Home » Tag Archives: outdoor recreation (page 5)

Tag Archives: outdoor recreation

Respect the Rivers from Me – “The River Rat” and My Family

Nebraska rivers are scenic, wonderful ecosystems. They offer a wide variety of outdoor recreation and certainly look inviting on a hot summer day as a place to cool off. But rivers are inherently dangerous and demand respect! They have dark water, dynamically changing depths and conditions, snags and debris in spots below the surfaces of the water as well as swift, swirling currents. As a young fella with my immediate family, I grew up utilizing the Platte River River for …

Read More »

Tanking the Elkhorn River on The Great Outdoor Radio Show

Find out what it’s like to take a livestock tank float trip down the Elkhorn River just outside of Omaha on Saturday’s (tomorrow’s) Great Outdoor Radio Show I host. Steve and Jill Evers, owners/operators of Tank Down The Elkhorn www.tankdown.com will be joining us! Here’s some pics of me and a couple friends tanking down the Elkhorn (Jill Evers is waving at you, Caitlin Roth is wearing the big sunglasses, and I, of course, have been relegated to paddling, HA!). Tank …

Read More »

Me, Play Golf?

I have been invited to participate in Scheels First Annual Camo Classic golf tournament at Miracle Hills Golf and Tennis here in Omaha, NE. WOW! The organizers of this event have no idea what they’re in for with me playing golf! I haven’t played golf since high school. It’s gonna be downright dangerous on that course with me out there swingin’ away! I’ll just plan on inspecting and evaluating the course’s wildlife habitat and lookin’ around for critters until I …

Read More »

Great Family Outdoor Getaway on WOWT Outdoors

Looking for a great family outdoor getaway for Memorial Day Weekend or perhaps this summer where you can pitch a tent, wet a line, kick back, relax and have fun with the family? Well, I have just the place for you and I’ll tell you about it on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com. In fact, this scenic outdoor recreational getaway has a new RV campground that was dedicated for my old buddy …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Book Review: Platte River Driftwood

I have to admit that I’m not much of a book reader. I do enjoy reading professional journal articles, hunting and fishing magazine articles as well as current and older NEBRASKAland magazine issues from cover to cover. However, I have been thoroughly enjoying a new book by a fellow outdoor/conservation compatriot, longtime Fremont High  School Teacher/Coach and Fremont Tribune Outdoor Writer — Bryce W. Lambley. Here’s a pic of Bryce with his deer taken by traditional archery equipment on December …

Read More »

Terry Kriz on Great Outdoor Radio Show

Terry Kriz of the Oak Creek Sporting Club near Brainard, NE will by my special guest on this Saturday’s Great Outdoor Radio Show. Here’s Terry visiting with Tom Osborne. Terry will talk about the upcoming Hunt with the Huskers benefit event for Tom Osborne’s Teammates Mentoring Program at Oak Creek, along with what it’s like to own and operate a licensed Nebraska Controlled Shooting Area and what they offer for outdoor recreation. The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is …

Read More »

VISITING SCHRAMM PARK ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT

We’re heading to southern Sarpy County on my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 this week. We have our park permit and are going to the Schramm Park State Recreation Area/Ak-sar-ben Aquarium on Highway 31 about nine miles south of Gretna (my hometown) for some fun winter recreation and wildlife viewing. The Weekly Outdoor Report airs LIVE on WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com Thursdays at 6 p.m. CST during the station’s sportscast with Ross Jernstrom. Rossy and I …

Read More »