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Happy Independence Day!

Like many of you, I am finishing up a few things and heading out of the office for a long Independence Day weekend!  The “4th of July” has always been one of my family’s favorite holidays, and this year will be no exception.  Yes, we LOVE setting off fireworks, but there will also be parades, feasting, maybe some time in the water cooling off, and in between all the family activities we usually put in a little time on the water drying off a fish or two.  Best of all, it is all done with family.  We have, and we will enjoy every second.  I know you will too.

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My son with a big sandhills bass caught on a 4th of July weekend a few years back.

Be safe, spend as much time as you can with family and friends, spend some time on the water while you are at it, and most of all, remember what we are celebrating!

“Is this a great country or what?”

Yes, it is!

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And don’t worry, we will be setting off “the good stuff”!

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Happy Independence Day!

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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