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Last Minute, Summer Vacation Idea on Channel 6 Outdoors

On my Channel 6 Weekly Outdoor Report, I’ll be featuring a last-minute summer vacation idea for you and your family before school starts. Look carefully at the photo, can you guess where we’re heading? Here are a couple more photographic hints for you. Find out specifically where we’re going and more information about it by tuning in to my Weekly Outdoor Report that airs LIVE on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com Thursday evening during the station’s 6 p.m. …

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Gorgeous, Cool Morning Fishing The Elkhorn

I enjoyed a gorgeous, cool morning fishing in Nebraska’s Elkhorn River and backwater areas with a couple young family members of mine as well as a young family friend. I’d highly encourage you and your family to take advantage of Nebraska’s nice, cool summer weather while we have it by goin’ out and doin’ a little fishin’! You don’t need fancy stuff, we used simple tackle and nightcrawlers. Don’t forget your fishin’ permits for those 16 and older! Have fun, …

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Goin’ Catfishin’ on the Channel 6 Outdoor Report

Who doesn’t love to catch catfish this time of year in Nebraska waters? I sure do, especially the flatheads! So, I’ll be prodding you to step outside and fish for post-spawn, hungry channel, blue or flathead catfish during the cooler parts of the day and offer some universal tips to help improve your catfishing success on my Weekly Channel 6 Outdoor Report tonight! The Weekly Outdoor Report airs on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com LIVE Thursday evening at …

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Fish and Wildlife Convention Week

It’s been a very busy, but enjoyable and exciting week for us at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. We hosted and participated in the 2013 Annual Summer Meeting for the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Association here in Omaha. Base camp for it was the Hilton Hotel in downtown Omaha. From invasive species to mule deer and trout, from presentations to committee meetings and exhibits, this big meeting covered the gamut of conservation topics that are synonymous the …

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Great Outdoor Radio Show Previews Camo Classic Golf Event

I’ll be previewing the inaugural Scheels Camo Classic Golf Tournament on The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host this Saturday morning. If you’re wondering, the tournament is scheduled for August 10th at Omaha’s park-like Miracle Hills Golf Course. Here’s the flier about it. Only a  few openings remain! This will be unlike any other golf tournament, trust me! Why? I’m playing in it, that’s why! Good thing there’s no water on the course at Miracle Hills otherwise I’d be in …

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Snakes Weekend at Aquarium Featured on Channel 6

SSSSsssss … A cool, slithering topic is on TV this week and I’m gettin’ the word out early about it! Don’t miss my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 during sports at 6 p.m. CST on Thursday, when I’ll be highlighting the big  ‘Snakes of Nebraska’  weekend at the air-conditioned Aksarben Aquarium in Schramm Park south of Gretna. As you will see on the outdoor report, this is a definite must-attend event for the whole family! The featured presenter …

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Fun Golfing Opportunities In/Near State Parks on Channel 6

That’s right, I’ll be covering a unique topic this week on my Omaha-based Channel 6 Outdoor Report — Fun golfing opportunities in and near various Nebraska state park lands. I’ll be doing this live with Channel 6 Sports Director Ross Jernstrom at Omaha Country Club during the U.S. Senior Open Championship. Here’s a fella swingin’ away on the golf driving range at Mahoney State Park near Ashland, NE. Miniature golf is fun at Mahoney, too! Find out more by tuning …

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Catfish Stocked at Lake Halleck for Family Fishing Night

Quick blog post to let you know that just yesterday at Lake Halleck in Papillion, 130  really nice 2 to 5 pound channel catfish (see pic below) were stocked from the Game and Parks Commission’s North Platte Fish Hatchery. The fish are just in time for Family Fishing Night which runs from 6-8 p.m. this Thursday evening at the lake! Hope to see you and your family out there! Let’s try to catch some of these beauties! Special thanks to …

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Time Outdoors in Summer is So Fun, Makes Cool Memories!

As this Independence Day Weekend of 2013 draws to a close, I got to thinking just how much fun spending time in the outdoors really is in summer and how cool the memories are! So, what I’ve decided to do with this blog post, is to share some of our Wagner family photos  (memories) from the weekend spent with my in-laws at their place on Kuesters Lake just east of Grand Island, NE. Here’s a photo of my wife Polly …

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Game and Parks Law Enforcement on Great Outdoor Radio Show

Quick note to let you know that you won’t want to miss Jeff Clauson and Rich Berggren of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Law Enforcement Division on this week’s Great Outdoor Radio Show. They’ll be offering a host of  helpful information and regulation reminders for your outdoor recreational activities this Independence Day weekend and throughout the summer. Don’t miss listening! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host airs every Saturday morning  from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio …

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