Each lottery is open only to Nebraska residents and no one may enter each lottery more than once each year. The cost to enter each lottery is a non-refundable $25.
Applications for the multispecies lottery may be made only at
OutdoorNebraska.org by July 1. That permit will be valid for the 2011 and 2012 hunting seasons and have a bag limit of one elk of either sex, one antelope of either sex, one deer of either sex or species, and two turkeys.
Applications for the bighorn sheep lottery will be accepted through Aug. 5, with the drawing being held Aug. 30. The winner may hunt in a designated area of the Panhandle between Nov. 29 and Dec. 22. The bag limit is one bighorn sheep.