Nebraska Hunter Completes First-Ever Upland Slam!

Posted by Dan Carlson on Nov 24th 2020

Nebraska Hunter Completes First-Ever Upland Slam!

Nebraska Game and Parks releasing pheasants on 16 wildlife management areas
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will release rooster pheasants on 16 wildlife management areas prior to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. See where they are HERE.

Nebraska seeks input on potential waterfowl season date changes for 2021-2022
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved changes to duck zone and goose unit boundaries this fall, and Game and Parks is allowing hunters an opportunity to provide input regarding their preferences related to season dates within the approved units and zones. Learn more HERE.

Nebraska farm hand first to complete state’s Upland Slam
The challenge of the Upland Slam, a partnership among the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Pheasants Forever, Inc. and Quail Forever, is to harvest a ring-necked pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, greater prairie-chicken and northern bobwhite quail in Nebraska this season. See who accomplished it first in 2020 HERE.

Wyoming Game and Fish Commission announces new Wildlife Taskforce
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission announced the formation of a new taskforce that will study top-priority wildlife issues such as licensing and public access facing the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and sportsmen and women. Find out more HERE.

Wyoming Game and Fish Commission recommends trapping regulation revisions
The Commission seeks to draft two regulations for review. One would restrict trapping where Game and Fish releases pheasants during hunting season; the other would limit the use of large power snares. Read more HERE.

Arizona has hundreds of leftover javelin tags for spring 2021 hunts
Hunters who were unsuccessful in the recent 2021 spring draw still have an opportunity to purchase a leftover permit-tag and start planning that javelina hunt. See what’s available HERE.

Montana state parks see record visitation in first three months of 2020
Montana State Parks hosted 3 million visitors from January through September of this year. Compared with the same time period last year, visitation increased by 24.4 percent. Get the details HERE.

Utah seeks those responsible for dumpster ducks
Authorities recently found 59 ducks left to rot in a Salt Lake City dumpster and want to find those responsible. See the story HERE.

Finding the right duck call
With all the different kinds of calls available, how does someone new to waterfowling choose which one to buy? Get some ideas HERE.

A practical guide to hunting with a suppressor
Hunting with a suppressor (sometimes erroneously called a silencer) does have some definite advantages. Learn what they are and why it can change the way you hunt HERE.

A deer hunter gives thanks
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and thank God for the blessings in our lives. This article from a deer hunter lists things he found to be grateful for during the recent nine-day firearm deer season. Read it HERE.

Young Colorado hunter has close call with a mountain lion
A female hunter from Duncan, South Carolina, filmed a startling encounter she had with a mountain lion recently while hunting with her dad in Colorado. Read about her terrifying encounter HERE.

Fall colors explained
A deep dive into the how and why leaves change color in the fall can be found HERE.