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Excellent Summer Travel Prep Info

Sharing some excellent info via video on preparing for summer travel from my buddy Jim Champion of Charlie Graham Body & Service in mid-town Omaha, NE. Included in the video (near the end) is a short cameo appearance by yours truly to promote our Nebraska state parks. Thanks for the idea and the plug, Jim! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoHl29NP-4g[/youtube]

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A Plug for the CRP

I ALWAYS like to get a plug in for the USDA’s Conservation Reserve Program when there is a sign up period happening for it. In fact, we are in the midst of one right now and it continues through June 14th! Let me tell you, in today’s world, there is no other conservation program that has done so much for habitat on such a broad scale for so many different wildlife species than the CRP. I know first hand as …

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Experience Great Outdoor Radio Show Broadcast at Run Wild

Come experience the Great Outdoor Radio Show I host at the fun Run Wild/Trails and Tales event tomorrow morning at Mahoney State Park’s Pavilion. I’d love to see ya’ there! My one-hour long radio broadcast is like no other! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and is produced by Great Plains Marketing. It airs every Saturday morning  LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio 1620 AM “The Zone” and online at www.1620thezone.com …

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Canoeing the Scenic Niobrara River on WOWT Outdoors

Grab a life jacket and hop aboard, we’re gonna canoe the spring-fed waters of the scenic Niobrara River east of  Valentine, NE this week on my WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Weekly Outdoor Report. I’ll talk about and show you why a summer float trip on this river should be on everyone’s bucket list! I’ll also address how to avoid a lot of other water traffic on the river. Don’t miss the broadcast! It airs on on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on the Internet at …

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Went Fishin’

Today, the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend 2013, members of the Wagner Family who were available to go fishing – went. We sure had a great time! We fished the waters of  the Elkhorn River as well as an Elkhorn River oxbow pond in western Sarpy County, NE that a buddy of mine owns. Thanks Mark! The oxbow pond looked like a picturesque postcard this afternoon. The river was beautiful as well. One of my objectives was to take my …

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Great Family Outdoor Getaway on WOWT Outdoors

Looking for a great family outdoor getaway for Memorial Day Weekend or perhaps this summer where you can pitch a tent, wet a line, kick back, relax and have fun with the family? Well, I have just the place for you and I’ll tell you about it on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com. In fact, this scenic outdoor recreational getaway has a new RV campground that was dedicated for my old buddy …

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Head to a Park and Wet Some Lines!

Sharing an article from today’s Omaha World-Herald by my buddy and Outdoor Writer Mark Davis regarding our Nebraska Free Fishing and State Park Entry Day tomorrow plus a few other pertinent items for you to know about heading to a park and wetting some lines: http://www.omaha.com/article/20130516/SPORTS/705169832/1603#free-fishing-day-aims-to-hook-participants See you on the water!

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It’s All About Boating on The Great Outdoor Radio Show

Herb Angell, Nebraska’s Boating Law Administrator and Chief Boating Enforcement Officer, drops by The Great Outdoor Radio Show Saturday morning to talk about various boating-related topics and of course, safety, for the upcoming season on the water. Herb will be kicking off National Safe Boating Week which runs May 18-24. I’m sure Herb and I will address the fun and popularity of kayaking, too! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and is produced …

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Go Fishing, Visit a Park for Free Saturday on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6

I’ll be telling you why you should go fishing with your family and visit a Nebraska park this Saturday on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com. That’s because this Saturday, May 18th marks Nebraska’s Free Fishing and State Park Entry Day, woo-hoo! Special events encouraging you and your family to get on the water and try fishing will be held around the state similar to this one which was held at Lake Halleck …

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Morel Mushroom Hunting Update

If you’re a morel mushroom hunter, here’s a must-read update from my good friend Mark Davis who’s the Outdoor Writer at the Omaha World-Herald: http://www.omaha.com/article/20130511/SPORTS/705119880/1603#hunt-is-on-for-wild-mushrooms Check your spots in the woods. Make certain that you have landowner permission on private property. Happy hunting!

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