Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 37*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5019 4 Tags

8/30/2018 - 9/20/2018

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 37*
All of Unit 37 and that portion of Unit 50 east of U.S. Highway 93 and that portion of Unit 51 west of the Howe-Goldburg Road. Area Size: 1,047,726 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 37 50 51

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5019 37* 4 3 75 3 34.83 14.29
2018 5020 37* 4 4 100 4 33.0625 14.6875
2018 5100 Auction Tag - 37 1 1 100 1 35.75 15.125
2018 5101 Lottery Tag - 37 1 1 100 1 32.5 14.5
2017 5019 37* 4 3 75 35.5 14.67
2017 5020 37* 4 4 100 35.31 14.75
2016 5018 37* 6 6 100 6 35.38 14.71
2016 5100 Auction Tag - 37* 1 1 100 1 38.5 15.5
2015 5018 37* 6 5 5 33.55 14.52
2014 5019 37* 6 6 100 6 35.96 14.69
2013 5019 37* 6 3 50 3 37.17 15.12
2012 5017 37* 6 5 83 5 33.25 14.78
2011 5017 37* 6 5 83 5 32.48 14.32
2010 5017 37* 3 3 100 31.25 13.667
2009 5017 37* 3 3 100 30.25 14.18
2008 5017 37* 3 2 67 30.25 13.75
2007 5017 37* 3 3 100 33.92 14.56
2006 5016 37* 2 2 100 32.44 14.06
2005 5016 37* 2 2 100 32.44 14.56
2004 5016 37 2 1 50 34 15
2003 5016 37 2 1 50 33 14.5
2002 5015 37 2 2 100 33.17 13.93
2001 5015 37 2 2 100 30.75 13.94
2000 5013 37 3 3 100 34.25 14.71
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 5019 37* 1 262 4 2 121 0 0 4 4
2018 5020 37* 1 196 4 2 133 0 0 4 4
2017 5019 37* 1 237 4 2 91 0 0 4 4
2017 5020 37* 1 256 4 2 110 0 0 4 4
2016 5018 37* 1 429 6 1 84 0 0 6 6
2015 5018 37* 1 397 6 2 101 0 0 6 6
2014 5019 37* 1 416 6 1 123 0 0 6 6
2013 5019 37* 1 339 6 2 50 0 0 6 6
2012 5017 37* 1 209 6 3 69 0 0 6 6
2011 5017 37* 1 353 6 2 65 0 0 6 6
2010 5017 37* 1 117 3 3 48 0 0 3 3
2009 5017 37* 1 126 3 2 51 0 0 3 3
2008 5017 37* 1 99 3 3 34 0 0 3 3
2007 5017 37* 1 122 3 2 45 0 0 3 3
2006 5016 37* 1 94 2 2 56 0 0 2 2
2005 5016 37* 1 70 2 3 51 0 0 2 2
2004 5016 37 1 67 2 3 39 0 0 2 2
2003 5016 37 1 85 2 2 64 0 0 2 2
2002 5015 37 1 82 2 2 73 0 0 2 2
2001 5015 37 1 60 2 3 60 0 0 2 2
2000 5013 37 1 85 3 3 21 0 0 3 3
1999 5013 37 1 69 3 4 29 0 0 3 3
1998 5014 37 1 61 3 4 19 0 0 3 3
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 5019 37* 1 119 3 3 143 1 1 4 4
2018 5020 37* 1 66 4 6 130 0 0 4 4
2017 5019 37* 1 104 3 3 133 1 1 4 4
2017 5020 37* 1 120 3 2 136 1 1 4 4
2016 5018 37* 1 154 6 4 275 0 0 6 6
2015 5018 37* 1 157 5 3 240 1 0 6 6
2014 5019 37* 1 173 5 3 243 1 0 6 6
2013 5019 37* 1 133 6 5 206 0 0 6 6
2012 5017 37* 1 124 5 4 85 1 1 6 6
2011 5017 37* 1 211 5 2 142 1 1 6 6
2010 5017 37* 1 77 3 4 40 0 0 3 3
2009 5017 37* 1 66 3 5 60 0 0 3 3
2008 5017 37* 1 56 2 4 43 1 2 3 3
2007 5017 37* 1 69 3 4 53 0 0 3 3
2006 5016 37* 1 46 2 4 48 0 0 2 2
2005 5016 37* 1 34 1 3 36 1 3 2 2
2004 5016 37 1 30 2 6 37 0 0 2 2
2003 5016 37 1 48 1 2 37 1 2 2 2
2002 5015 37 1 53 2 3 29 0 0 2 2
2001 5015 37 1 25 1 4 35 1 2 2 2
2000 5013 37 1 52 2 3 33 1 3 3 3
1999 5013 37 1 47 2 4 22 1 4 3 3
1998 5014 37 1 42 2 4 19 1 5 3 3
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.

Where to purchase

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