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Firearm deer season hunters reminded to locate their check stations

LINCOLN, Neb. – Those who plan to hunt the November firearm deer season are reminded to locate a check station ahead of their hunt. There have been several changes to the list of available check stations since last season.

Firearm deer hunters and archers harvesting deer during the Nov. 10-18 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.

The following are new locations of check stations, by region:

Northwest District – Harrison, Harrison House Hotel, 115 Main St.

Southwest District – Arapahoe, Tornado Alley, 1212 W. Chestnut St.; Benkelman, Dundy County Sherriff’s Office, 701 Chief St.; Cambridge, BC Original Graphics, 102 Paxton St.; Hayes Center, Farkleberry’s, 101 Troth St.; Hastings, Ampride South, 1410 W. J St.

Northeast District – Fremont, Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area park office, 4349 W. State Lakes Rd.; Burwell, PK Meat Company, 190 N. Neb. Hwy. 11; Butte, Firehouse Cafe, 610 Thayer St.

Southeast District – Crete, Lester’s Shop, 1575 Blue Acres St.

Two locations in the Southeast District no longer have check stations – Lincoln’s Shuster’s Meats and Omaha’s Nebraska Game and Parks Commission office.

To find a complete list of available check stations, as well as a map, visit Outdoornebraska.gov/deer. More information on checking deer also is available there in the 2018 Big Game Guide.

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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