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Family in the Field, Fall 2023


Starting this blog post with a disclaimer.  This particular post ain’t going to be about fishing.  If that bothers you, quit reading now.  However, I realize most of you also enjoy our great outdoors in many ways including hunting.  Yes, I love to hunt too, but admittedly end up spending more time on the water, even in the fall. What I really want to do with this blog post is continue with a theme that I mentioned before Thanksgiving.  A …

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Thanksgiving Adventure Report


Will give a quick report today on some of my adventures over the Thanksgiving holiday.  My wife and I ventured west to spend the long weekend with my son, aunt, cousins and their families.  We had a great time, ate a lot of good food, played games, told stories, hunted and fished. Yes, I said fished. . . . On ice. Now, I hesitate to even mention that because there is hardly any ice in the state that is safe …

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Hunting and Fishing Day


I hear that tomorrow is National Hunting and Fishing Day.  Sounds like a great idea to me!  As a matter of fact, with our diversity of hunting and fishing opportunities, I believe Nebraska is the perfect place to spend some time outdoors doing both!  Fall is the perfect time to do that.  Let me offer my kid’s recent adventures as proof. . . . Last weekend both of my kids were in western parts of Nebraska.  First, I got a …

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Big game harvest records set in 2016

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Big game hunters had a record year in Nebraska in 2016 with all-time high harvest marks set for mule deer bucks, cow elk and total elk. Deer – A total of 58,126 deer were harvested in 2016, including 11,184 mule deer. Mule deer buck harvest increased 4 percent to 9,257, breaking the previous record set in 2009. Record mule deer buck harvest occurred in the Frenchman, Plains, Platte and Upper Platte units. Whitetail harvest totaled 46,942 deer, …

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