Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Controlled Hunt 5020 - Hunt Area 37A

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 37A
All of Unit 37A. Area Size: 223,274 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 37A

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters* Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2015 5019 37A 2 0
2014 5020 37A 2 2 100 2 32.83 14.33
2013 5020 37A 2 2 100 2 35.12 13.88
2012 5018 37A 2 2 100 2 35.06 15.13
2011 5018 37A 2 2 100 2 32.44 14.69
2010 5018 37A 2 1 50 28.125 12.75
2009 5018 37A 2 2 100 33.75 14
2008 5018 37A 1 1 100 37.5 15.5
2007 5018 37A 1 0 0
2006 5017 37A 1 1 100 31.38 14.25
2005 5017 37A 1 1 100 32.5 14
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 5019 37A 1 101 2 2 68 0 0 2 2
2014 5020 37A 1 215 2 1 102 0 0 2 2
2013 5020 37A 1 88 2 2 78 0 0 2 2
2012 5018 37A 1 153 2 1 56 0 0 2 2
2011 5018 37A 1 40 2 5 36 0 0 2 2
2010 5018 37A 1 71 2 3 43 0 0 2 2
2009 5018 37A 1 133 2 2 26 0 0 2 2
2008 5018 37A 1 45 1 2 14 0 0 1 1
2007 5018 37A 1 20 1 5 26 0 0 1 1
2006 5017 37A 1 29 1 3 39 0 0 1 1
2005 5017 37A 1 178 1 1 141 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 5019 37A 1 27 1 4 74 1 1 2 2
2014 5020 37A 1 53 1 2 162 1 1 2 2
2013 5020 37A 1 27 1 4 61 1 2 2 2
2012 5018 37A 1 51 2 4 102 0 0 2 2
2011 5018 37A 1 25 1 4 15 1 7 2 2
2010 5018 37A 1 32 2 6 39 0 0 2 2
2009 5018 37A 1 54 2 4 79 0 0 2 2
2008 5018 37A 1 19 0 0 26 1 4 1 1
2007 5018 37A 1 17 1 6 3 0 0 1 1
2006 5017 37A 1 19 1 5 10 0 0 1 1
2005 5017 37A 1 47 0 0 131 1 1 1 1
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 64.41 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 64.41%
Graph illustrating 26.27 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 26.27%
Graph illustrating 5.85 percent Private 5.85%
Graph illustrating 3.34 percent State of Idaho 3.34%
Graph illustrating 0.13 percent Other 0.13%

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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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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.

Land Use/Land Cover

Graph illustrating 56.6% Rangeland 56.6 %
Graph illustrating 36.32% Forest 36.32 %
Graph illustrating 4.29% Irrigated-Gravity Flow 4.29 %
Graph illustrating 2.79% Irrigated-Sprinkler 2.79 %
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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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