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Hunting Big Grass

Upland bird hunting properties with public access, especially those with large expanses of seemingly uniform cover, can be intimidating.

pheasant hunt

Where will you be when the season rolls around?

Nebraska’s properties with public access may be found in the latest edition of the Public Access Atlas.

Written by Justin Haag


About justin haag

Justin Haag serves the Panhandle as a public information officer for the Commission, also serving as regional editor for NEBRASKAland Magazine. Haag was raised in southwestern Nebraska, where he developed a love for fishing, hunting and other outdoor pursuits. After earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Chadron State College in 1996, he worked four years as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Chadron and McCook. Prior to joining the Commission in 2013, he worked 12 years as a communicator at Chadron State, serving as the institution’s media and public relations coordinator the last five. He and his wife, Cricket, live in Chadron, and enjoy introducing their two children to the many outdoor recreational opportunities of the Pine Ridge region.