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GOIN’ FISHIN’ ON WOWT OUTDOOR REPORT

We’re gonna tell you why you should wet a line in eastern Nebraska’s smaller to mid-sized reservoirs this spring on The Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) Thursday night. We’ll be featuring a couple of them not far from Omaha. In fact, this smaller water body (see map below) fits that bill and we’ll chat about it. What water body is it? Think crappie and largemouth bass! The Weekly Outdoor Report on WOWT/Channel 6 and www.wowt.com airs …

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MISSION’S FISHIN’ ON GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW

With so many of us just itchin’ to get on the water and wet a line, the mission’s definitely fishin’ on my Great Outdoor Radio Show Saturday morning! My special guest on the program will be Omaha Scheels Fishing Expert Chris Sell. Chris has caught  a number of different species in a number of different waters on a number of different presentations. You’ll find him very informative! The interactive Great Outdoor Radio Show I host, presented by Mahoney State Park, …

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Lake Wanahoo Update on WOWT Outdoors

I’ll be giving you an update on Lake Wanahoo near Wahoo, NE on my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 this week. You’ll wanna tune in and find out how things are going there and get a status report on the fishery, I’m sure. Hint, hint … wink, wink … nod, nod … the pike in the lake are even bigger than a year ago when these pics were taken! The Weekly Outdoor Report on WOWT/Channel 6 and www.wowt.com airs …

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Spring Break Trout

With teenagers, you take advantage of any time that they may have available and want to venture outdoors. I did just that with the youngest member of our family yesterday. That would be our 15 year-old Creighton Prep High School Freshman Noah (Wagner). It’s spring break week at Prep and Noah indicated to me that he might like to get out and do a little fishin’ at the Two Rivers SRA Trout Lake near Waterloo and then go visit Grandma. …

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TALKIN’ TROUT ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOORS

Yep! With a weather warm up, we’ll definitely be talkin’ trout on my weekly TV outdoor report on Omaha Station WOWT/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com That’s because the Two Rivers SRA Trout Lake just west of the metro has been stocked and is open, plus thousands more pan-sized rainbow trout will be stocked in various waters around the state within a two-week period starting today! I’ll be offering some helpful hints on catchin’ these nice, skillet-sizers and encouraging you …

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NO SMOKER NEEDED SMOKED TROUT

With the popular Two Rivers SRA Trout Lake open and thousands of pan-sized rainbow trout being stocked around the state this week and next, I thought no better time to relay a super-tasty trout recipe for you to try! This is one of the easiest recipes to make for smoked trout at home or at the cabin, no smoker needed! This recipe comes to us from Jo Momsen whom I work with at our Game and Parks Omaha Office. If …

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SNOW DAY THOUGHTS, THE SNAKE

Here at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Omaha-Metro Office, as Winter Storm “Q” intensifies, I am thinking much warmer thoughts actually. I am thinking mid-summer, sunny skies, warm, gentle breezes, cool, refreshing water, trout fishing, canoeing, hiking, camaraderie and about one of my favorite places on earth – Nebraska’s Upper Snake River Valley in Cherry County. I wanted to share some of those images with you on the snow day that many of us here on the Great Plains …

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In the Field with Jeff Kurrus – An Afternoon at Wehrspann

Wehrspann Lake in southwestern Omaha has one of the city’s best hike/bike trails in eastern Nebraska. With more than 5 miles of paved trail next to water, tallgrass prairie, and an array of wildlife, the area is perfect for an afternoon jaunt. But while Madeline, Eli, and I were there, strollers and stuffed animals in hand, I came across one question I didn’t know the answer to.  Hopefully someone out there (Hint, Hint Daryl Bauer) can answer it for me: When …

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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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