Q-Tip: Hunting tag fees | NevadaAppeal.com

Q-Tip: Hunting tag fees

Don Quilici

If you are interested in hunting big game in the State of Nevada, later this year, you need to be aware of the cost of the various tags.

Nevada hunting tags are for the following species: pronghorn antelope (buck and doe), mule deer (buck and antlerless), Rocky Mountain elk (bull and cow), California bighorn sheep (ram), desert bighorn sheep (ram), Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (ram) and Rocky Mountain goat (either sex).

Here are the 2003 costs for a resident hunter who applies by mail:

— Pronghorn antelope (either sex): A total of $63 as follows: $50 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

— Mule deer (buck and antlerless): A total of $38 as follows: $25 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

— Rocky Mountain Elk (bull and cow): A total of $123 as follows: $100 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $15 for a non-refundable application fee, $5 for a non-refundable depredation fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

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— California bighorn sheep (ram): A total of $113 as follows: $100 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

— Desert bighorn sheep (ram): A total of $113 as follows: $100 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

— Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (ram): A total of $113 as follows: $100 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

— Rocky Mountain goat (either sex): A total of $113 as follows: $100 for the tag (only if you get drawn), $10 for a non-refundable application fee and $3 for a non-refundable predator control fee.

Special Note: If you apply by use of the Internet for any of the above species, there will be an additional, non-refundable Internet charge of $2 for each application.

For information, call the Nevada Division of Wildlife at 688-1500 during regular business hours.

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