Category: Conservation

Good Time for a Reminder

I suppose some might say I am too late, we now have snow and cold.  But, I am betting there is going to be some open water for a while yet.  Certainly, many are now taking docks, lifts and boats out of the water for the winter.  That means it is the perfect time to …

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Marking Time, Big Red Style

Like most Nebraskans, I have been in withdrawal with no Husker football this fall.  I have degrees from both the University of Nebraska and South Dakota State University, and was looking forward to enjoying the game that had been scheduled between my alma maters.  Stinkin’ coronavirus and the Big 10 took that away from me. …

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Front Page Pallid Sturgeon

Walked by the break table on Monday.  The daily newspapers were lying there. Whoa, there was a pallid sturgeon on the front page of the Omaha World Herald! You gotta read the story! Research Underscores Toll of Human-Engineered Missouri River on Pallid Sturgeon I am proud to know the researchers mentioned in the article.  Proud …

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Coors Seltzer Commits to Restoring 1 Billion Gallons of Water in Next Year


Coors Hard Seltzer

Coors’ new seltzer brand is looking to make America’s hard seltzer fad “water neutral.” Earlier this month, Molson Coors announced the official launch of Coors Seltzer, which will join a long list of American seltzer brands. Coors, however, is on a mission. Created with a goal of helping save America’s rivers, Coors is committing to

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Filson and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Join Forces to Support Public Lands


filson and BHA

Filson’s conservation efforts continue to raise the bar across the outdoors industry. In celebration of National Public Lands Day, Filson teamed up with Backcountry Hunters & Anglers to create a limited-edition collection of co-branded products. Featuring a collection of Filson’s staple products with licensed BHA graphics and logos, the partnership echoes their mission to protect

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Sandhill Crane Hunting: Identification, Gear, and Tactics


Here’s what you should keep in mind for Sandhill crane hunting gear, strategy, and tactics. Have you ever seen a few Sandhill cranes gliding through the autumn sky? Did you know hunting them has become more and more popular by the season? These amazing birds with their distinctive cries might be best described by hunters

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Gavins Reminder

I know this has been publicized already, but I am going to put it out there again.  If you are still snagging paddlefish, everything is going to change on Monday, and you better know about it.  Especially note the last paragraph in this news release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Gavins Point Dam …

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News Items, October 13, 2020

A couple of news releases I have seen that I want to publicize some more.  First, in part. . . Commissioners to consider sport fishing orders at Oct. 15 meeting LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider amendments to sport fishing orders when it meets Oct. 15 in Ogallala. The meeting …

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Purdue Offering Online “Hunting for Conservation” Course to Students

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Hunting Course

Purdue is offering an online course specifically on hunting’s role in conservation. Almost all hunters are aware of the importance of hunting in the roles of population control and conservation of wildlife. However, now more students than ever will learn about the importance of hunting thanks to an online course being offered by the University

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Thought of the Week

I have nothing today.  Might as well turn it over to the Muppets: Gotta love fish jokes.  Gotta love a guy with boomerang fish! Maybe I got nothing today because my mind is back on the river. . . . The citation on this quote is that it comes from a Chinese philosopher.  I hope …

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Western Adventure

NOTE:  THIS IS MY BLOG AND I OFTEN POST WHERE I HAVE BEEN, WHAT I HAVE DONE AND WHAT I HAVE CAUGHT.  AT TIMES SOME OF THOSE THINGS ARE OF A PERSONAL NATURE.  THIS PARTICULAR POST WILL NOT BE SPECIFICALLY ABOUT FISHING IN NEBRASKA.  I WAS OUTTA STATE.  SO, IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO …

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Fall Trout Stockings, 2020

Starting with the news release: LINCOLN, Neb. – Rainbow trout are being stocked in city ponds and state park and recreation area lakes across the state by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. These stockings will enhance fishing opportunities this fall and winter. Stocking schedules can change on short notice for a variety of reasons. …

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