App Deadline Nears for 2011 Lāna‘i Mouflon Hunt
By Wendy Osher
Application forms are now available for the 2011 Muflon Sheep Hunting Season on Lāna‘i, which runs from July 30 to August 6, 2011. The deadline to submit applications is at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2011.
Applications and instruction sheets are available through the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife. Interested applicants may also refer to the agency website at www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dofaw for more information.
The 2011 Lāna‘i Mouflon Sheep Season will consist of three hunts:
- Archery Only Hunt will be held over eight (8) consecutive days, beginning July 30, 2011 and ending on August 6, 2011.
- Muzzleloading Hunt will be conducted for two (2) consecutive Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), August 13 and 14 and August 20 and 21, 2011.
- General Rifle Hunt will be held over nine (9) consecutive Weekends (Saturday and Sunday) beginning on August 22 and ending on October 23, 2011.
The bag limit for the 2011 Lāna‘i Mouflon Sheep Season will be two (2) Mouflon sheep – one can be a ewe or non-typical ram; and the second a non-typical ram, regardless of the type of equipment used.
More information can also be obtained by calling the following numbers:
- O‘ahu: 587-0166
- Maui: 984-8100
- Hawai‘i: 974-4221(Hilo)
- Moloka‘i: 553-1745
- Kaua‘i: 274-3433
- Lāna‘i: 565-7916