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Upland, Duck Slam grand prize winners continue, start traditions

Hunters continued or started traditions with family and friends by participating in the Nebraska Upland and Duck slams during the past season. Two were named grand prize winners during ceremonies in mid-February. Faron Wickett, 50, of Norfolk, was named the Upland Slam grand prize winner, earning a Dickinson Arms Hunter Light Over and Under 28-gauge shotgun for his efforts to harvest Nebraska’s four primary upland game species. He has been an avid grouse hunter since his father started taking him …

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Duck Slam returns to challenge Nebraska waterfowl hunters

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LINCOLN, Neb. – You love it: being in the blind, setting up the spread, turning a flock, watching them cup, taking the shot and seeing a great retrieve. Duck hunting is time well spent. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Ducks Unlimited are proud to bring back the popular Nebraska Duck Slam, a challenge for duck hunters to take advantage of Nebraska’s great duck hunting opportunities. The Duck Slam challenges hunters to harvest a teal (blue-winged or green-winged) of …

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Duck Slam inspires hunters to spend more time afield

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Ducks Unlimited of Nebraska launched the state’s first Duck Slam in 2019. This challenged hunters to spend more time afield by harvesting four birds — an American wigeon, mallard, northern pintail and a teal – in Nebraska during the 2019-2020 season. In its first year, the Duck Slam drew 370 hunters from Nebraska and eight other states, including 11 youth and 11 women. Of the 139 hunters who completed the …

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Stutheit presented with DU Wetland Manager Award

LINCOLN, Neb. – Randy Stutheit, wetland biologist with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, was presented the Ducks Unlimited (DU) Wetland Manager Award on Feb. 28. John Denton, DU’s manager of conservation programs for Nebraska, made the presentation at Game and Parks’ Lincoln headquarters. Stutheit also was recognized that evening at the Lancaster County DU banquet. Stutheit, who has more than 35 years of service with Game and Parks, works on wetland conservation projects throughout the state. One of his …

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