Pheasants coming to Nebraska wildlife management areas

Enjoy time outdoors this Thanksgiving with a good pheasant hunt! Rooster pheasants will be released at 16 wildlife management areas prior to Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

The 16 areas are: Powder Creek, (Dixon County), Oak Valley (Madison County), Wilkinson (Platte County), George Syas (Nance County), Sherman Reservoir (Sherman County), Pressey (Custer County), Cornhusker (Hall County), Kirkpatrick Basin North (York County), Peru Bottoms (Nemaha County), Randall W. Schilling (Cass), Branched Oak (Lancaster County), Yankee Hill (Lancaster County), Arrowhead (Gage County), Hickory Ridge (Johnson County), Twin Oaks (Johnson County), and Rakes Creek (Cass County).

To view a map of the sites, visit our website and click on the “Pheasant Releases” tab.

Non-toxic shot is required at Kirkpatrick Basin North, Peru Bottoms, Randall W. Schilling, and Wilkinson, but otherwise all usual regulations apply.