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EAGLE WATCHING ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT

Don’t miss my weekly TV outdoor report tomorrow night when we cover bald eagle watching in Nebraska! The Weekly Outdoor Report airs on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and also online at www.wowt.com Thursday evenings LIVE on the 6 p.m. CST newscast  during the sports segment with Ross Jernstrom. Unable to view the live broadcast of the report? Take note that video replays of it can be seen after the initial cast at this link: www.wowt.com/sports It can also be accessed on Digital …

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AFTERNOON IN THE ABYSS FOR THE MIGHTY CANADA

Spent an afternoon in the abyss of dense fog near the confluence of the Elkhorn and Platte Rivers yesterday in search of the mighty Canada goose. Decided not to put out any decoys or use the layout blinds because that fog was so thick. It was sure nice to have a lot of moisture in the air though and the fog was really cool along those river bottoms! Remember, whenever you have the opportunity to go outdoors safely, do it! …

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FIREARMS-RELATED TOPICS ON GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW

The resident gun expert of the Great Outdoor Radio Show stops by Saturday morning to answer whatever firearms-related questions you want to throw at him! Don’t miss this! The hour-long Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and airs LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST Saturday mornings on Omaha’s KOZN Radio/1620 AM “The Zone” and online at www.1620thezone.com as well as through various mobile device apps. The show’s phone numbers where you can call in and …

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A BLUEBIRD DAY IN WINTER

Yesterday afternoon while doing work in the field, I snapped some pics of eastern bluebirds that were hangin’ around a farmstead in western Douglas County. They are so colorful and I had fun watching them and shooting pics of them. I would encourage you to take your camera along or keep it handy anytime you step outside, you never know what you might come across like beautiful bluebirds on a cold winter day! The great outdoors of Nebraska is about …

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LIVE IN THE ICE ZONE ON CHANNEL 6

With my Weekly Outdoor Report, I’ll be LIVE in the Ice Zone of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha on Thursday night. I’ll be talking about ice skating on the natural ice of frozen Nebraska lakes, reservoirs and ponds and most importantly safety and general guidelines when thinking of doing that. My Weekly Outdoor Report airs LIVE Thursday evenings during the 6 p.m. CST newscast in the sports segment on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and …

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MORE CANADA GOOSE HUNTING PICS

Sharing some more pics from Canada goose hunting this weekend in Nebraska’s East Dark Goose Unit, but this time in western Sarpy and Douglas Counties along the Elkhorn River. Quite an experience! There were a lot of Canada geese around the river! I was fortunate enough to shoot a quick pic of mallard ducks on the Elkhorn as well as bag a nice Canada goose pass shooting in a nearby field thanks to a landowner friend of mine. The sights …

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GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW LIVE AT NE BIG BUCK CLASSIC

The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host heads to the popular Nebraska Big Buck Classic event (www.http://nebraskabigbuckclassic.com/) at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha Saturday morning. I’ll be LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST to visit with the classic organizers and various exhibitors. The broadcast, presented by Mahoney State Park, airs on Omaha radio station KOZN/1620 AM “The Zone” and online at www.1620thezone.com or through various mobile device apps. Stop by, see the broadcast and then enjoy the event! My fellow …

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ICE FISHING FEATURED ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT

The growing outdoor sport of ice fishing will be featured on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com Thursday night LIVE during sports on the 6 p.m. CST newscast. See video of our very own Daryl Bauer in action on the ice at Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake while I provide some quick tips for you ice anglers with a focus on safety for beginners. Remember, if you’re unable to view the live broadcast …

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LOOK WHO’S HAVING LUNCH IN DOWNTOWN OMAHA

Sharing a few cool pics graciously sent to me and taken by Lisa Miller of Omaha, NE of an immature Red-tailed hawk having lunch in downtown Omaha’s Gene Leahy Park Mall recently. Lisa and I thought you folks would enjoy seeing them! Thanks to our resident nongame bird expert Joel Jorgensen for a positive ID on the bird.

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WHY I HUNT

I hunt for many reasons … To clear my head … To relieve stress … To get spiritual … To understand and appreciate all things natural and wild in the state which I live – Nebraska … To fully use all of my senses … To experience a tremendous challenge … To bond with friends and family … To thoroughly enjoy sunrises and sunsets … To capture memorable images with my new camera to share with you (see below) … …

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