January 2014: Mountain Lions

January 2014: Mountain Lions

LINCOLN, NE – Nebraska’s inaugural mountain lion hunting season will take place in 2014. The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners approved regulations for the season at their meeting July 26 in Lincoln. Up to four mountain lions may be harvested next year in the Pine Ridge, the only area of the state known…

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January 2014: Shed Hunting Nebraska

January 2014: Shed Hunting Nebraska

Why do bucks spend so much time growing antlers over the summer only to shed them five or six months later? “Scientists have pondered that question for years, and we still don’t know,” says whitetail biologist Dr. Mick Hellickson. He points, however, to a couple of solid theories. Some scientists believe bucks shed annually so…

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December 13th: Blood Trails

December 13th: Blood Trails

Observe the Shot  Try to identify precisely where you struck the animal, as this will provide the first indication of how well it is hit. A hit in the leg, too far back, or too high means you need to wait at least three or four hours before even attempting to track the animal. A…

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