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Respect the Rivers from Me – “The River Rat” and My Family

Nebraska rivers are scenic, wonderful ecosystems. They offer a wide variety of outdoor recreation and certainly look inviting on a hot summer day as a place to cool off. But rivers are inherently dangerous and demand respect! They have dark water, dynamically changing depths and conditions, snags and debris in spots below the surfaces of the water as well as swift, swirling currents. As a young fella with my immediate family, I grew up utilizing the Platte River River for …

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Carp-O-Rama on Channel 6 Outdoor Segment

If you know me, you know that I loooove fishin’ for carp! So, it’s only fitting that I will be promoting the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s ‘carp carnival’ called Carp-O-Rama on my Channel 6 Outdoor Report this week. Carp-O-Rama will be held at Pawnee Lake near Lincoln on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Carp fishing is fun for all ages! Catch more information about Carp-O-Rama and see video from previous years’ events by tuning in Thursday evening …

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Tanking the Elkhorn River on The Great Outdoor Radio Show

Find out what it’s like to take a livestock tank float trip down the Elkhorn River just outside of Omaha on Saturday’s (tomorrow’s) Great Outdoor Radio Show I host. Steve and Jill Evers, owners/operators of Tank Down The Elkhorn www.tankdown.com will be joining us! Here’s some pics of me and a couple friends tanking down the Elkhorn (Jill Evers is waving at you, Caitlin Roth is wearing the big sunglasses, and I, of course, have been relegated to paddling, HA!). Tank …

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Me, Play Golf?

I have been invited to participate in Scheels First Annual Camo Classic golf tournament at Miracle Hills Golf and Tennis here in Omaha, NE. WOW! The organizers of this event have no idea what they’re in for with me playing golf! I haven’t played golf since high school. It’s gonna be downright dangerous on that course with me out there swingin’ away! I’ll just plan on inspecting and evaluating the course’s wildlife habitat and lookin’ around for critters until I …

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A Cool Place to Cool Off on Channel 6 Outdoors

With the arrival of summer-like weather, I’ll be showing you a cool place to cool off in the Nebraska state park system with your family and friends on my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on www.wowt.com Look at the pics, and try to figure out where we’re heading. I think you know where we’re going, but find out for sure by tuning in LIVE Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CST during the sportscast with the Channel 6 …

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Award-Winning Teeg Stouffer, Recycled Fish on Great Outdoor Radio Show

He was recently named one of Field & Stream Magazine’s Heroes of Conservation because of what he and the non-profit organization he founded have greatly accomplished for conservation and conservation stewardship. He’s a life-long angler. He lives in Bellevue, NE. And, he’s coming to my Great Outdoor Radio Show tomorrow (Saturday) morning! I am proud to announce that Teeg Stouffer of Recycled Fish (www.recycledfish.org) joins me on my airwaves. Here’s a shot of Teeg with the mag. You’ll find Teeg …

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Tankin’ on TV This Week

If you’re looking for something unique and fun to do outdoors with family or friends this summer, then take note! You’ll wanna tune in to my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 or online at www.wowt.com LIVE this Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CST during the station’s sportscast. We’re goin’ tankin’! We’re gonna cover the popularity of floating scenic Nebraska rivers in livestock watering tanks. Even I have enjoyed tankin’! Tanking offers a perfect opportunity to kick back, relax and enjoy …

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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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