Nebraska Hunting News

Free Shooting Range Access for Nebraska Hunter Ed Grads
Recent firearm hunter education graduates have free access to certain shooting ranges and gun clubs to practice the skills and knowledge they learned, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska Turkey Season Opened March 25th
Hunters under age 16 can now take advantage of the new $5 youth turkey permits the season opened March 25 for archers and youth archers, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska Closes Apprentice Hunter Program Loophole
Gov. Heineman has signed into law a bill that closes a loophole on language pertaining to the Apprentice Hunter Education Exemption Certificate.
Nebraska Offers Parents and Children Outdoors Workshop
Turning backyards into nature-based play areas so children spend more time playing outdoors will be discussed at the Parents and Children in the Outdoors workshop Feb. 27 at the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium.
Whitetails Unlimited Opposes Nebraska Deer Legislation
A legislative proposal in Nebraska is the wrong way to manage deer overpopulation, according to Whitetails Unlimited, the nation's largest non profit conservation group dedicated to the benefit of the white-tailed deer.
Nebraska Delays Sale of Deer Permits
The sale of 2010 statewide deer hunting permits is being delayed until after the March meeting of the Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners.
Nebraska Spring Turkey Permits Now Available
The new $5 youth turkey permits are now available the 2010 spring turkey hunting permits went on sale Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. Central Time, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska Late Antlerless Deer Season Jan 1-15
Rifle deer hunters get one last chance to bag a doe in Nebraska with the January late antlerless season, which is Jan. 1-15, 2010.
Nebraska Will Not Have Bighorn Sheep Hunt in 2010
A Nebraska bighorn sheep was harvested by Brent Bollwitt of Lincoln on Dec. 8 near Fort Robinson State Park. The full-curl ram was approximately 9 years old.
Nebraska GPC Approves Low Cost Youth Permits
There has been a national trend of declining participation in hunting for years. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission took a step Thursday to attract more young big game hunters.