Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 26*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5006 4 Tags

8/30/2011 - 10/13/2011

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 26*
All of Unit 26 and that portion of Unit 20A within the Middle Fork of the Salmon River drainage upstream from Papoose Creek-Papoose Lake-Coyote Springs and that portion of Unit 27 on the west side of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River from Big Creek upstream to and including the Brush Creek drainage. Area Size: 437,454 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 20A 26 27

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2017 5007 26* 4 3 75 33.71 14.25
2016 5007 26* 4 2 50 2 35.44 14
2015 5007 26* 4 3 3 37.21 16.12
2014 5006 26* 4 1 25 1 26.5 13.5
2013 5006 26* 4 1 25 1 14.63 32.12
2012 5006 26* 4 1 25 1 25.5 13.5
2011 5006 26* 4 1 25 1 34.25 13.88
2010 5006 26* 4 2 50 33.875 14.25
2009 5006 26* 4 2 50 30.19 12.94
2008 5007 26* 4 1 25 26.5 14
2007 5007 26* 4 2 50 29.94 14.06
2006 5007 26* 2 2 100 34.62 15.31
2005 5007 26* 2 0 0
2004 5007 26 2 2 100 31.75 13.81
2003 5007 26 2 0 0
2002 5007 26 6 2 33 34.88 14
2001 5007 26 6 2 33 27.38 14.62
2000 5006 26 6 4 67 33.29 14.47
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
2017 5007 26* 1 49 4 8 18 0 0 4 4
2016 5007 26* 1 67 4 6 19 0 0 4 4
2015 5007 26* 1 32 4 12 15 0 0 4 4
2014 5006 26* 1 29 4 14 7 0 0 4 4
2013 5006 26* 1 26 4 15 14 0 0 4 4
2012 5006 26* 1 36 4 11 15 0 0 4 4
2011 5006 26* 1 33 4 12 11 0 0 4 4
2010 5006 26* 1 29 4 14 21 0 0 4 4
2009 5006 26* 1 36 4 11 16 0 0 4 4
2008 5007 26* 1 37 4 11 15 0 0 4 4
2007 5007 26* 1 34 4 12 14 0 0 4 4
2006 5007 26* 1 23 2 9 10 0 0 2 2
2005 5007 26* 1 14 2 14 12 0 0 2 2
2004 5007 26 1 37 2 5 32 0 0 2 2
2003 5007 26 1 27 2 7 16 0 0 2 2
2002 5007 26 1 25 6 24 18 0 0 6 6
2001 5007 26 1 69 6 8 49 0 0 6 6
2000 5006 26 1 100 6 6 46 0 0 6 6
1999 5006 26 1 84 6 7 52 0 0 6 6
1998 5006 26 1 67 6 9 58 0 0 6 6
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
2017 5007 26* 1 33 4 12 16 0 0 4 4
2016 5007 26* 1 40 4 10 27 0 0 4 4
2015 5007 26* 1 19 4 21 13 0 0 4 4
2014 5006 26* 1 16 4 25 13 0 0 4 4
2013 5006 26* 1 17 4 24 9 0 0 4 4
2012 5006 26* 1 23 4 17 13 0 0 4 4
2011 5006 26* 1 17 3 18 16 1 6 4 4
2010 5006 26* 1 20 4 20 9 0 0 4 4
2009 5006 26* 1 24 4 17 12 0 0 4 4
2008 5007 26* 1 23 4 17 14 0 0 4 4
2007 5007 26* 1 19 3 16 15 1 7 4 4
2006 5007 26* 1 15 2 13 8 0 0 2 2
2005 5007 26* 1 2 2 100 12 0 0 2 2
2004 5007 26 1 15 2 13 22 0 0 2 2
2003 5007 26 1 16 2 12 11 0 0 2 2
2002 5007 26 1 7 5 71 18 1 5 6 6
2001 5007 26 1 37 5 13 32 1 3 6 6
2000 5006 26 1 22 5 22 78 1 1 6 6
1999 5006 26 1 39 5 12 45 1 2 6 6
1998 5006 26 1 32 5 15 35 1 2 6 6
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

Tags, Permits & Fees

Resident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Sheep Tag 2011
  • Controlled Hunt Application Fee 2011

NonResident Tags and Permits

  • Adult Sheep Tag 2011

A valid hunting license is required for all hunting and trapping activities.
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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 99.08 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 99.08%
Graph illustrating 0.49 percent State of Idaho 0.49%
Graph illustrating 0.38 percent Private 0.38%
Graph illustrating 0.05 percent Other 0.05%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

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Forest Service Land

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Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

Land Use/Land Cover

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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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