Category: Conservation

Zebco Runs Through It

I suppose I better explain the reference in the title of this blog, some of you ain’t old enough to get it. Back in 1992, you know, last century, there was a movie called A River Runs Through It.  It was about fly-fishing. Actually, it was about a lot more than that.  If you really …

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Good and Bad

By all accounts, this whole coronavirus thing has done is put more people on the water.  There is no doubt we have more folks fishing this year.  That is a good thing, and you know I have touted that time spent fishing is good for health, good for the soul.  You can grab a rod, …

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Saxsquatch

It was just earlier this year that I learned that Big Foot’s name was Daryl! Good name. Now, I find out he also plays the sax! If that does not mellow you for the weekend, he has a whole YouTube channel, Saxsquatch! And, be sure to check out his website for all the CD’s, even …

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Ft. Robinson Ponds

Back in March I blogged about the Aquatic Habitat Rehabilitation project at Ft. Robinson.  Yes, we have a number of fishing waters on and near Ft. Robinson and we are in the midst of a major rehabilitation project on those waters.  I had some photos of the project near completion back in March, have some …

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Dove Banding

A nationwide mourning dove banding program has been helping biologists monitor population trends of the species while also providing interesting stories of the movement and longevity of this migratory game bird. The banding program began in 2003. The information it provides, combined with more obtained from the examination of wings of harvested doves, is used …

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Large Milkweed Bugs

If you pay attention to milkweed plants during the summer, you’ll notice a wide variety of insect species feeding on the nectar produced by milkweed flowers. That nectar is sweet, nutritious and free of the toxic latex found throughout most of the rest of the plant. A much smaller group of insects can be found …

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R3 Summit

I need to spread the word on this: Registration open for virtual Hunting, Fishing R3 Summit LINCOLN, Neb. — The 2020 Hunting and Fishing R3 Summit is going virtual this year, streaming live over Zoom from 10 a.m. to noon CST Aug. 5. Register at OutdoorNebraska.org/r3summit on or before Aug. 2 to receive the virtual …

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Some Updates, July 27, 2020

Yes, there have already been news releases on these, and no, I am not letting anyone know before the weekend.  But, I am betting there are still some who have not heard.  So. . . . Rock Creek Lake SRA, hatchery temporarily close after storm washes out road July 24, 2020 LINCOLN, Neb. — Rock …

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Funniest Place on Earth

I have seen a lot of funny things happen at boat ramps.  The hotter, busier the boat ramp, the better it gets. Watched a fiberglass inboard/outboard get deposited about ten feet short of the water one time.  The crunching sound sent shivers up my back. Another time it was a husband and wife team, the …

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