CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
April 25, 2013
Moose, sheep and goat hunt applications due
By Niels Nokkentved, IDFG
The deadline for moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat controlled hunt applications is fast approaching.
Hunters have until April 30 to apply for these hunts.
In response to moose
population changes, primarily in the
For bighorn sheep in the Salmon Regions, Hunt Area 27-4 was split into two separate hunt areas; the portion of hunt area 27-4 within unit 27 will be Hunt Area 27-5 with two tags, and the portion of 27-4 that falls in the Yankee Fork Drainage in unit 36 will be Hunt Area 36 with one tag.
The only change for mountain goats is in the Upper Snake Region where hunt area 51 is closed, eliminating three tags.
Apply at Fish and Game offices
or license vendors, or apply using a credit card by telephone or over the
Internet. Telephone applications may be made at
Each applicant must possess a
For moose, goat and sheep hunt applications only, the entire application fee must be paid with the application. All but the $6.25 application fee ($14.75 for nonresidents), will be refunded to those who do not draw. The resident application, including permit fee, costs $173; nonresidents pay $2,116.50.
Unsuccessful resident applicants will receive a refund of $166.75; unsuccessful nonresident applicants will receive a refund of $2,101.75.
Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than April 30.
Hunters who apply for moose, goat and sheep may not apply for other controlled hunts in the same year except for unlimited controlled hunts, extra deer, elk or antelope hunts, controlled bear hunts or depredation hunts. Those who draw a moose, goat or sheep permit may not apply to hunt the same species for two years, even if they don't kill an animal.
Any person who has killed an
antlered moose in