California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 55
California Bighorn Controlled Hunt 7007 2 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 55
All of Units 54 and 55 Area Size: 1,522,113 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 54 55

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 7007 55 1 94 2 2 13 0 0 2 2
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 7007 55 1 63 2 3 31 0 0 2 2
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 43.67 percent Private 664,719 acres   43.7%
Graph illustrating 27.97 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 425,683 acres   28%
Graph illustrating 24.79 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 377,407 acres   24.8%
Graph illustrating 2.81 percent State of Idaho 42,786 acres   2.8%
Graph illustrating 0.53 percent U.S. National Park Service (NPS) 8,098 acres   0.5%
Graph illustrating 0.14 percent State of Idaho 2,125 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent State of Idaho 832 acres   0.1%
Graph illustrating 0.02 percent U.S. Military 319 acres   0%

Make your own map of Hunt Area 55 California Bighorn Controlled Hunt 7007
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.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.