You can apply for a bear tag on ndowlicensing.com during
Nevada's big game application period in March. Please view the Hunt Application Process and Deadlines page for
details about application deadlines and rules, and for requests for application
Big game quotas are set annually in May by the Nevada
Wildlife Commission after NDOW biologists gather the latest information on big
game herds status.
- Tag holders,
or their licensed guide if applicable, must call the Black Bear Harvest
Information Hotline prior to hunting to determine if the hunt has been closed
due to the harvest limit being reached. The number is 1-800-800-1667 and is
accessible 24 hours a day.
at one black bear indoctrination class is mandatory for tag holders or their
representative guides or sub-guides. A person represented by a guide or
sub-guide at the indoctrination class may only hunt under the direct
supervision of the guide or sub-guide who attended the class for them. Tags
will only be issued upon completion of an indoctrination class.
Department phone number to call and report a harvested black bear is 775-688-BEAR.
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Learn more about Nevada’s Black Bear hunt regulations by viewing the
Nevada Big Game Hunting Guide.
Big Game Seasons and Application Guide