California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 41-2
California Bighorn Controlled Hunt 7003 4 Tags

8/30/2020 - 10/8/2020

Species
Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
Rams Only California 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.

Hunt Area 41-2
That portion of Unit 41 west of Highway 51 and south and east of the El Paso Natural Gas Pipeline. Area Size: 584,584 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 7002 41-1 2 2 100 2 31 14.5
2018 7003 41-2 4 4 100 4 29 14.21875
2017 7002 41-1 2 2 100 33.31 14
2017 7003 41-2 4 4 100 30.94 13.88
2016 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 32.88 14.62
2016 7003 41-2* 4 2 50 2 30.06 14.5
2015 7002 41-1* 2 2 2 31.88 15.31
2015 7003 41-2* 4 2 2 31.5 14.81
2014 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 32.94 14.62
2014 7003 41-2* 3 3 100 3 34.08 14.33
2013 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 29.31 13.38
2013 7003 41-2* 3 3 100 3 32.33 14.67
2012 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 30.25 13.75
2012 7003 41-2* 4 4 100 4 26.31 13.06
2011 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 2 31.88 14.25
2011 7003 41-2* 3 2 67 2 30 14.12
2010 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 34.75 15
2010 7003 41-2* 2 1 50 31.25 14.25
2009 7002 41-1* 2 2 100 25 13.5
2009 7003 41-2* 2 2 100 30.75 14.5
2008 7002 41-2* 2 2 100 32.12 14.25
2007 7002 41-2* 2 2 100 30.8 14.79
2002 7001 41 3 1 33 27.25 14
2001 7001 41 3 3 100 29.38 14.12
2000 7003 41-4 3 3 100 30.96 14.83
2000 7004 41-5 2 2 100 30.62 14.25
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 7002 41-1 1 131 2 2 44 0 0 2 2
2019 7003 41-2 1 138 4 3 62 0 0 4 4
2018 7002 41-1 1 170 2 1 66 0 0 2 2
2018 7003 41-2 1 134 4 3 64 0 0 4 4
2017 7002 41-1 1 115 2 2 40 0 0 2 2
2017 7003 41-2 1 150 4 3 63 0 0 4 4
2016 7002 41-1* 1 100 2 2 48 0 0 2 2
2016 7003 41-2* 1 118 4 3 49 0 0 4 4
2015 7002 41-1* 1 78 2 3 37 0 0 2 2
2015 7003 41-2* 1 161 4 2 41 0 0 4 4
2014 7002 41-1* 1 72 2 3 32 0 0 2 2
2014 7003 41-2* 1 112 3 3 40 0 0 3 3
2013 7002 41-1* 1 94 2 2 41 0 0 2 2
2013 7003 41-2* 1 117 3 3 56 0 0 3 3
2012 7002 41-1* 1 79 2 3 52 0 0 2 2
2012 7003 41-2* 1 84 3 4 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7002 41-1* 1 119 2 2 62 0 0 2 2
2011 7003 41-2* 1 127 3 2 58 0 0 3 3
2010 7002 41-1* 1 80 2 2 34 0 0 2 2
2010 7003 41-2* 1 68 2 3 58 0 0 2 2
2009 7002 41-1* 1 62 2 3 64 0 0 2 2
2009 7003 41-2* 1 145 2 1 42 0 0 2 2
2008 7002 41-2* 1 76 2 3 48 0 0 2 2
2007 7002 41-2* 1 74 2 3 52 0 0 2 2
2002 7001 41 1 83 3 3 33 0 0 3 3
2001 7001 41 1 67 3 4 22 0 0 3 3
2000 7003 41-4 1 38 3 7 38 0 0 3 3
2000 7004 41-5 1 44 2 4 44 0 0 2 2
1999 7003 41-4 1 43 3 7 36 0 0 3 3
1999 7004 41-5 1 34 2 5 45 0 0 2 2
1998 7001 41-1 1 95 5 5 51 0 0 5 5
1998 7002 41-2 1 72 5 6 70 0 0 5 5
1998 7003 41-4 1 110 5 4 48 0 0 5 5
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 7002 41-1 1 55 2 4 76 0 0 2 2
2019 7003 41-2 1 86 4 5 52 0 0 4 4
2018 7002 41-1 1 66 2 3 104 0 0 2 2
2018 7003 41-2 1 76 4 5 58 0 0 4 4
2017 7002 41-1 1 56 2 4 58 0 0 2 2
2017 7003 41-2 1 85 4 5 65 0 0 4 4
2016 7002 41-1* 1 40 1 2 60 1 2 2 2
2016 7003 41-2* 1 47 4 9 71 0 0 4 4
2015 7002 41-1* 1 36 1 3 42 1 2 2 2
2015 7003 41-2* 1 68 3 4 93 1 1 4 4
2014 7002 41-1* 1 36 2 6 36 0 0 2 2
2014 7003 41-2* 1 53 2 4 59 1 2 3 3
2013 7002 41-1* 1 46 1 2 48 1 2 2 2
2013 7003 41-2* 1 42 2 5 75 1 1 3 3
2012 7002 41-1* 1 37 2 5 42 0 0 2 2
2012 7003 41-2* 1 43 3 7 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7002 41-1* 1 48 2 4 71 0 0 2 2
2011 7003 41-2* 1 69 2 3 58 1 2 3 3
2010 7002 41-1* 1 25 1 4 55 1 2 2 2
2010 7003 41-2* 1 22 2 9 46 0 0 2 2
2009 7002 41-1* 1 36 1 3 26 1 4 2 2
2009 7003 41-2* 1 57 1 2 88 1 1 2 2
2008 7002 41-2* 1 25 1 4 51 1 2 2 2
2007 7002 41-2* 1 41 1 2 33 1 3 2 2
2002 7001 41 1 56 2 3 27 1 3 3 3
2001 7001 41 1 48 2 4 19 1 5 3 3
2000 7003 41-4 1 27 2 7 11 1 9 3 3
2000 7004 41-5 1 17 1 5 27 1 3 2 2
1999 7003 41-4 1 26 2 7 17 1 5 3 3
1999 7004 41-5 1 18 1 5 16 1 6 2 2
1998 7001 41-1 1 83 4 4 12 1 8 5 5
1998 7002 41-2 1 56 5 8 16 0 0 5 5
1998 7003 41-4 1 70 4 5 40 1 2 5 5
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.

Where to purchase

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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 70.11 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 409,824 acres   70.1%
Graph illustrating 15.78 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 92,254 acres   15.8%
Graph illustrating 8.08 percent State of Idaho 47,247 acres   8.1%
Graph illustrating 6.01 percent Private 35,142 acres   6%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent Other 42 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0 percent U.S. Military 12 acres   0%

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

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