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Fishing Nebraska

EZFishing brings you Nebraska's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 3792 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Nebraska Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Nebraska.

Nebraska Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Nebraska?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Nebraska Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Nebraska Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Nebraska's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Nebraska Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Nebraska.

  • TV Ice Fishing
  • Do not give me the line that all he fishes is North Dakota and other waters far from Nebraska–fishing is fishing, and the man knows his stuff. A couple of months ago, Jason called me and we had a couple of very enjoyable phone conversations.
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 2/16/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • TV Ice Fishing
  • Do not give me the line that all he fishes is North Dakota and other waters far from Nebraska–fishing is fishing, and the man knows his stuff. A couple of months ago, Jason called me and we had a couple of very enjoyable phone conversations.
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 2/15/2017 10:00:00 PM
  • Nebraska Game and Parks offers tips for safe ice fishing
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) --The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wants anglers to check the thickness of the ice before venturing out to catch a few fish this winter. The commission says at least 4 inches of clear, solid ice is needed to support a person ice ..
  • 1011 Now
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  • 2/11/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Safety Tips
  • As Central Nebraskans know, the weather in this part of the state can be inconsistent, and with warmer temperatures in the forecast, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is passing along some safety reminders. If you plan on ice fishing this season ...
  • Sand Hills Express
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  • 2/9/2017 10:14:00 PM
  • Be cautious of ice fishing conditions
  • LINCOLN, Neb.–Ice fishing is a fun way to spend time with family and friends.The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages fishermen to be cautious of conditions before venturing onto the ice. Late-season ice fishing means conditions can vary greatly .
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 2/9/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • Be cautious of ice fishing conditions
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice fishing is a fun way to spend time with family and friends. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages fishermen to be cautious of conditions before venturing onto the ice. Late-season ice fishing means conditions can vary ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 2/8/2017 11:29:00 PM
  • Old trees get new use as fish habitat
  • The Christmas trees should help address this problem. “There’s a lot of benefits to brush like that,” said Jeff Schuckman, a regional fisheries manager at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Norfolk office. “In a lake like that, it’s a ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 2/5/2017 4:20:00 AM
  • Old trees get new use as fish habitat
  • The Christmas trees should help address this problem. “There’s a lot of benefits to brush like that,” said Jeff Schuckman, a regional fisheries manager at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Norfolk office. “In a lake like that, it’s a ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 2/3/2017 4:40:00 AM
  • YAAP fishing benefit is Feb. 22
  • Nebraska pro walleye fisherman and guide Ben Garver will offer tips about how to be successful on a new lake and Daryl Bauer, fishing outreach director for Nebraska Game and Parks, will take a few minutes to offer insight about how to glean the most ...
  • York News-Times
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  • 2/2/2017 8:41:00 AM
  • State Record Summary, 2016
  • Tiger trout are a brown trout X brook trout hybrid. On occasion there have been tiger trout caught from northwest Nebraska streams where both parent species were present and those fish hybridized in the wild. Last year our Nebraska state fish hatcheries ..
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 1/31/2017 1:32:00 AM
  • Safety reminders when it comes to ice fishing in Nebraska
  • LINCOLN, Neb. In the winter months, it may be difficult to find activities to get outdoors to experience nature. Ice fishing is gaining popularity in Nebraska, and many people are taking up the new hobby. If it’s something you would like to try, there ...
  • 1011 Now
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  • 1/30/2017 5:31:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Advice from an Expert
  • Hear some advice from an expert from Scheels in Lincoln on the "dos and don'ts" of ice fishing in Nebraska! On Monday, opponents of the Keystone XL Pipeline will meet in O'Neill to discuss their options after President Trump's executive order.
  • 1011 Now
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  • 1/30/2017 4:44:00 PM
  • Big Enough
  • At our ice-fishing clinic in Kearney last Saturday, during the classroom session, someone asked a question about the size of ice holes allowed in Nebraska, and what size ice auger a person should have. Mostly for safety reasons, the largest diameter ice ..
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 1/27/2017 11:58:00 PM
  • No Ice Required for this Winter Trout Fishing
  • There is an open-water fishing option in Nebraska during the coldest part of the year and it involves trout. Dust off the insulated waders, grab the neoprene gloves, and rig the spinning rod, it is winter trout stream fishing! Schlagel Creek near Valentine
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 1/25/2017 4:47:00 PM
  • Fly-Fishing Primer
  • On the other hand, if you want to fly-fish for trout, we certainly have some excellent opportunities to do that in Nebraska too! Again the article specifically mentions fly-fishing for trout in Nebraska, and let me mention another resource that you may or
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 1/25/2017 1:45:00 AM
  • Fly-Fishing Primer
  • On the other hand, if you want to fly-fish for trout, we certainly have some excellent opportunities to do that in Nebraska too! Again the article specifically mentions fly-fishing for trout in Nebraska, and let me mention another resource that you may ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 1/23/2017 10:05:00 PM
  • Don’t watch your ice-fishing catch slip away
  • Daryl Bauer is the outreach program manager in the Game and Parks' Fisheries Division. Contact him at 402-471-5005 or daryl.bauer@nebraska.gov. Read his blog, Barbs and Backlashes, at OutdoorNebraska.org.
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 1/22/2017 3:43:00 PM
  • Lincoln training set April 1 for youth fishing instructors
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Training and certification of youth fishing instructors is scheduled for April 1 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The session will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the center, 4703 N. 44th St. The ...
  • Rio Rancho Observer
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  • 1/22/2017 12:07:00 AM
  • Lincoln training set April 1 for youth fishing instructors
  • LINCOLN, Neb. — Training and certification of youth fishing instructors is scheduled for April 1 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The session will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the center, 4703 N. 44th St. The volunteer ...
  • The Republic
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  • 1/21/2017 6:35:00 PM
  • Lake Minatare reopens for ice fishing
  • Lake Minatare is over 2,150 acres, making it The Panhandle’s largest body of water. For more information on Nebraska’s public ice fishing spots visit www.outdoornebraska.gov
  • nbcneb.com
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  • 1/15/2017 10:31:00 PM
  • Fish surveys give biologists glimpse into the future
  • This past fall, Nebraska's fisheries biologists were on the water sampling fish populations on a variety of waters across the state. Sampling is done following a "standard survey" protocol. Standard surveys are fish population samplings carried out ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 1/15/2017 3:34:00 PM
  • New gear makes ice fishing much easier
  • As I got more into fishing after I moved down to Nebraska where I now live, I learned more about fish locators and how they could help me to locate and catch fish. As fishing and I became more sophisticated and more scientific, I started using Vexilar ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 1/12/2017 3:29:00 PM
  • 2017 Fishing Forecast Available
  • With about 450 lakes and streams open to public fishing, deciding where to fish in Nebraska can sometimes be challenging. If you've ever wanted a guide of where to go to find ... (BAGHDAD) -- At least 28 people have died in a double bombing at a market in
  • krvn.com
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  • 1/1/2017 12:11:00 AM
  • Ice Fishing Safety Reminders
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is warning ice anglers to be wary when venturing onto the ice following some unseasonably warm conditions recently. Knowing that this time of year is often when ice fishermen begin to enjoy some time of the ice ...
  • Sand Hills Express
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  • 12/30/2016 12:23:53 AM

Nebraska Guides/Outfitters

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Nebraska Fishing Clubs

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