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Nelson (Desert), California & Rocky Mountain

RESIDENT

Nelson (Desert) Bighorn Sheep Hunts

Any Ram

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

044, 182

Nov 20 – Jan 1

17

045, 153 Early

Sept 15 – Oct 15

6

045, 153 Late

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

131, 164

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

132

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

133, 245

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

134, 251

Nov 20 – Jan 1

5

161 Early

Sept 15 – Oct 15

8

161 Late

Nov 20 – Jan 1

8

162, 163

Nov 20 – Jan 1

8

173 N

Sept 15 – Oct 20

3

173 S

Nov 20 – Jan 1

2

181

Nov 20 – Jan 1

17

183

Nov 20 – Jan 1

6

184

Sept 15 – Oct 15

5

202

Nov 20 – Jan 1

5

204

Oct 15 – Nov 15

2

205

Nov 20 – Jan 1

8

206, 208

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

207

Oct 15 – Nov 15

3

211

Nov 20 – Jan 1

13

212 Early

Nov 15 – Dec 8

8

212 Late

Dec 9 – Jan 1

8

213 Early

Nov 15 – Dec 8

7

213 Late

Dec 9 – Jan 1

6

221, 223, 241

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

241

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

243

Nov 20 – Jan 1

5

244

Nov 20 – Jan 1

5

252

Nov 21 – Dec 13

4

253

Nov 20 – Jan 1

7

254

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

261

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

262

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

263

Nov 20 – Jan 1

7

264, 265

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

266

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

267

Nov 20 – Jan 1

9

268

Nov 20 – Jan 1

28

242, 271

Nov 20 – Jan 1

8

272

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

280

Dec 19 – Jan 3

5

281

Dec 19 – Jan 3

6

282

Dec 19 – Jan 3

4

283, 284

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

286

Nov 20 – Jan 1

5

† Mature ram numbers and distribution are unknown in this unit.

 

RESIDENT

Nelson (Desert) Bighorn Sheep

Any Ewe

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

213

Oct 5 – Oct 25

28

268

Oct 5 – Oct 25

72

 

NONRESIDENT

Nelson (Desert) Bighorn Sheep

Any Ewe

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

213

Oct 5 – Oct 25

3

268

Oct 5 – Oct 25

8

 

NONRESIDENT

Nelson (Desert) Bighorn Sheep

Any Ram

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

044, 182

Nov 20 – Jan 1

3

045, 153

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

161 Early

Sept 15 – Oct 15

1

161 Late

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

162, 163

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

173 NA

Sept 15 – Oct 20

1

181*

Nov 20 – Jan 1

2

183

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

184

Sept 15 – Oct 15

1

205

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

207

Oct 15 – Nov 15

1

211

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

212 Early

Nov 15 – Dec 8

1

212 Late

Dec 9 – Jan 1

1

213 Early

Nov 15 – Dec 8

2

213 Late

Dec 9 – Jan 1

1

261

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

262

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

263

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

267

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

268

Nov 20 – Jan 1

4

242, 271

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

283, 284

Nov 20 – Jan 1

1

 

RESIDENT

California Bighorn Sheep

Any Ram

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

012

Sept 1 – Oct 31

4

014

Sept 1 – Oct 31

2

021, 022

Sept 1 – Oct 31

3

031

Sept 1 – Oct 31

6

032

Sept 1 – Oct 31

11

033

Sept 1 – Oct 31

3

034

Sept 1 – Oct 31

10

035

Sept 1 – Oct 31

8

041

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

051

Sept 1 – Oct 31

2

066

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

068

Sept 1 – Oct 31

8

 

RESIDENT

California Bighorn Sheep

Any Ewe

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

068

Nov 6 – Nov 30

1

 

NONRESIDENT

California Bighorn Sheep

Any Ram

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

012

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

032

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

034

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

035

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

051

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

068

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

 

RESIDENT

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

Any Ram

Any Legal Weapon

Unit Group

Season Dates

2020 Quota

074

Sept 1 – Oct 31

1

114 Early

Aug 15 – Oct 31

2

114 Late

Dec 20 – Feb 20

1

115A

Dec 20 – Feb 20

2

 

2020 Bighorn Sheep Hunting Seminars

Las Vegas:

TBA (Class may be virtual)
Education Center, Clark County Shooting Complex, 11357 N Decatur Blvd

Reno:

TBA (Class may be virtual)
County Admin. Building Commission Chambers, 1001 E. Ninth St., Building A

Elko:

TBA (Class may be virtual)
NDOW Eastern Region Office, 60 Youth Center Road

 

MANDATORY BIGHORN EWE AND MOUNTAIN GOAT IDENTIFICATION COURSE

Hunters who draw either a bighorn sheep ewe tag or a mountain goat tag must complete a mandatory sheep and goat gender identification course prior to receiving their tags. The Nevada Bighorn Ewes Identification Course is online and available at the following website: