-2 6 2 33 22.38 19.44
2012 5007 27-1 12 2 17 2 31.88 14.56
2012 5008 27-2 6 3 50 3 30.25 13.96
2011 5007 27-1 12 2 17 2 29 13.94
2011 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 31.75 13.88
2010 5007 27-1 12 6 50 29.563 11.875
2010 5008 27-2 6 2 33 33.813 14.563
2009 5007 27-1 12 4 33 29.19 14.41
2009 5008 27-2 6 1 17 33 15
2008 5008 27-1 8 0 0
2008 5009 27-2 6 4 67 30.59 13.69
2007 5008 27-1 8 2 25 32.81 14.31
2007 5009 27-2 6 4 67 35.94 14.75
2006 5008 27-1 15 2 13 33.62 15.44
2006 5009 27-2 6 2 33 24.5 12.75
2005 5008 27-1 15 5 33 31.5 14.65
2005 5009 27-2 6 0 0
2004 5008 27-1 12 3 25 32.58 14.88
2004 5009 27-2 7 4 57 29 14.04
2003 5008 27-1 12 2 17 35.25 16.19
2003 5009 27-2 6 2 33 28.75 13.88
2002 5008 27-1 12 2 17 27.88 13.75
2002 5009 27-2 6 0 0
2001 5008 27-1 12 4 33 32 14.25
2001 5009 27-2 6 5 83 33.62 15.5
2000 5007 27-1 12 1 8 33.75 15.5
2000 5008 27-2 6 3 50 34.67 14.58
2000 5010 27-4 3 1 33 33.5 14.62

Source: Mandatory Harvest Reports and Check Station Records
* In 2000 hunter information not collected.

Big Game Mortality Reports

Weapon Year Unit Harvest Avg. Days Guided Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
Rifle 2003 27 9 7 4 32 15 0
Rifle 2002 27 6 7 1 31 14 0

Source: Mandatory Big Game Mortality Reports
* Includes all animals harvested regardless of sex or special restrictions.

Drawing Odds for 1st & 2nd Choice Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information 1st Choice 2nd Choice Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 5007 27-1 1 61 12 20 18 0 0 12 12
2013 5008 27-2 1 43 6 14 20 0 0 6 6
2012 5007 27-1 1 48 12 25 24 0 0 12 12
2012 5008 27-2 1 48 6 12 14 0 0 6 6
2011 5007 27-1 1 42 12 29 25 0 0 12 12
2011 5008 27-2 1 43 6 14 14 0 0 6 6
2010 5007 27-1 1 58 12 21 22 0 0 12 12
2010 5008 27-2 1 51 6 12 25 0 0 6 6
2009 5007 27-1 1 56 12 21 25 0 0 12 12
2009 5008 27-2 1 63 6 10 39 0 0 6 6
2008 5008 27-1 1 44 8 18 28 0 0 8 8
2008 5009 27-2 1 88 6 7 60 0 0 6 6
2007 5008 27-1 1 29 8 28 20 0 0 8 8
2007 5009 27-2 1 53 6 11 23 0 0 6 6
2006 5008 27-1 1 75 15 20 36 0 0 15 15
2006 5009 27-2 1 48 6 12 63 0 0 6 6
2005 5008 27-1 1 75 15 20 41 0 0 15 15
2005 5009 27-2 1 48 6 12 37 0 0 6 6
2004 5008 27-1 1 42 12 28 18 0 0 12 12
2004 5009 27-2 1 35 6 17 40 0 0 6 6
2003 5008 27-1 1 39 12 30 28 0 0 12 12
2003 5009 27-2 1 43 6 14 35 0 0 6 6
2002 5008 27-1 1 61 12 19 38 0 0 12 12
2002 5009 27-2 1 58 6 10 49 0 0 6 6
2001 5008 27-1 1 38 12 31 39 0 0 12 12
2001 5009 27-2 1 43 6 14 34 0 0 6 6
2000 5007 27-1 1 51 12 23 27 0 0 12 12
2000 5008 27-2 1 64 6 9 62 0 0 6 6
2000 5010 27-4 1 22 3 13 10 0 0 3 3
1999 5007 27-1 1 60 12 20 54 0 0 12 12
1999 5008 27-2 1 99 6 6 60 0 0 6 6
1999 5010 27-4 1 36 3 8 12 0 0 3 3
1998 5007 27-1 1 58 12 20 30 0 0 12 12
1998 5008 27-2 1 42 6 14 57 0 0 6 6
1998 5010 27-4 1 36 3 8 19 0 0 3 3

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Drawing Odds for Resident & NonResident Applicants (controlled hunts only)

Hunt Information Resident NonResident Total
Year Hunt Number Hunt Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2013 5007 27-1 1 43 12 28 18 0 0 12 12
2013 5008 27-2 1 28 6 21 15 0 0 6 6
2012 5007 27-1 1 35 12 34 13 0 0 12 12
2012 5008 27-2 1 30 6 20 18 0 0 6 6
2011 5007 27-1 1 33 12 36 9 0 0 12 12
2011 5008 27-2 1 22 6 27 21 0 0 6 6
2010 5007 27-1 1 42 12 29 16 0 0 12 12
2010 5008 27-2 1 27 6 22 24 0 0 6 6
2009 5007 27-1 1 37 12 32 19 0 0 12 12
2009 5008 27-2 1 32 5 16 31 1 3 6 6
2008 5008 27-1 1 22 8 36 22 0 0 8 8
2008 5009 27-2 1 38 5 13 50 1 2 6 6
2007 5008 27-1 1 20 8 40 9 0 0 8 8
2007 5009 27-2 1 29 6 21 24 0 0 6 6
2006 5008 27-1 1 51 15 29 24 0 0 15 15
2006 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 26 0 0 6 6
2005 5008 27-1 1 42 15 36 33 0 0 15 15
2005 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 26 0 0 6 6
2004 5008 27-1 1 27 12 44 15 0 0 12 12
2004 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 13 0 0 6 6
2003 5008 27-1 1 24 12 50 15 0 0 12 12
2003 5009 27-2 1 23 6 26 20 0 0 6 6
2002 5008 27-1 1 39 11 28 22 1 4 12 12
2002 5009 27-2 1 33 5 15 25 1 4 6 6
2001 5008 27-1 1 26 11 42 12 1 8 12 12
2001 5009 27-2 1 26 5 19 17 1 5 6 6
2000 5007 27-1 1 38 11 28 13 1 7 12 12
2000 5008 27-2 1 33 5 15 31 1 3 6 6
2000 5010 27-4 1 9 2 22 13 1 7 3 3
1999 5007 27-1 1 43 11 25 17 1 5 12 12
1999 5008 27-2 1 46 5 10 53 1 1 6 6
1999 5010 27-4 1 11 2 18 25 1 4 3 3
1998 5007 27-1 1 27 11 40 31 1 3 12 12
1998 5008 27-2 1 24 5 20 18 1 5 6 6
1998 5010 27-4 1 19 2 10 17 1 5 3 3

Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Licenses, tags and permits may be purchased:

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Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $166.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2013

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $2,101.75 2013
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2013

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

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Surface Management Agency data source: Inside Idaho
*Surface Management Agency (a.k.a. Land Status) depicts categories for Federal and State agencies as well as Private lands in Idaho. For government land, this data displays the "managing agency" of the land, which may or may not be the same as the "owning agency" of the land. SMA is sometimes referred to as "ownership", although this term is inaccurate when describing public lands.

Access Yes! Properties

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

Land Use/Land Cover

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local Rocky Mtn Sheep Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for Rocky Mtn Sheep.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 5008 - Hunt Area 27-2.

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Services

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