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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.

  • Fishing report: Trout season back in full force
  • The confluence of the Allegheny River and Council Run is a particularly productive area. • Fishermen are having success with yellow perch, bluegill and crappie at Tionesta Lake. The Nebraska Bridge is reportedly a good place to cast from.
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 4/23/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • FREDERICK: It’s time for the Star-Herald’s annual Biggest Fish contest
  • Next, if you’re into adventure fishing, Nebraska Game and Parks touts Crescent Lake as a quality bullhead fishery. Bullheads are a smallish form of native catfish. Crescent Lake Wildlife Management Area is hours from here, north of Oshkosh, adjacent to ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 4/21/2017 2:29:00 AM
  • The Outdoor Report is 'Gone Fishing'
  • With the weather improving so much, Greg Wagner visited WOWT 6 Sports to remind everyone about the great fishing opportunities in Nebraska. According to Wagner, with Nebraska Game and Parks, most game fish are now either pre or post-spawn. Most are working
  • WOWT
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  • 4/21/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • Family Fishing Events
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled another run of Family Fishing events for the Spring and Summer seasons. The events are for anyone that has never fished before, or has not fished in years, and would like to enjoy the opportunity.
  • Sand Hills Express
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  • 4/18/2017 8:26:00 PM
  • This Week In The Outdoors
  • For more information on vacationing in Saskatchewan, visit www.tourismsaskachewan.com. Listen to “Outdoors with Luke Clayton and Friends” on radio stations from Nebraska to Texas on weekends or anytime online at www.catfishradio.com.
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  • 4/18/2017 2:27:00 PM
  • Colorado Walleye Spawning Program
  • Sometimes sauger sperm, traded from Nebraska in exchange for walleye eggs, is used in order to create a saugeye hybrid. Saugeye, which are more active in shallow water, are ideal for fishing close to shore at the reservoir. The decision to create hybrids .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/18/2017 5:39:00 AM
  • Game and Parks plans area family fishing events
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will provide family fishing events to give people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years an opportunity to learn and enjoy the activity. Rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instruction .
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 4/17/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Events in Nebraska
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for another spring and summer of fun with Family Fishing Events. Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/17/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • Bluegills are a good bet for sheer fun while fishing
  • Fish do bite better before a front. High pressure systems follow low pressure frontal systems. Here is Nebraska we are north of the equator so our high pressure systems flow out in a clockwise pattern, resulting first in winds from the north and eventually
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 4/16/2017 8:03:00 AM
  • Family Fishing Events scheduled for 2017
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for another spring and summer of fun with Family Fishing Events. Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and .
  • Norfolk Daily News
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  • 4/14/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Events scheduled for 2017
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for another spring and summer of fun with Family Fishing Events. Family Fishing Events provide opportunities for people of all ages who have never fished or have not fished in years to learn and .
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 4/13/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Rick's Hunting and Fishing Picks
  • Nebraska’s spring weather patterns are still creating some challenges for anglers. Anglers just need to change tactics slightly as the weather changes ... you learn that out here on the prairie. Remember, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries ..
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 4/13/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • 3 state fishing records certified so far this year
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has certified three state fishing records so far this year — all set on rod and reel. The records are: » Kelly Macke of Lincoln on Jan. 3 pulled a 1-pound, 14-ounce redear sunfish through the ice at Wildwood Lake ...
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 4/9/2017 8:24:00 AM
  • Three state fishing records certified so far this year
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has certified three state fishing records so far this year – all set on rod and reel. The records are: — Kelly Macke of Lincoln on Jan. 3 pulled a 1-pound, 14-ounce redear sunfish through the ice ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 4/6/2017 10:07:00 PM
  • Season of the catfish: Springtime is primetime to fish for big blues
  • To learn more, check out the website or “like” Catfish Bubblegum on Facebook. Listen to “Outdoors with Luke Clayton and Friends” on radio stations from Nebraska to Texas on weekends or anytime online anytime at catfishradio.com.
  • Allen American
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  • 4/5/2017 7:51:00 PM
  • Nebraska: Required Boating Safety Courses Offered Statewide
  • LINCOLN, Neb. -- With spring fishing ramping up and summer approaching, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is reminding water lovers to be mindful of the state's education requirements for boating. Nebraska law requires any motorboat operator ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/4/2017 8:23:00 AM
  • Fish Tales, Spring 2017
  • There is a whole lot we would not get done without you; you are a key element to recruiting, developing and retaining new anglers! Photo from Family Fishing Nebraska FaceBook page.
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 4/3/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • Nebraska: Walleye Egg Collections Begin April 2
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Fisheries staff at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission again this spring will capture spawning walleyes to collect eggs to meet stocking requests. Sherman Reservoir, Merritt Reservoir and Lake McConaughy have again been selected ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/31/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Nebraska: Crescent Lake Loaded with Bullheads, Says GPC
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – Panhandle anglers have a quality bullhead fishery in Crescent Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries biologists recently conducted a fish survey at the lake and collected "several hundred ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/31/2017 8:55:00 AM
  • Lake Wanahoo Fishing and Recreation
  • Greg Wagner: "Go Oregon-- Lake Wanahoo just north of Wahoo is one of the best fishing lakes in eastern Nebraska … It has lots of big northern pike that are nearly a yard-stick long to catch-and-release … It has good numbers of 8-inch bluegill ...
  • WOWT
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  • 3/30/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Web-Page Names Top Fishing Spots in Nebraska
  • With nearly 450 lakes and streams open to public fishing, deciding where to fish in Nebraska can sometimes be challenging. Anglers can now make use of a web page filled with suggestions and tips by Daryl Bauer, Game and Parks' fisheries outreach program ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • Nebraska G&P Website Lists Best Places to Fish
  • LINCOLN, Neb. – With nearly 450 lakes and streams open to public fishing, deciding where to fish in Nebraska can sometimes be challenging. Daryl Bauer, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries outreach program manager, has provided some useful tips ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/27/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • NE: Best places to fish in Nebraska
  • LINCOLN, Neb. — With nearly 450 lakes and streams open to public fishing, deciding where to fish in Nebraska can sometimes be challenging. Daryl Bauer, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries outreach program manager, has provided some useful tips ...
  • rvdailyreport.com
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  • 3/24/2017 3:00:00 PM
  • Rick's Hunting and Fishing Picks
  • We are in a typical Nebraska spring weather cycle. Do not despair, fellow anglers. You can still catch fish when the action slows — you just need to adjust your tactics. My best recommendation is use smaller bait, fish slower and fish a little deeper.
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 3/24/2017 4:45:00 AM
  • Keyes: Crappie fishing can be fast and furious
  • Crappies are arguably one of the most popular game fish in Nebraska. Crappie fishing provides fun action year around, and this prolific panfish is widely spread throughout the state. There are two species of crappie, the white crappie and black crappie.
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 3/22/2017 9:33:00 PM

Nebraska Guides/Outfitters

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Nebraska Fishing Clubs

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