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Take ’em Hunting

There are many reasons to love hunting. It’s a way to connect with nature. It’s a way to spend time alone in the stand. It’s a way to spend time together friends and family in the blind. It’s a way to enjoy a beautiful morning, test your patience, and hone your skill. It’s about passing on a tradition that someone passed down to you.

This year, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission challenges you to go hunting, and to take someone new with you. Whether it’s a grandchild, a child, a spouse, a neighbor, a colleague or a friend, we challenge you to share your passion with someone you care about. It doesn’t matter if they’re brand new to hunting, or if they just haven’t gone in a few years. Take ’em hunting.

How it works

Beginning Sept. 1, 2019, submit a photo of yourself hunting with someone who has never hunted before or who has let hunting fall by the wayside, and you’ll be automatically registered into our Take ’em Hunting drawing. We’ll give away prizes throughout the fall and winter, including gift cards, gear and much more.

Why hunting?

Hunting is critical to the conservation of our natural resources. Every time a hunter buys a hunting permit or habitat stamp, his or her purchase directly funds programs that support habitat conservation, hunting access, wildlife research and much more. Additionally, excise taxes that hunters pay on firearms, ammunition and other hunting equipment generate an additional $1 billion for conservation work each year. It is crucial that we recruit a new generation of hunters to maintain our cherished natural resources. The best thing a hunter can do for conservation is to introduce someone new to hunting.