Quick blog post to let you know that just yesterday at Lake Halleck in Papillion, 130 really nice 2 to 5 pound channel catfish (see pic below) were stocked from the Game and Parks Commission’s North Platte Fish Hatchery. The fish are just in time for Family Fishing Night which runs from 6-8 p.m. this Thursday evening at the lake! Hope to see you and your family out there! Let’s try to catch some of these beauties! Special thanks to …Read More »
Planning your Nebraska Outdoor Vacation? I can help!
In the process of planning your Nebraska outdoor vacation? Being a lifelong Nebraskan coupled with my 34-plus years of well-traveled Game and Parks experience and enormous amount of time spent in the field, I think I can help you or at least show a place in Nebraska where you have not been that may intrigue you! You’re invited to join me to join me at the Ak-sar-ben Aquarium.Outdoor Education Center in the Schramm Park SRA just south of Gretna, NE from …Read More »
Learn About Nebraska Vacation Hot Spots
LINCOLN, Neb. – Come to the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium on April 20 for a presentation on Nebraska Vacation Hot Spots. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission public information officer Greg Wagner will present the free program from 1-2 p.m. in the Outdoor Education Center. The Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium is located south of Gretna in Schramm Park State Recreation Area. Call the aquarium at 402-332-3901 for more information.Read More »
THE FISH CARS
My job at Game and Parks is always interesting and everyday is a learning experience (even with my 34 years of knowledge, HA!). Below is an example of that. Recently, I was forwarded an inquiry about a postcard a gentleman had come across of a train car with the name Nebraska Game and Fish Commission on it. I knew from working at the Ak-sar-ben Aquarium fisheries facility near Gretna many moons ago that this was indeed a fish car. Interestingly, …Read More »