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Take your first shots at introductory target shooting class

LINCOLN, Neb. – Get started in the sport of target shooting in a safe, welcoming environment with a First Shots class. These seminars, held at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, include individual and group training, an introduction to safety, a rundown of shooting sports opportunities for all levels of interest, and a chance to give shooting a try on the range. With a small class size and friendly, knowledgeable staff, a First Shots class is a non-intimidating …

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Bassway Strip WMA Closed to Target Shooting

LINCOLN – Bassway Strip Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Buffalo County has been closed to target shooting effective immediately. The area has been closed because of safety concerns for neighboring landowners and area users, as well as persistent shooting-related litter accumulation. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is working to develop other target shooting opportunities in a more safe and controlled environment. Target shooting is permitted on WMAs unless restricted or prohibited by posted signs or by special area regulations.

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Target Shooting Banned on Portions of Hamburg Bend WMA

LINCOLN – Target shooting is prohibited, effective immediately, on portions of Hamburg Bend Wildlife Management Area (WMA) south of Nebraska City in Otoe County because of safety issues. Target shooting is prohibited within 100 yards of the north parking lot located at the east end of County Road L and also within 100 yards of the termination of County Road N at the flood control levee. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds people using Hamburg Bend WMA that the …

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Target Shooting Banned at Leonard A. Koziol WMA

LINCOLN – Target shooting at the Leonard A. Koziol Wildlife Management Area (WMA) has been permanently closed to target shooting. Target shooting at the WMA in Howard County is now prohibited because of safety concerns, property destruction and excessive littering. Target shooting is permitted on most WMAs. The areas that have target shooting bans are posted with appropriate signs. Call a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission district office in Lincoln (402-471-0641), Norfolk (402-370-3374), North Platte (308-535-8025) or Alliance (308-763-2940) to …

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Target Shooting Prohibited at Three Lancaster County Public Hunting Areas

LINCOLN – Three public hunting areas in Lancaster County are being permanently closed to target shooting. As of Dec. 2, target shooting at Little Salt Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Little Salt Creek West WMA and Helmuth Public Access Area is prohibited. Target shooting has been banned in these areas because safety concerns. Target shooters are encouraged to shoot at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center at 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln.

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Rose Creek WMA Parking Lot Closed to Target Shooting

LINCOLN – The east parking lot on Rose Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located south of Fairbury in Jefferson County, is closed to target shooting because of vandalism and safety concerns. Target shooting is allowed on the WMA but prohibited within 100 yards of the parking lot. Shooters should shoot away from the parking lot and in a safe direction. They also should remove their targets, casings and shells when finished. Continued vandalism of regulation signs, guardrail posts and steel …

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Archery’s on Fire on WOWT 6 News Outdoors

With the popularity of the new movie Catching Fire, along with a special public archery event this Saturday at Platte River State Park, the sport of archery is on fire and it takes center stage on my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News Thursday night LIVE at 6 p.m. during the sportscast. Archery is a fun activity for people of all ages, especially youth! Millard South High School Junior Gracie Momsen (right) enjoys archery shooting and hunting. Find out more about Saturday’s event at …

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Helpful Hints for Hunting, Shooting on Radio

Helpful hints for the early game bird hunting seasons, sporting clay shooting leagues, and shotgunning in-general will be covered along with much, much more when Terry Kriz of the Oak Creek Sporting Club near Brainard, NE stops by my Great Outdoor Radio Show this week (Photos by Mario Robinson of Lincoln, NE) You’ll find Terry very informative. Don’t miss a chance to visit with him! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and is …

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