Nevada Big Game Draw Closes April 21st

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Nevada's big game tag draw will close at 5 p.m. April 21. To apply on-line, go to

For those who wish to hunt mountain lion, the big game application process for online and paper applications now allows purchase of one mountain lion tag of the two tags allowed per year. The format of the online and paper applications was changed as a courtesy to hunters to allow easier access to mountain lion tags, which are also available over the counter at all license agents statewide, and online at when they apply for deer, antelope, elk, bighorn sheep and mountain goat.

For those hunters who are not successful for deer, antelope, elk, bighorn sheep and mountain goat, please note that starting this year the refund checks will be issued by the State Treasurer's office in the press and seal envelope format.

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