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Davis Creek Road Work

Davis Creek Reservoir

Saw a note from the Lower Loup Natural Resource District this past summer about road work planned at Davis Creek Reservoir.  I wanted to wait until later to post a reminder, and then I almost forgot about it! Anywho, here is what it said: Road Closure Scheduled for Davis Creek Recreation Area To better serve visitors, the access road through Davis Creek Recreation Area will close beginning Oct. 1, 2023, for a paving project. The area is south of the …

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Standing Bear Update


Many of you will remember that we started an angler access and renovation project on Standing Bear Reservoir this spring (Standing Bear Renovation).  Beside the renovation of the fish community, this concept map describes the work being done: Weather has been relatively favorable this summer, dirt has been moving and progress is being made.  Got a few photos to show.  These are some of the angler access improvements along the north shoreline: Here is a big picture view from the …

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Boat Access Updates


Got a couple of access updates I want to spread around.  First, this news release was published recently: Boaters beware: Low water levels at Elwood Reservoir Water levels at Elwood Reservoir in Gosper County are dropping rapidly, affecting boating access to the water body. Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District is reducing reservoir water levels so repairs can be made along the dam and pump station areas. As water levels drop, sediment at the bottom of the boat ramp …

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News Updates, May 8, 2023


I have a couple, three small news items to include in my blog today.  No, none of these are major, but if they are one of your favorite fishing spots you will want to know about them.  So, in no particular order: Killdeer Lake dam maintenance project to begin Killdeer Lake, located 2½ miles north of Martell in Lancaster County, will be undergoing a dam maintenance project beginning the week of May 8. The project, which will require the lake …

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Willow Lake Boat Ramp Work

OK, I know this news release has been out for a week now.  Sorry, I am just getting around to publicizing this.  In addition, I know this will not affect a lot of you, but again, some of you will want to know! Willow Lake B.C. WMA boat ramp closed for redevelopment project The access road and boat launch at Willow Lake B.C. Wildlife Management Area in Brown County will be closed starting April 17 until further notice because of …

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Some Boat Ramp News


Got a news item today that will not affect many Nebraska anglers, but it will some.  In fact, I heard some questions can comments about these ramps at the Omaha Sport Show.  So, to spread the news, some of you will want to know: Riverview Marina, Brownville Riverside Park boat ramps temporarily closed for repairs Boating access improvements at Riverview Marina State Recreation Area in Nebraska City and Brownville Riverside Park will begin March 13. Boat ramps at those areas …

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Boat Ramp News


I know, not much demand for boat ramps at the end of November, but some news items I want to share anyway: Hershey Beach boat ramp at Sutherland, two ramps at Enders to reopen Three boat ramps at Sutherland Reservoir and Enders state recreation areas will reopen to the public Nov. 29 after several improvements were completed. At Sutherland, the erosion under the Hershey Beach boat ramp has been repaired, and rock riprap has been placed along both sides of …

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Gracie Creek Pond


Monday blog post, spreading the word on a news item: Gracie Creek Pond temporarily closed to access as work begins on rehabilitation project The Gracie Creek Pond in Loup County will be closed temporarily to fishing and public access as work on its rehabilitation will begin with equipment mobilization May 23. The project will continue through the summer. Angler access will continue downstream of Nebraska Highway 96 and pond outlets. This popular trout fishing pond, located at the upper end …

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News Items, Niobrara SP and Willow Creek SRA


I saw a couple of items in a recent news release that will be of interest to anglers.  Let me spread the word: Niobrara State Park getting new river access Work will be completed this spring on a new Niobrara River kayak/canoe access at Niobrara State Park. This river access project includes a put-in/take-out for canoes and kayaks, a scenic overlook with interpretive signage and access road. This project is a part of flood mitigation requirements for the construction of …

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Update, Martin Bay

I know, I know, the news release has made the rounds and you might have seen this already.  I also know there are some of you still fishing and some of you need to know about this: Northbound traffic inside entrance to Lake Mac’s Martin Bay temporarily closed for project LINCOLN, Neb. – The road inside the Martin Bay entrance at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area is closed temporarily to northbound traffic, to allow for the construction of an improved …

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