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Eagle viewing

North Platte, Neb. – The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District viewing facilities at Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area and the J2 facility at Johnson Lake State Recreation Area may be closed this year due to COVID-19, but visitors to these areas can still come and enjoy viewing eagles and migrating waterfowl. Eagles are attracted to the open water just below the dam at Lake Ogallala during the winter months. They will hunt for fish in areas of open …

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Valentine Hatchery Supply Reservoir Will Be Drained for Repairs

LINCOLN – The reservoir that supplies water for the Valentine State Fish Hatchery, also known locally as the lower dam, will be drained this fall for repairs to the dam structure. The complete draining of the reservoir is scheduled to begin the week of Oct. 19. Work should be completed within a few weeks and refilling will begin as soon as that work is done. Some of the fish that were present in the reservoir were captured and moved upstream …

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