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Memphis Lake boat ramp closed temporarily

LINCOLN, Neb. – The boat ramp at Memphis Lake in Saunders County is closed temporarily because of low water. The lake has been drawn down to facilitate a wetland restoration project, and large rocks at the end of the boat ramp have been exposed. The wetland restoration project, a joint effort of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Nebraska Environmental Trust and Ducks Unlimited, is expected to improve wildlife habitat, increase wetland management capabilities, and improve hunter access. The project …

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Throwback Thursday: From Lemonade Ice to Outdoor Recreation

Did you know that a state recreation area near Omaha, NE was the site one of the largest icehouses/ice plants in the country? It sure was! In 1897-98, the Armour and Company Icehouse was constructed just northwest of Memphis, NE in Saunders County on a 154-acre tract of land purchased from a farmer who sold some of his property due to the severe farm crisis of the 1890’s. The Icehouse According to Nebraska State Historical Society records, the Armour and Company …

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COUPLE TOP FISHING/RECREATIONAL SPOTS NEAR OMAHA FOR 2013 ON TV

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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