California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 7001 - Hunt Area 40

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

No special restrictions.

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Hunt Area

Hunt Area 40
All of Unit 40. Area Size: 1,447,542 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 40

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 7001 40 1 1 1 33.5 14
2014 7001 40 2 2 100 2 31.19 14.06
2013 7001 40 2 2 100 2 32.5 13.56
2012 7001 40 2 1 50 1 28.75 14
2011 7001 40 2 2 100 2 29.75 14.06
2010 7001 40 2 1 50 32 13.75
2009 7001 40 2 2 100 31.62 14.12
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# Area Draw* Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Applicants Permits Awarded Success% Total Awarded Permit Quota
2015 7001 40 1 27 1 4 9 0 0 1 1
2014 7001 40 1 56 2 4 11 0 0 2 2
2013 7001 40 1 35 2 6 8 0 0 2 2
2012 7001 40 1 58 2 3 18 0 0 2 2
2011 7001 40 1 91 2 2 16 0 0 2 2
2010 7001 40 1 52 2 4 25 0 0 2 2
2009 7001 40 1 75 2 3 30 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 7001 40 1 10 1 10 17 0 0 1 1
2014 7001 40 1 36 2 6 20 0 0 2 2
2013 7001 40 1 24 2 8 11 0 0 2 2
2012 7001 40 1 27 1 4 31 1 3 2 2
2011 7001 40 1 34 2 6 57 0 0 2 2
2010 7001 40 1 32 2 6 20 0 0 2 2
2009 7001 40 1 28 2 7 47 0 0 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 $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.

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 65.54 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 65.54%
Graph illustrating 24.05 percent Private 24.05%
Graph illustrating 9.9 percent State of Idaho 9.9%
Graph illustrating 0.45 percent U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) 0.45%
Graph illustrating 0.07 percent Other 0.07%

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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

Check for road and area closures on National Forest websites

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 72.57% Rangeland 72.57 %
Graph illustrating 16.15% Forest 16.15 %
Graph illustrating 6.46% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 6.46 %
Graph illustrating 2.67% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.67 %
Graph illustrating 1.61% Riparian 1.61 %
Graph illustrating 0.46% Dryland Agriculture 0.46 %
Graph illustrating 0.06% Urban 0.06 %
Graph illustrating 0% Water 0 %
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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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