Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 36B*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5018 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 36B*
All of Unit 36B; that portion of Unit 28 west of the Panther Creek Road and south of the Silver Creek- Meyers Cove Road; and that portion of Unit 27 southeast of Fly Creek Trail (Forest Service Trail 124) and northeast of the Sleeping Deer Road (Forest Service Road 086). Area Size: 460,701 acres
pdf View a High Resolution Adobe PDF Map of Hunt Area 36B*
More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 27 28 36B

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5018 36B* 4 4 100 4 31 13.625
2017 5018 36B* 4 3 75 24.62 12.71
2016 5017 36B* 4 4 100 4 33.38 14.88
2015 5017 36B* 4 4 4 30.62 14.41
2014 5018 36B* 4 3 75 3 30.5 14.54
2013 5018 36B* 4 2 50 2 34.44 14.75
2012 5016 36B* 4 3 75 3 27.33 14.17
2011 5016 36B* 4 4 100 4 30.31 14.09
2010 5016 36B* 4 4 100 32.219 14.125
2009 5016 36B* 4 1 25 32.25 15.25
2008 5016 36B* 4 1 25 36 13.5
2007 5016 36B* 4 4 100 27.91 13.41
2006 5015 36B* 4 3 75 28.54 13.33
2005 5015 36B* 4 4 100 29.56 14.12
2004 5015 36B 4 4 100 33.41 13.81
2003 5015 36B 4 3 75 30.83 13.96
2002 5014 36B 4 4 100 29.25 14.34
2001 5014 36B 4 4 100 30.28 14.13
2000 5012 36B 4 1 25 30.75 13.25
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
2018 5018 36B* 1 115 4 3 23 0 0 4 4
2017 5018 36B* 1 145 4 3 27 0 0 4 4
2016 5017 36B* 1 136 4 3 49 0 0 4 4
2015 5017 36B* 1 113 4 4 30 0 0 4 4
2014 5018 36B* 1 92 4 4 29 0 0 4 4
2013 5018 36B* 1 68 4 6 34 0 0 4 4
2012 5016 36B* 1 152 4 3 87 0 0 4 4
2011 5016 36B* 1 183 4 2 77 0 0 4 4
2010 5016 36B* 1 164 4 2 40 0 0 4 4
2009 5016 36B* 1 101 4 4 55 0 0 4 4
2008 5016 36B* 1 203 4 2 56 0 0 4 4
2007 5016 36B* 1 133 4 3 221 0 0 4 4
2006 5015 36B* 1 172 4 2 86 0 0 4 4
2005 5015 36B* 1 185 4 2 52 0 0 4 4
2004 5015 36B 1 86 4 4 40 0 0 4 4
2003 5015 36B 1 85 4 4 44 0 0 4 4
2002 5014 36B 1 74 4 5 34 0 0 4 4
2001 5014 36B 1 61 4 6 36 0 0 4 4
2000 5012 36B 1 57 4 7 41 0 0 4 4
1999 5012 36B 1 50 4 8 35 0 0 4 4
1998 5013 36B 1 57 4 7 32 0 0 4 4
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 5018 36B* 1 48 4 8 67 0 0 4 4
2017 5018 36B* 1 63 4 6 82 0 0 4 4
2016 5017 36B* 1 55 3 5 81 1 1 4 4
2015 5017 36B* 1 36 3 8 77 1 1 4 4
2014 5018 36B* 1 44 3 7 48 1 2 4 4
2013 5018 36B* 1 41 4 10 27 0 0 4 4
2012 5016 36B* 1 39 4 10 113 0 0 4 4
2011 5016 36B* 1 48 3 6 135 1 1 4 4
2010 5016 36B* 1 59 3 5 105 1 1 4 4
2009 5016 36B* 1 37 4 11 64 0 0 4 4
2008 5016 36B* 1 62 3 5 141 1 1 4 4
2007 5016 36B* 1 62 3 5 71 1 1 4 4
2006 5015 36B* 1 67 3 4 105 1 1 4 4
2005 5015 36B* 1 45 3 7 140 1 1 4 4
2004 5015 36B 1 40 3 7 46 1 2 4 4
2003 5015 36B 1 57 3 5 28 1 3 4 4
2002 5014 36B 1 39 3 7 35 1 2 4 4
2001 5014 36B 1 39 3 7 22 1 4 4 4
2000 5012 36B 1 33 3 9 24 1 4 4 4
1999 5012 36B 1 30 3 10 20 1 5 4 4
1998 5013 36B 1 31 3 9 26 1 3 4 4
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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