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Hunting seasons for upland game and furbearers

Don Quilici

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has announced that the Board of Wildlife Commissioners set season dates for upland game, and wild turkey seasons at their June meeting.

Snowcock, crow, blue and ruffed grouse and dove kick things off when those seasons open on September 1.

Sage grouse is next up with two limited entry hunts on the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, with the first hunt held Sept. 15 -16, followed by the second hunt on Sept. 22 -23.

The Sheldon hunts are limited to 75 hunters each and are available through application only.

Regular sage grouse seasons open on Sept. 25 or Oct. 5 depending on county.

Chukar, Hungarian partridge, quail and rabbit seasons open on Sat., Oct. 13.

The pheasant opener will be on Nov. 1.

Fall turkey seasons open Oct. 5-Oct. 25, depending on the area. All turkey hunts require a tag, awarded by random draw. Applications and instructions are available at NDOW offices or on the agency website at Hunters have until 5 p.m., Sept. 7 to submit their applications.

Detailed information on season dates, bag and possession limits, shooting hours and other hunting regulations can be found at NDOW offices statewide or at website

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