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  • Part of Fremont Lakes SRA temporarily closed

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The portion of Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area (SRA) south of Military Avenue in Fremont is temporarily closed due to high flows of the Platte River and the potential for rapid...

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  • See debut of ‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ March 1 on NET

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Some of Nebraska’s most scenic, natural and cherished destinations will be spotlighted when “Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” premieres at 8 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 1 on NET,...

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  • Done?

    Done?

    I am seeing lots of proclamations about our ice fishing season being over. Whatever. There are a lot of folks that bail on ice fishing because they are not committed.  They fantasize about fishing...

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  • Tips for safe, successful late-season ice-fishing

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Safety is always paramount when ice-fishing in Nebraska. Safe, fishable ice can disappear quickly during February or March. Daryl Bauer, fisheries outreach program manager for the...

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  • All Talk

    All Talk

    Another week where I may do more talking about fishing than actual fishing. First, there is this event tomorrow night: Great event for a great cause! Besides that, guarantee you can learn...

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  • Broadcast News

    Broadcast News

    I am sharing some broadcast news related to Nebraska’s outdoor scene with you this week. Regarding my weekly television appearance about outdoors-related activities and destinations, that can now...

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  • Bighorn sheep captures aid research

    Bighorn sheep captures aid research

    CHADRON, Neb. — Bighorn sheep in the Panhandle are sporting some new hardware this week thanks to the work of a helicopter capture crew, wildlife professionals and volunteers. South Dakota State...

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  • Bighorn sheep captures aid research

    Bighorn sheep captures aid research

    CHADRON, Neb. — Bighorn sheep in the Panhandle are sporting some new hardware this week thanks to the work of a helicopter capture crew, wildlife professionals and volunteers. South Dakota State...

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  • Game and Parks accepting grant applications for projects promoting outdoor recreation through new online portal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is now accepting grant applications for 2020 to promote outdoor recreation facilities and amenities for political subdivision parks and...

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  • Applicants to see changes to archery paddlefish process

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will accept archery paddlefish permit applications March 1-14. Applicants will notice some changes in the application process this year. The...

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  • Many Rainwater Basin wetlands appear to have lost water

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Many Rainwater Basin wetlands observed during a survey Feb. 12 appear to have lost some water since late fall, but overall conditions still are generally good, according to the...

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  • Kiss Me

    Kiss Me

    I guess today is Valentine’s Day. . . . I am betting many of you have a bunch of lipless, mostly rattle, baits in your open-water tackle boxes. Big mistake if you ain’t using them through the ice...

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  • Read the Rocks event at Schramm on April 4

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Come to the Reading the Rocks event at Schramm Park State Recreation Area on April 4 and learn about the geology of the area. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., experts will be at the park’s...

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  • State Record Summary, 2019

    State Record Summary, 2019

    I got to thinking. . . . I have not given a summary of state record fish certified in 2019.  Time to do that. . . . Four fish were certified as new state records in 2019. Surface Spearfishing No...

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  • Addition made to proposed waterfowl zone changes for 2021-2022

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission still is seeking input on proposed changes to duck zone and goose unit boundaries for the 2021-2022 hunting seasons. Additional proposed...

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  • Tax season provides opportunity to support Nebraska wildlife conservation

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans receiving a tax refund this year have an opportunity to support wildlife and habitat conservation. On Line 45 of the Nebraska state income tax form, individuals may...

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  • Think Like a Buck to Find Shed Deer Antlers

    Think Like a Buck to Find Shed Deer Antlers

    A wildlife biologist I knew used tell me that to be an effective shed deer antler hunter, you must know white-tailed deer biology and “think like a buck.” I get the biology part, but “think like a...

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  • Nebraska Game and Parks’ 2019 annual report now available online

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s 2019 annual report is available online. The report includes achievements and challenges overcome, including rebounding from devastating...

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  • First Fish Certificate

    First Fish Certificate

    Going to blog about something today that I will bet most folks do not know about. . . . I do believe that most of you know about our popular Master Angler awards.  Master Angler awards are simply...

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  • Encounter spring migration at Ponca SP’s Marsh Madness

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Enjoy the sights and sounds of the spring migration and participate in a variety of programs during Marsh Madness at Ponca State Park (SP) on March 7, 14, 21 and 28. Located on the...

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