The application period for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat controlled hunts opens this week. Applications for these hunts will be accepted April 1 through April 30.
Anyone interested in applying for controlled hunts can apply at Fish and Game offices or license vendors with a credit card by telephone or over the Internet. Telephone applications may be made at 1-800-554-8685. Internet users may apply through Fish and Game's website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/licenses/fees/.
The 2015 and 2016 Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Seasons and Rules brochure include changes in tag numbers and controlled hunt areas in response to population changes and past harvest success rates, and there are several new hunts being offered. To learn more, go to http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=64.