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Nebraska

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForHaving an abundance of whitetail and mule deer

TerrainSand hills cover the west and rugged hilly terrain in the central and east

Government Lands2,601,937 acres

Government Lands %5%

Private Lands46,900,391 acres

Private Lands %95%

Nebraska

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Landowner Deer Tag

Archery, firearm, or muzzleloader.

Resident: $20 | Nonresident: $122.50

Statewide Whitetail Buck Tag

Archery, firearm, or muzzleloader.

Resident: $88 | Nonresident: $600

Muzzleloader Deer Tag

One deer of either sex, except no mule deer in MDCA; No antlerless mule deer in Pine Ridge.

Resident: $37 | Nonresident: $242

Antlerless Deer Tag

Archery, firearm, muzzleloader.

Resident: $37 | Nonresident: $70

Firearm Buy Unit

Valid in specific units during November firearm season. Bag limit: varies by sex and species.

Resident: $37 | Nonresident: $242

Firearm Draw Unit

Valid in specific units during November firearm season. Bag limit: varies by sex and species. Nonrefundable $7 due with application; if drawn, balance due by July 19.

Resident: $44 | Nonresident: $249

Firearm Buffalo MDCA Tag

Either one whitetail deer of either-sex, or one antlered mule deer. An additional antlerless whitetail deer tag included.

Resident: $37 | Nonresident: $242

Firearm Resident Platte MDCA Tag

Either one whitetail deer of either-sex, or one antlered mule deer. An additional antlerless whitetail deer tag included.

Resident: $44

Firearm Mule Deer Tag

One antlered mule deer.

Resident: $44 | Nonresident: $249

Resident Youth Deer Tag

One deer of either sex, except no antlerless mule deer in Pine Ridge unit.

Resident: $8

Statewide Whitetail Youth Deer Tag

One whitetail deer of either sex. No antlered deer after Dec. 31st.

Resident: $8 | Nonresident: $8

Non resident Youth Deer Tag

One deer of either sex. Not valid in Frenchman, Platte, Republican, and no antlerless mule deer in Pine Ridge.

Nonresident: $8

River Antlerless Private Land Deer Tag

One antlerless whitetail deer.

Resident: $14 | Nonresident: $70

Statewide Archery Deer Tag

One deer of either-sex. No antlerless mule deer in Pine Ridge Unit.

Resident: $37 | Nonresident: $242

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Antelope

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Archery Landowner Tag

Resident: $25.50 | Nonresident: $96.50

Firearm Landowner Tag

Resident: $25.50 | Nonresident: $96.50

Statewide Archery Antelope Tag

Resident: $42.50 | Nonresident: $184.50

Youth Archery Antelope Tag

Resident: $13.50 | Nonresident: $13.50

Firearm Antelope Tag

Resident: $42.50 | Nonresident: $184.50

Muzzleloader Antelope Tag

Residents only.

Resident: $42.50

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Elk

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Antlerless Elk Tag

Residents only.

Resident: $189

Bull Elk Tag

Residents only.

Resident: $189

Landowner Elk Tag

Resident and non resident landowners only.

Resident: $48 | Nonresident: $542

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Sheep

Total bighorn sheep Boone and Crockett records for Nebraska: 5

Hunt Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Bighorn Sheep Tag

Residents only.

Resident: $29

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Mountain Lion

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Nebraska: 1,281

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Fall Turkey Tag

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $109

Fall Turkey Landowner Tag

Resident: $16.50 | Nonresident: $56

Fall Youth Turkey Tag

Resident: $8 | Nonresident: $8

Spring Turkey Tag

Resident: $30 | Nonresident: $109

Spring Turkey Landowner Tag

Resident: $16.50 | Nonresident: $56

Spring Youth Turkey Tag

Resident: $8 | Nonresident: $8

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Coyote

Season bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Fur Harvest

Resident only.

Resident: $18

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Fur Harvest

Resident only.

Resident: $18

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Pheasant

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $10

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $10 | Nonresident: $10

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Upland Bird

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Hunting License

Resident: $18 | Nonresident: $97

Annual Hunting & Fishing Combination

Resident: $52 | Nonresident: $159

Senior Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

Veteran Annual Hunt & Fish Combo

Resident: $5

2-Day Hunting License

Nonresident: $67

Youth Annual Hunting License

Nonresident: $18

Habitat Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25