Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 27-2
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5009 6 Tags

8/30/2020 - 10/13/2020

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
  • Limited access

This wilderness hunt area encompasses extreme terrain with limited access, but provides good hunting opportunity, but lower harvest success rates are expected.

Hunt Area 27-2
That portion of Unit 27 east of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River upstream from its mouth to the Waterfall Creek Trail (Forest Service Trail 045). Area Size: 44,525 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 27

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5008 27-1 12 4 33 4 33.375 14.28125
2018 5009 27-2 6 2 33 2 36.375 14.3125
2018 5011 27-4* 3 2 67 2 33.125 14.625
2017 5008 27-1 12 2 17 32.5 15.44
2017 5009 27-2 6 2 33 32.19 13.81
2017 5011 27-4* 3 3 100 38.5 14.96
2016 5008 27-1 12 5 42 5 35.85 14.6
2016 5009 27-2 6 1 17 1 32 14.25
2016 5011 27-4* 2 2 100 2 35.75 15
2015 5008 27-1 12 3 3 34.33 14.58
2015 5009 27-2 6 0
2015 5011 27-4* 2 1 1 38.75 16
2014 5007 27-1 12 1 8 1 35 14.25
2014 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 30.12 13.75
2014 5011 27-5* 2 2 100 2 33.69 14.75
2013 5007 27-1 12 5 42 5 29.58 14.35
2013 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 22.38 19.44
2013 5011 27-5 2 2 100 2 34.88 14
2012 5007 27-1 12 2 17 2 31.88 14.56
2012 5008 27-2 6 3 50 3 30.25 13.96
2011 5007 27-1 12 2 17 2 29 13.94
2011 5008 27-2 6 2 33 2 31.75 13.88
2010 5007 27-1 12 6 50 29.563 11.875
2010 5008 27-2 6 2 33 33.813 14.563
2009 5007 27-1 12 4 33 29.19 14.41
2009 5008 27-2 6 1 17 33 15
2008 5008 27-1 8 0 0
2008 5009 27-2 6 4 67 30.59 13.69
2007 5008 27-1 8 2 25 32.81 14.31
2007 5009 27-2 6 4 67 35.94 14.75
2006 5008 27-1 15 2 13 33.62 15.44
2006 5009 27-2 6 2 33 24.5 12.75
2005 5008 27-1 15 5 33 31.5 14.65
2005 5009 27-2 6 0 0
2004 5008 27-1 12 3 25 32.58 14.88
2004 5009 27-2 7 4 57 29 14.04
2003 5008 27-1 12 2 17 35.25 16.19
2003 5009 27-2 6 2 33 28.75 13.88
2002 5008 27-1 12 2 17 27.88 13.75
2002 5009 27-2 6 0 0
2001 5008 27-1 12 4 33 32 14.25
2001 5009 27-2 6 5 83 33.62 15.5
2000 5007 27-1 12 1 8 33.75 15.5
2000 5008 27-2 6 3 50 34.67 14.58
2000 5010 27-4 3 1 33 33.5 14.62
Source: Harvest Statistics Database compiled from 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
2019 5008 27-1 1 88 12 14 46 0 0 12 12
2019 5009 27-2 1 72 6 8 48 0 0 6 6
2019 5011 27-4 1 36 3 8 15 0 0 3 3
2018 5008 27-1 1 87 12 14 32 0 0 12 12
2018 5009 27-2 1 56 6 11 38 0 0 6 6
2018 5011 27-4* 1 119 3 3 26 0 0 3 3
2017 5008 27-1 1 120 12 10 39 0 0 12 12
2017 5009 27-2 1 48 6 12 37 0 0 6 6
2017 5011 27-4* 1 65 3 5 24 0 0 3 3
2016 5008 27-1 1 60 12 20 36 0 0 12 12
2016 5009 27-2 1 27 6 22 24 0 0 6 6
2016 5011 27-4* 1 56 2 4 11 0 0 2 2
2015 5008 27-1 1 54 12 22 27 0 0 12 12
2015 5009 27-2 1 61 6 10 25 0 0 6 6
2015 5011 27-4* 1 31 2 6 5 0 0 2 2
2014 5007 27-1 1 50 12 24 22 0 0 12 12
2014 5008 27-2 1 30 6 20 22 0 0 6 6
2014 5011 27-5* 1 50 2 4 16 0 0 2 2
2013 5007 27-1 1 61 12 20 18 0 0 12 12
2013 5008 27-2 1 43 6 14 20 0 0 6 6
2013 5011 27-5 1 21 2 10 4 0 0 2 2
2012 5007 27-1 1 48 12 25 24 0 0 12 12
2012 5008 27-2 1 48 6 12 14 0 0 6 6
2011 5007 27-1 1 42 12 29 25 0 0 12 12
2011 5008 27-2 1 43 6 14 14 0 0 6 6
2010 5007 27-1 1 58 12 21 22 0 0 12 12
2010 5008 27-2 1 51 6 12 25 0 0 6 6
2009 5007 27-1 1 56 12 21 25 0 0 12 12
2009 5008 27-2 1 63 6 10 39 0 0 6 6
2008 5008 27-1 1 44 8 18 28 0 0 8 8
2008 5009 27-2 1 88 6 7 60 0 0 6 6
2007 5008 27-1 1 29 8 28 20 0 0 8 8
2007 5009 27-2 1 53 6 11 23 0 0 6 6
2006 5008 27-1 1 75 15 20 36 0 0 15 15
2006 5009 27-2 1 48 6 12 63 0 0 6 6
2005 5008 27-1 1 75 15 20 41 0 0 15 15
2005 5009 27-2 1 48 6 12 37 0 0 6 6
2004 5008 27-1 1 42 12 28 18 0 0 12 12
2004 5009 27-2 1 35 6 17 40 0 0 6 6
2003 5008 27-1 1 39 12 30 28 0 0 12 12
2003 5009 27-2 1 43 6 14 35 0 0 6 6
2002 5008 27-1 1 61 12 19 38 0 0 12 12
2002 5009 27-2 1 58 6 10 49 0 0 6 6
2001 5008 27-1 1 38 12 31 39 0 0 12 12
2001 5009 27-2 1 43 6 14 34 0 0 6 6
2000 5007 27-1 1 51 12 23 27 0 0 12 12
2000 5008 27-2 1 64 6 9 62 0 0 6 6
2000 5010 27-4 1 22 3 13 10 0 0 3 3
1999 5007 27-1 1 60 12 20 54 0 0 12 12
1999 5008 27-2 1 99 6 6 60 0 0 6 6
1999 5010 27-4 1 36 3 8 12 0 0 3 3
1998 5007 27-1 1 58 12 20 30 0 0 12 12
1998 5008 27-2 1 42 6 14 57 0 0 6 6
1998 5010 27-4 1 36 3 8 19 0 0 3 3
Source: 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
2019 5008 27-1 1 60 12 20 28 0 0 12 12
2019 5009 27-2 1 45 6 13 27 0 0 6 6
2019 5011 27-4 1 23 3 13 13 0 0 3 3
2018 5008 27-1 1 47 12 26 40 0 0 12 12
2018 5009 27-2 1 40 6 15 16 0 0 6 6
2018 5011 27-4* 1 59 3 5 60 0 0 3 3
2017 5008 27-1 1 68 12 18 52 0 0 12 12
2017 5009 27-2 1 29 6 21 19 0 0 6 6
2017 5011 27-4* 1 26 2 8 39 1 3 3 3
2016 5008 27-1 1 29 12 41 31 0 0 12 12
2016 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 5 0 0 6 6
2016 5011 27-4* 1 22 2 9 34 0 0 2 2
2015 5008 27-1 1 39 11 28 15 1 7 12 12
2015 5009 27-2 1 46 6 13 15 0 0 6 6
2015 5011 27-4* 1 21 2 10 10 0 0 2 2
2014 5007 27-1 1 30 12 40 20 0 0 12 12
2014 5008 27-2 1 17 6 35 13 0 0 6 6
2014 5011 27-5* 1 15 2 13 35 0 0 2 2
2013 5007 27-1 1 43 12 28 18 0 0 12 12
2013 5008 27-2 1 28 6 21 15 0 0 6 6
2013 5011 27-5 1 16 1 6 5 1 20 2 2
2012 5007 27-1 1 35 12 34 13 0 0 12 12
2012 5008 27-2 1 30 6 20 18 0 0 6 6
2011 5007 27-1 1 33 12 36 9 0 0 12 12
2011 5008 27-2 1 22 6 27 21 0 0 6 6
2010 5007 27-1 1 42 12 29 16 0 0 12 12
2010 5008 27-2 1 27 6 22 24 0 0 6 6
2009 5007 27-1 1 37 12 32 19 0 0 12 12
2009 5008 27-2 1 32 5 16 31 1 3 6 6
2008 5008 27-1 1 22 8 36 22 0 0 8 8
2008 5009 27-2 1 38 5 13 50 1 2 6 6
2007 5008 27-1 1 20 8 40 9 0 0 8 8
2007 5009 27-2 1 29 6 21 24 0 0 6 6
2006 5008 27-1 1 51 15 29 24 0 0 15 15
2006 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 26 0 0 6 6
2005 5008 27-1 1 42 15 36 33 0 0 15 15
2005 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 26 0 0 6 6
2004 5008 27-1 1 27 12 44 15 0 0 12 12
2004 5009 27-2 1 22 6 27 13 0 0 6 6
2003 5008 27-1 1 24 12 50 15 0 0 12 12
2003 5009 27-2 1 23 6 26 20 0 0 6 6
2002 5008 27-1 1 39 11 28 22 1 4 12 12
2002 5009 27-2 1 33 5 15 25 1 4 6 6
2001 5008 27-1 1 26 11 42 12 1 8 12 12
2001 5009 27-2 1 26 5 19 17 1 5 6 6
2000 5007 27-1 1 38 11 28 13 1 7 12 12
2000 5008 27-2 1 33 5 15 31 1 3 6 6
2000 5010 27-4 1 9 2 22 13 1 7 3 3
1999 5007 27-1 1 43 11 25 17 1 5 12 12
1999 5008 27-2 1 46 5 10 53 1 1 6 6
1999 5010 27-4 1 11 2 18 25 1 4 3 3
1998 5007 27-1 1 27 11 40 31 1 3 12 12
1998 5008 27-2 1 24 5 20 18 1 5 6 6
1998 5010 27-4 1 19 2 10 17 1 5 3 3
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Sheep Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Sheep Tag
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee
  • Handicapped Motor Vehicle Permit*

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
* Indicates this item is optional.

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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 99.79 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 44,434 acres   99.8%
Graph illustrating 0.21 percent Other 92 acres   0.2%

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

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