Public hunting opportunities on DU properties in Nebraska


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DU properties open to public hunting in Nebraska

Please review the rules and regulations for hunting on DU properties. Failure to abide these regulations will result in repealing of hunting privileges on DU properties. Each hunter must also read, understand and agree to the laws, rules and regulations of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to hunt on DU properties in Nebraska.

Schroeder property is an 80 acre tract located 2 miles south and ½ mile west of Rising City in Butler County. Hinze property is an 86 acre tract located 3 miles south and two miles east of Rising City in Butler County.  

Ott and Friesen properties are in Hamilton County, adjacent to Troester Waterfowl Production Area, also open to public hunting. Take Exit 338 from Interstate 80, travel 1.5 miles south, one mile west, then ½ mile south to reach the northeast corner of the property.

Freda Wild property is in Franklin County, adjacent to Ritterbush Waterfowl Production Area. The property is six miles south and 0.6 miles east of Hildreth.

Bergen property is 160 acres located in Clay County approximately 3.5 miles east of Eldorado. The property is at the corner of County Road U and County Road 324.

Morgan property is a 40 acre tract in Clay County adjacent to Smith Waterfowl Production Area.

Volzke is 160 acres adjacent to Freeman Lakes Waterfowl Production Area in York County.

Real is 160 acres adjacent to Real Waterfowl Production Area in Fillmore County.

Anest is 685 acres in Morrill County.

Craig is 224 acres in Lincoln County.

Cottonwood Ranch is 160 acres in Phelps County.

Alberts is 121 acres in Kearney County.

Bettger is 5 acres adjacent to County Line Waterfowl Production Area in Fillmore County.

Tom Hastings Property is 1,225 acres in Knox County adjoining Niobrara State Park.

Ohiowa is 112 acres in Fillmore County near Ohiowa.

Brooks is 277 acres in Hall County adjoining Hannon Waterfowl Production Area.

Verona property is in Clay County located three miles east and one mile north of Clay Center. The Wolf North Unit on the property is reserved for youth hunting only. No fee is required to hunt on the property. A free access permit is required and can be obtained at the hunter registration site in the parking area of the Wolf North Tract (see map).

Please follow all rules and regulations for hunting and use of Ducks Unlimited properties in Nebraska. All federal and state hunting regulations must be followed and licenses must be obtained while hunting on DU properties.