Nebraska Game and Parks Briefs
November 21, 2018
Early Checked Deer Numbers Down 10 Percent Statewide
LINCOLN – Preliminary deer check-in numbers indicate that statewide harvest numbers are down approximately 10 percent compared to the 2017 opening weekend of Nebraska’s firearm season.
During this year’s Nov. 10-11 opening weekend, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s northeast district check stations recorded 11 percent fewer deer than last year. The number of checked deer were down 9 percent in the southeast and northwest districts and down 11 percent in the southwest district.
“Many factors can be related to the lower num...