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Permit Information- 2013 Deer Units and permit quota

DEER SEASONS

AO = Antlerless only          
AD = Any Deer- any mule deer or whitetail deer                
AD2 = Any deer except antlerless mule deer
MD = Mule deer                 
WT = Whitetail                    
SCA = Season Choice Antlerless
SW = Statewide
NR =  Non-Resident           

2013 Seasons -
For Complete Information Download the BIG GAME GUIDE

Management
Unit

Permits

Bag Limit

Management
Unit

Permits

Bag Limit

Mule Deer Conservation Area:  Sept. 15 – Dec. 31, 2013 (weapons legal for AR, MZ, Firearm)

Antlerless SCA Season Dates: Sept. 15-Dec. 31, 2013 with bow, Dec. 1-31, 2013 with muzzleloader; Nov. 16-24, 2013 and Dec. 26-Jan. 18, 2014 with any weapon

Buffalo MD

1600

1 AD2,
1 AOWT

 

 

 

Frenchman MD

1500

1 AD2,
1 AOWT

 

 

 

Platte MD

1200

1 AD2,
1 AOWT

 

 

 

Republican MD

  100

1 Mule Deer Buck

 

 

 


November Firearm Season Dates: November 16-24, 2013

Proposed bag limit changes for 2013

Blue Northwest

2450

1 AD

Blue NW SCA

2000

1 AOWT

Blue Southeast

3500

1 AD

Blue SE SCA

2400

1 AOWT

Buffalo WT

1550

1 WT,
1 AOWT

Buffalo SCA

  250

2 AOWT

Calamus East

1150

1 AD2

Calamus East SCA

  200

2 AOWT

Calamus West

1450

1 AD2

Calamus WestSCA

  150

2 AOWT

Elkhorn

3250

1 AD2

Elkhorn SCA

1800

2 AOWT

Frenchman WT

1600

1 WT,
1 AOWT

Frenchman SCA

1400

2 AOWT

Keya Paha

2050

1 AD2,
1 AOWT

Keya Paha SCA

  250

2 AOWT

Loup East

2150

1 AD2

Loup East SCA

  750

2 AOWT

Loup West

1350

1 AD2

Loup West SCA

  250

1 AO, 1 AOWT

Missouri

2900

1 AD2

Missouri SCA

  750

2 AOWT

Pine Ridge

2600

1 Any Deer

Pine Ridge SCA

  100

1 AO, 1 AOWT

 

 

 

Pine Ridge AOWT

  640

2 AOWT

Plains

1500

1 Any Deer

Plains SCA

  480

2 AO

Platte WT      

1450

1 WT,
1 AOWT

Platte SCA

  800

2 AOWT

Republican WT

3000

1 WT,
1 AOWT

Republican SCA

2000

2 AOWT

Sandhills

2150

1 AD,
1 AOWT

Sandhills SCA

  100

1 AO, 1 AOWT

 

 

 

Sandhills AOWT

  350

2 AOWT

Upper Platte

1200

1 Any Deer

Upper Platte SCA

  240

1 AO

Wahoo

4050

1 AD

Wahoo AO

2100

2 AOWT

WT SW Buck

Unlimited

1 WT Buck

SCA Frenchman
West

  300

1 AO

Restricted SW Buck

Unlimited

1 Buck Only

SCA Platte North

  300

2 AO

NR SW Buck

Unlimited

1 Buck Only

SCA Buffalo North

  150

1 AO

TOTALS

39,350

 

TOTALS

17,760

 


Archery Season Dates:  September 15 – December 31, 2013

Archery

Unlimited

1 AD

 

 

 


Muzzleloader Season Dates:  December 1 – 31, 2013

Muzzleloader

Unlimited

1 AD

 

 

 


Other Seasons:  September 15 – January 18, 2014

Resident Youth

Unlimited

1 AD

DeSoto NWR:

NR Restricted Youth

Unlimited

1 AD

October

100

2 AO

Youth WT

Unlimited

1 WT

December

    0

NA

Landowner

Unlimited

1 AD, 1 AO

 


River Antlerless:  September 15 – January 18, 2014

 

5500

2 AOWT

 

 

 

Deer Bag Limit Definitions

AO = Antlerless only          
AD = Any Deer- any mule deer or whitetail deer                
AD2 = Any deer except antlerless mule deer
MD = Mule deer                 
WT = Whitetail                    
SCA = Season Choice Antlerless
SW = Statewide
NR =  Non-Resident              


Legal weapons are defined in the Big Game Guide

River Antlerless Unit:
Archery (Sept. 15-Dec. 31)
MZ (Dec. 1-31)
Firearm (Oct 1-10, Nov. 16-24, Dec. 26- Jan.18)
The Oct. 1-10 firearm season not open to SCA, Landowner, Youth permit holders
Within in 3 miles of the landward banks of the:

Platte, North Platte, South Platte, Republican, Loup and Keya Paha rivers
Niobrara River from mouth to NE Hwy 27
Elkhorn River from mouth to NE Hwy 11
South Loup from the mouth to NE Hwy 2
North Loup River from mouth to NE Hwy 7
Middle Loup River from mouth to NE Hwy 2
Cedar River from mouth to NE Hwy 11
White River between intersection of White River and NE Hwy 71, north east to NE/SD state line

Missouri River portion of River Antlerless:
That portion of Nebraska east of a boundary commencing with US Hwy. 281 from the South Dakota border, thence south on US Hwy. 281 to NE  Hwy. 12, thence east on NE Hwy. 12 to US Hwy. 20, thence east on US Hwy. 20 to US Hwy. 75, thence south on US Hwy. 75 to NE Hwy. 133, thence south on NE Hwy. 133 to US Hwy. 6, thence east on US Hwy. 6 to Interstate 480, thence south on Interstate 480 to US Hwy. 75, thence south on US Hwy. 75 to NE Hwy. 67, thence east and south on NE Hwy. 67 to US Hwy. 136, thence east on US Hwy. 136 to NE Hwy. 67, thence south on NE Hwy. 67 to US Hwy. 73, thence east and south on US Hwy. 73 to the Kansas border.


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