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Telecheck is closed during the November firearm deer season.
The Nebraska Telecheck Program allows hunters to check deer or antelope by telephone or online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All deer harvested outside the November firearm season MUST be checked via Telecheck as manual check stations will only be available for the November firearm season. Antelope archers, muzzleloaders and late season hunters must use Telecheck.
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Legal Methods of Take:Firearm- 22 caliber or larger with minimum of 900 ft lbs. energy at 100 yds. and 357 magnum rifles and 45 colt rifles, and shotguns 20 gauge or larger with single projectile and handguns with minimum of 400 ft lbs at 50 yds.
Muzzleloader Permits -45 caliber or larger with single projectile.
Archery Permits - Arrows must have sharpened points with a minimum of 9/16 cutting radius.
Spear - Handthrown/Atlatl Shooting Hours:
30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset Requirements: