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Still On

I am fully aware that spring will some day come, and that day is getting closer all the time.  But until then, I am on the ice!  Last fall I transitioned from fishing open water to being on the ice within a couple of weeks.  I am betting I make the reverse transition this spring. I do not have a lot of pictures to show or reports to share, just a quick update on what I have been doing, a …

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It Ain’t Over, Yet!

I have mentioned this before, but I want to again point out our cooperative effort with the Omaha World-Herald on their GoOutdoorsNE.com outdoor page. I want to mention that again because recently Mark Davis from the “World-Herald” contacted me about doing an ice-fishing story.  Now I have had several newspaper and TV folks on the ice to do ice fishing stories over the years.  I am afraid some of them have frozen while they were with me, but if they are …

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Tragedy

If you are like me and my family, you are mesmerized by the Olympics.  Yep, we are at home watching the winter Olympics on TV pretty much every evening.  Sure, once every two years we take interest in sporting events that we know nothing about, nor care about, but the whole Olympic competition, whether it is summer or winter, is just riveting.  I love it.  When the winter Olympics roll around I am all for an event that celebrates snow …

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Windy

Unless you literally live under a rock, you have noticed that we have had a lot of wind lately.  That is an understatement.  I am not going to say “it has never been this windy before” or “I never remember it being this windy” because I believe such statements are usually wrong.  It seems like anything that happened more than 5 years ago is considered ancient history anymore and does not count.  We all know that the Great Plains in …

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The Ice Man Cometh. . . .

I am already hearing some reports of folks venturing onto Nebraska ice to drill some holes and catch some fish.  Looking ahead at the weather forecast for the next week or so, it looks like our ice-fishing season is upon us or soon will be!  With that I want to again blog about ice safety.  I LOVE to ice-fish and will be on the ice as soon as possible and stay on the ice as late as possible in the …

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It Ain’t Over, ‘Til Its Over

A couple of weeks ago I figured my ice-fishing was done for this season.  But then our weather swung back to cold, again, and last week I had some business out west.  I debated whether to take the ice-fishing gear with me or the open-water gear.  I took both.  The first afternoon I planned to do some scouting, check out the conditions and see what I could do.  I was a little surprised when I pulled onto the Valentine National …

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LIVE IN THE ICE ZONE ON CHANNEL 6

With my Weekly Outdoor Report, I’ll be LIVE in the Ice Zone of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha on Thursday night. I’ll be talking about ice skating on the natural ice of frozen Nebraska lakes, reservoirs and ponds and most importantly safety and general guidelines when thinking of doing that. My Weekly Outdoor Report airs LIVE Thursday evenings during the 6 p.m. CST newscast in the sports segment on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and …

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ICE FISHING FEATURED ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT

The growing outdoor sport of ice fishing will be featured on my Weekly Outdoor Report airing on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com Thursday night LIVE during sports on the 6 p.m. CST newscast. See video of our very own Daryl Bauer in action on the ice at Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake while I provide some quick tips for you ice anglers with a focus on safety for beginners. Remember, if you’re unable to view the live broadcast …

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