Rocky Mtn Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 30
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Controlled Hunt 5015 2 Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/13/2019

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.

Hunt Area 30
All of Units 30 and 30A. Area Size: 433,021 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 30 30A

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 5015 30* 2 1 50 1 31.25 14.5
2017 5015 30* 2 1 50 29 12.88
2016 5014 30* 2 1 50 1 31 13.5
2015 5014 30* 2 2 2 30 13.5
2014 5015 30* 2 1 50 1 32 14.5
2013 5015 30* 2 2 100 2 29 14.38
2012 5014 30* 2 2 100 2 33.19 15.19
2011 5014 30* 2 1 50 1 24.5 13.5
2010 5014 30* 1 0 0
2009 5014 30* 2 0 0
2008 5014 30* 2 2 100 31.12 13.5
2007 5014 30* 2 2 100 29.31 13.06
2006 5014 30* 2 2 100 27 13.31
2005 5014 30* 2 2 100 28 13.06
2004 5014 30 2 2 100 30.75 13.33
2003 5014 30 2 2 100 30.75 14.25
2002 5013 30 2 1 50 36.75 15.5
2001 5013 30 2 2 100 32.5 13.88
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
2019 5015 30 1 49 2 4 14 0 0 2 2
2018 5015 30* 1 56 2 4 10 0 0 2 2
2017 5015 30* 1 43 2 5 13 0 0 2 2
2016 5014 30* 1 60 2 3 10 0 0 2 2
2015 5014 30* 1 62 2 3 13 0 0 2 2
2014 5015 30* 1 46 2 4 16 0 0 2 2
2013 5015 30* 1 49 2 4 19 0 0 2 2
2012 5014 30* 1 36 2 6 9 0 0 2 2
2011 5014 30* 1 39 2 5 13 0 0 2 2
2010 5014 30* 1 50 2 4 13 0 0 2 2
2009 5014 30* 1 83 2 2 22 0 0 2 2
2008 5014 30* 1 71 2 3 21 0 0 2 2
2007 5014 30* 1 79 2 3 17 0 0 2 2
2006 5014 30* 1 97 2 2 51 0 0 2 2
2005 5014 30* 1 110 2 2 60 0 0 2 2
2004 5014 30 1 58 2 3 35 0 0 2 2
2003 5014 30 1 78 2 2 34 0 0 2 2
2002 5013 30 1 43 2 4 29 0 0 2 2
2001 5013 30 1 96 2 2 15 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
2019 5015 30 1 19 2 11 30 0 0 2 2
2018 5015 30* 1 24 2 8 32 0 0 2 2
2017 5015 30* 1 18 2 11 25 0 0 2 2
2016 5014 30* 1 22 2 9 38 0 0 2 2
2015 5014 30* 1 28 1 4 34 1 3 2 2
2014 5015 30* 1 29 2 7 17 0 0 2 2
2013 5015 30* 1 32 2 6 17 0 0 2 2
2012 5014 30* 1 23 1 4 13 1 8 2 2
2011 5014 30* 1 24 2 8 15 0 0 2 2
2010 5014 30* 1 32 1 3 18 1 6 2 2
2009 5014 30* 1 43 1 2 40 1 2 2 2
2008 5014 30* 1 35 2 6 36 0 0 2 2
2007 5014 30* 1 37 1 3 42 1 2 2 2
2006 5014 30* 1 28 1 4 69 1 1 2 2
2005 5014 30* 1 45 2 4 65 0 0 2 2
2004 5014 30 1 34 2 5 24 0 0 2 2
2003 5014 30 1 36 2 5 42 0 0 2 2
2002 5013 30 1 31 2 6 12 0 0 2 2
2001 5013 30 1 65 1 1 31 1 3 2 2
Source: Drawing Odds Database
* Beginning in 2004, a second drawing was held for unclaimed tags.

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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Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Graph illustrating 48.98 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 212,085 acres   49%
Graph illustrating 30.88 percent U.S. Forest Service (USFS) 133,697 acres   30.9%
Graph illustrating 16.87 percent Private 73,063 acres   16.9%
Graph illustrating 3.1 percent State of Idaho 13,413 acres   3.1%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent Other 134 acres   0%
Graph illustrating 0.01 percent State of Idaho 24 acres   0%

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Land management via Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

Access Yes! is Fish and Game program designed to improve hunting and fishing access to private land or through private land to public land by compensating willing landowners who provide access.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in this hunt.