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Nevada seasons open in near future

Don Quilici

Those Nevada hunters, who were lucky enough to draw hard-to-get, 2001 big game tags, will be eagerly anticipating the opening of a number of different hunting seasons this weekend and the following weekend.

Here are the dates for those seasons:

— Saturday – Opening day of the “any legal weapon” California bighorn sheep hunting season for management area Nos. 032-Early and 051-Early. This season will close on Sept. 2.

— Saturday – Opening day of the archery antlered mule deer hunting season for all open management areas, with the exception of Nos. 081, 201, 202 and 204-206. This season will close on Sept. 7.

— Aug. 18 – Opening day of the “any legal weapon” pronghorn antelope hunting season for management area No. 033-Early. This season will close on Aug. 24.

— Aug. 18 – Opening day of the archery antlered elk hunting season for management area Nos. 061, 071, 075, 077, 081, 104, 105, 131 and 262. This season will close on Sept. 16.

— Aug. 18 – Opening day of the archery antlered elk hunting season for management area No. 161-164-Early. This season will close on Sept. 9.

— Aug. 18 – Opening day of the archery antlered elk hunting season for management area Nos. 072 and 231. This season will close on Sept. 14.

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