Bighorn sheep lottery applications begin April 15

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for one 2024 bighorn sheep lottery hunting permit April 15 through Aug. 2.

A $29 nonrefundable application fee must accompany each application. Only Nebraska residents 12 years and older are eligible for the lottery. It is unlawful to submit more than one application in a calendar year. Residents may receive only one permit in a lifetime. The permit is not transferable.

Applications will be received at Game and Parks offices or online at Permits will be drawn in August, and the successful applicant will be notified. The 2024 bighorn sheep season is Dec. 3 to 22.