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Youth permits

Take advantage of Nebraska’s affordable opportunity for 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 our affordable opportunities to take someone young hunting.

Share your skills and experiences with those just beginning to appreciate the challenge and adventure that is so much a part of your life. You remember what it was like growing up in the outdoors — the anticipation of the hunt, the camaraderie. And so will they.

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$8 permits

For only $8, you can buy a turkey or deer permit for the youth in your life. Now that’s time and money well spent.

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Variety of youth seasons

Nebraska offers youth seasons and programs for a variety of species, including upland, turkey and waterfowl.

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Kid-friendly state

OutdoorLife named Nebraska one of the top five most affordable places to take a child hunting.



Hunter ed

Successful completion of Hunter Education is required for hunters age 12 through 29 for most hunting actvities.



Nebraska Game and Parks publishes a variety of hunting guides, which include useful information on season dates, bag limits, and much more.

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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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Purchase hunting, big game and turkey permits, as well as supertags and combo lotteries.

Season dates

With a broad diversity of species and seasons, hunters in Nebraska can have a busy year. Find our comprehensive list of season dates by species.