Nebraska’s outdoor community lost another giant last week. Larry Porter passed last Wednesday. For those of you who may not know, Larry was the long-time outdoor writer for the Omaha World-Herald. The paper had this to say: Longtime World-Herald Sportswriter Larry Porter dies at 80 I spent a bit of time with Larry; am going to miss him. It does me good to write some things about these good friends that have passed. If you wish, you can read along. …Read More »
It Is Froggin’ Time!
Our Nebraska bullfrog season has been open for over two weeks now and I have not said anything about it. I do not need to! Check out Mark Davis’ article that ran in the Omaha World-Herald last weekend, Summer Evenings Around Ponds Make for Perfect Time to Grab Large Bullfrogs. Mark is an excellent photographer and got some great shots to go with that story, make sure you check them out. Mark went frogging with a couple of experts who …Read More »
I suspect that some of you have already heard about this fish, but just in case you have not. . . . First of all, you should know that the Omaha World Herald has a new outdoor webpage, gooutdoorsne.com . We, the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, have partnered with the World Herald on that page. You will find a ton of outdoors, hunting and fishing, “stuff” there and if you have not checked it out yet, you need to. Look …Read More »
Thank you, Nebraska TU!
I was thrilled to look at the front page of the Omaha World-Herald last Friday and see this story, http://www.omaha.com/article/20130531/NEWS/705319908/1016#volunteers-keep-nebraska-trout-stream-the-perfect-spot-to-spawn . I would post a copy here, but I am sure the World-Herald would rather have you go to their website and read it. Doooo it! While you are at it, make sure to check out Nebraska Trout Unlimited’s website: http://www.tu710.org/home/ They have a great series of photos of the work they are doing on the East Branch of Verdigre …Read More »
Head to a Park and Wet Some Lines!
Sharing an article from today’s Omaha World-Herald by my buddy and Outdoor Writer Mark Davis regarding our Nebraska Free Fishing and State Park Entry Day tomorrow plus a few other pertinent items for you to know about heading to a park and wetting some lines: http://www.omaha.com/article/20130516/SPORTS/705169832/1603#free-fishing-day-aims-to-hook-participants See you on the water!Read More »