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State Record Summary, 2018

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Time again to look back and give an “annual report” on the state record fish that were registered last year: Surface Spearfishing There were two fish certified as surface spearfishing records in 2018, both of them silver carp, both taken by the same angler.  The first was a 4 pound 11 ounce fish taken in May and then the bigger fish, 6 pounds 10 ounces, was taken later in the month, both taken from the Missouri River in Sarpy County. …

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State Record Update, Late Summer 2018

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Been awhile since I have given an update on the state record applications that have crossed my desk. . . . It has been the time of year when we see some activity for underwater spearfishing state records, so let me start there: The first to cross my desk was a bigmouth buffalo speared by Mike Ban from Colorado.  Mike was diving on a private sandpit in Dawson County when he speared his 30 pound 7 ounce buff. Mike’s fish …

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Wipers in Waders

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If you are a subscriber to NEBRASKAland magazine you have already seen this, but in case you have not I want to call attention to a photo essay in the May 2017 issue.  You can see that issue HERE. Turn to page 36 and you will see Wipers on the Fly by Doug Steinke. The photography is excellent!  Doug is a professional photographer who’s work has been featured in NEBRASKAland many times; been featured in a lot of other places …

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Wipers!

If you are interested in catching hybrid striped bass, wipers, from Nebraska waters, then you gotta see the May 2013 issue of NEBRASKAland magazine, http://www.outdoornebraska.ne.gov/nebland/nebland.asp . Here is what the story looks like: That particular story has been published on-line, and you can read a lot clearer version here, http://www.outdoornebraska.ne.gov/nebland/articles/May2013/pdf/Online%20article%20for%20May%202013%20Web.pdf .  Or, better yet subscribe to NEBRASKAland and get your own hard copy, http://shopoutdoornebraska.ne.gov/AspDotNetStoreFront/c-30-nebraskaland.aspx .

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