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Ocean of Grass

Gonna take a break from my usual Friday blog material. . . .

Yes, I am all about fishing, almost all the time.  I am also all about Nebraska, all the time.  I’m born and bred Nebraskan, my blood runs red, it is home, I love it.

Someday I am going to write a blog about the Nebraska sandhills.  I have not done it yet because I am afraid I cannot capture my thoughts in words.  There have been a lot of writers much better than I do that already, but I’ve gotta try too.  I have a bit of the Nebraska sandhills in my blood; my ancestors homesteaded on the western edge of those beautiful hills.

Nebraska’s sandhills and the people who live there very much and in many ways are the heart of Nebraska.  I am convinced of that.

So I want to share this with you today, I recently caught wind of this documentary film:

From what I have heard, the film opened to capacity crowds and rave reviews in Kansas City and more importantly, Broken Bow.

Somewhere, sometime, I gotta see it.

It will be showing at the Ross Theatre on the University of Nebraska campus in Lincoln, Oceans of Grass at The Ross.

Oh yes, the lakes, reservoirs, rivers and streams in those beautiful hills are special places too!


About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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