Jack Lindstrom bags a pheasant at Pressey Wildlife Management Area during the opening minutes of opening day of Nebraska's 2011 pheasant hunting season.
- States with hunting and fishing constitutional protection
States with protections and the year they were adopted
North Dakota: 2000
South Carolina: 2010
States with right-to-fish constitutional protection
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures
Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:39 am
Updated: 8:38 am, Fri Oct 12, 2012.
Nebraskans have hunted, fished and trapped since frontier territorial days.
Hunting and fishing are part of the state's legacy of conservation and stewardship of the natural heritage. And they are big business. Hunters and anglers spent $709.1 million on trips, equipment and other related expenditures in Nebraska last year.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 7:39 am.
Updated: 8:38 am.