Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5004 - Hunt Area 20A

8/30/2014 - 10/13/2014

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 20A
Those portions of Unit 20A upstream from and including the Butts Creek drainage to the Middle Fork of the Salmon River, and within the Middle Fork of the Salmon River drainage upstream to Papoose Creek-Papoose Lake-Coyote Springs. Area Size: 52,518 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 20A

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 5005 20A 2 2 2 33.94 14.5
2014 5004 20A 2 2 100 2 31.04 14.17
2013 5004 20A 2 0 0
2012 5004 20A 2 0 0
2011 5004 20A 2 2 100 2 31.94 14.19
2010 5004 20A 2 1 50 34.75 15.25
2009 5004 20A 2 1 50 31 14.12
2008 5005 20A 2 0 0
2007 5005 20A 2 2 100 31.88 14.22
2006 5005 20A 2 0 0
2005 5005 20A 2 0 0
2004 5005 20A 2 0 0
2003 5005 20A 2 1 50 33.25 13.5
2002 5005 20A 6 1 17 33 13.75
2001 5005 20A 6 1 17 31 14
2000 5004 20A 6 4 67 33.41 14.69
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 20A 1 12 0 34 14 0
Rifle 2002 20A 1 13 1 33 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 5005 20A 1 38 2 5 7 0 0 2 2
2014 5004 20A 1 33 2 6 7 0 0 2 2
2013 5004 20A 1 21 2 10 10 0 0 2 2
2012 5004 20A 1 34 2 6 7 0 0 2 2
2011 5004 20A 1 16 2 12 13 0 0 2 2
2010 5004 20A 1 13 2 15 5 0 0 2 2
2009 5004 20A 1 20 2 10 17 0 0 2 2
2008 5005 20A 1 10 2 20 10 0 0 2 2
2007 5005 20A 1 15 2 13 10 0 0 2 2
2006 5005 20A 1 9 2 22 11 0 0 2 2
2005 5005 20A 1 16 2 12 10 0 0 2 2
2004 5005 20A 1 20 2 10 13 0 0 2 2
2003 5005 20A 1 13 2 15 14 0 0 2 2
2002 5005 20A 1 33 6 18 24 0 0 6 6
2001 5005 20A 1 57 6 10 35 0 0 6 6
2000 5004 20A 1 77 6 7 79 0 0 6 6
1999 5004 20A 1 46 6 13 31 0 0 6 6
1998 5004 20A 1 75 6 8 37 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 5005 20A 1 6 2 33 32 0 0 2 2
2014 5004 20A 1 14 2 14 19 0 0 2 2
2013 5004 20A 1 7 2 29 14 0 0 2 2
2012 5004 20A 1 19 2 11 15 0 0 2 2
2011 5004 20A 1 8 2 25 8 0 0 2 2
2010 5004 20A 1 4 2 50 9 0 0 2 2
2009 5004 20A 1 18 2 11 2 0 0 2 2
2008 5005 20A 1 9 2 22 1 0 0 2 2
2007 5005 20A 1 12 2 17 3 0 0 2 2
2006 5005 20A 1 7 2 29 2 0 0 2 2
2005 5005 20A 1 12 2 17 4 0 0 2 2
2004 5005 20A 1 8 2 25 12 0 0 2 2
2003 5005 20A 1 3 2 66 10 0 0 2 2
2002 5005 20A 1 17 6 35 16 0 0 6 6
2001 5005 20A 1 18 5 27 39 1 2 6 6
2000 5004 20A 1 30 5 16 47 1 2 6 6
1999 5004 20A 1 23 5 21 23 1 4 6 6
1998 5004 20A 1 27 5 18 48 1 2 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 $166.75 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits, and Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $2,101.75 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $14.75 2014

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 99.69 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.69%
Graph illustrating 0.31 percent Other 0.31%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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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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