Nebraska Deer Check Stations & More Hunting News

Posted by Dan Carlson on Nov 3rd 2021

Nebraska Deer Check Stations & More Hunting News

New bill asks banks to monitor gun and ammo purchases
Certain Members of Congress believe if an individual buys too many guns, too much ammunition or too many accessories, that person is a potentially dangerous criminal or a “domestic terrorist.” They also want banks to tell on anyone who might be buying too much. Learn more HERE.

Check stations are back in use for Nebraska’s firearm deer season
Deer hunters are reminded that in-person check stations will be used during the nine-day firearm season this year. All deer harvested during the Nov. 13-21 season must be accompanied by the hunter and taken to a check station no later than 1 p.m. on the day following the close of the season. Find out more HERE.

Find a Nebraska deer check station near you
Nebraska Game and Parks has an interactive online map that shows all the big game check stations in the state. See it HERE.

Utah DWR proposes moving elk permits to the big game drawing
Because of increased public interest in elk hunting — and to avoid overloading its permit sales system — the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing to add general-season elk permits to the big game drawing for one year. See more HERE.

Missouri reports 12 bears harvested in first black bear hunt
The state held its first black bear hunt this season. According to local officials, 12 bears were harvested out of 40 potential bears. Read more HERE.

Arizona’s 2022 spring draw hunt results now available
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has released the draw results for 2022 spring hunts for turkey, javelina, bison and bear, and raptor capture. Learn how to see them HERE.

NASGW Caliber Award for Best New Shotgun goes to TriStar Bristol
Annually The National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers (NASGW) and Professional Outdoor Media Association celebrate the best new products. Winners are selected by an independent panel of 18 media and wholesaler professionals. Tristar won the shotgun category this year. Read more HERE. And Nexgen Outfitters carries many Tristar shotgun models. See them HERE.

Winchester receives 2021 Ammo of the Year Award from Guns & Ammo
Guns & Ammo announced Winchester as the winner of its highly coveted 2021 Ammo of the Year Award for its innovative new cartridge, 6.8 Western. Learn more HERE.

How to tastefully photograph your trophy game animal
It’s fun to share pictures from a successful hunt. But these days, anti-hunters are everywhere and eager to make trouble if a photo is controversial. HERE are some tips for taking good pictures of your harvested game.

Final month for Wildlife Forever Songbird Art Contest
The deadline to enter Wildlife Forever’s 2021 Songbird Art Contest is November 30th. The new Art of Conservation Program is open to all youth in kindergarten to 12th grade and is a great activity for students to learn about bird conservation. See details HERE.

Work in the Outdoor Industry
Check out the latest job listings in the Outdoor Industry HERE.