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Go Time for Bowhunters on WOWT 6 Outdoors

 Quick blog post to let you know that I’ll be offering some important tidbits of information for you – the Nebraska archery deer season hunter – during the “magic window” for deer breeding season movement called “rut” on my outdoor TV segment this week. Photo below by Tanner Podraza. It’s a neat time of year where the bucks are rubbing trees to polish their antlers, marking their territory and leaving scent cues for other deer. Whether you enjoy hunting or not, don’t …

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Harvested a Doe, Let’s Chat on Twitter

I harvested a nice, healthy, adult white-tailed deer doe this morning with a firearm at the request of a landowner friend in Nebraska’s 2014 River Antlerless Deer Hunting Season. Saw a pretty good number of deer! Hey, let’s talk about Nebraska deer hunting or anything related to Nebraska’s outdoors LIVE online via a Twitter chat this Wednesday, October 8th from Noon to 1 p.m. CST. You can simply tweet your questions or comments to me using @NEGameandParks and ‪#‎AskWags‬. See you in …

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Sometimes Hunting Becomes Hunting with a Camera

OUTDOOR TIP: Always, and I mean always, take a camera you with you on any outdoor adventure to capture lasting images of the experience. The camera, whether it’s on your iPhone, Smart Phone, or is a small pocket-sized digital camera, or even is a large digital one with a foot-long lens, helps to lock in memories and validate outdoor stories. Here’s my camera, nothing fancy, but it does the job fairly well. I took my camera with me yesterday afternoon to my buddy Steve’s farm in Saunders County, …

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Images of Firearm Deer Hunting

I’ve been in the field since Saturday firearm deer hunting in southeastern Nebraska and wanted to take a break to share some of the images of the hunt with you. It’s all about making lasting memories and creating the subject matter for dreams now, isn’t it? I definitely think so! Be sure to take a camera along on your deer hunting adventure and snap some pics! I hope you enjoy mine! Have fun, dress warmly and be safe out there!

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Our Deer Hunting Land: Thanks Granddad!

To those of us born and raised in Nebraska with longstanding family farming roots, the firearm deer hunting season represents a very special, unique tradition. Each season, I take the time to reflect what it must have been like for my great, great, great, great grandfather, James Murphy, a Union Army Veteran, as he saw a whitetail deer hidden in the prairie grass of the land he was about to claim in southeastern Nebraska after the war in the late …

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Conservation Officer with Me on Radio Saturday

Don’t miss Nebraska Conservation Officer Rich Berggren of Waterloo on my Great Outdoor Radio Show Saturday morning from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio/1620 AM “The Zone.” Here’s a photo of Rich (left) and I at a recent youth fishing event. Rich and I pre-recorded the hour-long show covering various do’s & don’ts, regulation reminders and hunting tips for Nebraska’s big 9-day firearm deer hunting season on its opening morning. You’ll find this program quite informative, be sure to listen!

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Firearm Deer Season Preview on WOWT 6 News

I’ll be previewing Nebraska’s popular firearm deer hunting season (which opens Saturday) on my WOWT 6 News outdoor segment.  I’ll be encouraging fellow hunters to be selective in the deer they harvest this season as populations in many areas of the state rebuild from disease losses related to the drought last year. I’ll  be tossing in a couple important hunting safety tips for the season as well. My Weekly Outdoor Report airs LIVE Thursday evening on the station’s  6 p.m. …

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Important Archery Deer Hunting Info on TV

Quick blog post to let you know that I’ll be offering important information for you – the Nebraska archery deer season hunter – during the “magic window” for deer breeding season movement called “rut” on my outdoor TV segment this week.  It’s a neat time of year where the bucks are rubbing trees to polish their antlers, mark their territory and leave scent cues for other deer. Whether you’re a hunter or not, don’t miss my Weekly Outdoor Report which …

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Tree Stands, Ground Blinds Discussed on Saturday Radio Show

Find out the latest and greatest regarding ground blinds, tree stands and related accessories for hunting on my Saturday morning Great Outdoor Radio Show. Hunting experts Tyler Loontjer and Kyle Schimenti of Scheels will be joining us on the air. We have a lot to talk about with archery deer and fall wild turkey hunting seasons in full swing plus Nebraska’s firearm deer hunting season fast approaching! The Great Outdoor Radio Show runs LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s …

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Key Messages for Archery Deer Opener on Channel 6 Outdoors

I’ll be covering key messages for Nebraska’s popular archery deer hunting season opener on my  WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoor Report this week. The season kicks off on Sunday! One of the messages I’ll be relaying to fellow deer hunters this season  is the importance of wearing a tree stand safety harness. My friends at Outdoor Life magazine say it’s vital to be a “smart dummy” and use a safety harness if you’re going to be hunting from an elevated position. I’ll …

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