Deer Hunting Seasons – Nebraska Trophy Whitetails
 
Whitetail and Mule Deer HuntingArchery Sept. 15 – Dec. 31
Mule Deer Conservation Area Sept. 15 – Dec 31
November Firearm Nov. 10 – 18
Nonresident Statewide Buck Nov. 10 – 18
Resident Restricted Statewide Buck Nov. 10 – 18
Muzzleloader Dec. 1 – 31


Season Choice and River Antlerless Sept. 15 – Jan. 18, 2013
Youth and Landowner Sept. 15 – Jan. 18, 2013
Statewide Whitetail Buck Sept. 15 – Dec. 31
DeSoto Muzzleloader Oct. 20 – 21, Dec. 8 – 9

Legal Methods of Take:

Firearm– 22 caliber or larger with minimum of 900 ft lbs. energy at 100 yds. and 357 magnum rifles and 45 colt rifles, and shotguns 20 gauge or larger with single projectile and handguns with minimum of 400 ft lbs at 50 yds.

Muzzleloader Permits -45 caliber or larger with single projectile.
Archery Permits – Arrows must have sharpened points with a minimum of 9/16 cutting radius.

Spear – Handthrown/Atlatl

Shooting Hours:
30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset
Requirements:
Resident:
Deer Permit
Hunter Education
Nonresident:
Deer Permit
Hunter Education
Habitat Stamp – for all nonresidents and for residents 16 years or older