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48 | Big Game Info: 402-471-0641 Permit Type Weapon Type Notes Deer and Antelope Firearm Rie - at least 22 caliber delivering at least 900 foot-pounds of energy at 100 yards; .357 magnum or .45 Colt Semi-automatics may hold no more than six cartridges; fully automatic, full-metal jacket and incendiary bullets are prohibited. Handgun - delivering at least 400 foot-pounds of energy at 50 yards Shotgun - 20 gauge or larger ring a single slug Crossbow - 125-pound minimum draw weight, non-electronic and shoulder-red Arrows and spears must have sharpened hunting head with a blade of at least 7/16-inch radius from the center of the arrow shaft. Arrows and spears containing poison or stupefying chemical or having an explosive tip are prohibited. Spear - must be thrown by hand Longbow, recurve bow, compound bow Muzzleloading handgun - delivering at least 400 foot-pounds of energy at 50 yards Magnifying and variable-power scopes are allowed for hunting big game, including the use of muzzleloaders. Scopes capable of using electricity to amplify natural light and those that project a visible light beam to a target are prohibited. Muzzleloading rie - 44 caliber or larger Muzzleloading musket - 62 caliber or larger that fires a single slug Deer and Antelope Archery Crossbow - 125-pound minimum draw weight, non-electronic and shoulder-red Arrows and spears must have sharpened hunting head with a blade of at least 7/16-inch radius from the center of the arrow shaft. Arrows and spears containing poison or stupefying chemical or having an explosive tip are prohibited. Spear - must be thrown by hand Longbow, recurve bow, compound bow Deer and Antelope Muzzleloader Muzzleloading handgun - delivering at least 400 foot-pounds of energy at 50 yards Magnifying and variable-power scopes are allowed for hunting big game, including the use of muzzleloaders. Scopes capable of using electricity to amplify natural light and those that project a visible light beam to a target are prohibited. Muzzleloading rie - 44 caliber or larger Muzzleloading musket - 62 caliber or larger that fires a single slug Elk and Bighorn Sheep Rie - at least 25 caliber delivering at least 1,700 foot-pounds of energy at 100 yards Semi-automatics may hold no more than six cartridges; fully automatic, full-metal jacket and incendiary bullets are prohibited. Crossbow - 125-pound minimum draw weight, non-electronic and shoulder-red Arrows and spears must have sharpened hunting head with a blade of at least 7/16-inch radius from the center of the arrow shaft. Arrows and spears containing poison or stupefying chemical or having an explosive tip are prohibited. Spear - must be thrown by hand Longbow, recurve bow, compound bow Muzzleloading rie - 45 caliber or larger Magnifying and variable-power scopes are allowed for hunting big game, including the use of muzzleloaders. Scopes capable of using electricity to amplify natural light and those that project a visible light beam to a target are prohibited. WEAPONS LEGAL FOR BIG GAME PERMITS

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