Nevada Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Nevada Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2021-2022.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out “When Is Hunting Season for Nevada?”  

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

Nevada Hunting Seasons Dates

The Nevada  hunting season website describes the hunting in this State as follows:

“What is there to hunt in Nevada? Big and small game, furbearers, and unprotected species.Nevada’s big game species include mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, three sub-species of bighorn sheep, pronghorn antelope, mountain goat and black bear.”

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority’s Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

Nevada Deer and Elk Hunting Season

Nevada is home to Mule Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk hunting during the hunting season.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Mule Deer (General Season)Aug 10-Dec 20*
Elk (General Season)Aug 16-Jan 5

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Nevada Turkey Hunting Season

Nevada has both a Spring and Fall Turkey hunting seasons.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
SpringMar 28-May 3
Fall (Paradise Valley of humboldt)Oct 5-27

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 Nevada Small Game Hunting Season

Nevada has a range of small game available to the hunter during hunting seasons.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
BobcatNov 1-Feb 29
Gray FoxNov 1-Feb 29
Kit and red foxOct 1-Feb 29
RabbitOct 13-Feb 28
OtterOct 1-Mar 31
BeaverOct 1-Apr 30

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Nevada Game Bird Hunting Season

Nevada has a wide range of game birds both upland and waterfowl hunting opportunties during hunting season. Please refer to the Nevada hunting website for the full list.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
QuailOct 12 – Feb 2
Ruffed & Blue grouseSept 1-Dec 31
Canada GeeseSept 12-Jan 31
DucksSept 21 -Jan 31
PheasantNov 1-30

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Nevada Black Bear Hunting Season

The Nevada Black Bear hunting season may close earlier once harvest quota is met.

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
GeneralSept 15-Jan 5

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Nevada Game Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Mountain GoatSept 1-Oct 31
Bighorn SheepSept 15-Jan 5
AntelopeAug 22-Oct 4

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

I hope you have found this State hunting season information helpful in planning your next great hunting adventure. Please feel free to share this page with your hunting buddies. In addition to these US Hunting Seasons by State pages, you may be interested in these posts.