Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge accepting special access permits for 2020
August 13, 2020
Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, in Cherry County, will conduct a limited draw for all muzzleloader deer hunting in 2020. The draw is offered in response to public comments received during a hunting and fishing program review that expressed concern over hunting pressure during previous seasons.
Twelve muzzleloader hunting permits will be issued for each of the following dates:
• Nov. 14 - 22
• Dec. 1 - 8
• Dec 9 - 16
• Dec. 17 - 24
• Dec. 24-31.
Applications opened Aug. 15 and will continue until Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m., CDT. Permit applications may be obtained by calling the...