LINCOLN – Nebraska residents may apply for a bighorn sheep lottery permit through Aug. 7.
One lottery permit will be issued in 2015. Residents who will be at least 12 years of age by the opening day of the bighorn sheep season may apply. Residents may apply once per calendar year and may receive one permit per lifetime. The nonrefundable application fee is $25. Nonresidents are not eligible.
Applications must be received in the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Lincoln office by 5 p.m. Central time on Aug. 7. Download an application form at
http://outdoornebraska.gov/hunting/guides/biggame/bighorns/BGbighorns.asp. Online applications through the permitting system at OutdoorNebraska.org must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m.
The lottery permit for the Dec. 1-22 bighorn sheep hunting season will be drawn Aug. 28.