Nebraska Hunting News

Summer is a Great Time for Nebraska Hunter Ed Courses
Summer is an excellent time to fulfill a hunter education requirement, and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has a number of courses scheduled.
Nebraska Remaining Big Game Tags on Sale June 8th
Sportsmen soon may purchase remaining 2009 big game hunting permits, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nebraska Turkey Population Growing
A recent rural mail carrier survey revealed good news for Nebraska turkey hunters: evidence of an expanding population.
Nebraska Big Game Apps Accepted April 20th
Nebraska residents may begin applying for big game draw unit hunting permits on April 20. Draw units comprise the following: all antelope firearm and muzzleloader permits, all elk units and Desoto December and Republican firearm deer permits. One application is allowed per person per species.
Nebraska Turkey Hunting Workshop April 9th
Openings remain for the spring turkey hunting workshop scheduled for 6-9 p.m., April 9, at the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium. The workshop will cover all aspects of the hunt, including gear, strategies, hi-tech scouting and turkey biology.
Bowhunters in Nebraska had Successful Antelope Season
Archery antelope hunters in Nebraska during 2008 experienced their highest success rate of the past 15 years, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraska Turkey Permits Available Now
Permits for the 2009 spring turkey hunting seasons now may be purchased, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Hunters will have more opportunity to use them, too.
Nebraska Bighorn Lottery Winner Bags a Ram
David Janssen of rural Hastings, took a full-curl bighorn ram at Peterson Wildlife Management Area southwest of Fort Robinson State Park on Dec. 11 to fill his 2008 Nebraska bighorn lottery permit.
Nebraska Mtn. Lion Shot
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission conservation officers are looking into the shooting of a mountain lion south of Chadron on Saturday.
Nebraska Permit Fees to Change for 2009
Some fee increases for deer, turkey, elk, antelope and lifetime permits were approved Thursday by the Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners.