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Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Overview

Known For

Desert bighorn sheep being the state animal

Terrain

Covered by mountains and high desert

Hunting Seasons

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Season Start Date End Date
Antelope
Antelope – Nonresident – Horns Longer Than Ears
Archery. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 21, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 21, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 15, 2022 Oct 4, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more.
Aug 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Nonresident – Horns Longer Than Ears
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 22, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Resident – Horns Shorter Than Ears
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 8, 2022 Sep 24, 2022
Antelope
Antelope – Nonresident – Horns Longer Than Ears
Muzzleloader. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 25, 2022 Oct 4, 2022
Bear
Bear – Any Legal Weapon
Season ends at end date or when harvest limits are met. Hunting allowed in Units 192, 194 – 196, (Except those portions of 192 and 194 described in Special Regulations of CR 19-03) 201 – 202, 204, 206, 203, 291.
Sep 15, 2022 Dec 1, 2022
Deer
Deer – Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 10, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Deer
Deer – Junior Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 10, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Deer
Deer – Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 10, 2022 Dec 20, 2022
Deer
Deer – Junior Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 10, 2022 Dec 15, 2022
Deer
Deer – Resident Antlerless
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 5, 2022 Nov 20, 2022
Deer
Deer – Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 5, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Deer
Deer – Junior Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 5, 2022 Nov 30, 2022
Dove
Dove – Mourning and White-Winged
Statewide. Limit of 15 per day.
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 30, 2022
Duck
Duck – Northeast Zone (Early season)
Sep 24, 2022 Nov 29, 2022
Duck
Duck – South Zone (except the Moapa Valley)
There is a break in the middle of this season. Hunting is not permitted from Oct. 24-25.
Oct 15, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Duck
Duck – Northwest Zone
There is a break in the middle of this season. Hunting is not permitted from Jan. 9-10.
Oct 15, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Duck
Duck – South Zone Moapa Valley
Moapa Valley to the confluence of the Muddy and Virgin Rivers.
Oct 29, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Duck
Duck – Northeast Zone (Late season)
Dec 10, 2022 Jan 16, 2023
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlerless Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Jan 31, 2023
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlerless Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 24, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlerless Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Aug 24, 2022
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlered Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 16, 2022 Sep 20, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlerless Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 16, 2022 Sep 30, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlered Archery
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 16, 2022 Sep 20, 2022
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlerless Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 16, 2022 Sep 30, 2022
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlered Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 1, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlered Muzzleloader
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 1, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlered Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 17, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Elk
Elk – Nonresident – Antlerless Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 17, 2022 Jan 31, 2023
Elk
Elk – Resident – Antlered Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 17, 2022 Dec 4, 2022
Elk
Elk – Resident Spike – Any Legal Weapon
Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 17, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Goat
Mountain Goat
Any goat with any legal weapon in units 101, 102, and 103.
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 31, 2022
Goose
Goose – Northeast Zone (Early season)
Canada and White-Fronted Geese.
Sep 24, 2022 Nov 29, 2022
Goose
Goose – Northwest Zone
Canada and White-Fronted Geese. Please note that hunting is not permitted Jan 9-10 during this season.
Oct 15, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – South Zone (except the Moapa Valley)
Canada and White-Fronted Geese. Please note that hunting is not permitted Oct 24-25 during this season.
Oct 15, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – South Zone Moapa Valley
Canada and White-Fronted Geese.
Oct 29, 2022 Jan 29, 2023
Goose
Goose – Northeast Zone (Late season)
Canada and White-Fronted Geese.
Dec 10, 2022 Jan 16, 2023
Grouse
Blue and Ruffed Grouse
Open in counties Carson City, Douglas, Elko, Eureka, Esmeralda, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Washoe, White Pine.
Sep 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2021
Grouse
Sage Grouse
See regulations for hunt units.
Sep 18, 2021 Sep 19, 2021
Grouse
Sage Grouse
See regulations for hunt units.
Sep 25, 2021 Sep 26, 2021
Grouse
Sage Grouse
See regulations for hunt units.
Sep 25, 2021 Oct 3, 2021
Grouse
Sage Grouse
See regulations for hunt units.
Oct 2, 2021 Oct 3, 2021
Mountain Lion
Mountain Lion
Statewide except units 033, 091, 269, 280, 281, 282, 283, 284, 286. A hunter, or their licensed guide or subguide if applicable, must call the mountain lion hotline at 1-800-800-1667 prior to hunting to determine if a unit group is open or closed. Mountain lion season begins March 1 and ends either on the last day of the next February or when the number of harvested mountain lions reaches the quota limit, whichever happens first
Mar 1, 2022 Feb 28, 2023
Pheasant
Pheasant
Statewide. Limit of 2 per day, cocks only.
Nov 1, 2021 Nov 30, 2021
Quail Game Type
California and Gambel’s Quail
Statewide. Limit of 10 per day.
Oct 9, 2021 Feb 6, 2022
Quail Game Type
Mountain Quail
Statewide. Limit of 2 per day, 6 total.
Oct 9, 2021 Feb 6, 2022
Rabbit
All Rabbit
Statewide. Limit of 10 per day.
Oct 9, 2021 Feb 28, 2022
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Nonresident – Nelson (Desert) Any Ram
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 15, 2018 Jan 1, 2020
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Resident – Rocky Mountain Any Ram
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Aug 1, 2022 Feb 20, 2023
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Resident – California Any Ram
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 31, 2022
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Nonresident – California Any Ram
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 1, 2022 Oct 31, 2022
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Resident – Nelson (Desert) Any Ram
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Sep 15, 2022 Jan 1, 2023
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Resident – Nelson (Desert) Any Ewe
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 16, 2022 Nov 15, 2022
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Nonresident – Nelson (Desert) Any Ewe
Any legal weapon. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 16, 2022 Nov 15, 2022
Sheep
Bighorn Sheep – Resident – Nelson (Desert) Any Ram
Archery. Season dates vary by unit. See regulations for more details.
Oct 20, 2022 Nov 14, 2022
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Fall
Paradise Valley of Humboldt County. Limited 1 wild turkey of either sex.
Oct 2, 2021 Oct 31, 2021
Turkey Game Type
Turkey – Spring
Limited entry. Check regulations for specific seasons, counties, and quotas for your area.
Mar 26, 2022 May 1, 2022
Upland Bird
Himalayan Snowcock
Open in Elko and White Pine counties. Requires a special snowcock hunting free-use permit.
Sep 1, 2021 Nov 30, 2021
Upland Bird
Chukar and Hungarian Partridge
Statewide. Limit of 6 per day.
Oct 9, 2021 Feb 6, 2022

Licenses, Permits and Regulations

Hunting licenses, permits and regulations can be purchased on the official web site of Nevada Department of Wildlife.

Hunting GPS Maps

Nevada Hunting Map Layers App Overview Increase success as you layer BLM, forest service, private property and more over aerial imagery, and topographic basemaps, for the most accurate map on mobile device and desktop. See invisible property lines and seek permission with detailed private and public property boundaries and ownership names. View trails, roads and […]

Hunt Units

Hunting Layers

NV Private Lands Preview

NV Private Lands

Over 1,000,000 parcels mapped by the onX team, this layer helps you know who the property owners are in Nevada. Tap any parcel to learn more info about the owner and acreage.

NV Gov Lands Preview

NV Gov Lands

onX has the most accurate public lands maps with over 62,000,000 acres in Nevada to help you plan your next adventure. Tap any public land parcel to learn more.

NV Hunt Units Preview

NV Hunt Units

Nevada Hunt Units. Please hunt responsibly, obey all signage and have a safe legal hunt.

NV Possible Access Preview

NV Possible Access

onX has mapped 17,000 acres of possible access lands in Nevada including timber companies and land conservation groups. Research rules on these private lands before recreating.

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NV Grouse Habitat

Sage Grouse Habitat provided by Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. Red is priority, Yellow is general and Green is other habitat. Not available for off-grid use.

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  • Greater Sage Grouse Habitat (BLM)


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