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“Shocking Flatheads”

The July 2014 issue of NEBRASKAland magazine is available on-line right now.


It is way too early in the summer to find any of the gayfeather that is pictured on the cover, but inside you will find a variety of great stories, as usual.

Of course I am going to point out a fish story on pages 42-45, “Shocking Flatheads”.  In that, NEBRASKAland editor Jeff Kurrus interviews Jordan Katt, the fisheries biologist in charge of the flathead catfish research that has been done at Branched Oak Reservoir the past few years.  That story is a great overview of that fisheries research and highlights some of the things that have been learned from it.

I do not need to add any more, but if the NEBRASKAland story piques your interest, you can read more in some of my old blog posts:

Some Field Work

Branched Oak Flatheads

71.6 on Your Radio Dial, All Flatheads, All the Time!






About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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