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Eagles Over Wanahoo

This news release went out late last Friday, but let me bring it up again as a reminder: Lake Wanahoo SRA Visitors Asked to Comply with Bald Eagle Exclusion Zone January 11, 2013 News No Comments LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice anglers and other visitors to Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (SRA) are asked to comply with an exclusion zone implemented to protect the lake’s nesting bald eagles. The exclusion zone is an area closed to all access from Dec. 1-July 15. …

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Antelope with Night-Vision Goggles

OK, it’s Friday, let me have some fun. I love this commercial for the trash-talking antelope: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaP0VrwqtHM[/youtube] But then my kids roll their eyes because their somewhat “anal”, pointy-headed biologist dad has to point out a few things: First of all, how are those antelope looking forward through those goggles?  Antelope have eyes on the side of their heads–“Eyes in front, made to hunt.  Eyes on the side, made to hide.” And I hate to tell this to the creative …

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Pigs on Ice

If you have read the title of this blog post, there are several notions in your head about the theme of these particular ramblings of mine.  I am betting what I have to say is not what you think it will be.  You all know that I blog about a variety of things, usually related to fish and fishing in Nebraska, always related to the outdoors.  On occasion I have to “editorialize” and get some things off of my chest. …

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Adventure Report, New Year’s Break

My family and I got out of town for an extended time over the New Year’s holiday.  We went “out west” to celebrate Christmas with family, and as I promised before we left, we spent as much time as possible enjoying Nebraska’s great outdoors!  Time to give you a report. . . . I have listened to plenty of negativity and complaining about pheasant numbers and pheasant hunting this year.  Believe me, I know there are not the number of …

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New!

We are a few days into the new year of 2013 and you probably already are tired of hearing what is new for this year or what new resolutions you should make.  Sorry, I want to point out a couple of others. . . . Our NEW 2013-2014 Fishing Guide is available on-line now.  You can see it here, (click on image) There are always a few changes in fishing rules and regulations every time we publish a new fishing …

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