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Applications for 2017 Lānaʻi Mouflon Sheep Hunting Now Available

March 20, 2017, 7:55 AM HST
* Updated March 20, 7:57 AM
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Applications for the 2017 Lānaʻi Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season, together with instruction sheets, are now available at all Division of Forestry and Wildlife Offices statewide beginning today, Monday, March 20, 2017. Applicants may also apply online.

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife, announced that the 2017 Lānaʻi Mouflon Sheep Season will consist of four hunts:

· The Archery Only Hunt will be held over eight consecutive days, beginning July 29, 2017 and ending on Aug. 5, 2017.
· **The Youth Hunt will be conducted for one weekend (Saturday and Sunday), Aug. 12 and 13, 2017.
· The Muzzleloader Hunt will be conducted for one weekend (Saturday and Sunday), Aug. 19 and 20, 2017.
· The General Rifle Hunt will be held over nine consecutive Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), beginning on Aug. 26, 2017 and ending on Oct. 22, 2017

A $10 application fee will be assessed each person applying for the hunt. This fee must accompany each application for the hunt at the time of filing. Applications received without the required application fee will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.

A tag fee will be assessed at the time of hunter check in. Hawaii residents will be assessed $20 and non-Hawaiʻi residents $125 for each sheep tag. No fees will be assessed for the non-typical ram tag.

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DLNR officials say it is imperative that hunter applicants obtain and pay particular attention to the hunt instruction sheet and addendum for any changes in the application process.

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Applications for all hunts may be submitted in-person or mailed, to the Maui Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office, 1955 Main St., Rm. 301, Wailuku HI 96793. Lānaʻi residents only are to mail or deliver their applications to the Lanai Division of Forestry and Wildlife Office at 917 Fraser Ave., PO Box 630661, Lānaʻi City, HI 96763.

The deadline for submitting applications will be 4 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017. Interested hunters are encouraged to submit their application well before the application deadline to insure proper processing.

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