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Enjoy good food, fishing on Father’s Day at a Nebraska state park

LINCOLN, Neb. – Enjoy a good meal or some fishing with dad on Father’s Day at a Nebraska state park.

Four state parks and recreation areas will hold events for the public on June 16 in celebration of Father’s Day:

— Danish Alps State Recreation Area: Join us for a Father’s Day fishing clinic at 10 a.m. Demonstrations on baiting a hook, casting, fish identification, and more will be presented. Bait and equipment will be provided.

— Fort Robinson: Enjoy barbecue ribs at the Father’s Day Buffet from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. No reservations required.

— Platte River State Park: Come hungry to the Father’s Day Buffet from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Reservations are not accepted; please contact the park office for more details.

— Ponca State Park: Treat dad to a made-from-scratch fish fry, including Dutch oven cobbler dessert, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call ahead for the menu and to make reservations.

A park entry permit is required for each vehicle entering the park. For more information, visit Calendar.outdoornebraska.gov.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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