The application period for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat controlled hunts is fast approaching. Hunters have from April 1 through April 30 to apply for these hunts.
Applications can be completed at Fish and Game offices or license vendors with a credit card by telephone or over the Internet. Telephone applications may be made at 1-800-554-8685. Internet users may apply through Fish and Game's website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/fees/. Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than April 30.
Each applicant must possess a valid 2016 Idaho hunting or combination license to apply for a controlled hunt. Moose, goat and sheep hunt applicants must pay the tag fee along with a non-refundable application fee. Controlled hunt fees for residents is $173 or $2,116.50 for nonresidents. Only tag fees will be refunded to those who do not draw.
Drawing results will be posted on the Fish and Game website in early June.
For more information, review the 2015 & 2016 Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Seasons and Rules brochure available at all license vendors or online at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=64.