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Memphis SRA temporarily closed because of storm damage

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Access to Memphis State Recreation Area in Saunders County is closed until further notice while extensive tree damage from last weekend’s storm is cleared. No injuries were reported from the Saturday night storm that also damaged structures in the park. Campers in that area can find sites at Fremont Lakes SRA in Dodge County, Two Rivers SRA in Douglas County, and Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Platte River State Park and Louisville SRA in Cass County. Read …

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News Items, Sept. 14, 2020


Just a couple of news items I want to include in the ole blog today.  Yes, I know these are going to be of limited interest, but there are a few anglers who will want to know.  That is why I do it! After last year’s flooding, I noted that a number of pits on our lower Platte River State Recreation areas were going to need renovations.  That process is going to take some time, not all of those fisheries …

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Louisville SRA floating playground to reopen July 17

LINCOLN, Neb. — The floating playground at Louisville State Recreation Area will reopen for use July 17 as part of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s continuing effort to restore park opportunities and amenities across the state. The playground, one of the only floating obstacle courses in the region, will operate at about half capacity, allowing 55 people access at one time. “We are excited to restore this popular opportunity for outdoor recreation this summer,” said Parks Division Administrator Jim …

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Stocked Bullheads Provide More Late-Summer Fishing OpportunitiesStocked Bullheads Provide More Late-Summer Fishing Opportunities

LINCOLN – There is still time to take children fishing for stocked bullheads this summer. In fact, many anglers started their fishing careers catching bullheads at a young age. Black bullheads raised at the Valentine State Fish Hatchery were stocked Sept. 1 at the following state recreation areas, with quantities: Louisville Lake No. 2A, 518; Fremont Lake No. 3, 1,100; Two Rivers Lake No. 7, 501; and Two Rivers Lake No. 6, 1,209. These stocked bullheads are 7-10 inches in …

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Bonus Fish–Details!

A couple of days ago I teased you with an opportunity that will be available to catch some quality-size channel catfish from a select few bodies of urban and parks waters, Bonus Fish.  So, to understand what I am referring to in this blog post, why and how there is this opportunity right now, and why it is so limited, you must go back and read that blog post too.  Take a couple of minutes, go back and read it, …

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Bullhead Stockings 2014

Summer is winding down, I know most kids are back in school already, but Labor Day weekend lies ahead of us and there is still plenty of time to take the kids fishing! Take the kids bullhead fishing before summer is over It is not too late to take the kids bullhead fishing this summer.  Many anglers started their fishing careers at a young age catching fish like “sunnies” and bullheads, and now another generation of Nebraska anglers will have …

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Bullhead Stockings

Let me highlight this news release that went out last week.  Maybe it will give you an idea of something to do with the kids this Labor Day–GO FISH. Black Bullheads Stocked in Four Eastern Lakes LINCOLN, Neb. – Catchable-size black bullheads are being stocked in four eastern Nebraska lakes just in time for Labor Day weekend, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The Valentine State Fish Hatchery is stocking 9- to 10-inch bullheads in the following lakes: …

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On the Platte Close to Home

This past week, Game & Parks friends and I enjoyed kayaking and canoeing the Platte River just south/southwest of the Omaha-metro area and sure had a nice trip. Unlike most years in August, the Platte has a good amount of water, look! In your float trip plans, I would be sure to include the scenic stretch of the Platte from Schramm Park State Recreation Area to the Louisville Lakes State Recreation Area which is about 4.9 miles and takes roughly …

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