These are the important dates in the month of August from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Squirrel hunting season opens
First day requests accepted for special grouse hunting permits
Final day to apply for bighorn sheep hunting lottery
Archery paddlefish season closes
First day to purchase fall turkey hunting permits, beginning at 1 p.m. CT
Bullfrog season opens
Elk hunting season in Boyd Unit opens
Archery antelope hunting season opens
Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners meeting, Lincoln, 8 a.m.
Drawing for bighorn sheep hunting permit
Raccoon and Virginia opossum running season closes
J Scott Croner
Nebraska Hunting Company