Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 27L*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5024 2 Tags

10/14/2018 - 10/31/2018

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 27L*
That portion of Unit 20A within the Middle Fork of the Salmon River drainage, and that portion of Unit 27 on the west side of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River downstream from but excluding the Pistol Creek drainage and the east side of the Middle Fork of the Salmon River downstream from but excluding the Camas Creek drainage. Area Size: 398,015 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 20A 27

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5024 27L* 2 1 50 1 34.75 14.75
2017 5024 27L* 2 2 100 35.38 15.12
2016 5022 27L* 2 2 100 2 34.38 14.88
2015 5022 27L* 2 2 2 34.88 15.06
2014 5023 27L* 2 1 50 1 38 15.5
2013 5023 27L* 2 2 100 2 29.5 13.25
2012 5021 27L* 2 2 100 2 24.5 24.94
2011 5021 27L* 2 1 50 1 27.62 13.5
2010 5021 27L* 2 0 0
2009 5021 27L* 2 2 100 33.12 14.69
2008 5021 27L* 2 2 100 36.31 14.44
2007 5021 27L* 2 1 50 31.12 15
2006 5019 27L* 2 1 50 33 15
2005 5019 27L* 2 1 50 26.75 13
2004 5018 27L 2 1 50 31.5 14.4
2003 5018 27L 2 1 50 33 15
2002 5017 27L 2 0 0
2001 5017 27L 2 2 100 32.38 14.25
2000 5015 27L 2 2 100 31.94 13.81
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 5024 27L* 1 51 2 4 17 0 0 2 2
2017 5024 27L* 1 40 2 5 24 0 0 2 2
2016 5022 27L* 1 65 2 3 25 0 0 2 2
2015 5022 27L* 1 40 2 5 16 0 0 2 2
2014 5023 27L* 1 44 2 5 18 0 0 2 2
2013 5023 27L* 1 63 2 3 13 0 0 2 2
2012 5021 27L* 1 28 2 7 19 0 0 2 2
2011 5021 27L* 1 31 2 6 20 0 0 2 2
2010 5021 27L* 1 87 2 2 69 0 0 2 2
2009 5021 27L* 1 208 2 1 86 0 0 2 2
2008 5021 27L* 1 43 2 5 25 0 0 2 2
2007 5021 27L* 1 25 2 8 21 0 0 2 2
2006 5019 27L* 1 29 2 7 7 0 0 2 2
2005 5019 27L* 1 19 2 11 52 0 0 2 2
2004 5018 27L 1 55 2 3 20 0 0 2 2
2003 5018 27L 1 61 2 3 20 0 0 2 2
2002 5017 27L 1 74 2 2 47 0 0 2 2
2001 5017 27L 1 80 2 2 105 0 0 2 2
2000 5015 27L 1 88 2 2 72 0 0 2 2
1999 5015 27L 1 98 2 2 84 0 0 2 2
1998 5016 27-L 1 106 2 1 53 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 5024 27L* 1 24 2 8 27 0 0 2 2
2017 5024 27L* 1 21 2 10 19 0 0 2 2
2016 5022 27L* 1 30 2 7 35 0 0 2 2
2015 5022 27L* 1 20 2 10 20 0 0 2 2
2014 5023 27L* 1 19 2 11 25 0 0 2 2
2013 5023 27L* 1 28 1 4 35 1 3 2 2
2012 5021 27L* 1 17 2 12 11 0 0 2 2
2011 5021 27L* 1 20 2 10 11 0 0 2 2
2010 5021 27L* 1 14 2 14 73 0 0 2 2
2009 5021 27L* 1 26 2 8 182 0 0 2 2
2008 5021 27L* 1 22 2 9 21 0 0 2 2
2007 5021 27L* 1 17 2 12 8 0 0 2 2
2006 5019 27L* 1 12 2 17 17 0 0 2 2
2005 5019 27L* 1 10 2 20 9 0 0 2 2
2004 5018 27L 1 8 2 25 47 0 0 2 2
2003 5018 27L 1 10 1 10 51 1 2 2 2
2002 5017 27L 1 8 1 12 66 1 1 2 2
2001 5017 27L 1 11 1 9 69 1 1 2 2
2000 5015 27L 1 12 1 8 76 1 1 2 2
1999 5015 27L 1 8 1 12 90 1 1 2 2
1998 5016 27-L 1 10 1 10 96 1 1 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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