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Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Nebraska Bird Hunting


Resident License Fees:

Non-Resident License Fees:
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


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

Super Dog

Ultimate Upland to Start 2012 Season with Epic Hunt

Months of planning and preparation all led up to our departure from the Carolina low country this morning. I’ve pegged the steering wheel west and will be racing the 2,200 miles to reach Nevada where Ultimate Upland will officially kick off the 2012 bird season. It’s times like this that I wish we owned a … Read more

Brian Koch
Bird Hunting Buddies

Upland with Friends

It’s easy for me to get caught up in this solo pursuit. The rhythm of walking to the horizon with shotgun in hand appeals to my obsessive nature. Shut out the world and follow the dogs. Simple. Quiet. Rewarding. But decades ago I came to be a bird hunter because of friends sharing their experience … Read more

Brian Koch
Drought Image

Upland Birds Seeing Red

The US Drought Monitor Map gives a pretty depressing view for more than half the country. There is a distinct yellow to deep red tone painting most of the areas west of the Mississippi and south of the Oregon Trail. The Drought Monitor uses a number of factors – soil moisture, streamflow, precipitation and more … Read more

Brian Koch