Sage Grouse hunt applications due for Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Hunters who are interested in the 2014 Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Special Sage Grouse Hunt have until August 1, 2014 to submit their reservation applications.

Applications must be received at the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Headquarters Office no later than 5 p.m., August 1, 2014, and must be delivered through a postal service or in person to 1100 Valley Road, Reno, Nevada 89512. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

Hunters can find and print the reservation application form online at The file is located in the Applications section under the Hunting tab on the main page. Successful applicants will be notified by mail and the hunt will occur September 20-21, 2014.

Hunter participation will be limited to 75 hunters by reservation only. Up to four applicants may apply as a party and their applications must be stapled and mailed together. Parties may be comprised of a combination of residents and nonresidents.

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