Upland Game

2021-22 Small Game Hunting Guide 

2021- 22 Chukar Forecast 

2018 Small Game Status Book 

Sage Grouse

2018 Sage Grouse Hunt Unit Map

2020 Sheldon Special Sage Grouse Hunt Application - Now accepting through August 7 at 11 p.m. PST

Nevada residents aged 12 or older, and all nonresidents need to have a valid Nevada hunting license to hunt upland game birds and rabbits in Nevada.

Harvest Information Program (HIP) Number

Hunters are required to have a HIP number written on their hunting license when hunting for doves and other migratory game birds (waterfowl, coots, snipe and gallinules).

The validation number is free, and is available by one of two ways:

  1. Call 855-542-6369
  2. Go to ndowlicensing.com, login and click  "Surveys" on the left hand side under "My Account" 

Get a HIP number online

Hunt Permits: Apply online


Units referenced are Game Management Units described in NAC 504.210 and shown in the Nevada Hunt Book map. Be aware of restrictions on Wildlife Management Areas.

Hunting hours for upland game birds and rabbits are sunrise to sunset except as noted.

Regulations pertaining to upland game species are included in the Nevada Hunt Book, Small Game/Upland Game Laws & Regulations.

Nontoxic Shot Rule on Management Areas

A lot of upland game hunters use the Water Development Atlas.