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Deer Hunters Should Note Recent Check Station Changes

LINCOLN – Nebraska hunters should locate a check station online that they intend to use before the start of the upcoming firearm deer season. The list of check stations has changed since it was first printed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in May.

Firearm deer hunters and archers harvesting deer during the Nov. 15-23 firearm season must deliver their deer to a check station no later than 1 p.m. on the day following the close of the season.

There no longer is a deer check station in Ralston. A new check station is available at Game and Parks’ Omaha office, 8494 Frederick St. Hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and the phone number is 402-595-2144.

Diller also no longer has a deer check station. Hunters may check their deer at the new Fairbury check station at Wildlife Creations Taxidermy, 2505 H St. Hours are 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and the phone number is 402-587-0274.

Other changes to the check station list are:

— The check station in Creighton has changed its name to the C-Mart.

— The check station in Crete, Dave’s Wine and Liquor, will operate from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., except on Nov. 15, 16 and 23, when it will operate from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

— The phone number for the Harrison check station has changed to 308-665-5199.

To see an updated list of check stations, visit OutdoorNebraska.org, then click on Hunting, Deer, and then Regulations and Check Stations.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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