Hunters took two mountain lions in the first season of sanctioned hunting.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports a 103 pound male lion was taken in Sioux County and a 138 pound male was shot and killed in Dawes County.
The mountain lion hunt took place in the Pine Ridge Unit of northwest Nebraska over the past two days. The second season for mountain lion hunting will open February 15th.
For more information about mountain lions in Nebraska, visit the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s mountain lion web page at OutdoorNebraska.org.