Nebraska Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Nebraska Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

You have the privilege to decide between plenty of hunting options during hunting season in Nebraska. The animals available for hunting include Elk, Deer, Antelope, and bighorn sheep. Hunters can acquire hunting as well as fishing permits online. They can also apply for permit lotteries by going to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission website on the internet. 

Hunting permits for BigHorn Sheep can be availed via lottery only. A single permit is given and the bow hunting opportunity of BigHorn Sheep is once in a lifetime, you cannot get a permit again throughout your life so make your experience during the hunt memorable.

Mountain Lion hunt laws and harvest quotas greatly differ from region to region in the state of Nebraska. In some regions of the state, the harvest quotas are filled anytime so it is essential to confirm a day before hunting whether the season is open or close. permits for bow hunting are issued via auction and lottery. For additional insight into Mountain Lion hunting visit the website of the Nebraska Game and Park Commission.

Nebraska Bow Hunting Season

Category Months
Deer Sept.1-Dec.31
Antelope Aug.20-dec.31
Elk Sept.1-Oct.31
Wild Turkey Mar.25-May.31
Bighorn Sheep Nov.30-Dec.22
Mountain Lion Jan.2-Feb.28
Pheasant Oct.30-Jan.1

License Fee in Nebraska 

Category Base License Type  Fee
Archery Junior  $8
Archery Resident  18$
Archery Non-resident 97$
Archery Senior-65+ $5

Total Area and Regulations By State

You are allowed to hunt in a huge area of 1.2 million acres of land in Nebraska. This large territory is a dream come true for hunters who seek choices and variety in hunting. When it comes to archery, all bows with a draw weight of at least 125 pounds are permitted in Nebraska.

Fun Facts about Bowhunting in Nebraska

As is common with the states in areas of the great plains, Nebraska is drier in the west making it a haven for mule deer, and of course, its hunters.

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