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OutdoorNebraska.org | 23 LANDOWNER ELK PERMIT APPLICATION PROCESS 1. Obtain an application by requesting from the Commission by telephone, picking up from Commission district offices, or downloading from OutdoorNebraska.gov/huntingseasons under the Elk tab. 2. Determine if your land is in an elk zone and if you qualify. 3. Between May 16 and June 3, 2022, deliver completed application and payment for the permit price and application fee to the following Commission district office only, depending on unit. Applications received after 5 p.m. on June 3, 2022, will be rejected. • Northwest District - 299 Husker Road, P.O. Box 725, Alliance, NE 69301. Units: Ash Creek, Bordeaux Creek, Hat Creek and North Platte River. • Bassett Service Center - 524 Panzer St., P.O. Box 508, Bassett, NE 68714. Units: Niobrara East and Niobrara West. • Southwest District - 301 E. State Farm Road, North Platte, NE 69101. Unit: Box Elder. 4. District staff will validate your application and enter in drawing, if eligible. 5. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may lead to disqualification. FREE-EARNED LANDOWNER ELK PERMIT A person who owns or leases at least 80 acres of farm- or ranchland for agricultural purposes qualifies for an either-sex elk permit – known as a free-earned landowner elk permit – following the verification of 10 general antlerless elk harvests; immediate family members are eligible for the permit. The free-earned permit does not affect eligibility for general or landowner permits. Contact a district office for details. BULL ELK Elk permits are issued on a management unit basis and are valid for the area and season dates listed. Permits listed are valid for the bag limit of one elk of either sex. Additional restrictions are noted. See maps for unit descriptions. Permit Fee Resident: $189* Resident Landowner: $48* Nonresident Landowner: $542* *Includes $10 nonrefundable application fee Season Dates Archery: Sept. 1 – Oct. 31, 2022 Firearm: Sept. 21 – Oct. 31, 2022 Permit Name Quota Special Unit Restrictions 2021 General 2021 Minimum Points - LO Gen Landowner Applicants 0 Point Odds* Ash Creek Bull 10 7 No 325 1:94 2 Bordeaux Bull 20 15 No 648 1:91 4 Box Elder Bull 20 15 No 1,595 1:294 4 Hat Creek Bull 16 12 Yes, see below 1,025 1:190 3 Niobrara East Bull 16 12 No 270 1:57 2 Niobrara West Bull 16 12 Yes, see below 333 1:52 1 North Platte River Bull 30 22 No 906 1:82 2 RESTRICTIONS: • Access permit required to hunt Fort Robinson SP and Fort Niobrara NWR. * Bonus points are not included in draw calculations. Your individual odds are: • Divide the 0 Point Odds for your unit by your bonus point total plus one. • Example, for a hunter with 5 points applying for the Ash Creek Bull permit: (127) / (5 + 1) = 1:21

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