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Deer Meetings Scheduled Across Nebraska in December

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission invites hunters and landowners to attend a public informational meeting to discuss deer issues. Meetings are scheduled in each Game and Parks district. Each meeting begins at 7 p.m. Game and Parks biologists will explain and take questions on various topics, including deer management, deer damage and depredation permits, antlerless harvest, trophy management and diseases. Antelope and elk issues also may be discussed. The meeting schedule is: Dec. 3 – Burwell, Calamus …

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Wind Games

As I readied myself for the evening deer hunt the strong west winds kept hitting me with the dried-up corn leaves left behind by the combine that had passed through the field 4 days earlier.  Perfect for the Alli Way stand.  I found relief from the wind, and the dust it was kicking up, once I dropped down beside a tall north-south bluff on my walk in.  The day was warm but I made my elevated perch and hadn’t worked …

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Firearm Deer Season Preview on WOWT 6 News

I’ll be previewing Nebraska’s popular firearm deer hunting season (which opens Saturday) on my WOWT 6 News outdoor segment.  I’ll be encouraging fellow hunters to be selective in the deer they harvest this season as populations in many areas of the state rebuild from disease losses related to the drought last year. I’ll  be tossing in a couple important hunting safety tips for the season as well. My Weekly Outdoor Report airs LIVE Thursday evening on the station’s  6 p.m. …

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A Couple of Bucks

It’s nearly impossible for me, or any of NEBRASKAland’s staff, to go in the field on our own time and not photograph if the opportunity presents. The two bucks above are proof of that, as they were photographed on a recent deer archery hunt. In fact, the only way not to work is for us to leave our cameras at home. But why would we do that? There may be a photograph we need to take.

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Game and Parks Has Safety Reminders for Deer Hunters

LINCOLN – With the November firearm deer season nearing, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has several reminders for keeping hunters safe. Deer hunters should: — wear at least 400 square inches of blaze orange on his or her head, chest and back. This is required for any person hunting deer during the Nov. 16-24 firearm deer season, including archers. — never allow the muzzle of their firearm to be pointed at something they do not intend to shoot. — …

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Bill Lewis on Great Outdoor Radio Show

Just another quick reminder that archery hunting expert Bill Lewis of Primos and Nebraska’s Bowhunter Education Program will be the special guest tomorrow morning on The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host. The show runs Saturday mornings from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio/1620 AM “The Zone.” The program is interactive and your phone calls are always welcome at either of these numbers: Locally 402-951-1620 or Toll-free 1-877-951-1620. Tune in, call in, let’s talk deer hunting!

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Important Archery Deer Hunting Info on TV

Quick blog post to let you know that I’ll be offering important information for you – the Nebraska archery deer season hunter – during the “magic window” for deer breeding season movement called “rut” on my outdoor TV segment this week.  It’s a neat time of year where the bucks are rubbing trees to polish their antlers, mark their territory and leave scent cues for other deer. Whether you’re a hunter or not, don’t miss my Weekly Outdoor Report which …

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Firearm Ready for Deer Season?

Get your firearm ready for deer season by joining Scheels firearms/hunting experts Brad Peterson and Matt Manhart on the The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host LIVE AND IN-PERSON tomorrow (Saturday) morning! The guys will be stopping by to answer any questions of yours pertaining to sporting arms, ammunition, etc., plus offer an array of tips to help you get  your rifle ready to go for the popular Nebraska firearm deer hunting season opener on November 16th. This fun, interactive, informative outdoor talk …

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Measuring Time

For me and my spaniels there are two time designations in the fall – BN & PT.  We are currently in the BN or Before November time period.  The BN period is often characterized by the mostly carefree time one spends outdoors pursuing critters during the early hunting seasons.  These hunts are often rather relaxing affairs with the idea that many are a prelude to the bigger or better hunts yet to come.  Common examples of hunting at this time can …

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Hire My Deer Processor

A few years ago while looking for a deer processor, I was referred to Todd Hanson in eastern Nebraska by some folks at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. I called Todd and asked him one very important question: “Do you guarantee that I will get my deer back if I send it to you?” “Absolutely,” he replied, and we have had a wonderful relationship since. I mostly have him grind my shoulders and hind quarters, but he also has …

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