Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5014 - Hunt Area 30*

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 30*
All of Units 30 and 30A. Area Size: 433,021 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30 30A

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 5014 30* 2 2 2 30 13.5
2014 5015 30* 2 1 50 1 32 14.5
2013 5015 30* 2 2 100 2 29 14.38
2012 5014 30* 2 2 100 2 33.19 15.19
2011 5014 30* 2 1 50 1 24.5 13.5
2010 5014 30* 1 0 0
2009 5014 30* 2 0 0
2008 5014 30* 2 2 100 31.12 13.5
2007 5014 30* 2 2 100 29.31 13.06
2006 5014 30* 2 2 100 27 13.31
2005 5014 30* 2 2 100 28 13.06
2004 5014 30 2 2 100 30.75 13.33
2003 5014 30 2 2 100 30.75 14.25
2002 5013 30 2 1 50 36.75 15.5
2001 5013 30 2 2 100 32.5 13.88
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 30A 2 15 0 31 14 0
Rifle 2002 30A 1 2 0 35 15 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 5014 30* 1 62 2 3 13 0 0 2 2
2014 5015 30* 1 46 2 4 16 0 0 2 2
2013 5015 30* 1 49 2 4 19 0 0 2 2
2012 5014 30* 1 36 2 6 9 0 0 2 2
2011 5014 30* 1 39 2 5 13 0 0 2 2
2010 5014 30* 1 50 2 4 13 0 0 2 2
2009 5014 30* 1 83 2 2 22 0 0 2 2
2008 5014 30* 1 71 2 3 21 0 0 2 2
2007 5014 30* 1 79 2 3 17 0 0 2 2
2006 5014 30* 1 97 2 2 51 0 0 2 2
2005 5014 30* 1 110 2 2 60 0 0 2 2
2004 5014 30 1 58 2 3 35 0 0 2 2
2003 5014 30 1 78 2 2 34 0 0 2 2
2002 5013 30 1 43 2 4 29 0 0 2 2
2001 5013 30 1 96 2 2 15 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# Area Draw* 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% 1st Choice Applicants Permits Awarded 1st Choice Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 5014 30* 1 28 1 4 34 1 3 2 2
2014 5015 30* 1 29 2 7 17 0 0 2 2
2013 5015 30* 1 32 2 6 17 0 0 2 2
2012 5014 30* 1 23 1 4 13 1 8 2 2
2011 5014 30* 1 24 2 8 15 0 0 2 2
2010 5014 30* 1 32 1 3 18 1 6 2 2
2009 5014 30* 1 43 1 2 40 1 2 2 2
2008 5014 30* 1 35 2 6 36 0 0 2 2
2007 5014 30* 1 37 1 3 42 1 2 2 2
2006 5014 30* 1 28 1 4 69 1 1 2 2
2005 5014 30* 1 45 2 4 65 0 0 2 2
2004 5014 30 1 34 2 5 24 0 0 2 2
2003 5014 30 1 36 2 5 42 0 0 2 2
2002 5013 30 1 31 2 6 12 0 0 2 2
2001 5013 30 1 65 1 1 31 1 3 2 2
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.

Where to purchase

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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 48.97 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 48.97%
Graph illustrating 30.87 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 30.87%
Graph illustrating 16.88 percent Private 16.88%
Graph illustrating 3.1 percent State of Idaho 3.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Other 0.03%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 70.51% Rangeland 70.51 %
Graph illustrating 17.19% Forest 17.19 %
Graph illustrating 7.49% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 7.49 %
Graph illustrating 3.85% Irrigated-Sprinkler 3.85 %
Graph illustrating 0.83% Urban 0.83 %
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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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