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Silver State Tags

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Silver State Tag application fees will be deposited into the Wildlife Heritage Trust Account. Funds from this account must be used for the protection, propagation, restoration, transplantation, introduction and management of Nevada’s Wildlife. Funds are allocated and administered by NDOW and the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners

Silver State Tag

  • A Silver State Tag is the same as the state’s Heritage Tags, sometimes called governor’s tag or bid tags.
  • Hunt statewide with any weapon August 1 – December 31.
  • Along with the tag itself, you will receive thousands of dollars in goods and services. (See full list of prizes and donors below!)
  • Sportsmen may apply even if they are in a waiting period for sheep, elk or antelope.
  • Open to both resident and nonresident hunters.
  • One chance per species per applicant.
  • No bonus points apply. Everybody has the same chance to win.
  • One tag is available for each of the following species: antelope, desert bighorn sheep*, mule deer and elk. (*Limited unit restrictions for sheep hunt.)
  • Tag applicants pay a nonrefundable $25 each for mule deer, desert bighorn and pronghorn antelope.
  • An additional $5 is required for the elk application.
  • Apply during the regular big game tag application period.

Donors and Prizes

Desert Bighorn Sheep Tag – Hunt 3300

Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn

  • Razor HD 20-60×85 Spotting Scope,
  • 15×50 Viper HD Binoculars

Nevada Bighorns Unlimited

  • Rifle & Scope

Hide N Seek Outfitters / Deep Creek Outfitters/White River Guide Service

  • multiple donated guide services available

Artistic Wildlife Taxidermy

  • Full Body Mount

Wild Sheep Foundation

  • Head to toe Sitka Gear and Kenetrek boots

Elko Bighorns Unlimited

  • Yeti Cooler

NBU – Midas Chapter

  • Back Pack

Nevada of the Desert Bighorn – Youth Chapter

  • Havalon Knife

Cabela’s

  • Minimalist Hunting Pack, and Hat
  • Wilderness Athlete – Hydrate and Recover
  • Wilderness Athlete – Energy and Focus

Mule Deer Tag – Hunt 1300

Vortex

  • Razor HD 20-60×85 Spotting Scope,
  • 15×50 Viper HD Binoculars,
  • Skyline Tripod (includes fluid head)
  • and Ranger 1000 Laser Rangefinder

KUIU

  • Guide DCS Jacket & Attack Pant,
  • ICON Cap and Guide Gloves

Cabela’s

  • Bow and Rifle Hunting Pack and Hat
  • Wilderness Athlete – Hydrate and Recover
  • Wilderness Athlete – Energy and Focus

Nevada Muleys

  • Bedroll tarp and Yeti Cooler

Meadow Valley Wildlife Unlimited

  • $100 Gas Card

Wildlife Revolutions/Reno Nevada

  • Shoulder Mount

Antelope Tag – Hunt 2300

Vortex

  • Razor HD 20-60×85 Spotting Scope,
  • 15×50 Viper HD Binoculars,
  • Skyline Tripod (includes fluid head)
  • Ranger 1000 Laser Rangefinder

Silver State Sportsmen Eureka Nevada

  • 40Qt. Orca cooler

KUIU

  • Guide DCS Jacket & Attack Pant
  • ICON Cap
  • Guide Gloves

Cabela’s

  • Scout Hunting Pack And Hat
  • Wilderness Athlete – Hydrate and Recover
  • Wilderness Athlete – Energy and Focus

Elk Tag – Hunt 4300

Vortex

  • Razor HD 20-60×85 Spotting Scope,
  • 15×50 Viper HD Binoculars,
  • Skyline Tripod (includes fluid head)
  • Ranger 1000 Laser Rangefinder

C&B Auto/Napa Ely Nevada

  • 40 Qt. Orca Cooler

Trophy Room Services

  • Shoulder mount

KUIU

  • Guide DCS Jacket & Attack Pant
  • ICON Cap
  • Guide Gloves

Cabela’s

  • Alaskan Frame Pack and Hat
  • Wilderness Athlete – Hydrate and Recover
  • Wilderness Athlete – Energy and Focus

Ely Chapter – Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

  • 300 Weatherby Vanguard with Scope

Sportsworld

  • $500 gift card