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  • Brush pile to be burned at Mormon Island SRA

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A brush pile of storm-damaged trees will be burned at Mormon Island State Recreation Area in Hall County on Jan. 22. The burn, which will begin at about 7 a.m., will eliminate...

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  • Largemouth Bass on Ice

    Largemouth Bass on Ice

    Participated in a radio interview with a very well known bass jock one time.  I will not drop names here, but if I did, you would know who I was talking about.  It was winter and he was in the...

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  • Commission responds to public input on proposed changes to Lake McConaughy camping

    LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission plans to delay consideration of the proposed recommendations to the Lake McConaughy Visitor Management plan at its Wednesday, Jan. 22...

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  • Talking, Again

    Talking, Again

    Yeah, I know.  I talk too much.  Going to be talking ice-fishing again tomorrow!  Some of the best ice-sticks in the state show up for this workshop! Then, I promise, I am going to quit talking...

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  • Public may rent hunting equipment at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunting equipment now is available for rent by the public at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Outdoor Adventure Center. Rental has been offered to the university’s students for...

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  • “Grass Still Ain’t Greener”

    “Grass Still Ain’t Greener”

    Nebraska is not known as one of the top fishing destinations in North America.  Never has been, never will be.  We simply do not have that much water.  On the other hand, folks who think all the...

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  • Livestream of big game presentation is Jan. 23

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters and landowners are invited to watch a livestream of a big game presentation by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The livestream is an opportunity...

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  • Why Would Someone Even Think of Going Ice Fishing?

    Why Would Someone Even Think of Going Ice Fishing?

    “Ice fishing is an experience you can’t live from the couch,” Kyle Kovnesky, hardcore ice fisherman from Abrams, WI. Why do normally stable people go out in extremely cold weather to venture onto...

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  • Hudson Lake back open to ice-fishing

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Hudson Lake in Cherry County has reopened to ice-fishing. Hudson Lake, which is about 24 miles southwest of Valentine, is available for public recreation through the Nebraska Game...

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  • Patience


    Quick blog post today, not a lot of time, but let me make some comments: First, some of you will be interested in this little news update:  Access to Hudson Lake has been reopened. Hudson Lake in...

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  • Commission to consider listing and delisting of threatened and endangered species

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a proposal to add and remove species from the state’s threatened and endangered lists when it meets Jan. 22 in Lincoln. The...

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  • Only the Cool Kids Do It!

    Only the Cool Kids Do It!

    Those of us who ice-fish have always known it.  Others are just beginning to figure it out. . . . Only the “cool kids” ice fish! Don’t believe me?  This commercial has been running on TV lately: I...

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  • Tips for safe ice-fishing

    NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – Stay safe on the ice this winter while enjoying a day of ice-fishing. Follow these tips from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for safety on the ice: — The minimum ice...

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  • Some Updates, Jan. 8, 2020

    Some Updates, Jan. 8, 2020

    I am still getting caught up on some “stuff” after the holidays.  Want to post some updates about several things in this blog post.  Yes, I know some of these have made the rounds already, know...

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  • State parks offer Valentine’s Day options

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Couples and families can take advantage of several special Valentine’s Day offers, including reduced lodging, at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area and Eugene T. Mahoney, Ponca...

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  • Prescribed fire workshops scheduled in January

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A series of workshops across the state will provide information for completing safe and effective prescribed fires. These workshops are for landowners, resource professionals,...

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  • Holmes Lake ice-fishing event canceled

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has canceled the Discover Ice-Fishing Clinic scheduled for Jan. 11 at Holmes Lake in Lincoln because of a lack of safe ice. It will not be...

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  • Commission proposes changes to Lake McConaughy camping

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A public informational open house will be held Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Lake McConaughy Visitor Center and Water Interpretive Center regarding proposed changes to visitor...

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  • No Ice Required for this Winter Fishing

    No Ice Required for this Winter Fishing

    If the mild weather in Nebraska has you, the avid angler, singing the ice fishing blues, then take note! There is an open-water fishing option in Nebraska during the coldest part of the year. It...

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  • The Lion and the Log

    The Lion and the Log

    When I showed up at Indian Cave State Park to check my camera trap on February 25, 2018, I was thrilled when I looked at the camera’s LCD and saw that I had captured the photo I’d hoped for: the...

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