Nebraska 2019 Season Dates

Hunting Season Dates *

Turkey
Spring archery March 25-May 8
Spring youth archery March 25-May 8
Spring youth shotgun April 9-10
Spring shotgun opening April 13-May31
Fall youth, archery, shotgun Oct. 1-31

Deer
Archery Sept. 1-Oct. 26
November firearm Nov. 16-24 (Pine Ridge unit is unit we hunt)
Muzzleloader Dec. 1-31

Elk
Bull archery Sept. 15-Oct. 26
Bull firearm Sept. 27-Oct. 26
Cow, private land Aug. 15-Oct. 26
Cow, public land Sept. 27-Oct. 26, Dec. 1-31

Antelope
Archery Aug. 20-Dec. 31
Muzzleloader Sept. 20-Oct. 5
Firearm Oct. 11-26

Other
Squirrel Aug. 1-Jan. 31
Cottontail and jackrabbit Sept. 1-Feb. 28
Grouse Sept. 1-Jan. 31
Pheasant, quail and partridge Oct. 25-Jan. 31

*Big game season dates finalized in March
Waterfowl seasons set in August

Application/Purchase Periods

Spring Turkey: Jan. 13-Close of Season – Hunters may purchase as many as three spring permits.
Fall Turkey: Aug. 11-Close of Season – Hunters may purchase as many as two fall permits.

Deer
June 9-27 – Residents and nonresidents may apply for one permit in any draw unit.
July 14-Close of Season – Residents, nonresidents and eligible landowners may purchase remaining permits.

Antelope
June 9-27 – Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex permit in available units.
July 14-Close of Season – Residents, nonresidents and eligible landowners may purchase remaining permits.

Elk
May 19-June 6 – Eligible landowners may apply for one permit.
June 9-27 – Residents may apply for one permit.
July 14-Close of Season – Residents and eligible landowners may purchase remaining permits.

Multispecies Lottery Permits
April 21-July 4 – apply for Super Tag and Combo permits

Applications accepted on first day at 1 p.m. Central Time

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