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Last weekend I was informed, sort of anonymously on the inter-web, that I was a fine, lazy state worker.  Ironically, that came after working my seventh weekend out of the ten since the first of the year.  I recalled that yesterday when I actually got out of the office to help with some field work.  I do not do that often anymore, but on occasion I get to be back on the water helping one of our field biologists.  The occasion yesterday was …

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Got Another One!

Just a couple of weeks ago I told you about successfully completing my quest to catch a tagged flathead catfish from Branched Oak Reservoir (Finally Got One!).  Well, as the fall has progressed and waters have cooled, I have shifted my focus from warm-water species like flathead catfish to species that will continue to be more active, and easier to catch, in cooler water.  I have made several trips up to Lake Wanahoo the past few weeks and have consistently …

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Wanahoo Eagle Extravaganza a success

About 150 peopled ventured out to the first ever Wanahoo Eagle Extravaganza on Saturday.  The event featured the lake’s nesting pair of Bald Eagles.   Activities were provided, spotting scopes were set up to view the eagles, Raptor Recovery Nebraska brought live raptors (a Barn Owl and a Broad-winged Hawk) for people to see up close and personal, and the Wahoo Chamber of Commerce provided refreshments.  Many of the event’s participants were young kids, which is good because that was …

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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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Eagles Over Wanahoo

This news release went out late last Friday, but let me bring it up again as a reminder: Lake Wanahoo SRA Visitors Asked to Comply with Bald Eagle Exclusion Zone January 11, 2013 News No Comments LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice anglers and other visitors to Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area (SRA) are asked to comply with an exclusion zone implemented to protect the lake’s nesting bald eagles. The exclusion zone is an area closed to all access from Dec. 1-July 15. …

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I’ll be showing you a couple of the top spots to wet  fishing lines, camp and recreate this year near the Omaha-metro area on my Weekly  Outdoor Report airing LIVE Thursday evening during  the sports segment on the 6 p.m. newscast on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and www.wowt.com Here’s a hint on one of them that has awfully big fish swimming around to catch, snap a pic of and then release! Don’t forget, if you’re unable to view the live broadcast …

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