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.