Applications for Gifford Point hunting permits being taken
BELLVUE, Neb. (AP) — Those who want to hunt deer at Gifford Point Wildlife Management Area east of Bellevue this coming fall must seek access permits now.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be issuing 200 permits through July 30. To be eligible to apply, hunters must have a statewide archery, muzzleloader, youth or antlerless only Season Choice Wahoo deer permit.
The Gifford Point permit will allow access to take deer with archery equipment from Sept. 1 through Jan. 15 and with a muzzleloader from Dec. 1 through Jan. 15, as specified by the deer permit.
Application forms are available at Game and Parks offices at Omaha, Lincoln, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium and Schilling Wildlife Management Area. If more than 200 applications are received, a drawing will be held Aug. 3 to allot permits.