Yes, it is a new year and yes, we have a new Fishing Forecast and Fishing Guide.  We are still awaiting delivery of the 2018 Fishing Guides from downtown, but you can see it on-line now:


The “hard copies” will be distributed to offices, bait shops, sporting goods stores as soon as possible.  Keep in mind that there are no regulations changes this year anyway, so if you have an old 2017 Fishing Guide the rules and regulations are the same.

The 2018 Fishing Forecasts have been delivered from the printer and you can see that on-line now as well:


We will get those printed copies distributed around the state as soon as possible too, and look for them at any sport shows where we, the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, will be present.

Speaking of fishing forecasts, our fisheries biologists will get updated sampling summaries posted on our web-page as they complete those.  Beyond the annual fishing forecast those summaries include a little more detail of the fish communities and fishing prospects on many of our Nebraska fisheries.  Be sure to check those out here, sampling reports.


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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