The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept applications for one 2023 bighorn sheep lottery permit beginning April 17.
A $29 nonrefundable application fee must accompany each application. Only Nebraska residents 12 years and older are eligible for the lottery. It is unlawful to submit more than one application in a calendar year. Residents may receive only one permit in a lifetime. The permit is not transferable.
The application period begins at 1 p.m. Central time April 17 and ends Aug. 4. Applications will be received at Game and Parks offices until 5 p.m. or, if applying at OutdoorNebraska.org, through 11:59 p.m. CT Aug. 4.
The permit will be drawn Aug. 31, and the successful applicant will be notified.
The 2023 bighorn sheep season is Nov. 28 – Dec. 22.