California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 7007 - Hunt Area 46-2*

9/22/2011 - 10/8/2011

Species
Mountain Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
Rams Only California 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 46-2*
Those portions of Units 46 and 47 within the Bruneau and Jarbidge River drainages and Unit 41 east of State Highway 51. Area Size: 1,314,509 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46 47

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 7006 46-1* 3 3 3 31.25 14.5
2015 7007 46-2* 2 0
2014 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 31.54 13.71
2014 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 36.19 15.5
2013 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 32.67 14.71
2013 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 30.69 14.12
2012 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 32.92 14.83
2012 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 32.5 15
2011 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 31.79 14
2011 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 28.5 13.88
2010 7006 46* 3 3 100 34.667 15.875
2009 7006 46* 3 3 100 33.92 14.54
2008 7005 46* 3 3 100 28.62 13.29
2007 7005 46* 3 3 100 28.62 14
2006 7004 46* 3 2 67 27.56 14.06
2005 7004 46* 3 1 33 32.25 16.5
2004 7004 46 2 2 100 31.62 13.62
2003 7004 46 2 2 100 28.12 13.5
2000 7009 46 6 3 50 27.08 12.96
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 41 3 5 0 33 15 0
Rifle 2002 41 1 13 0 27 14 0
Rifle 2003 46 2 3 0 27 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 7006 46-1* 1 181 3 2 45 0 0 3 3
2015 7007 46-2* 1 117 2 2 88 0 0 2 2
2014 7006 46-1* 1 117 3 3 59 0 0 3 3
2014 7007 46-2* 1 114 2 2 67 0 0 2 2
2013 7006 46-1* 1 215 3 1 45 0 0 3 3
2013 7007 46-2* 1 76 2 3 96 0 0 2 2
2012 7006 46-1* 1 159 3 2 42 0 0 3 3
2012 7007 46-2* 1 119 2 2 60 0 0 2 2
2011 7006 46-1* 1 146 3 2 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7007 46-2* 1 94 2 2 76 0 0 2 2
2010 7006 46* 1 209 3 1 48 0 0 3 3
2009 7006 46* 1 80 3 4 26 0 0 3 3
2008 7005 46* 1 111 3 3 37 0 0 3 3
2007 7005 46* 1 93 3 3 33 0 0 3 3
2006 7004 46* 1 110 3 3 45 0 0 3 3
2005 7004 46* 1 101 3 3 24 0 0 3 3
2004 7004 46 1 85 2 2 35 0 0 2 2
2003 7004 46 1 77 2 2 22 0 0 2 2
2000 7009 46 1 76 6 7 19 0 0 6 6
1999 7009 46 1 190 6 3 51 0 0 6 6
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 7006 46-1* 1 74 3 4 107 0 0 3 3
2015 7007 46-2* 1 42 2 5 75 0 0 2 2
2014 7006 46-1* 1 57 2 4 60 1 2 3 3
2014 7007 46-2* 1 56 2 4 58 0 0 2 2
2013 7006 46-1* 1 84 3 4 131 0 0 3 3
2013 7007 46-2* 1 27 2 7 49 0 0 2 2
2012 7006 46-1* 1 52 3 6 107 0 0 3 3
2012 7007 46-2* 1 34 1 3 85 1 1 2 2
2011 7006 46-1* 1 54 3 6 92 0 0 3 3
2011 7007 46-2* 1 26 1 4 68 1 1 2 2
2010 7006 46* 1 73 3 4 136 0 0 3 3
2009 7006 46* 1 60 3 5 20 0 0 3 3
2008 7005 46* 1 52 3 6 59 0 0 3 3
2007 7005 46* 1 42 2 5 51 1 2 3 3
2006 7004 46* 1 40 3 8 70 0 0 3 3
2005 7004 46* 1 52 2 4 49 1 2 3 3
2004 7004 46 1 20 1 5 65 1 1 2 2
2003 7004 46 1 25 1 4 52 1 1 2 2
2000 7009 46 1 60 5 8 16 1 6 6 6
1999 7009 46 1 117 5 4 73 1 1 6 6
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 81.62 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 81.62%
Graph illustrating 5.97 percent Private 5.97%
Graph illustrating 5.45 percent State of Idaho 5.45%
Graph illustrating 4.03 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 4.03%
Graph illustrating 2.92 percent U.S. Military 2.92%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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.

Forest Service Land

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No National Forest lands overlap this hunt area.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 91.88% Rangeland 91.88 %
Graph illustrating 6.72% Riparian 6.72 %
Graph illustrating 0.89% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 0.89 %
Graph illustrating 0.48% Irrigated-Sprinkler 0.48 %
Graph illustrating 0.02% Dryland Agriculture 0.02 %

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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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