Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 27-3*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5010 4 Tags

8/30/2018 - 10/13/2018

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.

Map

Hunt Area 27-3*
That portion of Unit 27 east of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River upstream from the Waterfall Creek Trail (Forest Service Trail 045) to and including the Camas Creek drainage on the north side of Camas Creek, and that portion of Unit 28 within the Camas Creek drainage north of Camas Creek and west of the Silver Creek-Meyers Cove Road (Forest Service Road 108). Area Size: 163,234 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 27 28

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5010 27-3* 4 1 25 1 35.25 15.25
2017 5010 27-3* 4 3 75 33.92 14.5
2016 5010 27-3* 4 2 50 2 35 14.75
2015 5010 27-3* 4 2 2 32.62 14.38
2014 5009 27-3* 4 3 75 3 28.83 13.75
2013 5009 27-3* 4 2 50 2 17 11.25
2012 5009 27-3* 5 4 80 4 29.88 14.38
2011 5009 27-3* 4 1 25 1 25 12.75
2010 5009 27-3* 4 0 0
2009 5009 27-3* 4 3 75 34.64 14.55
2008 5010 27-3* 4 1 25 34.75 14.25
2007 5010 27-3* 4 1 25 30.5 14
2006 5010 27-3* 4 3 75 33.42 13.67
2005 5010 27-3* 4 2 50 28.19 13.38
2004 5010 27-3 2 2 100 32.5 14.25
2003 5010 27-3 2 1 50 24.25 14.13
2002 5010 27-3 2 2 100 31.88 14.88
2001 5010 27-3 2 1 50
2000 5009 27-3 2 0 0
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
2018 5010 27-3* 1 41 4 10 14 0 0 4 4
2017 5010 27-3* 1 81 4 5 12 0 0 4 4
2016 5010 27-3* 1 26 4 15 9 0 0 4 4
2015 5010 27-3* 1 70 4 6 9 0 0 4 4
2014 5009 27-3* 1 42 4 10 13 0 0 4 4
2013 5009 27-3* 1 51 4 8 15 0 0 4 4
2012 5009 27-3* 1 27 4 15 17 0 0 4 4
2011 5009 27-3* 1 32 4 12 6 0 0 4 4
2010 5009 27-3* 1 55 4 7 17 0 0 4 4
2009 5009 27-3* 1 37 4 11 25 0 0 4 4
2008 5010 27-3* 1 54 4 7 16 0 0 4 4
2007 5010 27-3* 1 91 4 4 25 0 0 4 4
2006 5010 27-3* 1 69 4 6 32 0 0 4 4
2005 5010 27-3* 1 41 4 10 26 0 0 4 4
2004 5010 27-3 1 29 2 6 27 0 0 2 2
2003 5010 27-3 1 29 2 6 35 0 0 2 2
2002 5010 27-3 1 15 2 13 15 0 0 2 2
2001 5010 27-3 1 21 2 9 21 0 0 2 2
2000 5009 27-3 1 51 2 3 53 0 0 2 2
1999 5009 27-3 1 36 2 5 34 0 0 2 2
1998 5009 27-3 1 27 2 7 11 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
2018 5010 27-3* 1 32 4 12 9 0 0 4 4
2017 5010 27-3* 1 33 4 12 48 0 0 4 4
2016 5010 27-3* 1 21 4 19 5 0 0 4 4
2015 5010 27-3* 1 25 4 16 45 0 0 4 4
2014 5009 27-3* 1 24 3 12 18 1 6 4 4
2013 5009 27-3* 1 18 4 22 33 0 0 4 4
2012 5009 27-3* 1 10 4 40 17 0 0 4 4
2011 5009 27-3* 1 17 4 24 15 0 0 4 4
2010 5009 27-3* 1 31 4 13 24 0 0 4 4
2009 5009 27-3* 1 17 4 24 20 0 0 4 4
2008 5010 27-3* 1 28 4 14 26 0 0 4 4
2007 5010 27-3* 1 26 4 15 65 0 0 4 4
2006 5010 27-3* 1 25 4 16 44 0 0 4 4
2005 5010 27-3* 1 29 4 14 12 0 0 4 4
2004 5010 27-3 1 12 2 16 17 0 0 2 2
2003 5010 27-3 1 17 2 11 12 0 0 2 2
2002 5010 27-3 1 6 2 33 9 0 0 2 2
2001 5010 27-3 1 10 1 10 11 1 9 2 2
2000 5009 27-3 1 9 1 11 42 1 2 2 2
1999 5009 27-3 1 13 1 7 23 1 4 2 2
1998 5009 27-3 1 8 2 25 19 0 0 2 2
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
  • 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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