Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 28-3*
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5014 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 28-3*
That portion of Unit 28 within the Salmon River drainage, downstream from the Leesburg Stage Road/Forest Service Road 002 to the mouth of Pine Creek; but excluding the Pine Creek drainage, and that portion of Unit 21 upstream of the Spring Creek Road (Forest Service Road 038); and all of Unit 21A. Area Size: 387,340 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 21 21A 28

Statistics

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5014 28-3* 2 1 50 1 35.5 15
2017 5014 28-3* 2 2 100 34.88 15.06
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 5014 28-3* 1 32 2 6 12 0 0 2 2
2017 5014 28-3* 1 90 2 2 31 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 5014 28-3* 1 10 1 10 22 1 5 2 2
2017 5014 28-3* 1 40 1 2 50 1 2 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.

Where to purchase

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