During the Nebraska Muzzleloader Hunting Season, muzzleloading rifles .44-caliber or larger muzzleloading muskets .62-caliber or larger, firing a single slug Muzzleloading rifles, muzzleloading handguns and muskets as defined above. Sights — It is unlawful to use any electrical device to amplify natural light or to project a light beam or image to a target, including night-vision or infrared scopes and laser sights. Red-dot and illuminated reticle sights and scopes are permitted. Magnifying and variable-power scopes are allowed.
Nebraska Muzzleloader Hunting Season

Nebraska Muzzleloader Hunting Season 2023-2024

  • Archery: Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2023
  • Special Landowner: Nov. 4 – Nov. 6, 2023
  • November firearm*: Nov. 11 – Nov. 19, 2023
  • Muzzleloader: Dec. 1 – Dec. 31, 2023
  • October River Antlerless Firearm: Oct. 1 – Oct. 15, 2023
  • River Antlerless Late Firearm: Jan. 1 – Jan. 31, 2024
  • Antlerless Only Season Choice: Sept. 1, 2023-Jan. 15, 2024
  • Limited Landowner: Sept. 1, 2023-Jan. 15, 2024
  • Late Antlerless Only Firearm: Jan. 1 – Jan. 15, 2024

Updated deer hunting regulations, check stations and restrictions will be available in summer of 2023 on our Deer Hunting page.

Nebraska Muzzleloader Hunting Season Regulations

This information is subject to change, for more information and to check the dates for all game visit:

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