Announcement
2021 Axis deer and Mouflon hunt.pdf  (If the viewer below is blank, please download the announcement)
Hunt Type
Archery

Hunt Information
• Please fill in all required information. A $10.00 per application fee is required. The application fee is non-refundable even if the hunt is cancelled or you are unable to participate. Only one (1) application per person will be accepted for the archery hunt. If duplicates are found, the first received will be processed and all others will be returned to the applicant. Application fees under these circumstances will not be returned.

• A total of 75 non-Lanai resident archers will be allowed to participate. All Lanai residents who apply will be allowed to participate. Only successfully drawn applicants will be mailed an application card. There will be no standby hunting opportunities for the archery hunt.

• A lottery will be conducted to determine a going status on Friday, April 23, 2021 at the DLNR/DOFAW base yard in Kahului at 9am. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, public participation will be limited to invited guests or not allowed.

• A Lanai resident is defined as an individual who has a permanent mailing address and has lived on the island for six (6) continuous months.

• All applicants must possess a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license before their hunting date; those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult possessing a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license while hunting.

• The 2021 Lanai combination Axis Deer and Mouflon Sheep season will be a Mouflon sheep ewe and Axis Deer either sex and doe hunt. There will be no limit on the amount of doe tags and a limit of one (1) ewe tag that can be purchased. Hunters will be required to purchase two (2) doe tags before being able to purchase an either sex Axis Deer tag. No ram, including non-typical ram tags will be available for purchase. See addendum for tag fees and other requirements.

• All hunters must report at the Lanai hunter check station the day preceding their hunt or the day of the hunt to validate the permits and receive the assigned tags. To be validated, the permittee must provide identification and sign the permit in the presence of an authorized officer of the Department of Land & Natural Resources and the officer must sign and date the permit.

• Check station hours are from 8:00am to 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 and from 8:00am to 3:30pm Wednesday, May 26, 2021 to Sunday June 6, 2021.

• Hunters are required to check out daily and report their take or their intent to hunt the next day, providing their tags remain unfilled. Upon completion of the hunt, hunters must submit their permit to the Lanai hunter check station. If applicable, include the sex and unit animal(s) were harvested.

• Hunting Units 1, 2 and 3 will be open for the Archery Hunt. For the Youth, Muzzleloader and General Rifle seasons, hunting Unit 2 will be available for hunting on Wednesdays, Unit 1 will be available for hunting on Thursdays and Units 1 and 2 will be available for hunting from Fridays through Sundays.

• Hunters assistant permits will be issued at the time of hunter check in - one (1) hunter assistant may accompany a senior citizen or disabled hunter and the hunter assistant must possess a valid 2020-21 State of Hawaii hunting license. A disabled hunter is defined as an individual who has an impairment that substantially limits one or more of that person's major life activities. Current (within 90 days) physician's certificate required.

• PERSONS APPLYING FOR THE ARCHERY ONLY SEASON MAY NOT APPLY FOR THE GENERAL RIFLE SEASON OR MUZZLELOADER SEASON.

• Application period begins Monday, February 22, 2021 and ends at 4:00pm, Friday, March 19, 2021.

• Lottery results will be available on the internet at: www.dlnr.hawaii.gov/dofaw and on this General Info tab by 4pm, Friday, April 23, 2021.

Hunt Information Attachments
Duration
12 days

Hunt dates
05/26/2021 - 06/06/2021
Applications required?
Yes

Application Start Date & Time
02/22/2021 12:01 AM

Application End Date & Time
03/19/2021 4:00 PM

General Public Lottery Date & Time
04/23/2021 9:00 AM

Max Amount of Hunters Allowed per Group
5
Island
Lanai

Location

Lanai Cooperative Game Management Area (LCGMA)

The LCGMA is the area on the northwest portion of Lanai with the southernmost boundary extending from the western shore off of Kaumalapau Hwy and traveling east along said road to #57 road. From #57 road heading in a north-northeasterly direction along the former pineapple field to the junction of Polihua road and Ka'a Road. At the junction heading in a southeasterly direction to the Horse Pasture connecting to the Keomoku Road and following the said road to the northeastern shore of Lanai. The Kanepu'u Easement Area is excluded from the LCGMA.

Location Attachments
Other Information
• Each hunter shall be limited to carry one bow of legal draw weight in the hunting areas. No crossbows allowed, unless with valid permit.

• Hunting permits are non-transferrable and may not be traded between hunters.

• Hunters must abide by the provisions of Chapter 123 when hunting on Lanai during the hunting season.

• Applicants may apply in parties up to a maximum of five (5) persons. Lanai residents may apply with non-residents by submitting their applications together to the (off islander) public drawing on Maui. No non-Lanai resident may submit his or her application with that of a Lanai resident for the Lanai resident drawing.

• Guides will not be required. If you need someone to guide you, be sure that you staple your application together with that of the guide who must apply as a hunter. Commercial guides are prohibited for this hunt.

• Only senior citizens and disabled hunters permitted the use of a hunter assistant.

• Hunters are allowed to bone the animal with the exception that a hind quarter must be tagged with genitalia and skin still attached.

• Any hunter encountering feral goats in the area may take these animals, regardless of sex and number. Hunters must have in their possession an unused tag.