Bountiful opening weekend for deer hunting


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Steven Burback also kept the hunting tradition alive with a trip home from eastern Nebraska to hunt with his brother and step father Rick Olson. He filled his license with one of the larger bucks checked in.

The opening weekend of the Nebraska Firearm deer season proved to be bountiful with 101 deer checked in at the Kimball check-in station located once again at Sportsman's Liquor Store.

The cold weather with freezing temperatures~along with snow and blowing snow didn't seem to affect the hunting, and perhaps even improved it with the animals moving about. According to Lisa Wangler at Sportsman's Liquor, there were a lot of big bucks checked in this year and from the 101 checked in through Sunday evening, only 24 were does and only 7 were whitetails with the balance of the mule deer species....

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