Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5017 - Hunt Area 36A*

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 36A*
All of Unit 36A and that portion of Unit 36 south and east of State Highway 75. Area Size: 666,693 acres
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Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 5016 36A* 2 2 2 34.31 14.38
2014 5017 36A* 2 2 100 2 31.88 13.5
2013 5017 36A* 2 1 50 1 33.75 14.75
2012 5015 36A* 2 1 50 1 32.5 13.5
2011 5015 36A* 2 1 50 1 33.25 15
2010 5015 36A* 1 1 100 34.25 15
2009 5015 36A* 2 2 100 33.12 14
2008 5015 36A* 1 1 100 30 14.12
2007 5015 36A* 1 2 100 34.25 13.88
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 5016 36A* 1 73 2 3 20 0 0 2 2
2014 5017 36A* 1 60 2 3 22 0 0 2 2
2013 5017 36A* 1 74 2 3 53 0 0 2 2
2012 5015 36A* 1 134 2 1 83 0 0 2 2
2011 5015 36A* 1 80 2 2 60 0 0 2 2
2010 5015 36A* 1 133 2 2 36 0 0 2 2
2009 5015 36A* 1 54 2 4 18 0 0 2 2
2008 5015 36A* 1 41 1 2 17 0 0 1 1
2007 5015 36A* 1 40 1 2 22 0 0 1 1
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 5016 36A* 1 19 2 11 54 0 0 2 2
2014 5017 36A* 1 19 2 11 41 0 0 2 2
2013 5017 36A* 1 13 2 15 61 0 0 2 2
2012 5015 36A* 1 37 2 5 97 0 0 2 2
2011 5015 36A* 1 10 2 20 70 0 0 2 2
2010 5015 36A* 1 28 1 4 105 1 1 2 2
2009 5015 36A* 1 17 1 6 37 1 3 2 2
2008 5015 36A* 1 12 1 8 29 0 0 1 1
2007 5015 36A* 1 14 1 7 26 0 0 1 1
Source: IDFG Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags, Permits & Fees

  • Adult Sheep Tag $166.75 2014
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee $6.25 2014

NonResident Tags, Permits & 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.

State of Idaho Graph illustrating 2.64% 2.64 %
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Graph illustrating 62.13% 62.13 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 31.43% 31.43 %
Private Graph illustrating 3.8% 3.8 %

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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.

No properties are currently available in this hunt area.
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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

Forest Graph illustrating 41.45% 41.45 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.79% 0.79 %
Rangeland Graph illustrating 54.77% 54.77 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 1.93% 1.93 %
Urban Graph illustrating 0.26% 0.26 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 0.81% 0.81 %

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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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