Nebraska Game and Parks will begin accepting applications for permits to hunt mountain lions in the Pine Ridge area in northwestern Nebraska on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
The application period will run until Sept. 30 and includes a fee of $15.
The first person drawn from applications for the Pine Ridge
Unit will be issued a permit to harvest a mountain lion during Season 1
or Season 2. The next 100 persons drawn will be issued permits for
Season 2. Season 1 is Jan. 1 - Feb. 14, and Season 2 is Feb. 15 - March 31.
The commission established
four units for hunting mountain lions. They are Pine Ridge, Keya Paha in the
southern Panhandle, Upper Platte in north-central Nebraska and Prairie,
which covers much of the rest of the state.