Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 37A
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5021 2 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 37A
All of Unit 37A. Area Size: 223,274 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 37A

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5021 37A 2 2 100 2 33.1875 15.1875
2017 5021 37A 2 2 100 33.12 14.12
2016 5019 37A 2 3 150 3 33.25 14.25
2015 5019 37A 2 0
2014 5020 37A 2 2 100 2 32.83 14.33
2013 5020 37A 2 2 100 2 35.12 13.88
2012 5018 37A 2 2 100 2 35.06 15.13
2011 5018 37A 2 2 100 2 32.44 14.69
2010 5018 37A 2 1 50 28.125 12.75
2009 5018 37A 2 2 100 33.75 14
2008 5018 37A 1 1 100 37.5 15.5
2007 5018 37A 1 0 0
2006 5017 37A 1 1 100 31.38 14.25
2005 5017 37A 1 1 100 32.5 14
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 5021 37A 1 113 2 2 20 0 0 2 2
2017 5021 37A 1 92 2 2 23 0 0 2 2
2016 5019 37A 1 114 2 2 69 0 0 2 2
2015 5019 37A 1 101 2 2 68 0 0 2 2
2014 5020 37A 1 215 2 1 102 0 0 2 2
2013 5020 37A 1 88 2 2 78 0 0 2 2
2012 5018 37A 1 153 2 1 56 0 0 2 2
2011 5018 37A 1 40 2 5 36 0 0 2 2
2010 5018 37A 1 71 2 3 43 0 0 2 2
2009 5018 37A 1 133 2 2 26 0 0 2 2
2008 5018 37A 1 45 1 2 14 0 0 1 1
2007 5018 37A 1 20 1 5 26 0 0 1 1
2006 5017 37A 1 29 1 3 39 0 0 1 1
2005 5017 37A 1 178 1 1 141 0 0 1 1
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 5021 37A 1 44 2 5 69 0 0 2 2
2017 5021 37A 1 20 1 5 72 1 1 2 2
2016 5019 37A 1 35 1 3 79 1 1 2 2
2015 5019 37A 1 27 1 4 74 1 1 2 2
2014 5020 37A 1 53 1 2 162 1 1 2 2
2013 5020 37A 1 27 1 4 61 1 2 2 2
2012 5018 37A 1 51 2 4 102 0 0 2 2
2011 5018 37A 1 25 1 4 15 1 7 2 2
2010 5018 37A 1 32 2 6 39 0 0 2 2
2009 5018 37A 1 54 2 4 79 0 0 2 2
2008 5018 37A 1 19 0 0 26 1 4 1 1
2007 5018 37A 1 17 1 6 3 0 0 1 1
2006 5017 37A 1 19 1 5 10 0 0 1 1
2005 5017 37A 1 47 0 0 131 1 1 1 1
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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