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DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

 

DIVISION 67

PRONGHORN ANTELOPE, COUGAR, ROCKY MOUNTAIN GOAT, BIGHORN SHEEP REGULATIONS

635-067-0000

Purpose and General Information

(1) The purpose of these rules is to establish season dates, bag limits, areas, methods, and other restrictions for hunting pronghorn antelope, cougar, bighorn sheep, and Rocky Mountain goat pursuant to ORS Chapter 496.

(2) OAR chapter 635, division 67 incorporates, by reference, the requirements for hunting pronghorn antelope, cougar, bighorn sheep, and Rocky Mountain goat set out in the document entitled ”2014 Oregon Big Game Regulations, into Oregon Administrative Rules. Therefore, persons must consult the “2014 Oregon Big Game Regulations” in addition to OAR chapter 635, to determine all applicable requirements for hunting pronghorn antelope, cougar, bighorn sheep, and Rocky Mountain goat. The annual Oregon Big Game Regulations are available at authorized license agents and regional, district and headquarters offices and website of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

(3) Controlled hunt tags shall be issued by a controlled hunt drawing following the procedures established in OAR chapter 635, division 60. Permitted weapons and ammunition are established in OAR chapter 635, division 65. Controlled hunt tag numbers for 2014 are listed in Tables 1, 2, and 3 and are adopted and incorporated into OAR chapter 635, division 67 by reference.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]
[ED. NOTE: Tables referenced are not included in rule text. Click here for PDF copy of tables.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; FWC 38-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; FWC 71-1997, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 47-1999, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 82-2000, f. 12-21-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01; DFW 47-2001, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-01; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 59-2002, f. & cert. ef. 6-11-02; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 50-2003, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-03; DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 53-2004, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 53-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-05; DFW 128-2005, f. 12-1-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 41-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-06; DFW 127-2006, f. 12-7-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07; DFW 42-2007, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-07; DFW 118-2007, f. 10-31-07, c ert. ef. 1-1-08; DFW 60-2008, f. & cert. 6-12-08; DFW 150-2008, f. 12-18-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 66-2009, f. & cert. ef. 6-10-09; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 83-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-15-10; DFW 85-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-10 thru 12-17-10; DFW 168-2010, f. 12-29-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; DFW 62-2011, f. & cert. ef. 6-3-11; DFW 159-2011, f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 58-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-11-12; DFW 147-2012, f. 12-18-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13; DFW 53-2013, f. & cert. ef. 6-10-13; DFW 138-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-20-13; DFW 63-2014, f. & cert. ef. 6-10-14

635-067-0001

General Information

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, ORS 496.138, ORS 496.146 & ORS 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, ORS 496.138, ORS 496.146 & ORS 496.162
Hist.: FWC 21-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82; FWC 15-1983, f. & ef. 4-19-83; FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97

635-067-0002

Mountain Lion (Cougar) Hunting Regulations

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, ORS 496.138, ORS 496.146 & ORS 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, ORS 496.138, ORS 496.146 & ORS 496.162
Hist.: FWC 90-1994(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-8-94; FWC 10-1995, f. & cert. ef. 2-3-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 83-1995, f. & cert. ef. 10-5-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02

635-067-0004

Cougar Hunting Regulations

(1) Tag Requirement: Any person hunting cougar shall have on his/her person a general season cougar tag or an additional cougar tag. General season cougar tags may be purchased through any authorized license agent;

(2) Hunt Area: Hunt zones, and harvest quotas for each hunt zone, are established in OAR 635-067-0015;

(a) Hunters may hunt within all hunt zones;

(b) Hunt zones will be closed to hunting when individual zone harvest quotas are reached.

(3)(a) The person who took the animal is responsible to have it presented for check-in, within ten days of harvest, the hide with skull and proof of sex attached of any cougar killed at a Department of Fish and Wildlife office. Check-in must occur during normal business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.) Hide and skull must be unfrozen when presented for check-in.

(b) Hunters are also required to submit the reproductive tract of any female cougar taken.

(c) When the required parts in (3)(a) and (3)(b) are presented at check-in information that must be provided includes: 1) date of harvest and location of harvest including Wildlife Management Unit, and 2) complete hunter information including tag number as found on the cougar tag; a completed “Wildlife Transfer Record Form” as found in the current year’s Oregon Big Game Regulations is an alternative for providing the required information.

(4) No person shall hunt or assist another to hunt a cougar during an authorized cougar season unless in possession of an unused cougar tag or accompanied by the holder of a cougar tag which is valid for that area and time period.

(5) No person shall use dogs to hunt or pursue cougar.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; FWC 38-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; FWC 71-1997, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 82-2000, f. 12-21-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 53-2005, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-05; DFW 128-2005, f. 12-1-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 41-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-06; DFW 42-2007, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-07; DFW 150-2008, f. 12-18-08, cert. ef. 1-1-09; DFW 159-2011, f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 147-2012, f. 12-18-12, cert. ef. 1-1-13

635-067-0015

General Cougar Season Zone Harvest Quotas

(1) Hunt Zone: A -- Hunt Name: Coast/North Cascades:

(a) Harvest Quota: 120;

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 39, 41, and 42.

(2) Hunt Zone: B -- Hunt Name: Southwest Cascades:

(a) Harvest Quota: 165;

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 19, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, and 31.

(3) Hunt Zone: C -- Hunt Name: Southeast Cascades:

(a) Harvest Quota: 65;

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 32, 33, 34, 35, 75, 76, and 77.

(4) Hunt Zone: D -- Hunt Name: Columbia Basin:

(a) Harvest Quota: 62;

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 38, 40, 43, 44, and 45.

(5) Hunt Zone: E -- Hunt Name: Blue Mountains:

(a) Harvest Quota: 245;

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 37, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, and 64.

(6) Hunt Zone: F -- Hunt Name: Southeast Oregon:

(a) Harvest Quota: 120.

(b) Hunt Area: All of Wildlife Units: 36, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, and 74.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 118, f. & ef. 6-3-77; FWC 32-1978, f. & ef. 6-30-78; FWC 12-1979, f. & ef. 3-28-79; FWC 29-1979, f. & ef. 8-2-79; FWC 14-1980, f. & ef. 4-8-80; FWC 19-1980, f. & ef. 4-18-80; FWC 10-1981, f. & ef. 3-31-81; FWC 22-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 21-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82, Renumbered from 635-060-0700; FWC 15-1983, f. & ef. 4-19-83; FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 57-1990, f. & cert. ef. 6-21-90; FWC 60-1991, f. & cert. ef. 6-24-91; FWC 45-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-92; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 46-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 90-1994(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-8-94; FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 10-1995, f. & cert. ef. 2-3-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 38-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 47-1999, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 128-2005, f. 12-1-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06; DFW 41-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-06; DFW 127-2006, f. 12-7-06, cert. ef. 1-1-07

635-067-0020

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Rifle Hunts

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 118, f. & ef. 6-3-77; FWC 32-1978, f. & ef. 6-30-78; FWC 12-1979, f. & ef. 3-28-79; FWC 29-1979, f. & ef. 8-2-79; FWC 14-1980, f. & ef. 4-8-80; FWC 10-1981, f. & ef. 3-31-81; FWC 22-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 21-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82, Renumbered from 635-060-0650; FWC 15-1983, f. & ef. 4-19-83; FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-89; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 121-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-12-89; FWC 25-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-90; FWC 45-1990, f. & cert. ef. 5-25-90; FWC 21-1991, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-91; FWC 60-1991, f. & cert. ef. 6-24-91; FWC 45-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-92; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 46-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 50-1994(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-17-94; FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. e. 6-20-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98

635-067-0023

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Youth Rifle Hunts

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 77-2001(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-17-01 thru 1-1-02; Administrative correction 2-8-08

635-067-0024

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Youth Rifle Hunt Application

Hunters must be 12 to 17 years of age at the time they hunt. An adult at least 21 years of age, who must accompany not more than two juveniles. Juveniles must have a hunter education certificate or a Department document which includes their Hunter Education Certificate Number, a valid hunting license, and a controlled hunt permit valid for that area and time period in possession while hunting.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 82-2000, f. 12-21-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01; DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

635-067-0025

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Bow Hunts

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 32-1978, f. & ef. 6-30-78; FWC 12-1979, f. & ef. 3-28-79; FWC 29-1979, f. & ef. 8-2-79; FWC 14-1980, f. & ef. 4-8-80; FWC 10-1981, f. & ef. 3-31-81; FWC 22-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 21-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82, Renumbered from 635-060-0765; FWC 15-1983, f. & ef. 4-19-83; FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-89; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 25-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-90; FWC 21-1991, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-91; FWC 45-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-92; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 46-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 59-1994(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-2-94; FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98

635-067-0027

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Muzzleloader Hunts

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-89; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 25-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-90; FWC 21-1991, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-91; FWC 45-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-92; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98

635-067-0028

Pronghorn Antelope Auction Tag

(1) One pronghorn antelope tag will be auctioned to the highest bidder annually in the manner and at such time as provided by the Department. The Department may contract with a sportsmen's group or organization to conduct the auction.

(2) The pronghorn antelope auction tag and auction shall be limited as follows:

(a) Bag Limit: One buck pronghorn antelope.

(b) Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

(c) Open Season: The season shall begin on August 1 and shall end on September 30.

(d) Open Area: Any area where pronghorn antelope hunts and tags have been authorized for the current year.

(e) Auction Requirements:

(A) The minimum acceptable bid for a pronghorn antelope auction tag shall be $2,000.00. The bid price includes the hunting license and tag fee. A valid pronghorn antelope tag will be provided to the winning bidder and a valid hunting license will be provided if the winning bidder has not already purchased one, so long as the winner is eligible to purchase an adult Oregon hunting license or a juvenile Oregon hunting license.

(B) Any person, resident or nonresident, is eligible to bid.

(C) If the highest bid is submitted by a person other than the person who is to receive the tag, the Department shall be notified within five business days of the name, address, and phone number of the individual who is to receive the license and tag and his or her position or affiliation with the corporation or organization.

(D) Acceptance of the highest bid shall be conditional until the full amount of the bid is paid. Payment shall be made to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife by cashiers check or certified check within 60 days of the date of the auction, whether conducted by the Department or by a sportsman's group or organization authorized by the Department to conduct the auction.

(E) If the full amount is not paid as provided in OAR 635-067-0032(2)(d)(D), the Department may, at its discretion, reject the bid and offer the tag to the next highest bidder. If the Department offers the tag to the next highest bidder, such next highest bidder must make payment to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife by cashiers check or certified check within 30 days of notification of his or her opportunity to obtain the tag.

(F) The Department shall reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Stats Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Hist.: DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

635-067-0029

Controlled Pronghorn Antelope Raffle Tag

(1) One pronghorn antelope tag will be raffled annually to an individual selected at a public drawing. The Department may contract with a sportsmen's group or organization to conduct the raffle.

(2) The pronghorn antelope raffle tag shall be limited as follows:

(a) Bag Limit: One buck pronghorn antelope.

(b) Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

(c) Open Season: The season shall begin on August 1 and shall end on September 30.

(d) Open Area: Any area where pronghorn antelope hunts and tags have been authorized for the current year.

(3) Raffle Requirements:

(a) There is no limit on the number of tickets that a person may purchase.

(A) One ticket package at a cost of $9.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(B) Six ticket package at a cost of $49.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(C) Thirteen ticket package at a cost of $99.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(b) Raffle tickets will be made available during the dates specified in the current Big Game Regulations to the public through the authorized license agents in the state or through licensing in the Salem headquarters office or may be purchased through the mail using Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife accepted forms. Tickets may be sold by Department representatives at various gatherings of sportmen's groups.

(c) Residents and nonresidents shall be eligible to purchase tickets.

(d) There shall be no refunds on any purchases of raffle tickets.

(e) Tickets purchased through license agents and handled by mail shall be received in the Salem headquarters office of the Department by the date specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Hand delivered tickets submitted for the drawing must be received by 5 p.m. at the Salem headquarters office no later than two days before the drawing event. Completed tickets delivered to the drawing event must be turned in by the time specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Additional tickets may be purchased at the actual raffle site prior to the drawing.

(f) All tickets submitted for the drawing must be complete with a name, address, and phone number.

(g) One winner and two alternate winners will be drawn at a public drawing; time and location to be announced by the Department.

(h) The Department will mail notification to the winner and two alternates. If the winner does not claim the tag by 5 p.m., July 1, the winner shall be disqualified and the Department will offer the tag to the first alternate. If the first alternate does not claim the tag within 10 business days of July 1, the second alternate will be contacted. If the tag is not claimed by 5 p.m., July 31, it will not be issued.

(i) License and Tag Requirements: A valid pronghorn antelope tag will be provided to the winner of the raffle and a valid hunting license will be provided if the winner has not already purchased one, so long as the winner is eligible to purchase an adult Oregon hunting license or a juvenile Oregon hunting license.

(j) The pronghorn antelope tag shall be issued in the name of the person on the winning ticket provided that person meets all criteria outlined above. The tag may not be sold, assigned, or otherwise transferred.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Stats Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Hist.: DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 130-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-15-06 thru 6-13-06; Administrative Correction, 6-16-07; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

635-067-0030

Controlled Bighorn Sheep Hunts

Notwithstanding the provisions of the 2014 Oregon Big Game Regulations:

(1) The season dates listed on page 39 for the Aldrich No. 1 (546A1) Controlled Big Horn Sheep Hunt is extended to October 31, 2014; from August 28 to October 31, 2014 the hunt area is the Murderers Creek Wildlife Management Unit.

(2) The season dates listed on page 39 for the Aldrich No. 2 (546A2) Controlled Big Horn Sheep Hunt is extended to October 31, 2014; the hunt area for the entire hunt period (September 6 to October 31, 2014) is the Murderers Creek Wildlife Management Unit.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 32-1978, f. & ef. 6-30-78; FWC 12-1979, f. & ef. 3-28-79; FWC 29-1979, f. & ef. 8-2-79; FWC 14-1980, f. & ef. 4-8-80; FWC 10-1981, f. & ef. 3-31-81; FWC 22-1981, f. & ef. 6-29-81; FWC 21-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82, Renumbered from 635-060-0610; FWC 15-1983, f. & ef. 4-19-83; FWC 16-1984, f. 4-6-84, ef. 4-15-84; FWC 21-1985, f. & ef. 5-7-85; FWC 29-1986, f. & ef. 7-23-86; FWC 11-1987, f. & ef. 3-6-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-89; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 25-1990, f. & cert. ef. 3-21-90; FWC 21-1991, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-91; FWC 45-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-92; FWC 61-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-30-92; FWC 36-1993, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-93; FWC 46-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 18-1994, f. 3-30-94, cert. ef. 5-1-94; FWC 40-1994, f. & cert. ef. 6-28-94; FWC 6-1995, f. 1-23-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; FWC 54-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 17-1996, f. 4-10-96, cert. ef. 4-15-96; FWC 35-1996, f. & cert. ef. 6-7-96; FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; DFW 99-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-11-06 thru 9-30-06; Administrative correction 10-16-06; DFW 109-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-9-09 thru 9-30-09; Administrative correction 10-22-09; DFW 81-2011, f. 6-29-11, cert. ef. 8-20-11; DFW 115-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-11 thru 2-11-12; DFW 116-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-19-11 thru 10-1-11; Administrative correction 10-27-11; DFW 159-2011, f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; DFW 108-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-12 thru 11-1-12; DFW 116-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-4-12 thru 3-2-13; Administrative correction, 3-20-13; DFW 119-2014(Temp), f. 8-8-14, cert. ef. 8-28-14 thru 10-31-14

635-067-0031

Controlled Bighorn Sheep Hunt Regulations

Bighorn sheep taken by hunters shall have one horn permanently marked with an identification pin by department personnel prior to the hunter leaving the hunt area. Party applications are not allowed. All hunters are required to check out through the local district ODFW office within 72 hours of completion of their hunt.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; FWC 38-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 47-1999, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 94-2003(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-12-03 thru 12-31-03; Administrative correction 4-7-06

635-067-0032

Bighorn Sheep Auction Tag

(1) One bighorn sheep tag will be auctioned to the highest bidder annually in the manner and at such time as provided by the Department. The Department may contract with a sportsmen's group or organization to conduct the auction.

(2) The bighorn sheep auction tag and auction shall be limited as follows:

(a) Bag Limit: One bighorn sheep ram.

(b) Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

(c) Open Season: The season shall begin on the opening day of the first regularly scheduled bighorn sheep season for the current year and shall end on the last day of the last regularly scheduled bighorn sheep season for the current year.

(d) Open Area: Any area where bighorn sheep hunts and tags have been authorized for the current year. The remainder of the state is closed to bighorn sheep hunting.

(e) Auction Requirements:

(A) The minimum acceptable bid for a bighorn sheep auction tag shall be $25,000. The bid price includes the hunting license and tag fee. A valid bighorn sheep tag will be provided to the winning bidder in the auction and a valid hunting license will be provided if the winning bidder has not already purchased one, so long as the winning bidder is eligible to purchase an adult Oregon hunting license or a juvenile Oregon hunting license.

(B) Any person, resident or nonresident, is eligible to bid.

(C) If the highest bid is submitted by a person other than the person who is to receive the tag, the Department shall be notified within five business days of the name, address, and phone number of the individual who is to receive the license and tag and his or her position or affiliation with the corporation or organization.

(D) Acceptance of the highest bid shall be conditional until the full amount of the bid is paid. Payment shall be made to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife by cashiers check or certified check within 60 days of the date of the auction, whether conducted by the Department or by a sportsman's group or organization authorized by the Department to conduct the auction.

(E) If the full amount is not paid as provided in OAR 635-067-0032(2)(d)(D), the Department may, at its discretion, reject the bid and offer the tag to the next highest bidder. If the Department offers the tag to the next highest bidder, such next highest bidder must make payment to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife by cashiers check or certified check within 30 days of notification of his or her opportunity to obtain the tag.

(F) The successful bidder may be required to complete a bighorn sheep hunting orientation course prior to their hunt. The hunter shall inform the Department when and where the hunt will be conducted. The successful bidder shall be required to take appropriate steps to assure that any ram taken is marked with an identification pin by Department personnel within five days of being taken.

(G) The Department shall reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.162 & 497.112
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146, 496.162 & 497.112
Hist.: FWC 16-1987, f. & ef. 5-5-87; FWC 14-1988, f. & cert. ef. 3-10-88; FWC 16-1989, f. & cert. ef. 3-28-89; FWC 35-1989, f. & cert. ef. 6-6-89; FWC 65-1989, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-89; FWC 36-1990, f. & cert. ef. 4-25-90; FWC 128-1990, f. & cert. ef. 12-24-90; FWC 127-1991, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-91; FWC 61-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-30-92; FWC 45-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 91-1994, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-94; FWC 53-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 39-1996, f. 6-17-96, cert. ef. 11-1-96; FWC 71-1997, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 47-1999, f. & cert. ef. 6-16-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 82-2000, f. 12-21-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

635-067-0034

Bighorn Sheep Raffle Tag

(1) One bighorn sheep tag will be raffled during the current year to an individual selected at a public drawing. The Department may contract with a sportsmen's group or organization to conduct the raffle.

(2) The bighorn sheep raffle tag shall be limited as follows:

(a) Bag Limit: One bighorn sheep ram.

(b) Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

(c) Open Season: The season shall begin on the opening day of the first regularly scheduled bighorn sheep season for the current year and shall end on the last day of the last regularly scheduled bighorn sheep season for the current year.

(d) Open Area: Any area where bighorn sheep hunts and tags have been authorized for the tube current year. The remainder of the state is closed to bighorn sheep hunting. 

(3) Raffle Requirements:

(a) There is no limit on the number of tickets that a person may purchase. Raffle tickets shall be available for purchase in the following denominations:

(A) One ticket package at a cost of $9.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(B) Six ticket package at a cost of $49.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(C) Thirteen ticket package at a cost of $99.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(b) Raffle tickets will be made available during the dates specified in the current Big Game Regulations to the public through the authorized license agents in the state or through licensing in the Salem headquarters office or may be purchased through the mail using Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife accepted forms. Tickets may be sold by Department representatives at various gatherings of sportmen's groups.

(c) Residents and nonresidents shall be eligible to purchase tickets.

(d) There shall be no refunds on any purchases of raffle tickets.

(e) Tickets purchased through license agents and handled by mail shall be received in the Salem headquarters office of the Department by the date specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Hand delivered tickets submitted for the drawing must be received by 5 p.m. at the Salem headquarters office no later than two days before the drawing event. Completed tickets delivered to the drawing event must be turned in by the time specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Additional tickets may be purchased at the actual raffle site prior to the drawing.

(f) All tickets submitted for the drawing must be complete with a name, address, and phone number.

(g) One winner and two alternate winners will be drawn at a public drawing; time and location to be announced by the Department.

(h) The Department will mail notification to the winner and two alternates. If the winner does not claim the tag by 5 p.m., July 1, the winner shall be disqualified and the Department will offer the tag to the first alternate. If the first alternate does not claim the tag within 10 business days of July 1, the second alternate will be contacted. If the tag is not claimed by 5 p.m., August 18, it will not be issued.

(i) License and Tag Requirements: A valid bighorn sheep tag will be provided to the winner of the raffle and a valid hunting license will be provided if the winner has not already purchased one, so long as the winner is eligible to purchase an adult Oregon hunting license or a juvenile Oregon hunting license.

(j) The bighorn sheep tag shall be issued in the name of the person on the winning ticket provided that person meets all criteria outlined above. The tag may not be sold, assigned, or otherwise transferred. 

(k) The winner of the bighorn sheep tag may be required to complete a bighorn sheep hunting orientation course prior to their hunt. The hunter shall inform the Department as to where and when the hunt will be conducted.

(l) If the holder of the raffle bighorn sheep tag is successful in taking a bighorn sheep ram, that person shall present the ram to the Department for permanent marking within five days of taking of the ram.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Hist.: FWC 127-1991, f. & cert. ef. 10-28-91; FWC 61-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-30-92; FWC 45-1993, f. & cert. ef. 8-4-93; FWC 91-1994, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-94, FWC 53-1995, f. & cert. ef. 6-20-95; FWC 39-1996, f. 6-17-96, cert. ef. 11-1-96; FWC 71-1997, f. & cert. ef. 12-29-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 92-1999, f. 12-8-99, cert. ef. 1-1-00; DFW 1-2000(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-3-00 thru 6-30-00; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 82-2000, f. 12-21-00, cert. ef. 1-1-01; DFW 121-2001, f. 12-24-01, cert. ef. 1-1-02; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 130-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-15-06 thru 6-13-06; Administrative Correction, 6-16-07; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10

635-067-0040

Controlled Rocky Mountain Goat Hunt Regulations

Rocky Mountain goat taken by hunters shall be inspected by department personnel prior to the hunter leaving the hunt area. Party applications are not allowed. All hunters are required to attend an orientation class with department personnel prior to hunting and to check out through the local district office of ODFW within 72 hours of completion of their hunt.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Stats. Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138, 496.146 & 496.162
Hist.: FWC 9-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-27-97; FWC 38-1997, f. & cert. ef. 6-17-97; DFW 49-1998, f. & cert. ef. 6-22-98; DFW 1-1999, f. & cert. ef. 1-14-99; DFW 30-2000, f. & cert. ef. 6-14-00; DFW 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-17-03; DFW 81-2011, f. 6-29-11, cert. ef. 8-20-11; DFW 159-2011, f. 12-14-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

635-067-0041

Rocky Mountain Goat Raffle

(1) One Rocky Mountain goat tag will be raffled annually to an individual selected at a public drawing. The Department may contract with a sportsmen's group or organization to conduct the raffle.

(2) The Rocky Mountain goat raffle tag shall be limited as follows:

(a) Bag Limit: One Rocky Mountain goat.

(b) Hunting Hours: One-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

(c) Open Season: The season shall begin on September 1 and shall end on October 31.

(d) Open Area: Any area where Rocky Mountain goat hunts and tags have been authorized for the current year. The remainder of the state is closed to Rocky Mountain goat hunting.

(3) Raffle Requirements:

(a) There is no limit on the number of tickets that a person may purchase.

(A) One ticket package at a cost of $9.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(B) Six ticket package at a cost of $49.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(C) Thirteen ticket package at a cost of $99.50 (plus a $2.00 license agent fee).

(b) Raffle tickets will be made available during the dates specified in the current Big Game regulations to the public through the authorized license agents in the state or through licensing in the Salem headquarters office or may be purchased through the mail using Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife accepted forms. Tickets may be sold by Department representatives at various gatherings of sportmen's groups.

(c) Residents and nonresidents shall be eligible to purchase tickets.

(d) There shall be no refunds on any purchases of raffle tickets.

(e) Tickets purchased through license agents and handled by mail shall be received in the Salem headquarters office of the Department by the date specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Hand delivered tickets submitted for the drawing must be received by 5 p.m. at the Salem headquarters office no later than two days before the drawing event. Completed tickets delivered to the drawing event must be turning in by the time specified in the current Big Game Regulations. Additional tickets may be purchased at the actual raffle site prior to the drawing.

(f) All tickets submitted for the drawing must be complete with a name, address, and phone number.

(g) One winner and two alternate winners will be drawn at a public drawing; time and location to be announced by the Department.

(h) The Department will mail notification to the winner and two alternates. If the winner does not claim the tag by 5 p.m., July 1, the winner shall be disqualified and the Department will offer the tag to the first alternate. If the first alternate does not claim the tag within 10 business days of July 1, the second alternate will be contacted. If the tag is not claimed by 5 p.m., August 31, it will not be issued.

(i) License and Tag Requirements: A valid Rocky Mountain goat tag will be provided to the winner of the raffle and a valid hunting license will be provided if the winner has not already purchased one, so long as the winner is eligible to purchase an adult Oregon hunting license or a juvenile Oregon hunting license.

(j) The Rocky Mountain goat tag shall be issued in the name of the person on the winning ticket provided that person meets all criteria outlined above. The tag may not be sold, assigned, or otherwise transferred.

(k) The winner of the Rocky Mountain goat tag will be required to complete a Rocky Mountain goat hunting orientation course prior to their hunt. The hunter shall inform the Department as to where and when the hunt will be conducted.

(l) If the holder of the Rocky Mountain goat raffle tag is successful in taking a Rocky Mountain goat, that person shall present the animal to the Department for permanent marking within five days of taking of the animal.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Stats Implemented: ORS 496.012, 496.138 & 496.146
Hist.: DFW 118-2003, f. 12-4-03, cert. ef. 1-1-04; DFW 122-2004, f. 12-21-04, cert. ef. 1-1-05; DFW 130-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-15-06 thru 6-13-06; Administrative Correction, 6-16-07; DFW 140-2009, f. 11-3-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 142-2009, f. 11-12-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; DFW 138-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-20-13

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