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2012 Nebraska Hunting Season Dates

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission | www.ngpc.state.ne.us

BIG GAME

Antelope

Archery
Aug. 20-Dec. 31

Muzzleloader
Sept. 15-30

October Firearm
Oct 13-28

October Late Doe/Fawn
Oct. 13-Nov. 9

November Late Doe/Fawn
Nov. 1-Jan. 31

Deer

Archery
Sept. 15-Dec. 31

Mule Deer Conservation Area
Sept. 15-Dec. 31

November Firearm
Nov. 10-18

Muzzleloader
Dec. 1-31

Season Choice and River Antlerless
Sept. 15-Jan. 18

Youth and landowner
Sept. 15-Jan. 18

DeSoto Muzzleloader
Oct. 20-21 and Dec. 8-9

Nonresident Statewide Buck
Nov. 10-18

Resident Restricted Statewide Buck
Nov. 10-18

Statewide Whitetail Buck
Sept. 15-Dec. 31

Elk

Bull
Sept. 29-Oct. 28

Antlerless
Sept. 29-Oct. 28, Dec. 1-31

Turkey

Archery and Shotgun
Sept. 15-Dec. 31

WATERFOWL

Early Teal – Low Plains
Sept. 8-23

Early Teal – High Plains
Sept. 8-16

Duck-Coot – Zone 1
Oct. 13-Dec. 25

Duck-Coot – Zone 2 Low Plains
Oct. 6-Dec. 18

Duck-Coot – Zone 2 High Plains
Oct. 6-Dec. 18 and Jan. 2-23

Duck-Coot – Zone 3 Low Plains
Oct. 20-Jan. 1

Duck-Coot – Zone 3 High Plains
Oct. 20-Jan. 1 and Jan. 2-23

Duck-Coot – Zone 4
Oct. 6-Dec. 18

Regular Dark Goose – North Central Unit
Oct. 6-Jan. 18

Regular Dark Goose – Niobrara Unit
Oct. 27-Feb. 8

Regular Dark Goose – Platte River Unit
Oct. 27-Feb. 8

Regular Dark Goose – East Unit
Oct. 6-14 and Oct. 27-Jan. 30

Regular Dark Goose – Panhandle Unit
Nov. 10-Feb. 8

White-Fronted Goose – Statewide
Oct. 6-Dec. 14 and Feb. 2-3

Light Goose Regular Season – Statewide
Oct. 6-Jan. 4 and Jan. 26-Feb. 8

Light Goose Conservation Order – Zone 1
Feb. 9-April 14

Light Goose Conservation Order – Zone 2
Feb. 9-April 1

Light Goose Conservation Order – Zone 3
Feb. 9-April 14

Crow – Statewide
Oct. 1-Nov. 15 and Jan. 20-April 6

Crow – Special Public Health Hazard Order
Nov. 16-Jan. 19

UPLAND GAME

Pheasant, Quail and Partridgee_SFlb Oct. 27-Jan. 31

Youth Pheasant, Quail and Partridgee_SFlb Oct. 20-21

Crow
Oct. 1-Nov. 15 and Jan. 20-April 6

Crow Public Health Hazard
Nov. 16-Jan. 19

Grouse
Sept. 1-Jan. 31

Virginia and Sora Rail
Sept. 1-Nov. 9

Snipe
Sept. 1-Dec. 16

Woodcock
Sept. 24-Nov. 7

Dove
Sept. 1-Oct. 30

Eurasian Collared Dove
Oct. 31-Aug. 31

Squirrel
Aug. 1-Jan. 31

Cottontail
Sept. 1-Feb. 29

Jackrabbit
Sept. 1-Feb. 29

FURBEARER

Muskrat and Beaver – Trap Only
Nov. 1-March 31

Bobcat – Hunt and Trap
Dec. 1-Feb. 28

Raccoon, Virginia Opossum, Red Fox, Gray Fox,
Mink, Long-Tailed Weasel, Badger – Hunt
and Trape_SFlb Nov. 1-Feb. 28

Early Raccoon and Virginia Opossum – Hunt Onlye_SFlb Sept. 1-Oct. 31

Striped Skunk – Hunt and Trap
Year Round


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