By Don Quilici
The 2004 Nevada Snowcock (Himalayan Snow partridge) hunting season opened back on Sept. 4. This season will close on Nov. 30.
It is open only in Elko County in Management Units 101, 102, and 103, and that portion of White Pine County in Unit 103
There is a daily and season limit of two birds.
Hunting hours are sunrise to sunset daily.
Open to non-residents.
Note: Persons planning to hunt snowcocks are requested to obtain a snowcock hunting free-use permit, which is in PDF format at www.ndow.org or from the Department of Wildlife Eastern Region Office, at 60 Youth Center Road, Elko, Nevada 89801.
Permits can also be E-mailed to the hunter from the Elko office.
For information, call the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Elko at (775) 777-2300.