- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled special pheasant hunts this weekend for youths 15 and younger.

Rooster pheasants will be released at nine wildlife management areas, which are: Pressey in Custer County; Sherman Reservoir in Sherman County; Oak Valley in Madison County; Branched Oak and Yankee Hill in Lancaster County; Twin Oaks and Hickory Ridge in Johnson County; Wilkinson in Platte County; and Peru Bottoms in Nemaha County.

No registration or special permit is required. Regulations posted at each area will apply to all portions of the designated areas normally open to hunting. All other youth and regular hunting regulations will be in effect.

Adult mentors must be licensed hunters age 19 or older. Adults may harvest one rooster pheasant per day; youths may harvest two a day.

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