California Sheep Controlled Hunt Ram Season

Hunt Area 46-1
California Bighorn Controlled Hunt 7006 3 Tags

8/30/2019 - 10/8/2019

Species
Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
Rams Only California 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 46-1
Those portions of Units 46 and 47 within the Bruneau and Jarbidge River drainages and Unit 41 east of State Highway 51. Area Size: 1,314,510 acres
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More information about the Game Management Unit(s) in this hunt: 41 46 47

Controlled Hunt Harvest Statistics

Year Hunt# Area Hunters Harvest Success% Days Rams Ewes Avg. Horn Length (in.) Avg. Horn Circum. (in.)
2018 7006 46-1* 3 2 67 2 32.625 13.9375
2018 7007 46-2* 2 0 0
2017 7006 46-1* 3 2 67 32.81 14.56
2017 7007 46-2* 2 1 50 25 12.5
2016 7006 46-1* 3 2 67 2 30.25 14.12
2016 7007 46-2* 2 1 50 1 30.5 15
2015 7006 46-1* 3 3 3 31.25 14.5
2015 7007 46-2* 2 0
2014 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 31.54 13.71
2014 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 36.19 15.5
2013 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 32.67 14.71
2013 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 30.69 14.12
2012 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 32.92 14.83
2012 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 32.5 15
2011 7006 46-1* 3 3 100 3 31.79 14
2011 7007 46-2* 2 2 100 2 28.5 13.88
2010 7006 46* 3 3 100 34.667 15.875
2009 7006 46* 3 3 100 33.92 14.54
2008 7005 46* 3 3 100 28.62 13.29
2007 7005 46* 3 3 100 28.62 14
2006 7004 46* 3 2 67 27.56 14.06
2005 7004 46* 3 1 33 32.25 16.5
2004 7004 46 2 2 100 31.62 13.62
2003 7004 46 2 2 100 28.12 13.5
2000 7009 46 6 3 50 27.08 12.96
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 7006 46-1 1 80 2 2 26 0 0 2 2
2018 7006 46-1* 1 121 3 2 23 0 0 3 3
2017 7006 46-1* 1 122 3 2 50 0 0 3 3
2017 7007 46-2* 1 74 2 3 45 0 0 2 2
2016 7006 46-1* 1 138 3 2 39 0 0 3 3
2016 7007 46-2* 1 86 2 2 70 0 0 2 2
2015 7006 46-1* 1 181 3 2 45 0 0 3 3
2015 7007 46-2* 1 117 2 2 88 0 0 2 2
2014 7006 46-1* 1 117 3 3 59 0 0 3 3
2014 7007 46-2* 1 114 2 2 67 0 0 2 2
2013 7006 46-1* 1 215 3 1 45 0 0 3 3
2013 7007 46-2* 1 76 2 3 96 0 0 2 2
2012 7006 46-1* 1 159 3 2 42 0 0 3 3
2012 7007 46-2* 1 119 2 2 60 0 0 2 2
2011 7006 46-1* 1 146 3 2 41 0 0 3 3
2011 7007 46-2* 1 94 2 2 76 0 0 2 2
2010 7006 46* 1 209 3 1 48 0 0 3 3
2009 7006 46* 1 80 3 4 26 0 0 3 3
2008 7005 46* 1 111 3 3 37 0 0 3 3
2007 7005 46* 1 93 3 3 33 0 0 3 3
2006 7004 46* 1 110 3 3 45 0 0 3 3
2005 7004 46* 1 101 3 3 24 0 0 3 3
2004 7004 46 1 85 2 2 35 0 0 2 2
2003 7004 46 1 77 2 2 22 0 0 2 2
2000 7009 46 1 76 6 7 19 0 0 6 6
1999 7009 46 1 190 6 3 51 0 0 6 6
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 7006 46-1 1 44 2 5 36 0 0 2 2
2018 7006 46-1* 1 70 3 4 51 0 0 3 3
2017 7006 46-1* 1 59 2 3 63 1 2 3 3
2017 7007 46-2* 1 27 1 4 47 1 2 2 2
2016 7006 46-1* 1 56 3 5 82 0 0 3 3
2016 7007 46-2* 1 28 1 4 58 1 2 2 2
2015 7006 46-1* 1 74 3 4 107 0 0 3 3
2015 7007 46-2* 1 42 2 5 75 0 0 2 2
2014 7006 46-1* 1 57 2 4 60 1 2 3 3
2014 7007 46-2* 1 56 2 4 58 0 0 2 2
2013 7006 46-1* 1 84 3 4 131 0 0 3 3
2013 7007 46-2* 1 27 2 7 49 0 0 2 2
2012 7006 46-1* 1 52 3 6 107 0 0 3 3
2012 7007 46-2* 1 34 1 3 85 1 1 2 2
2011 7006 46-1* 1 54 3 6 92 0 0 3 3
2011 7007 46-2* 1 26 1 4 68 1 1 2 2
2010 7006 46* 1 73 3 4 136 0 0 3 3
2009 7006 46* 1 60 3 5 20 0 0 3 3
2008 7005 46* 1 52 3 6 59 0 0 3 3
2007 7005 46* 1 42 2 5 51 1 2 3 3
2006 7004 46* 1 40 3 8 70 0 0 3 3
2005 7004 46* 1 52 2 4 49 1 2 3 3
2004 7004 46 1 20 1 5 65 1 1 2 2
2003 7004 46 1 25 1 4 52 1 1 2 2
2000 7009 46 1 60 5 8 16 1 6 6 6
1999 7009 46 1 117 5 4 73 1 1 6 6
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

Learn more about IDFG Licenses, Tags & Permits
 

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 81.62 percent U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 1,072,904 acres   81.6%
Graph illustrating 5.97 percent Private 78,515 acres   6%
Graph illustrating 5.41 percent State of Idaho 71,170 acres   5.4%
Graph illustrating 4.03 percent Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs 53,033 acres   4%
Graph illustrating 2.92 percent U.S. Military 38,365 acres   2.9%
Graph illustrating 0.03 percent State of Idaho 438 acres   0%

Make your own map of Hunt Area 46-1 California Bighorn Controlled Hunt 7006
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.