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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Event July 25 at Branched Oak

LINCOLN, Neb. – Women of all experience levels may learn the skills of sailing and kayaking at a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman event July 25, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The event, for ages 16 and older, will take place at Branched Oak State Recreation Area near Malcolm….


Hunters Should Be Aware of Nebraska Waterfowl Blind, Deer Stand Regulations

LINCOLN, Neb. – Fall hunting seasons are starting soon and hunters should understand regulations pertaining to the use of waterfowl blinds and deer stands. Ted Blume, administrator of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commissions Law Enforcement Division, said daily waterfowl blinds may be installed on state recreation areas (SRA) and…


Commission Stocks 2,500 Trout at Gracie Creek Trout Pond (Nebraska)

 LINCOLN, Neb. – Looking for a great place to do some trout fishing? The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission stocked the Gracie Creek trout pond at the north end of Calamus Reservoir located near Burwell with 1,500 10-inch rainbow trout on July 16 and an additional 1,000 9- to 10-inch…


Firearm Hunter Education Class at Lincoln Izaak Walton League Aug. 11-13

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled a firearm hunter education class for 8 a.m.-noon on Aug. 11-13 at the Lincoln Izaak Walton League Gun Range located a half-mile south of Nebraska Hwy 2 on 134 St. near Bennett. The class is open to anyone 11…


Commission Amends and Tables Waterfowl Hunting Recommendations

KEARNEY, Neb. — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s board of commissioners voted to table staff recommendations for Nebraska’s 2008 waterfowl hunting season dates and regulations and took action on a variety of other subjects at a July 18 meeting in Kearney. The recommendations for the 2008 waterfowl season dates…


Rare Bighorn Twin Lambs Seen in Chadron State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. – Visitors to Nebraskas first state park may see another Nebraska first this spring with the birth of twin bighorn sheep lambs in Nebraskas Pine Ridge and their movements within and near Chadron State Park (SP), according to Dave Kinnamon, park superintendent. “We saw the bighorn sheep ewes…


High, Muddy Water No Problem for Catfishermen

LINCOLN, Neb. – Recent heavy rains, high water so murky it could pass for strong coffee, high humidity and the warmest temperatures so far this year, proved to be the right combination for catching catfish at Wagon Train Lake east of Hickman on Saturday morning, May 7 for three Lincoln…


Permitting System Bogged Down

LINCOLN, Neb. – Plenty of big game permits are available for the fall hunting seasons. Nebraska residents and nonresidents began purchasing remaining deer, antelope or elk permits on Monday. However, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s new electronic permitting system bogged down when it became overloaded with a high volume…


Purchase Remaining Big Game Permits Beginning June 9

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska residents and nonresidents may begin purchasing any remaining deer, antelope or elk permits at 1 p.m. Central Standard Time on June 9. Hunters are encouraged to purchase permits online from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Web site, www.OutdoorNebraska.org. Permits also will be sold at the…


Volunteer Hunter Education Instructors Awarded for 20-21 Years Service

LINCOLN, Neb. – More than two dozen hunter education instructors were recently recognized for 20 or 21 years of service teaching firearm or bowhunter education classes in their areas and received an award for their efforts, according to Mike Streeter, Nebraska hunter education coordinator. In Nebraska awards are made for…