ID: Moose, sheep, goat applications
April is not just tax month; it’s also the month to apply for
moose, bighorn sheep and mountain goat hunts.
Applications for these controlled hunts will be accepted from
April 1 through April 30. Hunters may apply at Fish and Game
offices, license vendors, and with a credit card by telephone or
over the Internet. Telephone applications may be made at
1-800-554-8685; Internet users may apply at
Telephone and Internet applications are subject to additional
Each applicant must possess an Idaho hunting or combination
license to apply for a controlled hunt. License fees will not be
For moose, goat and sheep hunt applications only, the entire
application fee must be paid with the application. All but the
application fee – $6.25 for residents, $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
Hunters who apply for moose, goat and sheep may not apply for
any other controlled hunt in the same year except for unlimited
controlled hunts, extra deer, elk or pronghorn hunts, controlled
bear hunts or depredation hunts.
Those who draw a moose, goat or sheep permit and do not kill an
animal may not apply to hunt the same species for two years.
Any person who has harvested an antlered moose in Idaho may not
apply for any moose permit except an antlerless moose permit. Any
person who has harvested an antlerless moose in Idaho may not apply
for any moose permit except an antlered moose permit.
Any person who has killed a mountain goat in Idaho since 1977
may not apply for a mountain goat permit. Anyone who has killed a
California bighorn or a Rocky Mountain bighorn may not apply again
for the same type of sheep but may apply for the other
Several errors to map labels and boundaries have turned up in
the Idaho Fish and Game 2011-2012 Moose, Bighorn Sheep and Mountain
Goat brochure. All the hunt area descriptions are correct in the
brochure, and the maps on the Fish and Game Website and in the Hunt
Planner have been corrected.
The four errors include:
Two map labels on Page 20 are incorrect. The map labels on
California bighorn sheep hunt areas 41-1 and 41-2 were transposed.
The hunt area descriptions on page 17 are correct. Hunt area 41-1
is north of area 41-2.
The boundary for moose hunt 60A on Page 14 is incorrect. The
legal description is correct.
The newly added unit 35 portion of the mountain goat hunt area
36-1 is not included on the map on page 24.
The boundaries of mountain goat hunt area 1 was omitted from the
map on page 23. The legal description on Page 22 is correct.