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Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Nebraska Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$15

Non-Resident License Fees:
$82
2-Day $57

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*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Nebraska Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 29 – January 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Nebraska Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Prairie Chicken *depending on area

Bobwhite Quail

Nebraska Bobwhite Quail Season

October 29 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 6 per day, 24 possession

Woodcock

Nebraska Woodcock Season

September 24 – November 7, 2016

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Hungarian Partridge

Nebraska Hungarian Partridge Season

October 31 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Prairie Chicken

Nebraska Prairie Chicken Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Sharptail *depending on area

The Alaska Standoff

Alaska and I are at odds. I’m here to take her birds. She’s not giving them up easily. I’m to earn them one vertical foot at a time until she has determined that sufficient  toll has been collected. She’s happy to show amazing places, jaw-dropping beauty, an abundance of nature viewing unrivaled anywhere else in … Read more

Brian Koch

On the Road Again

Driving endless hours. It’s the not-so-glamourous part of this upland hunting pursuit. Thankfully the days afield tend to erase the days of pavement. The two longest drives of the year are always the first and last of the season. The anticipation of getting underway and the dread of completion make the toughest slogs. The 4,200 … Read more

Brian Koch

Embrace the Hunting Curve

I kicked off this season hunting the entire month of September without ever pulling the trigger—for birds, not for big game, not for a once-in-a-lifetime tag draw. I never even came close. True, the Himalayan Snowcock might be the most challenging hunt in the country. This was my second attempt at those demons and I … Read more

Brian Koch