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  • 'Acres of dead shad': More than 250,000 fish killed at Omaha-area lake
  • But Nebraska Game and Parks officials say the lake in the Chalco Hills Recreation Area will see benefits for years to come. The chemical rotenone was applied Tuesday to remove the shad, resulting in piles of dead fish around the 245-ace lake near 154th ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 12/2/2016 1:28:42 PM
  • Nebraska: Discover Ice Fishing Clinics Slated for January
  • LINCOLN – Learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up a few new tips at three free Discover Ice Fishing clinics in January. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a clinic Jan. 14 at Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (west boat ramp) from 1 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/2/2016 7:52:16 AM
  • 'Acres of dead shad': More than 250,000 fish killed at Omaha-area lake
  • But Nebraska Game and Parks officials say the lake in the Chalco Hills Recreation Area will see benefits for years to come. The chemical rotenone was applied Tuesday to remove the shad, resulting in piles of dead fish around the 245-ace lake near 154th ...
  • Kearney Hub
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  • 12/2/2016 2:58:46 AM
  • Discover Ice Fishing clinics scheduled in January
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a clinic Jan. 14 at Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (west boat ramp) from 1–4 p.m. on Jan. 21. The Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park’s ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 12/1/2016 6:13:14 AM
  • Gizzard Shad Removal from Wehrspann Reservoir
  • “Gizzard shad are targeted for removal because they are a detrimental species in small reservoirs such as Wehrspann,”said Daryl Bauer, fisheries outreach program manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.“With their high reproductive ...
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  • 12/1/2016 4:40:10 AM
  • Gizzard shad targeted for removal from Wehrspann Lake
  • “Gizzard shad are targeted for removal because they are a detrimental species in small reservoirs such as Wehrspann,”said Daryl Bauer, fisheries outreach program manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.“With their high reproductive ...
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  • 12/1/2016 1:55:32 AM
  • Discover Ice Fishing clinics scheduled in January
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a clinic Jan. 14 at Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (west boat ramp) from 1 – 4 p.m. On Jan. 21, the Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park’s ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 11/30/2016 8:19:06 PM
  • An Assist
  • Last week I got an e-mail from Dr.Kevin Pope at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln reminding me that some of the students there got their hands fishy while helping do a couple of those fish population surveys this fall, Students Help Game and Parks collect
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  • 11/15/2016 2:14:31 AM
  • Micro-Fishing
  • One of my favorite themes about fishing in Nebraska is the variety of species and fishing opportunities our great state offers. There are around a hundred species of fish swimming in Nebraska waters. More than half of those hundred species are minnows ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 11/2/2016 9:20:56 PM
  • Old iMacs don’t die. They become lamps and fish tanks in Nebraska.
  • Jake Harms was on his way to the warehouse when a supervisor asked him to take a cart full of garbage to the dumpster. On top of the cart was an old indigo blue iMac G3. Crossing the warehouse floor, Harms needed to turn left toward the dumpster.
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  • 10/25/2016 11:53:35 PM
  • Grant Available to Promote Fishing in Hispanic Communities
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in conjunction with the national Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation, is offering grant opportunities to promote fishing in Hispanic communities. Larry Pape is the Education Specialist for the Fisheries ...
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  • 10/24/2016 12:06:06 PM
  • Gary Howey named to Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame
  • Gary Howey, longtime outdoors publisher and television and radio broadcaster, of Hartington, Nebraska, will be inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame. He joins 11 other individuals and one organization to be inducted into the Hall of Fame’s ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 10/20/2016 5:15:40 AM
  • What is a Fish Worth?
  • From a purely economic standpoint, value is determined by what a buyer is willing to pay, and from that point of view, some species of fish are quite valuable; surveys show that Nebraska anglers spend about $80 per fishing trip (surely more than that now .
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  • 10/19/2016 8:25:57 PM
  • Cornhusker Fly Fishers
  • Want to mention another excellent Nebraska fishing organization, the Cornhusker Fly Fishers. They meet monthly at our Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium south of Gretna. If you check their calendar, you will see that this is a very active bunch of anglers doing fly ...
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  • 10/17/2016 6:45:08 AM
  • Trout stockings rescheduled in south-central Nebraska
  • LINCOLN –Several rainbow trout stockings in south-central Nebraska have been rescheduled by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.The stocking of 10-inch trout will enhance fishing opportunities this fall and winter. Holdrege City Lake, 2,000 trout;Fort .
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  • 10/5/2016 6:12:14 PM
  • Fall Trout Stockings 2016
  • LINCOLN –Catchable-size rainbow trout are being stocked in city ponds and lakes across the state by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.These stockings will enhance fishing opportunities this fall and winter. Trout fishing is a great way to introduce ..
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  • 10/4/2016 2:42:51 AM
  • Three decades later, he finally gets to fish
  • He is also amazed watching the growth of the trumpeter swan population in Squaw Creek. Growing up in rural southeast Nebraska with a nickname of "Fish," it was easy for anyone to know Wolken's passion. But about five years ago, Wolken found another passion
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  • 10/2/2016 4:57:03 PM
  • Enjoy family fishing at Omaha Cops and Bobbers event Oct. 16
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Omaha Police Department are hosting the event, which will run from 1-4 p.m. Bait, tackle, fishing poles and a hot dog lunch will be provided. The registration deadline is Oct. 10. To register, email jessica ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 9/30/2016 10:07:14 PM
  • Grants available to promote fishing in Hispanic communities
  • As a digital only subscriber you have access to all of our digital products - Omaha.com, mobile, apps, and ePaper. LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant proposals from Nebraska non-profit organizations to promote fishing in ..
  • Omaha.com
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  • 9/30/2016 10:07:14 PM
  • Grants available in Nebraska to promote fishing by Hispanics
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking grant proposals from Nebraska nonprofit organizations to promote fishing by Hispanics. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation's Vamos A Pescar program aims to educate ...
  • Post-Bulletin
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  • 9/30/2016 5:56:41 PM
  • Young entrepreneur lured into business by love of fishing
  • Garrett said he’s been fishing since he was 10 years old. At the time, the family lived by Kearney and he attended a few fishing programs sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. A few years later, Garrett went to a Fort Kearny outdoor expo ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 9/30/2016 3:55:00 PM
  • Enjoy family fishing at Omaha Cops and Bobbers event Oct. 16
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Omaha Police Department are hosting the event, which will run from 1-4 p.m. Bait, tackle, fishing poles and a hot dog lunch will be provided. The registration deadline is Oct. 10. To register, email jessica ...
  • Omaha.com
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  • 9/29/2016 11:55:47 PM
  • Grants available to promote fishing in Hispanic communities
  • LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant proposals from Nebraska non-profit organizations to promote fishing in high-density Hispanic communities. The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s Vamos A Pescar program aims ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 9/29/2016 9:32:37 PM
  • 9 great Nebraska fishing holes
  • It's almost the weekend, when many Nebraskans head to their favorite lakes and fishing holes. Take a look at our list of popular locations around Nebraska and let us know your favorites. Send pictures to yourpics@journalstar.com.
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 9/29/2016 5:54:53 AM
  • Awesome Redfish Bite
  • Fished the Little Lake area over the weekend with some friends from Nebraska and had a blast with the Reds. Found several schools working the banks and we jumped all over them. We also just worked the banks hard and that produced several nice Reds in the 7
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/27/2016 6:50:21 PM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day, 2016
  • I like to point that out each year, if I remember, because I believe Nebraska is the perfect state for combining hunting and fishing opportunities, especially in the fall. I call it “combodacious” because we have such a diversity of fish and game and ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 9/23/2016 8:06:41 PM
  • Nebraska: GPC Sets Meetings on Future of Fisheries
  • LINCOLN – The public is invited to attend informational meetings across the state in October regarding the future of Nebraska's aquatic resources. Fisheries personnel from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have been developing a road map for the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/22/2016 6:53:18 AM
  • Future of Nebraska’s fisheries to be discussed at public meetings
  • LINCOLN –The public is invited to attend informational meetings across the state in October regarding the future of Nebraska’s aquatic resources. Fisheries personnel from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have been developing a road map for the ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 9/21/2016 2:08:09 AM
  • Photos: At family fishing expo, a tale with a happy ending
  • Volunteer fishing instructors from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission assisted. Ten-year-old Abiageal was the only family member to not catch a fish through most of the morning on Saturday, but she stuck with it and caught this fish after a couple of .
  • Omaha.com
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  • 9/11/2016 12:54:07 AM
  • Fishing event held for children with disablilities Saturday
  • Volunteer fishing instructors with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission came out to introduce the children to techniques and laws of fishing. “(It’s a) nice quiet area. We have plenty of shore line to come out, spread out a little bit and take some ...
  • KETV Omaha
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  • 9/10/2016 2:02:43 PM
  • Dularge Redfish Slam-A-Rama
  • What a great 2 days of fishing Labor Day weekend for Tommy Kline from Ruston, La. A couple of the guys were from Nebraska and truly couldn't believe the numbers of fish caught during their 3 day stay at the 'Lakehouse'. The bite was on fire both days and .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/8/2016 3:59:37 PM
  • Catfish Stockings
  • I like to give a little update now and then about some of the fisheries management activities going on around Nebraska. Your pointy-headed fisheries biologists, researchers, and fish production workers never rest. In late summer we do a bunch of our ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 8/30/2016 12:46:52 AM
  • 77th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference
  • The 77th Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference will be held February 5 – 8, 2017 at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska. This annual event will attract over 800 biologists and students from state, federal, and tribal natural resources .
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  • 8/26/2016 9:30:00 PM
  • Devils Lake is the place for Pike!
  • The best time to catch Devils Lake northern pike is now. Or, when you can get there. Many visiting anglers come from Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Wisconsin and throughout the country to experience the amazing pike fishery. Anglers fish Devils Lake
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 8/26/2016 2:24:40 AM
  • Following the fish
  • "The sturgeon has stayed within a mile or two of this spot all summer." Graduates of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Siddons, 27, and Chance-Ossowski, 23, have been tagging fish—mainly channel catfish—on the Red River and nearby waters in the basin ...
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  • 8/22/2016 1:49:27 PM
  • 2017 Fee Increases Announced for Fishing and Hunting Permits
  • BROKEN BOW – Hunters and fishermen in Nebraska will be paying a bit more in 2017. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission agreed to permit fee increases at their meeting on Thursday in Broken Bow. 2017 permits for hunting, fishing and other big-game will ..
  • Beatrice 1450 KWBE
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  • 8/19/2016 12:31:17 AM
  • Game and Parks raises hunting, fishing fees
  • BROKEN BOW — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission increased the price of some permits and stamps at its meeting Thursday in Broken Bow. Increases that will take effect next year include permits for hunting, big game, fishing and paddlefish ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 8/18/2016 4:24:31 PM
  • Fifty Shades of Flathead
  • let me tell a little story.... I was out helping sample Flathead Catfish earlier this summer. Catfish are the latest spawning fish in Nebraska waters, it is mid-summer, July, before our Catfish species perform their annual spawning rituals (EDITOR’S ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 8/18/2016 12:32:28 AM
  • Aquatic Habitat Project in Progress at Bowman Lake
  • Funding for the nearly $500,000 project is coming from the Nebraska Environmental Trust, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Aquatic Habitat Fund, Sport Fish Restoration Program and Sherman County. The post Aquatic Habitat Project in Progress at Bowman Lake
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  • 8/17/2016 12:55:08 AM
  • Youth Fishing Instructor Clinic
  • If you are interested we could definitely use your help! LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors Aug. 20 at Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 21502 W. Neb. Hwy. 31, Gretna, from 9 a.m. to noon. Youth fishing instructors .
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 8/15/2016 7:27:02 PM
  • Free fishing fun and instruction set for Aug. 14 at Terry's Lake
  • Families can gather Sunday at Terry’s Lake in Terrytown for an evening of free fishing fun and instruction, courtesy of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Certified fishing instructors Sharon and Dennis Gregory and a Game and Parks fishing truck ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 8/12/2016 3:52:52 AM
  • State Record Update, August 2016
  • Dylan tossed out some chicken liver to catch that fish. Again let me say that Black Bullheads are by far the most common Bullheads in Nebraska. Black Bullheads ain’t black and will be mostly yellow, especially on the belly. So, even though they might ...
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  • 8/10/2016 10:39:05 PM
  • Large Channel Catfish Stocked in Select Urban and Parks Waters
  • LINCOLN –Young anglers in the Omaha, Lincoln and Kearney areas have a chance to catch some larger stocked channel catfish this summer.The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently planted some catfish 5 pounds and larger in those areas. Lake Halleck in .
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  • 8/9/2016 2:16:12 AM
  • Become a Certified Youth Fishing Instructor Aug. 20
  • LINCOLN –The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors Aug.20 at Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 21502 W.Neb.Hwy.31, Gretna, from 9 a.m.to noon. Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct fishing clinics ...
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  • 8/5/2016 11:13:39 PM
  • Become a Certified Youth Fishing Instructor Aug. 20
  • LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors Aug. 20 at Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 21502 W. Neb. Hwy. 31, Gretna, from 9 a.m. to noon. Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct fishing clinics
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  • 8/5/2016 7:03:06 PM
  • Nebraska fish biologists investigating cause of fish die-off
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fisheries biologists are investigating the cause of a fish die-off in a central Nebraska reservoir. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Thursday that dead carp have been reported at Davis Creek ...
  • Kearney Hub
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  • 8/5/2016 8:40:20 AM
  • Nebraska fish biologists investigating cause of fish die-off
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fisheries biologists are investigating the cause of a fish die-off in a central Nebraska reservoir. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Thursday that dead carp have been reported at Davis Creek ...
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 8/5/2016 8:04:33 AM
  • Fish biologists investigating cause of fish die-off
  • LINCOLN — Nebraska fisheries biologists are investigating the cause of a fish die-off in a central Nebraska reservoir. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Thursday that dead carp have been reported at Davis Creek Reservoir south .
  • York News-Times
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  • 8/5/2016 5:55:42 AM
  • Common Carp Die-Off at Davis Creek Reservoir
  • LINCOLN –Fisheries biologists from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission are investigating a die-off of common carp at Davis Creek Reservoir south of North Loup in central Nebraska. A viral infection is the expected cause of the die-off, and samples ...
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  • 8/5/2016 12:55:03 AM
  • Nebraska fish biologists investigating cause of fish die-off
  • 'Broad framework' reached for plea deal in Creative Creations case, attorney... The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Thursday that dead carp have been reported at Davis Creek Reservoir south of North Loup. The commission says a ...
  • KETV Omaha
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  • 8/4/2016 6:49:58 PM
  • Nebraska fish biologists investigating cause of fish die-off
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska fisheries biologists are investigating the cause of a fish die-off in a central Nebraska reservoir. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said in a news release Thursday that dead carp have been reported at Davis Creek ...
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 8/4/2016 5:02:36 PM
  • Quick Report on Hot July Adventures
  • A couple of evenings I was able to do that again. The fisheries I am talking about would be the cold-water habitats we have in Nebraska that can support trout year-round. If you need some ideas on where these cold-water fisheries are, and the fishing ...
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  • 8/4/2016 12:49:04 AM
  • Tech Committee Meetings
  • The North Central Division of AFS are the states in the north-central part of the country, and of course Nebraska is included in that division. The technical committees of the North Central Division are working groups of fisheries professionals ...
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  • 8/2/2016 12:15:39 AM
  • Licenses Hunting & Fishing
  • Fee-exempt permits are available to some hunters. www.ngpc-permits.ne.gov/NGPC-PS/faces/public/welcome Lifetime fishing, hunting and combination permits are available for Nebraska residents and nonresidents; fees are based on age and resident status.
  • Omaha.com
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  • 7/31/2016 11:59:32 AM
  • Learn to fly fish at workshop Saturday
  • Then you won’t want to miss this opportunity happening on Saturday right here in North Platte. The Lake McConaughy Fly Club and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is hosting a Fly fishing and tying workshop tomorrow from 4-7 p.m. at Iron Horse Lake in ...
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 7/28/2016 3:06:13 AM
  • Accessible fishing features added at Duck Lake on Valentine NWR
  • The walkway leads to an accessible fishing dock that was put in place several years ago. The Sandhills Prairie Refuge Association, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service all contributed both time and funding to the ..
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 7/23/2016 10:35:58 AM
  • KHS Bass Cats prepare for annual fishing tournament
  • KEARNEY — Kearney High School anglers will cast their lines at the sixth annual Nebraska State High School Bass Fishing Tournament Saturday at Elwood Reservoir Wildlife Management Area. The KHS club, Bass Cats, will send seven teams to compete against ...
  • Kearney Hub
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  • 7/22/2016 11:48:44 AM
  • Beat the heat by catching fish
  • That means I have to fish whether I feel like it or not so my wife and I recently headed to one of Nebraska’s Interstate lakes known for bass and panfish. The length if I-80 across Nebraska is strewn with small lakes and ponds that are stocked by the ...
  • Black Hills Pioneer
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  • 7/21/2016 11:28:27 AM
  • Heat cancels family fishing event
  • Officials canceled the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s family fishing event scheduled Wednesday at Bowling Lake because of the hot weather. The year's final family fishing event in Lincoln will be Aug. 4 at Holmes Lake. The events run 6-8 p.m. and ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 7/19/2016 3:41:21 PM
  • Carp fishing at Lake Maloney
  • NORTH PLATTE, Neb. --The Nebraska Game and Park Commission, NGPC, hosted its 4th annual carp fishing event at Lake Maloney on Saturday. The event is named Carp-O-Rama and organizers say it has been steadily growing each year. This year the poor weather ...
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  • 7/16/2016 10:25:47 PM
  • Fishing Night Another Success
  • Kids learned the sport from parents as well as instructors, provided by Nebraska Game and Parks. "All you need to do, essentially, is show up. Bring your kids and grand kids. We have volunteer fishing instructors on site to help you. We have fishing rods .
  • WOWT
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  • 7/15/2016 3:43:07 AM
  • Accessible fishing features added at Duck Lake on Valentine NWR
  • The walkway leads to an accessible fishing dock that was put in place several years ago. The Sandhills Prairie Refuge Association, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service all contributed both time and funding to the ..
  • Norfolk Daily News
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  • 7/13/2016 4:38:35 PM
  • Family Fishing Night on July 14th
  • Learn how to fish! The annual WOWT Family Fishing Night is Thursday, July 14th at Halleck Lake in Papillion. The event will run from 6:00-8:00pm. The Nebraska Game and Parks will provide free fishing rods, bait, and instruction. Bring the kids!
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  • 7/7/2016 11:55:12 PM
  • Nebraska high school fishing tournament set for July 23
  • ELWOOD, Neb. (AP) - This year’s Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament will be held next month at Elwood Reservoir in south-central Nebraska. The tournament is a cooperative program between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and The Bass ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 6/26/2016 10:35:11 PM
  • Nebraska high school fishing tournament set for July 23
  • ELWOOD, Neb. (AP) — This year's Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament will be held next month at Elwood Reservoir in south-central Nebraska. The tournament is a cooperative program between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and The Bass ...
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  • 6/26/2016 6:14:30 AM
  • Nebraska high school fishing tournament set for July 23
  • ELWOOD, Neb. (AP) — This year's Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament will be held next month at Elwood Reservoir in south-central Nebraska. The tournament is a cooperative program between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and The Bass ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 6/26/2016 4:12:48 AM
  • State High School Fishing Tournament Coming to Elwood Reservoir July 23
  • The sixth annual Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament is scheduled July 23 at Elwood Reservoir Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The tournament, a cooperative program between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and The Bass Federation – Student .
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 6/24/2016 4:32:29 PM
  • Red River roundup fishing
  • From a fishing perspective, at least, there's plenty going on when it comes to the Red River. In Manitoba, researchers in a University of Nebraska-Lincoln study recently implanted radio-transmitters in more than 90 catfish near Winnipeg and Lockport ...
  • Grand Forks Herald
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  • 6/24/2016 9:15:50 AM
  • Fishing Inspired Artist in Nebraskaland Day's Competitive Art Show
  • NORTH PLATTE, Neb.--The Nebraskaland Days Competitive Art Show is in it's 45th year, It's a great opportunity for you to escape the heat and check out artists from around Lincoln County, Nebraska, and even Colorado, as nine communities were represented.
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  • 6/21/2016 5:26:09 PM
  • App finds Nebraska fishing holes, hunting spots
  • LINCOLN — Finding something to do with dear old dad this Father's Day just got easier. A free app that allows users to find places to hunt and fish is now available to Nebraskans. “Unlike almost anything else you can do with your time, hunting ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 6/17/2016 4:40:47 PM
  • Hunting, fishing spots? There's an app for that
  • Those maps include 700,000 places where people can hunt or fish in all 50 states, including 1,200 places in Nebraska. “We built this idea of community behind the app,” he said. He said the app will help address a major challenge facing the outdoor ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 6/17/2016 2:53:25 PM
  • Father's Day Fishing Advice
  • Duff Memorial Friendship Villa resident Sonny Bates of Nebraska City gives advice on how to catch the big one at the Steinhart Park pond Wednesday morning. About 15 minutes later, he reels in a channel catfish. Eleven Deff residents attended the pre-Father
  • The Nebraska City News Press
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  • 6/16/2016 10:51:13 AM
  • Father's Day Fishing
  • Duff Memorial Friendship Villa resident Sonny Bates of Nebraska City gives advice on how to catch the big one at the Steinhart Park pond Wednesday morning. About 15 minutes later, he reels in a channel catfish. Eleven Duff residents attended the pre-Father
  • The Nebraska City News Press
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  • 6/16/2016 10:51:13 AM
  • Proper handling crucial for fish survival
  • Bleeding fish can survive, and may be more likely to survive than you might think. Respect the fish: Remember, a Nebraska law states that “all fish which cannot lawfully be taken shall be returned to the water at once with as little injury as possible ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 6/12/2016 9:22:54 AM
  • Summer fishing for bluegills
  • I grew up in the Sandhills of Nebraska, so I've fished most of the hill lakes as well as Lake McConaughy. Lakes in Nebraska are a lot cooler than in Missouri or even more southern lakes like Enid or Sardis. Just a few days ago the water surface temp at ...
  • Southeast Missourian
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  • 6/12/2016 5:05:12 AM
  • 2 Nebraska lakes among top 100 for fishing and boating
  • LINCOLN — Voters have selected two Nebraska lakes to a list of 100 family-friendly boating and fishing lakes in the nation. The following Nebraska lakes made the annual top 100 list, which is compiled annually by the Recreational Boating and Fishing ...
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 6/12/2016 2:56:21 AM
  • Fishing slow locally, hot at reservoirs
  • The sauger that the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission stocked are beginning to show up as well. J.R. Svatora with sons Landon and Trey brought in a 31-pound flathead catfish they caught on the Platte River using a bullhead as bait. Miguel Podraza caught .
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 6/11/2016 7:58:11 AM
  • Fishing clinic open during Homestead Days
  • Registration is available for the Nebraska Walleye Kid’s Fishing is Fun Clinic, Saturday, June 18 at Rockford Lake. The clinic will be held at Area 4 on the east side of the lake. To register, provide child’s name, parent’s name and phone number to ...
  • Beatrice Daily Sun
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  • 6/6/2016 6:34:03 PM
  • Phone Falls into Water while Ice Fishing
  • While on an ice fishing trip in Nebraska, this man accidentally dropped his phone straight into the hole in the ice when he released the fish back into the water, never to be seen again. This little girl was adamant that the proper way to count was ...
  • Yahoo 7 Lifesyle
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  • 6/2/2016 11:53:45 PM
  • 'Fishing is Fun' clinic on June 18
  • Registration is now available for the Nebraska Walleye Kids' Fishing is Fun Clinic, which will be held Saturday, June 18, at Rockford Lake, east side, Area 4. To register, please provide child’s name, parent’s name and phone number. The workshop is ...
  • Beatrice Daily Sun
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  • 6/2/2016 2:42:34 PM
  • Homestead hosting 'Flowers for Fish'
  • Pheasants Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Nebraska Game and Parks, along with Homestead National Monument, will host “Flowers for Fish” at Homestead National Monument Thursday, June 9 starting at 9 a.m. Water quality is an ...
  • Beatrice Daily Sun
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  • 5/31/2016 7:38:26 PM
  • Homestead hosting 'Flowers for Fish'
  • Pheasants Forever, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Nebraska Game and Parks, along with Homestead National Monument, will host “Flowers for Fish” at Homestead National Monument Thursday, June 9 starting at 9 a.m. Water quality is an ...
  • The Missourian
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  • 5/31/2016 7:35:26 AM
  • Flap Jack for Fish Habitat fundraiser for Eagle Scout project
  • NORTH PLATTE, Neb. Sunday morning's "Flap Jacks for Fish Habitat" fundraiser helped a local life scout towards completing his eagle scout project with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. An all you can eat pancake feed held at the First United ...
  • 2 KNOP News TV
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  • 5/29/2016 4:56:09 PM
  • IKEs Kids Fishing Day sees record attendance
  • The Southwest Nebraska Chapter Izaak Walton League (IKEs) group blew their attendance goal for the annual Ron Berry Memorial Kids Fishing Day right out of the water this year. The day started off cool and wet, but the weather didn’t deter young fishermen .
  • The Imperial Republican
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  • 5/27/2016 2:35:22 PM
  • Omaha speller stung by a fish at the Bee
  • That’s a fish. But the sound of the bell signaled the end of the competition for Nebraska’s only competitor. Tharein said, “That was a real curveball. What really stressed me was that I didn’t know how to start the word.” Dad Asthika and the rest ...
  • WOWT
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  • 5/26/2016 11:11:57 PM
  • Thanks for making fishing event a success
  • The Fremont Noon Optimist Club would like to thank the following people and organizations for making our Bob Bruner Fishing Derby a success this year: Walmart, for its generous donation; Nebraska Game and Parks, for the use of the grounds; Marvin Kemp ...
  • Fremont Tribune
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  • 5/26/2016 11:51:55 AM
  • Search for fishing license turns up pipe bomb, drugs
  • ENDERS, Neb. -- When the angler couldn't find his fishing license, the Nebraska Game and Parks official accompanied him to his Enders Lake campsite nearby so he could look for it. The man, Kenneth Johnston, 36, of Lamar, never did find his fishing license
  • McCook Daily Gazette
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  • 5/23/2016 6:57:48 PM
  • Nebraska Game and Parks Offer Free Park and Fish Day
  • In case anyone needed an extra reason to go enjoy the outdoors, Nebraska Game and Parks casted a line for residents to do just that... The organization opened the state parks for a free park and fish day. On Saturday, some folks at Fort Kearny State ...
  • Nebraska TV
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  • 5/21/2016 7:25:50 AM
  • Fishing With Coach Tom Osborne (Part 3)
  • When someone brings up Nebraska fishing what do you tell them about it what do you say about fishing in the Cornhusker state what do you think would be the draw fishing Nebraska waters?" Coach Osborne: "Well I think there is a pretty good variety a ...
  • WOWT
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  • 5/20/2016 1:21:56 AM
  • Mongeon recognized for role in “Big Fish”
  • Lane Mongeon, a sophomore from Milford High School, has been named a recipient of the Omaha Performing Arts Nebraska High School Theatre Award for his leading role as Edward Bloom in the MHS production of “Big Fish” earlier this spring. Award winners ...
  • Seward County Independent
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  • 5/19/2016 9:37:03 AM
  • Free fishing and park entry day is May 20
  • Saturday is free fishing and park entry day at all of the state parks and state recreation areas in Nebraska so there are no excuses, get outside and enjoy a fine day of fishing or a leisurely day outside at one of Nebraska’s state parks or recreation area
  • North Platte Telegraph
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  • 5/19/2016 3:24:49 AM
  • Tommy Armstrong caught a fish so big he can barely lift it
  • Not even years of upper body weight training and having the surname "Armstrong" could prepare Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong to lift a catfish this big. Look at that thing. It's the size of two and a half overweight Dachshunds. Texas boys, man.
  • nebraska.247sports.com
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  • 5/18/2016 1:02:50 AM
  • Saturday is Free Fishing and Park Entry Day
  • Saturday’s forecast calls for sunny skies and high temperatures in the 70s. A perfect day to visit one of Nebraska’s state parks or recreation areas. And with Saturday being Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, no permit purchase is required. Free Fishing ...
  • Fremont Tribune
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  • 5/17/2016 6:29:08 PM
  • Hybrid trout one of newest state record fish
  • So far, all the applications have been for fish caught by rod and reel. Let me tell you about them in the order in which they came in: The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission began recognizing state-record tiger trout in 2006, when the first of these hybrid
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 5/15/2016 9:27:28 AM
  • Fishing Tips with Coach Tom Osborne (Part 2)
  • Hall of Fame Coach Tom Osborne invited WOWT Sports Director Ross Jernstrom and Greg Wagner of Nebraska Game and Parks to go fishing on his private lake in central Nebraska. Osborne had some fishing tips for parents and their kids. Greg: What fishing tips .
  • WOWT
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  • 5/13/2016 12:11:30 AM
  • Nebraska’s Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is May 21
  • Enjoy an afternoon of fishing or exploring state parks, recreation areas and historical parks on Saturday, May 21. No permit purchase required. Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is held annually on the Saturday before Memorial Day Weekend. “It’s kind of ...
  • granttribune.com
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  • 5/12/2016 6:42:13 PM
  • IKES teaching children to fish
  • There’s always something new at the Southwest Nebraska Chapter Izaak Walton League (IKEs) Kids Fishing Day, in memory of longtime member Ron Berry. This year, on May 21, three lifetime hunt/fish permits will be given to three lucky youths whose names are .
  • The Imperial Republican
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  • 5/12/2016 3:07:28 PM
  • Fishing with Coach Osborne / Part 1
  • Ross:" Its time for the Outdoor Report and we are outdoors fishing with Nebraska Game and Parks Greg Wagner and our special guest Hall of Fame Coach Tom Osborne." Greg: "Fishing has always been a passion of yours and Rossy and I want know why do you have .
  • WOWT
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  • 5/5/2016 11:44:01 PM
  • Nebraska’s Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is May 21
  • Enjoy an afternoon of fishing or exploring state parks, recreation areas and historical parks on May 21 - no permit purchase required. Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is held annually on the Saturday before Memorial Day Weekend. “It’s kind of an open ...
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 5/4/2016 2:34:01 PM
  • Biologist busy counting fish for Nebraska Game and Parks
  • The haul would make any angler jealous: dozens of 12- to 13-inch crappies, a gang of burly pike to 26 inches, a few colorful perch stretching to 12 inches, along with bluegills, bullhead catfish, a few sunfish and two bass, one largemouth and one smallmout
  • Star-Herald
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  • 4/24/2016 11:54:04 AM
  • Kids' fishing clinic set Saturday at Valentine hatchery
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A free fishing clinic for children is set for Saturday at a state fishing hatchery in Valentine. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Valentine Lions Club are sponsoring the event. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the ...
  • Nebraska TV
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  • 4/24/2016 5:27:31 AM
  • Kids' fishing clinic set Saturday at Valentine hatchery
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A free fishing clinic for children is set for Saturday at a state fishing hatchery in Valentine. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Valentine Lions Club are sponsoring the event. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the ...
  • Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
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  • 4/24/2016 4:15:56 AM
  • Men help land world champion fishing title
  • J.P. and Jack Larsen are proof that underdogs can come out on top. Last weekend, the Fremonters who grew up in landlocked Nebraska were part of a team that won the “Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series” in Key West, Fla. That team of eight went out on a ...
  • Fremont Tribune
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  • 4/22/2016 5:25:43 PM
  • Gering youth fishing instructor workshop session canceled
  • GERING, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has canceled a Gering workshop that would have trained people to be youth fishing instructors. Commission spokesman Jerry Kane said Wednesday that Sunday's event has been canceled because not ...
  • Nebraska TV
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  • 4/20/2016 11:51:39 AM
  • Gering youth fishing instructor workshop session canceled
  • GERING, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has canceled a Gering workshop that would have trained people to be youth fishing instructors. Commission spokesman Jerry Kane said Wednesday that Sunday's event has been canceled because not ...
  • The Herald Journal
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  • 4/20/2016 9:21:20 AM
  • Gering youth fishing instructor workshop session canceled
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has canceled a Gering workshop that would have trained people to be youth fishing instructors. Commission spokesman Jerry Kane said Wednesday that Sunday’s event has been canceled because not enough people had ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 4/20/2016 5:32:16 AM
  • Simpler is better when fishing for crappie
  • 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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  • 4/17/2016 9:24:53 AM
  • Workshop will train people to be youth fishing instructors
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will offer the training from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 24 at Platte Valley Bank. The volunteers who complete the course will then have access to the commission's loaner fishing equipment and educational materials to .
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 4/14/2016 5:03:35 AM
  • Workshop will train people to be youth fishing instructors
  • A free workshop in western Nebraska will train people to be youth fishing instructors. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will offer the training from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 24 at Platte Valley Bank. The volunteers who complete the course will then
  • KETV Omaha
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  • 4/10/2016 2:48:09 PM
  • Workshop will train people to be youth fishing instructors
  • GERING, Neb. (AP) - A free workshop in western Nebraska will train people to be youth fishing instructors. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will offer the training from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on April 24 at Platte Valley Bank. The volunteers who complete .
  • Nebraska TV
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  • 4/10/2016 1:04:57 AM
  • Family fishing opportunities offered
  • LINCOLN – Another summer of family fishing fun is scheduled with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s series of Family Fishing Events. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced four local Family Fishing Events. We have used your ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 4/9/2016 11:57:33 AM
  • Become a certified youth fishing instructor
  • The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors April 24 in Gering. The free workshop will be held at Platte Valley Bank, 1850 10th St., from 2-5 p.m. Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct ...
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 4/7/2016 7:56:32 AM
  • Family Fishing Events Scheduled for 2016
  • LINCOLN – Another summer of family fishing fun is scheduled with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s series of Family Fishing Events. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has announced four local Family Fishing Events. We have used your ...
  • Star-Herald
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  • 4/7/2016 3:46:00 AM
  • 9 great Nebraska fishing holes
  • As the weather heats up, for many, the tackle boxes, boats and rods come out as Nebraskans head to their favorite lakes and fishing holes. Take a look at our list of popular locations around Nebraska and let us know your favorites. Send pictures to ...
  • Columbus Telegram
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  • 4/6/2016 7:53:33 PM
  • Nebraska bill to allow higher hunting, fishing fees advances
  • A bill that would allow Nebraska to charge higher fees for hunting and fishing permits is headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Senators gave the measure second-round approval Tuesday with a 43-3 vote after overcoming a filibuster. They also rejected
  • 4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel
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  • 4/6/2016 9:02:09 AM
  • Nebraska bill to allow higher hunting, fishing fees advances
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow Nebraska to charge higher fees for hunting and fishing permits is headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Senators gave the measure second-round approval Tuesday with a 43-3 vote after overcoming a filibuster
  • NWI
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  • 4/5/2016 4:41:28 PM
  • Family Fishing Events return
  • Another summer of family fishing fun is scheduled with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s series of 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 .
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 4/5/2016 8:49:01 AM
  • Nebraska bill to allow higher hunting, fishing fees advances
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A bill that would allow Nebraska to charge higher fees for hunting and fishing permits is headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Senators gave the measure second-round approval Tuesday with a 43-3 vote after overcoming a filibuster
  • Nebraska TV
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  • 4/5/2016 5:42:54 AM
  • Nebraska bill to allow higher hunting, fishing fees advances
  • LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would allow Nebraska to charge higher fees for hunting and fishing permits is headed to a final vote in the Legislature. Senators gave the measure second-round approval Tuesday with a 43-3 vote after overcoming a filibuster
  • Argus Press
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  • 4/5/2016 5:42:54 AM

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