California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 7002 - Hunt Area 41-1*

8/30/2012 - 10/8/2012

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

This Hunt Area was incorrectly labeled on the map on page 20 of the 2011 and 2012 Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Rules. The map and the area definition for Hunt Area 41-1 below are correct. We apologize for the error. Update March, 1 2011 3:16 PM

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 41-1*
That portion of Unit 41 north and west of the El Paso Natural Gas Pipeline. Area Size: 237,255 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 7002 41-1* 2 2 2 31.88 15.31
2015 7003 41-2* 4 2 2 31.5 14.81
2014 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 32.94 14.62
2014 7003 41-2* 3 3 100 3 34.08 14.33
2013 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 29.31 13.38
2013 7003 41-2* 3 3 100 3 32.33 14.67
2012 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 30.25 13.75
2012 7003 41-2* 4 4 100 4 26.31 13.06
2011 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 31.88 14.25
2011 7003 41-2* 3 2 67 2 30 14.12
2010 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 34.75 15
2010 7003 41-2* 2 1 50 31.25 14.25
2009 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 25 13.5
2009 7003 41-2* 2 2 100 30.75 14.5
2008 7002 41-2* 2 2 100 32.12 14.25
2007 7002 41-2* 2 2 100 30.8 14.79
2002 7001 41 3 1 33 27.25 14
2001 7001 41 3 3 100 29.38 14.12
2000 7003 41-4 3 3 100 30.96 14.83
2000 7004 41-5 2 2 100 30.62 14.25
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
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 7002 41-1* 1 78 2 3 37 0 0 2 2
2015 7003 41-2* 1 161 4 2 41 0 0 4 4
2014 7002 41-1* 1 72 2 3 32 0 0 2 2
2014 7003 41-2* 1 112 3 3 40 0 0 3 3
2013 7002 41-1* 1 94 2 2 41 0 0 2 2
2013 7003 41-2* 1 117 3 3 56 0 0 3 3
2012 7002 41-1* 1 79 2 3 52 0 0 2 2
2012 7003 41-2* 1 84 3 4 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7002 41-1* 1 119 2 2 62 0 0 2 2
2011 7003 41-2* 1 127 3 2 58 0 0 3 3
2010 7002 41-1* 1 80 2 2 34 0 0 2 2
2010 7003 41-2* 1 68 2 3 58 0 0 2 2
2009 7002 41-1* 1 62 2 3 64 0 0 2 2
2009 7003 41-2* 1 145 2 1 42 0 0 2 2
2008 7002 41-2* 1 76 2 3 48 0 0 2 2
2007 7002 41-2* 1 74 2 3 52 0 0 2 2
2002 7001 41 1 83 3 3 33 0 0 3 3
2001 7001 41 1 67 3 4 22 0 0 3 3
2000 7003 41-4 1 38 3 7 38 0 0 3 3
2000 7004 41-5 1 44 2 4 44 0 0 2 2
1999 7003 41-4 1 43 3 7 36 0 0 3 3
1999 7004 41-5 1 34 2 5 45 0 0 2 2
1998 7001 41-1 1 95 5 5 51 0 0 5 5
1998 7002 41-2 1 72 5 6 70 0 0 5 5
1998 7003 41-4 1 110 5 4 48 0 0 5 5
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 7002 41-1* 1 36 1 3 42 1 2 2 2
2015 7003 41-2* 1 68 3 4 93 1 1 4 4
2014 7002 41-1* 1 36 2 6 36 0 0 2 2
2014 7003 41-2* 1 53 2 4 59 1 2 3 3
2013 7002 41-1* 1 46 1 2 48 1 2 2 2
2013 7003 41-2* 1 42 2 5 75 1 1 3 3
2012 7002 41-1* 1 37 2 5 42 0 0 2 2
2012 7003 41-2* 1 43 3 7 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7002 41-1* 1 48 2 4 71 0 0 2 2
2011 7003 41-2* 1 69 2 3 58 1 2 3 3
2010 7002 41-1* 1 25 1 4 55 1 2 2 2
2010 7003 41-2* 1 22 2 9 46 0 0 2 2
2009 7002 41-1* 1 36 1 3 26 1 4 2 2
2009 7003 41-2* 1 57 1 2 88 1 1 2 2
2008 7002 41-2* 1 25 1 4 51 1 2 2 2
2007 7002 41-2* 1 41 1 2 33 1 3 2 2
2002 7001 41 1 56 2 3 27 1 3 3 3
2001 7001 41 1 48 2 4 19 1 5 3 3
2000 7003 41-4 1 27 2 7 11 1 9 3 3
2000 7004 41-5 1 17 1 5 27 1 3 2 2
1999 7003 41-4 1 26 2 7 17 1 5 3 3
1999 7004 41-5 1 18 1 5 16 1 6 2 2
1998 7001 41-1 1 83 4 4 12 1 8 5 5
1998 7002 41-2 1 56 5 8 16 0 0 5 5
1998 7003 41-4 1 70 4 5 40 1 2 5 5
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 $166.75 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2012

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $2,101.75 2012
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2012

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 72.14 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 72.14%
Graph illustrating 23.92 percent Private 23.92%
Graph illustrating 3.88 percent State of Idaho 3.88%
Graph illustrating 0.06 percent Other 0.06%

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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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 75.51% Rangeland 75.51 %
Graph illustrating 13.55% Irrigated-Sprinkler 13.55 %
Graph illustrating 6.85% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.85 %
Graph illustrating 2.1% Riparian 2.1 %
Graph illustrating 1.74% Water 1.74 %
Graph illustrating 0.25% Dryland Agriculture 0.25 %
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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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