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Controlled Hunt 7008 - Hunt Area 55

8/30/2014 - 10/8/2014

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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 55
All of Unit 55. Most of the City of Rocks National Reserve is open to hunting. Information about hunting within the Reserve is available to permittees at IDFG offices or at the National Park Service office in Almo. Area Size: 648,768 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 7008 55 1 1 100 31.25 14.38
2012 7008 55 1 1 100 1 26.75 13.5
2011 7008 55 1 1 100 1 31.75 13.25
2010 7007 55 1 1 100 27 14
2009 7007 55 1 1 100 21 12.5
2008 7006 55* 2 2 100 27.12 13.25
2007 7006 55* 2 2 100 28.12 13.62

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

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 7008 55 1 40 1 2 5 0 0 1 1
2012 7008 55 1 53 1 2 4 0 0 1 1
2011 7008 55 1 30 1 3 6 0 0 1 1
2010 7007 55 1 42 1 2 9 0 0 1 1
2009 7007 55 1 13 1 8 6 0 0 1 1
2008 7006 55* 1 54 2 4 23 0 0 2 2
2007 7006 55* 1 197 2 1 33 0 0 2 2

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 7008 55 1 27 1 4 13 0 0 1 1
2012 7008 55 1 31 1 3 22 0 0 1 1
2011 7008 55 1 19 1 5 11 0 0 1 1
2010 7007 55 1 25 1 4 17 0 0 1 1
2009 7007 55 1 10 1 10 3 0 0 1 1
2008 7006 55* 1 44 2 5 10 0 0 2 2
2007 7006 55* 1 131 1 1 66 1 2 2 2

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
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25

NonResident Tags, Permits & Fees

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

Note: A valid hunting license is required.

* Indicates this item is optional.

Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management Agency

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 4.33% 4.33 %
U.S. National Park Service (NPS) Graph illustrating 1.09% 1.09 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 34.92% 34.92 %
Private Graph illustrating 48.03% 48.03 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 11.61% 11.61 %

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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

Access Yes! is Fish & Game program designed to improve sportsmen's access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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Forest Service Land

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 1.59% 1.59 %
Forest Graph illustrating 16.9% 16.9 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 11.32% 11.32 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 13.94% 13.94 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 54.76% 54.76 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0% 0 %
Urban Graph illustrating 1.46% 1.46 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR

Weather

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Outfitters and Guides

Local California Sheep Outfitters & Guides

No local hunting outfitters are licensed for California Sheep.

No pack trip outfitters are available in Controlled Hunt 7008 - Hunt Area 55.

*In need of a Guide? Try our Idaho Outfitter Guide, which allows you to search all licensed outfitters by species, activity and location.

Services

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* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide

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