Turkeys

Wild turkeys were hunted out of Nebraska by the early 1900’s. Thanks to a release program started in 1959, wild turkeys have made a remarkable comeback in Nebraska, supporting both a spring and a fall turkey season. In the last five years, the wild turkey population in Nebraska has doubled, and wild turkeys can now […]

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Pronghorn

Pronghorn – technically not an ‘antelope’, although often called by that name – once roamed the open shortgrass prairies of western Nebraska in huge numbers. Today, small herds of pronghorn can be found in the Sandhills and throughout Nebraska’s Panhandle, but the largest concentration is in northern Sioux County centered in the Ogallala National Grasslands. […]

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Prairie Grouse

As experiences go, hunting prairie grouse is about as addictive as it gets. Nebraska is home to huntable populations of both sharp-tailed grouse and greater prairie chickens, making it a hunting mecca for the truly addicted. Sharp-tailed grouse range throughout much of the Sandhills, and in the Panhandle. Greater prairie chickens (below) range through parts […]

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