Tough odds to beat for Rocky Mt. goat tags
If you are a big game hunter interested in applying for a 2006 Rocky Mountain goat tag for Nevada, here are some interesting statistics from the 2005 hunts:
In big game management area No. 101, a total of 1,075 hunters applied for 4 tags. All 4 hunters were successful.
In area No. 102, a total of 2,189 hunters applied for 18 tags. Of the 18 hunters, 14 hunters were successful.
In big game management area No. 103, a total of 258 hunters applied for 1 tag. That tag holder was successful.
A total of 881 hunters applied for the one statewide (Partners in Wildlife) PIW tag. That tag holder was successful.
In summary, in 2005 there were a total of 4,403 applications for only 24 tags. That’s one tag for every 183 applications.