Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5008 - Hunt Area 27-2

8/30/2011 - 10/13/2011

Species
California Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis californiana)
Rams Only Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
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.
Any Weapon
Rifle, Archery, Muzzleloader, Shotgun, or Handgun.

Restrictions

No special restrictions.

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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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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 27

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 5008 27-1 12 3 3 34.33 14.58
2015 5009 27-2 6 0
2015 5011 27-4* 2 1 1 38.75 16
2014 5007 27-1 12 1 8 1 35 14.25
2014 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 30.12 13.75
2013 5007 27-1 12 5 42 5 29.58 14.35
2013 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 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# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 5008 27-1 1 54 12 22 27 0 0 12 12
2015 5009 27-2 1 61 6 10 25 0 0 6 6
2015 5011 27-4* 1 31 2 6 5 0 0 2 2
2014 5007 27-1 1 50 12 24 22 0 0 12 12
2014 5008 27-2 1 30 6 20 22 0 0 6 6
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# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 5008 27-1 1 39 11 28 15 1 7 12 12
2015 5009 27-2 1 46 6 13 15 0 0 6 6
2015 5011 27-4* 1 21 2 10 10 0 0 2 2
2014 5007 27-1 1 30 12 40 20 0 0 12 12
2014 5008 27-2 1 17 6 35 13 0 0 6 6
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

Resident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $173.00 2011
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2011

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $2,116.50 2011

A valid hunting license is required.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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Landscape Characteristics and Access

Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 99.78 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.78%
Graph illustrating 0.22 percent Other 0.22%

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

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1990 Land Use/Land Cover based on Anderson et al scheme via Idaho Department of Water Resources

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