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Hunters Find Success on Dove Opener

LINCOLN – Nebraska’s opening day of dove hunting season on Sept. 1 kicked off with many satisfied hunters afield. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s southeast district had plenty of hunters, especially on public ground. “There were bunches of hunters participating in the dove opener,” said Pat Molini, southeast district wildlife manager. “It used to be that an opener on a weekday had fewer dove hunters, but that has changed.” Molini said hunter success across his district varied from good …

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Dove Hunting Season Just Around Corner

LINCOLN – Dove hunting season begins soon and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has some reminders for those hunters, as well as recommendations for areas to hunt. Doves may be hunted statewide. The season is Sept. 1 – Oct. 30, with daily bag and possession limits of 15 and 45, respectively. Bag limits are for mourning, white-winged and Eurasian collared doves in aggregate. Shooting hours are 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset. Nebraska residents 16 years and older and …

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Dove Season Opens in Nebraska

LINCOLN – The statewide dove hunting season opened in Nebraska on Sept. 1 and will run through Oct. 30. The daily bag and possession limits are 15 and 45, respectively. Bag limits are for mourning, white-winged and Eurasian collared doves in aggregate. Nebraska residents 16 years and older and all nonresidents are required to have a valid Nebraska hunting permit, habitat stamp and Harvest Information Program (HIP) number. Register at nehip.com, OutdoorNebraska.org/HIP, at any Nebraska Game and Parks Commission district …

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Dabbling with Dove Decoys

This blog was originally posted on August 31, 2009 but it has been updated with new information.  I like to dabble with dove decoys. That’s really all I do, it seems. Bagging doves for the grill during Nebraska’s popular dove hunting season (which opens on Sept. 1) is, well, just a bonus actually. Normally, I run out of shells before even getting close to reaching my daily bag limit during the season. I get those erratic, fast-flying doves close enough for shots, but connecting …

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Dove Hunting Season Just Around Corner

LINCOLN – Dove hunting season begins soon and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has some reminders for those hunters, as well as recommendations for areas to hunt. Doves may be hunted statewide. The season is Sept. 1-Oct. 30, with daily bag and possession limits of 15 and 30, respectively. Bag limits are for mourning, white-winged and Eurasian collared doves in aggregate. Nebraska residents 16 years and older and all nonresidents are required to have a valid Nebraska hunting permit, …

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Try Dove Hunting, Get Safety Tips on WOWT Outdoors

If you’re a hunter, like fast action, and are up for a challenge, I’ll be encouraging you to get all of the necessary items, plus a couple decoys and try dove hunting on my Weekly WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoor Report. How difficult are doves to hit? They fly erratically at speeds of up to 55 mph! Tune in, get more info about dove hunting, including safety tips, on my Weekly Outdoor Report that airs LIVE on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online …

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Dove Workshop Scheduled for Platte River SP

LINCOLN, Neb. – Brush up on wing-shooting skills and attend the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s dove workshop and clay shoot Aug. 23 at Platte River State Park. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex. Topics will include hunting opportunities, strategies, equipment and recipes for the harvest. Participants should bring firearms and target loads (No. 7½ or smaller) as they will shoot blue rock following the workshop. Space is limited. …

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National Survey Will Explore Dove Hunter Opinions

LINCOLN, Neb. – Some Nebraska dove hunters will be asked to participate in the National Dove Hunter Survey. Hunters will begin seeing surveys in the mail later in June. The national survey will ask dove hunters to share their experiences and opinions about dove hunting. Topics will include learning about hunter characteristics, time spent hunting, hunters’ perceived constraints to hunting, and thoughts about potential effects of spent lead from hunting ammunition on mourning doves and other wildlife. Only a random …

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