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  • After record year, Game and Parks reminds boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species

    After record year, Game and Parks reminds boaters to help stop aquatic invasive species

    While many Nebraskans are eager to enjoy Memorial Day weekend boating, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission urges them to be wary of pesky hitchhikers that invade the state’s waters. To prevent...

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  • Top 10 family-friendly trails in state parks

    Top 10 family-friendly trails in state parks

    Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner. If you’re looking for ways to spend time with family, consider hiking at these 10 Nebraska state parks. These spots offer family-friendly trails set...

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  • Explore the parks with these Game and Parks events in June

    Explore the parks with these Game and Parks events in June

    Spend some time this summer in Nebraska’s state parks. During June, a variety of events are planned for those interested in history, conservation, nature and just having a good time. Here are...

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  • Let’s Fish!

    Let’s Fish!

    Some of you may have seen these short, advertising spots: Not much else to say!  It is the weekend, it is time to GO FISH!  I will always tell you that May and June are the best months for...

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  • Celebrate Game and Parks’ aquatic habitat program with Day at the Lake

    Celebrate Game and Parks’ aquatic habitat program with Day at the Lake

    Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for a Day at the Lake, a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Aquatic Habitat Program at the recently renovated Conestoga State Recreation Area,...

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  • Enders Reservoir BioBlitz postponed until September

    Enders Reservoir BioBlitz postponed until September

    The Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area two-day Bioblitz set for May 20-21 has been postponed due to inclement weather. The event has been rescheduled for Sept. 3-4 for people of all ages....

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  • Nebraska Game and Parks urges safety while boating

    Nebraska Game and Parks urges safety while boating

    Nebraskans will enjoy this summer boating on waters across the state. To mark National Safe Boating Week, May 21-27, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is urging boaters to keep safety the top...

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  • “Jerk Their Eye-Teeth Out”

    “Jerk Their Eye-Teeth Out”

    It was a long time ago, but I can still see it clearly. . . an early summer day, beautiful day, great day to be fishing.  We were fishing with Gramps Roth, a gravel pit just off the Elkhorn River...

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  • Walleye fry stocking completed at Lake McConaughy

    Walleye fry stocking completed at Lake McConaughy

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed stocking over 26 million walleye fry in the North Platte River above the reservoir and upper portion of Lake McConaughy. To help increase...

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  • My City Sanctuary

    My City Sanctuary

    Story and photos by Marissa Jensen Quiet amid noise seems like a contradiction, and yet, I’ve discovered it in the most surprising of places. Omaha is a bustling city where everyone is in a hurry...

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  • Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Turkey Decoys Less Effective

    Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Turkey Decoys Less Effective

    Are turkeys decoys still worth the effort? The Hunt Nebraska crew debates the effectiveness of decoys for today’s turkey hunting. Agree or disagree? Hunt Nebraska · Decoys Less Effective Hunt...

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  • A Researcher’s Field Season – Part II

    A Researcher’s Field Season – Part II

    By Allison Barg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Graduate Assistant Welcome back! We are now a little over halfway through the pheasant breeding season, a.k.a my field season. Here is an...

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  • Gracie Creek Pond temporarily closed to access as work begins on rehabilitation project

    Gracie Creek Pond temporarily closed to access as work begins on rehabilitation project

    The Gracie Creek Pond in Loup County will be closed temporarily to fishing and public access as work on its rehabilitation will begin with equipment mobilization May 23. The project will continue...

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  • Walleye Spawn Video

    Walleye Spawn Video

    Earlier this spring I blogged about some time I had spent helping in our annual walleye egg collecting (Where I’ve Been, Walleye Squeezing).  I mentioned at the time, that we had a new video in...

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  • It’s Time to Stalk Nebraska’s Wild Asparagus

    It’s Time to Stalk Nebraska’s Wild Asparagus

    The apple blossoms have emerged. Why is that important? It is a reliable indicator that tells me I now will find one of my most valued vegetables in Nebraska’s rural landscape — wild asparagus....

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  • Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Uvulas and Pinwheels

    Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Uvulas and Pinwheels

    Spring gobbler fever has swept the Hunt Nebraska crew as they discuss the power of the pinwheel decoy, getting your uvula to move and other turkey madness. Hunt Nebraska · Uvulas&Pinwheels Hunt...

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  • Need a hand?

    Need a hand?

    I was out wandering in the woods this week.  Recalled an incident that happened while my daughter and I were wandering in the woods last spring.  We do a lot of wandering in the woods in the...

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  • In Hot Pursuit

    In Hot Pursuit

    Story and photos by Renae Blum It had already been an enjoyable day: wading in Pawnee Lake, picnicking along the shore, chasing Frisbees and etching names in the sand. But it was perhaps a simple...

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  • Surplus trout stocked in Frenchman No. 1

    Surplus trout stocked in Frenchman No. 1

    Catchable-size rainbow trout were stocked in Frenchman No. 1 north of Palisade on May 12 to enhance fishing opportunities this spring. A good production year has left Rock Creek Hatchery with 770...

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  • Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Best Turkey Misses

    Hunt Nebraska Podcast: Best Turkey Misses

    You don’t always come home with a gobbler, but most turkey hunts are successful. The Hunt Nebraska Crew talks about the best failures they have had in the turkey woods. Hunt Nebraska · Best Turkey...

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