Tag: Nebraska

  • Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

    Fall wild turkey season opens Sept. 15

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska’s fall wild turkey season begins Sept. 15, giving hunters a chance to harvest two turkeys on a single permit. Turkey hunting can be combined with big game, upland game, waterfowl or fishing for a true Nebraska mixed bag adventure. Fall turkey permits are valid statewide, cost just $8 for youth age […]

  • 2021-2022 Public Access Atlas now available

    2021-2022 Public Access Atlas now available

    LINCOLN, Neb. – There are more than a million acres of publicly accessible lands throughout Nebraska. The recently published 2021-2022 Public Access Atlas identifies and consolidates these public access resources for the benefit of Nebraska’s hunters, trappers and anglers. Printed copies of this year’s atlas are available at Nebraska Game and Parks Commission headquarters and […]

  • Dove hunting season opens Sept. 1 in Nebraska

    Dove hunting season opens Sept. 1 in Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. – With the annual dove season opener on Sept. 1, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has some reminders for hunters, as well as recommendations for areas to hunt. Dove hunting is a fun activity for many hunters each fall and provides an excellent opportunity to introduce youth and other novice hunters to […]

  • $1.1 Million in Funding Benefits Elk Habitat, Hunting Heritage Across America’s Heartland

    $1.1 Million in Funding Benefits Elk Habitat, Hunting Heritage Across America’s Heartland

    MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation collaborated with nearly two dozen partners to provide $1,134,098 for 12 wildlife habitat, hunting heritage or wildlife management projects in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. RMEF contributed $82,248 in funding that leveraged an additional $1,051,850 in partner dollars. “There are wild, free-ranging elk herds in 28 states […]

  • Duck hunters will choose from two bag limits this year

    Duck hunters will choose from two bag limits this year

    LINCOLN, Neb. — Duck hunters in Nebraska and South Dakota will choose between two daily bag limits — two tiers of limits — before waterfowl season this year. The new “two-tier” duck hunting regulations recently adopted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and allows hunters to select between Tier I or Tier II when they […]

  • Top 10 beginner-friendly lakes across Nebraska

    Top 10 beginner-friendly lakes across Nebraska

    By Larry PapeNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – From Auburn to Alliance, Nebraska’s beginner-friendly lakes stretch form border to border. These lakes have been designated by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission as family friendly because they are safe, comfortable and have great fish-catching potential. They include a combination of barrier-free fishing access, […]

  • Gov. Ricketts proclaims Nebraska best turkey hunting destination in United States

    Gov. Ricketts proclaims Nebraska best turkey hunting destination in United States

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters from across the country have come to discover what Nebraskans know – the state has excellent wild turkey hunting. For the fifth year in a row, Gov. Pete Ricketts has proclaimed Nebraska the best turkey hunting destination in the United States. Nebraska has a restored and abundant population of wild turkeys, […]

  • Upland bird opportunities await Nebraska hunters this fall

    Upland bird opportunities await Nebraska hunters this fall

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska is the mixed-bag capital of the Great Plains, and another fall of diverse upland bird hunting opportunities awaits hunters. The Southwest and Panhandle regions will provide the best hunting opportunities for pheasants this season, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Upland Game Bird Hunting Outlook. These regions, along with the […]

  • BHA Announces New Chapters, Board Leadership

    BHA Announces New Chapters, Board Leadership

    Public lands and waters continue to galvanize hunters, anglers, others across North America MISSOULA, Mont. – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers members are continuing to expand North America’s largest and most active group of public lands sportsmen and women, establishing new chapters in Arkansas, Georgia, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia. The new BHA chapters officially […]

  • Nebraska Ducks Unlimited chapters recognized

    Nebraska Ducks Unlimited chapters recognized

    DU honors top fundraising chapters across the nation OMAHA, Neb. – April 21, 2020 – Ducks Unlimited recently announced the top volunteer chapters across the nation honored in three categories: Chairman’s Roll of Honor, President’s Elite and President’s Roll of Honor. Chapters that raised between $250,000 and $999,999 were recognized in the Chairman’s Roll of […]