Upland hunters see variable success in opener

Jerry Kane Public information officer

Nebraska’s 2023 pheasant and quail season opener Oct. 28 greeted hunters with a front of cold winter weather and variable success.

Based on field reports from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff and law enforcement, pheasant hunters found better success in parts of northeast, central and south-central Nebraska. Many hunters also found good numbers of quail, especially throughout their core range in south-central and southeastern Nebraska.

Success during the opener was more limited in Nebraska’s traditional pheasant strongholds. The southwest and Panhandle regions experienced feet of snow...


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