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Big Game Society to Auction Elk Tag May 2

LINCOLN – An elk tag will be auctioned off at the Nebraska Big Game Society (NBGS) banquet May 2 in Lincoln. The banquet will be held at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, 1800 Wilderness Woods Place.

Those who wish to bid but cannot attend may call in their bids for free. Call-in bidders must first notify the NBGS by 5 p.m. on April 29 at 402-430-9191 or 402-429-7181, or via email at NBGS11@gmail.com.

Only residents are eligible for the tag, which will be auctioned at 7:30 p.m. The high bidder will receive a bull elk tag valid in any elk management unit during a 2014 open bull elk season using any legal weapons for that season.

Proceeds from the elk tag auction will be used by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for the preservation of elk herds and hunting opportunities in the state.

Tickets for the banquet are $60 each or $500 for a table of eight. Dinner is at 6:15 p.m. Contact Jon Thomas 402-430-9191 or Rick Brandt 402-429-7181 for more information about the NBGS.

 

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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