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Go Fishing, Visit a Park for Free Saturday on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6

I’ll be telling you why you should go fishing with your family and visit a Nebraska park this Saturday on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com. That’s because this Saturday, May 18th marks Nebraska’s Free Fishing and State Park Entry Day, woo-hoo! Special events encouraging you and your family to get on the water and try fishing will be held around the state similar to this one which was held at Lake Halleck …

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Line to Anglers: Don’t Hook, Tangle Wildlife!

Discarded fishing equipment such as abandoned line, hooks, weights, etc. continues to be a major problem for the environment and a major threat to an array of wildlife in and around the water. It can maim and kill birds and other wildlife! Look what happened to this cormorant! Just yesterday at Carter Lake in northeast Omaha, avid birder Jim Ducey of Omaha, NE brought to my attention yet another graphic incident involving birds getting tangled up with discarded fishing tackle. This …

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Daryl Bauer Comes to Great Outdoor Radio Show

Nebraska’s fish and fishing guru Daryl Bauer of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Fisheries Division comes to your airwaves Saturday morning on The Great Outdoor Radio Show. We have much to talk about when it comes to fishing here in the Cornhusker State this spring, don’t we? Absolutely! I know Daryl’s looking forward to your phone calls (he gets tired of hearing from me, HA!). I will tell you that Daryl spends tons of time on the water and …

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GOIN’ FISHIN’ ON WOWT OUTDOOR REPORT

We’re gonna tell you why you should wet a line in eastern Nebraska’s smaller to mid-sized reservoirs this spring on The Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) Thursday night. We’ll be featuring a couple of them not far from Omaha. In fact, this smaller water body (see map below) fits that bill and we’ll chat about it. What water body is it? Think crappie and largemouth bass! The Weekly Outdoor Report on WOWT/Channel 6 and www.wowt.com airs …

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MISSION’S FISHIN’ ON GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW

With so many of us just itchin’ to get on the water and wet a line, the mission’s definitely fishin’ on my Great Outdoor Radio Show Saturday morning! My special guest on the program will be Omaha Scheels Fishing Expert Chris Sell. Chris has caught  a number of different species in a number of different waters on a number of different presentations. You’ll find him very informative! The interactive Great Outdoor Radio Show I host, presented by Mahoney State Park, …

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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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Spring Break Trout

With teenagers, you take advantage of any time that they may have available and want to venture outdoors. I did just that with the youngest member of our family yesterday. That would be our 15 year-old Creighton Prep High School Freshman Noah (Wagner). It’s spring break week at Prep and Noah indicated to me that he might like to get out and do a little fishin’ at the Two Rivers SRA Trout Lake near Waterloo and then go visit Grandma. …

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TALKIN’ TROUT ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOORS

Yep! With a weather warm up, we’ll definitely be talkin’ trout on my weekly TV outdoor report on Omaha Station WOWT/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com That’s because the Two Rivers SRA Trout Lake just west of the metro has been stocked and is open, plus thousands more pan-sized rainbow trout will be stocked in various waters around the state within a two-week period starting today! I’ll be offering some helpful hints on catchin’ these nice, skillet-sizers and encouraging you …

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SNOW DAY THOUGHTS, THE SNAKE

Here at the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Omaha-Metro Office, as Winter Storm “Q” intensifies, I am thinking much warmer thoughts actually. I am thinking mid-summer, sunny skies, warm, gentle breezes, cool, refreshing water, trout fishing, canoeing, hiking, camaraderie and about one of my favorite places on earth – Nebraska’s Upper Snake River Valley in Cherry County. I wanted to share some of those images with you on the snow day that many of us here on the Great Plains …

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