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My 40th Year at Game and Parks

Forty years is very long time for anything, isn’t it? Forty years is an exceptionally long time for working at the same organization. Think about — four decades. WOW! This year, 2019, marks the beginning of my 40th year at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. My career spans a few different divisions within the agency – Fisheries, Parks and Information and Education (now Communications). I am currently the public information officer and manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks …

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“Quiet Numbskulls, I’m Broadcasting”

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Heading over tomorrow morning to team up with my buddy Greg Wagner on his weekly radio show, Great Outdoors Show, on 1620 The Zone in Omaha.  We will be on-air starting at 9:00 a.m. Central Time.  You can listen to us for an hour and still have time for pre-game before the Huskers kick it off. We will talk all things fishing, especially fall fishing, and knowing Greg, whatever else comes up.  Even if you are not close enough to …

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“Don’t Cross the Streams”

My blogging buddy here at the Game & Parks and I are blogging about the same thing today, Bauer on Great Outdoor Radio Show.  Yep, Greg Wagner and I will be together on the radio tomorrow morning.  Greg has a weekly show on 1620 The Zone, 9:00 each Saturday morning.  We will be talking all things fish and fishing tomorrow, fall fishing, state record paddlefish, trout stockings, etc., etc.  It is a live, call-in show, listen on the radio in …

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Lecturing at the Home of the Huskers

Part of today, I will be in the process of preparing for my annual UNL lecture tomorrow morning with Game and Parks compatriot Daryl Bauer. We are going to Dr. Lisa Pennisi’s Environmental Communication Skills class in the School of Natural Resources on East Campus at Hardin Hall. We’ll be speaking about the importance of communication skills in natural resource careers, public relations and writing blogs for an hour and 15 minutes. I can’t wait! Daryl and I thoroughly enjoy …

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Visit with Veteran Raccoon Hunter on Great Outdoor Radio Show

Veteran  raccoon hunter and published outdoor writer Greg Medlin of Omaha, NE comes to my Saturday morning Great Outdoor Radio Show this week to visit with you. You’ll find Greg very interesting and highly informative when it comes to raccoons and raccoon hunting! Here’s the cover of Greg’s much-acclaimed book about raccoon hunting. Get the opportunity to talk with Greg about raccoons and raccoon hunting on The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host. It’s presented by Mahoney State Park and …

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All About Firearms, Hunting on Great Outdoor Radio Show

The resident gunsmith/firearms expert of my Saturday morning Great Outdoor Radio Show, Doug Bickal, will be stopping by to answer your firearms-related questions as well as offer an array of tips to help you get  your sporting arms ready to go for the various hunting seasons. On the show I’ll also have outdoor news, two rounds of Great Outdoor Trivia for some very nice prize packs to get you and your family outdoors, and, of course, tons of fun including …

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Key Messages for Archery Deer Opener on Channel 6 Outdoors

I’ll be covering key messages for Nebraska’s popular archery deer hunting season opener on my  WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoor Report this week. The season kicks off on Sunday! One of the messages I’ll be relaying to fellow deer hunters this season  is the importance of wearing a tree stand safety harness. My friends at Outdoor Life magazine say it’s vital to be a “smart dummy” and use a safety harness if you’re going to be hunting from an elevated position. I’ll …

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Helpful Hints for Hunting, Shooting on Radio

Helpful hints for the early game bird hunting seasons, sporting clay shooting leagues, and shotgunning in-general will be covered along with much, much more when Terry Kriz of the Oak Creek Sporting Club near Brainard, NE stops by my Great Outdoor Radio Show this week (Photos by Mario Robinson of Lincoln, NE) You’ll find Terry very informative. Don’t miss a chance to visit with him! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and is …

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Try Dove Hunting, Get Safety Tips on WOWT Outdoors

If you’re a hunter, like fast action, and are up for a challenge, I’ll be encouraging you to get all of the necessary items, plus a couple decoys and try dove hunting on my Weekly WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoor Report. How difficult are doves to hit? They fly erratically at speeds of up to 55 mph! Tune in, get more info about dove hunting, including safety tips, on my Weekly Outdoor Report that airs LIVE on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online …

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Husker Talk, Nebraska Outdoor Subjects on Great Outdoor Radio Show

On this week’s Great Outdoor Radio Show, you’ll hear from a former Husker football standout (or two) on what the Husker’s 2013 football season outlook is, discuss various Nebraska outdoors-related subjects, do a couple rounds of outdoor trivia for some cool prize packs, plus have some outdoor news headlines. It’s all with me – Greg Wagner, your humble host, and most importantly YOU Saturday morning LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio/1620 AM “The Zone,” online at www.1620thezone.com and through various mobile …

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