Nebraska Hunting News

Nebraska Deer Permits Available
There are still plenty of Nebraska 2007 deer hunting season permits available for resident and nonresident hunters in most units, including the Elkhorn, Blue Southeast, Blue Northwest and Republican Whitetail units.
Nebraska Reminds Hunters to Ask Early to Hunt on Private Land
Its still early in the year, but experienced hunters are already making contacts with landowners and lining up their hunting spots for the 2007 fall hunting seasons.
Nebraska Firearm Hunter Education Classes Scheduled During June
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled two firearm hunter education classes in Lincoln during June.
Nebraska Turkey Season Ends May 20
Nebraska's 2007 spring turkey hunting seasons will end Sunday, May 20, but while time is running out, archers and shotgun hunters who haven't taken their birds still may buy permits.
Nebraska Outdoors Expo May 11th and 12th
Visitors at Nebraska Outdoors: Expo 2007, May 11-12 in Kearney, will have the opportunity to discover the state's natural wonders, sample a variety of outdoor recreational experiences, and attend a variety of free seminars and demonstrations on outdoor topics.
Nebraska Now Accepting Applications for Big Game Hunts
The application period when Nebraska hunters may apply for one November firearm deer season "draw" unit permit, and resident or resident landowner elk and antelope firearm and muzzleloader permits began at 1 p.m. CST, April 16.
Nebraska Considers Increasing Rates on Some Permits
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider increases in some hunting and fishing permit fees at a May 24 meeting in Brady. The permits under consideration have not been raised since 2002. If approved, the increases will become effective Jan.1, 2008.
Nebraska GPC Sets 2007 Pronghorn Seasons
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners recently set the dates for the 2007 pronghorn hunting seasons, continued buck-only seasons in all units except the archery season again this year, reduced permit numbers in two management units, and combined two management units.
Nebraska Mountain Lion Kitten Carcass Found
The carcass of a mountain lion kitten has been recovered in the northern Panhandle and is evidence that the species might be reproducing in the state, according to Sam Wilson, furbearer program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska Bowhunter Education Class Offered
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled a bowhunter education class in Lincoln beginning March 29.