NDOW to Accept Applications for Dove Hunt at Overton WMA

Las Vegas, NV – The Nevada Department of Wildlife will accept reservation applications for opening day and the first weekend of the 2023 dove hunting season at the Overton Wildlife Management Area beginning July 3.

At Overton WMA, reservations are required for the opening day and the first weekend of the hunting season. The season opens Friday, Sept. 1 and opening weekend is Sept. 2-3.

Hunters must submit their applications online at www.ndowlicensing.com no later than 11 p.m. July 21. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

A link to the online application can be found on the banner located at the top of the webpage. To access the application, all hunters need to do is click on “Apply for Overton WMA Dove.” Draw results will be posted on or before July 28 with successful applicants receiving their confirmation by email.

The reservation only dove hunt zone is described in regulation as the Moapa Valley Portion of the Wildlife Management Area and has a maximum capacity of 60 hunters during the opening day and first weekend of the dove season.

The purpose of the reservation system is to reduce overcrowding and provide a quality hunting experience. Only those hunters with a valid hunt reservation will be allowed to hunt on the Moapa Valley Portion of the OWMA. Any vacancies will be filled by stand-by hunters on a first-come, first-served basis.

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