Nebraska Now Accepting Applications for Big Game Hunts

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The application period when Nebraska hunters may apply for one November firearm deer season "draw" unit permit, and resident or resident landowner elk and antelope firearm and muzzleloader permits began at 1 p.m. CST, April 16.

Applications made in person at Commission offices and applications made by mail, which must be submitted to the Lincoln office, must be received by 5 p.m. May 4 to be considered. Online applications will be accepted through May 4.

Beginning June 11 residents and nonresidents will be allowed to purchase "buy" unit and any other remaining firearm, youth, season choice, archery or muzzleloader deer permits.

June 11 will also be the first day when residents, resident landowners and nonresidents may apply for remaining antelope permits, and when residents and resident landowners may start applying for remaining elk permits.

For more detailed information, including the number of permits available in each big game management unit, hunting regulations and application requirements, consult the 2007 Big Game guide, which should be available at Commission permitting offices and permit vendors across the state the week of April 8.