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Bighorn Sheep Seasons

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Additional Regulations

  • A person may draw only one controlled bighorn sheep ram tag in a lifetime
  • No party applications are allowed.
  • All hunters are required to arrange check out through the local ODFW office within three business days (Mon. – Fri., 8 – 5) of completion of their hunt.

Hunt Area

Entire Wildlife Management Unit unless indicated with an asterisk(*). See Bighorn Sheep Hunt Descriptions for controlled hunt boundary descriptions.

Bag Limit

One Bighorn Ram

Tag Sale Deadline

The day before the hunt begins.

Private lands will limit access for highlighted hunts. Do not apply unless you have access to a place to hunt.

ANY LEGAL WEAPON Controlled CALIFORNIA BIGHORN SHEEP hunts

HUNT #

HUNT NAME

OPEN SEASON

2020 RESIDENT TAGS

2020 NONRESident TAGS

2019 Resident Applications

2019 Nonresident Applications

543A1 John Day Rvr No. 1* Oct. 17 – Oct. 25 6 NEW N/A
543A2 John Day Rvr No. 2* Nov. 2 – Nov. 13 4 2 NEW N/A
543A3 John Day Rvr No. 3* Nov. 14 – Nov. 27 6 NEW N/A
543B1 E Deschutes Rvr No. 1* Sept. 12 – Sept. 20 2 468 N/A
543B2 E Deschutes Rvr No. 2* Oct. 17 – Oct. 25 2 243 N/A
543B3 E Deschutes Rvr No. 3* Nov. 2 – Nov. 13 2 267 N/A
543C1 W Deschutes Rvr No. 1* Sept. 12 – Sept. 20 3 458 N/A
543C2 W Deschutes Rvr No. 2* Oct. 17 – Oct. 25 2 329 N/A
543C3 W Deschutes Rvr No. 3* Nov. 2 – Nov. 13 3 351 N/A
546A Aldrich Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 3 547 N/A
546B McClellan Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 2 430 N/A
548 Potamus Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 1 504 N/A
551 Burnt Rvr Canyon Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 1 408 N/A
568A1 Sheepshead Mts No. 1* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 1 320 N/A
568A2 Sheepshead Mts No. 2* Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 2 448 N/A
568B1 E Whitehorse No. 1* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 2 716 N/A
568B2 E Whitehorse No. 2* Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 2 237 N/A
569A1 Steens Mt No. 1* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 3 1,199 N/A
569A2 Steens Mt No. 2* Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 2 674 N/A
569B N Catlow Rim* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 1 196 N/A
570B1 E Beatys Butte/Alvord Peaks No. 1* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 2 672 N/A
570B2 E Beatys Butte/Alvord Peaks No. 2* Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 1 1 256 468
570C Coleman – E Guano* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 2 352 N/A
574 Warner Unit Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 3 1,195 N/A
575A1 S Central No. 1* Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 2 1 609 293
575A2 S Central No. 2* Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 3 532 N/A

ANY LEGAL WEAPON Controlled ROCKY Mt BIGHORN SHEEP Hunts

HUNT #

HUNT NAME

OPEN SEASON

2020 RESIDENt TAGS

2020 Nonresident TAGS

2019 Resident Applications

2019 Nonresident Applications

559A1 N Snake Rvr* Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 2 954 N/A
559A2 S Snake Rvr* Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 1 NEW N/A
560A Hurricane Divide* Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 1 624 N/A
560B Bear Creek* Aug. 15 – Oct. 31 2 299 N/A
564A1 Lookout Mt No. 1 Aug. 15 – Sept. 14 1 796 N/A
564A2 Lookout Mt No. 2 Sept. 15 – Oct. 14 1 1 544 843