Application Period for Nebraska Big Game Permits Starts May 21 2012

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

LINCOLN, Neb. –-(Ammoland.com)- The application period for 2012 Nebraska big game hunting permits begins at 1 p.m. Central time on May 21 and runs through June 1.

A person may apply for only one deer permit, one antelope permit and one elk permit at that time.

  • Deer – Residents and nonresidents may apply for one draw permit in either the DeSoto, Frenchman, Platte or Republican units.
  • Antelope – Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one antelope buck or either-sex permit in available units.
  • Elk – Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one permit.

Drawings for these permits will take place in early June, and residents will get preference over nonresidents.

From July 9 through the close of the 2012 big game seasons, hunters may purchase all remaining permits on a first-come, first-served basis.

More information about these permits may be found in the 2012 Big Game Guide, available now at OutdoorNebraska.org.

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