Successful completion of a Firearm Hunter Education course is required for all Nebraska hunters age 12 through 29 who hunt any species with a firearm or air gun. Hunters younger than the age of 12 who have not yet completed a hunter education course must be accompanied by licensed hunter age 19 or older.
All Nebraska residents age 16 or older must have a resident hunting permit and must purchase the Habitat Stamp. Additional permits may be required .
Nebraska. Young deer hunters who are 10 or 11 may hunt under the supervision of a licensed deer hunter who is 19 or older . 12 through 15 must have completed a firearm hunter education program and be accompanied by a licensed hunter who is at least 19 years old .
It is unlawful to hunt wildlife on Sundays .
|Permit||Resident Fee||Non-Resident Fee|
|2021 Annual Hunt||$18.00||$109.00|
|2021 Annual Hunt Fish Combo||$52.00||$177.00|
|2021 Resident Senior Annual Hunt Fish Combo||$5.00||N/A|
|2021 Resident Veteran Annual Hunt Fish Combo||$5.00||N/A|
One of the most puzzling Game and Parks regulation is the inability for an archer to carry a firearm for self-protection. If you are out archery hunting , you cannot carry a firearm for self-protection.
Deer – No one may have more than two permits that allow the harvest of an adult buck. There is no limit to the number of antlerless permits a person may buy. Antelope – No one may have more than one permit per year. Elk – No more than one a year.
The obvious outlier out on the accompanying map of hotspots is Keya Paha County, which borders the lower end of the Niobrara River in northern Nebraska . Again, it’s just more evidence that major drainages are the best places to bowhunt whitetails in this state.
While there is no set minimum age for a child to shoot his or her first animal, it’s up to you to make a wise call as to when the child is ready. Letting a child shoot a gun or kill an animal before he or she is mentally or physically equipped can quell his or her passion for hunting .
On state wildlife areas, any visitor 16 or 17 years of age presenting a valid resident or non-resident hunting license issued in his or her own name will be issued an entry permit and may hunt independently ( California Code of Regulations Title 14, section 550.5(c)(9)).
Big game hunting and viewing opportunities in Nebraska are available for five species: white-tailed deer, mule deer, pronghorn, elk and bighorn sheep. Both species of deer provide annual hunting opportunities for most residents and nonresidents who wish to hunt .
Unless you have the permission of the owner or tenant, you must not discharge a firearm or shoot or attempt to shoot any game or furbearing animal within 200 yards of: A building where people live. Domestic livestock.
For public land hunting , National Forests, National Wildlife Refuges, and BLM land should provide reliable hunting opportunities. Check state parks for your individual state (unless you live in California, then you can just give up on state parks entirely).
A hunting plan tells where and with whom you are hunting and when you expect to return. It also should contain specific directions on your route to your destination and any alternate destination you may have if bad weather changes your plans . Be sure to include your cell phone number and cell phone carrier.