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Quick Update, July 29, 2019


I know this is not much of an update, and many will not care, but it does include several fishing areas, so I want to get the word out.  After our most recent round of flooding in central Nebraska, Several state park areas reopen to public use after flooding LINCOLN, Neb. – Several state recreation areas in the central portion of Nebraska have reopened to the public after closure due to flooding. Union Pacific, Johnson Lake and Gallagher Canyon state …

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Johnson Lake project to improve angler access

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Improvements are scheduled to begin at the Johnson Lake State Recreation Area inlet during March 2018. The project will improve angler access to the existing breakwater by connecting it to the Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant parking pad with a paved sidewalk. Additional lighting and benches will be installed, as well as a fishing pad at the breakwater’s elbow. This work will honor the memory of Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioner Lynn Berggren, who grew up fishing with …

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Johnson Lake SRA to Host Craft Fair on June 8

LINCOLN, Neb. – Johnson Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) south of Lexington is hosting its Craft Fair on June 8. Approximately 30 vendors will be showing and selling their items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the main park entrance in the campground overflow area. Contact the SRA for more information at 308-785-2685 or ngpc.johnson.lake@nebraska.gov. A park entry permit is required.

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