Youth Hunting Permits

It’s a small price to pay for a lifetime of unforgettable moments.

That’s how Nebraska Game and Parks sees it. So why not take advantage of this affordable opportunity.

Then value the time, sharing your skills and experiences with those who are just beginning to appreciate the challenge and adventure that is so much a part of your life.

You’ll remember what it was like growing up in the outdoors – the anticipation of the hunt, the camaraderie. And so will they.

For only $8, it’s time and money well spent.



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Where to hunt

Knowing where to hunt within the state’s borders has been mapped out for you.
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The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission publishes a variety of hunting guides, which include useful information including season dates, bag limits, identification tips and much more. All guides can either be viewed online or downloaded to your computer or mobile device.
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Hunting Season Dates
Spring Turkey
  • Spring archery (includes youth):
    March 25 – May 31, 2022
  • Youth spring shotgun: 
    April 9-May 31, 2022
Fall Turkey
  • Fall shotgun and archery (includes youth):
    Sept. 15, 2022 – Jan. 31, 2023
  • Archery:
    Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2022
  • November firearm:
    Nov. 12-20, 2022
  • Muzzleloader:
    Dec. 1-31, 2022

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Purchase periods
  • Spring turkey:
    Jan. 10, 2022 –
    May 31, 2022
  • Fall turkey:
    Aug. 8, 2022 –
    Season’s close
  • Deer:
    July 15, 2022 – close of season
What you need to know

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