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The Voice of Teddy Roosevelt

I perform a wide variety of duties here at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and honestly love every challenging minute of it! A couple weeks ago Ralph Wall who does a fantastic job of shooting video and making video productions for the agency, I might add, hit me up to be the voice of one of our country’s first conservation-minded presidents — Theodore Roosevelt. “Say what? Are you serious, Ralph?” was my response to his asking me to be the …

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Daryl Bauer Comes to Great Outdoor Radio Show

Nebraska’s fish and fishing guru Daryl Bauer of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Fisheries Division comes to your airwaves Saturday morning on The Great Outdoor Radio Show. We have much to talk about when it comes to fishing here in the Cornhusker State this spring, don’t we? Absolutely! I know Daryl’s looking forward to your phone calls (he gets tired of hearing from me, HA!). I will tell you that Daryl spends tons of time on the water and …

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Morel Mushroom Hunting Outlook on WOWT Outdoors

After talking to area experts, watching nature’s signs and thoroughly checking the weather forecast, I’ll be giving you my best guess as to when the morel mushrooms are expected to emerge in our southeastern Nebraska river bottom woodlands on my WOWT-TV Weekly Outdoor Report. My Son Noah’s gettin’ excited to look for those morels in our woods! And, so am I! Don’t miss The Weekly Outdoor Report which airs on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on its website @  www.wowt.com LIVE …

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Another Great Gobbler Experience in Nebraska!

I was fortunate enough to have another great gobbler experience this weekend here in Nebraska and was even able to bag yet another bearded bird in northern Douglas County yesterday! I had to really work to bag this adult gobbler with his thick 9-inch beard and 1-inch spurs. The toms were active but the birds were pretty well bunched up probably due to the weather. It’s frustrating when those big toms have their girlfriends (hens) right around them! It’s hard …

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A Major (League) Fishing Guide on Great Outdoor Radio Show

He’s one of the top fishing guides in the midwest. He’s a former major league baseball pitcher. He’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. And, he’s coming to my Great Outdoor Radio Show on Saturday morning to share some of his better kept walleye fishing secrets from South Dakota’s Lake Oahe and Lake Sharpe that you could apply to Nebraska waters! You are not gonna wanna miss Tom Bruno who owns and operates his Major League Adventures Fishing …

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Preview of Indian Cave’s Outdoor Adventure Day on WOWT Outdoors

I’ll be previewing Indian Cave State Park’s big Spring Outdoor Adventure Day taking place this Earth Day Saturday on my WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Weekly Outdoor Report. There will be lots of fun things for you and your family to see, do and even sample! Ever been to Indian Cave State Park about 90-minutes south of Omaha? Look below, it’s gorgeous! The Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on its website @  www.wowt.com airs LIVE on Thursday nights at 6 …

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Planning your Nebraska Outdoor Vacation? I can help!

In the process of planning your Nebraska outdoor vacation?  Being a lifelong Nebraskan coupled with my 34-plus years of  well-traveled Game and Parks experience and enormous amount of time spent in the field, I think I can help you or at least show a place in Nebraska where you have not been that may intrigue you! You’re invited to join me to join me at the Ak-sar-ben Aquarium.Outdoor Education Center in the Schramm Park SRA just south of Gretna, NE from …

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Images from Turkey Hunting

Just sharing some various images from the opening weekend of Nebraska’s Spring Shotgun Wild Turkey Hunting Season for you to enjoy. Now, you’ll know why I love spring wild turkey hunting here in the Cornhusker State so much!

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A Nice Opening Day Gobbler

Sharing a couple quick pics of a nice gobbler I was able to take on this beautiful opening day of Nebraska’s spring shotgun wild turkey hunting season in northern Douglas County. Decided to go ‘old school’  spring shotgun turkey hunting — no decoys, no blind, just camo, calls and face paint! Had a great hunt, stay tuned to the blog for more pics from the opening weekend of Nebraska’s spring shotgun wild turkey hunting season!

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Grandmaster of Turkey Hunting on Great Outdoor Radio Show

On the opening morning of Nebraska’s popular Spring Shotgun Wild Turkey Hunting Season, I bring (who I believe to be) the Grandmaster of Wild Turkey Hunting to you on my one-of-a-kind Great Outdoor Radio Show presented by Mahoney State Park. Who is the Grandmaster of  Turkey Hunting? It’s this man! None other than legendary turkey hunter, veteran turkey call maker (www.turpincalls.com) and humorist Dick Turpin of Lincoln, NE! Dick joins me along with his sidekick Dudley Moore on the show …

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