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I try to “lighten up” with my Friday blog posts.  There were a couple of things I had in mind for today, but I changed my mind. . . .

I love fish pictures, never get tired of fish pictures.  So what could be better than looking over a bunch of fish pictures?

We are in our third year of our Take ‘Em Fishing challenge.  Right now there are 24 pages of fish pictures that have been entered for Take ‘Em Fishing this year.  Many of those 24 pages of photos are kids gripping a fish and grinning from ear-to-ear.  Cannot “lighten up” any more than that on a Friday!

Here are some of my favorties:TakeEmFishing2021







There are a bunch more, follow the link above, spend some time looking at the pictures, read the stories.  It will make your day.

Better yet, find a kid, find someone who has not been fishing in a while, get out there and make your own memories.  I know hot weather is in the forecast.  Wear the old tenner shoes, some cut-offs, jump in, and cool off while you are waiting for a fish to bite!

While you are at it, snap a photo and enter the Take ‘Em Fishing challenge yourself!

Have a great weekend!


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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