Earlier today, the Nevada Senate unanimously passedAssembly Bill 246. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Jim Gibbons (R) for his consideration.
AB246 would establish an apprentice hunting license that would allow prospective hunters 12 years old and older to try their hand at hunting before completing a hunter education course. Apprentice hunters would be required to be directly supervised in the field by a mentor who is at least 18 years old and who holds a valid
Hunter recruitment is critical to the long-term preservation of our hunting heritage. Hunter numbers are declining and radical anti-hunting organizations like the Humane Society of the
The Governor has expressed some concerns with the administrative process in relation to some components of the bill. It is vital that
Please contact the Governor TODAY and respectfully urge him to sign AB246 into law. Governor Gibbons can be reached by phone at (775) 684-5670 or visit http://gov.state.nv.us/Contact_Us_NORTHX.htm to send email.