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Hybrids, Crappies


You may recall a couple of my previous blog posts about hybrid fish, Hybrids, Hybrids, More Sunfish.  My intent with those posts was to call attention to some of the interesting fish you likely will encounter in Nebraska waters.  In addition I hoped to point out some tips on fish identification. You may have noticed the “theme” in those previous blog posts being hybrids of the sunfish family, Centrarchidae.  More specifically I blogged about hybrids within the genus Lepomis which …

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Tuxedo Time


There is no doubt that crappies are a popular fish in the spring.  They can be relatively easy to catch, accessible to every angler, even those fishing from the shore, and tasty on the table.  Given some warm spring weather, which we have finally seen the past few days, and folks are out to catch crappies.  But, there are a lot of misconceptions about crappies in the spring, and clearing some of those up might help you catch even more …

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Adventure Report, August 28, 2013

Got a fishing report to give you, but let me give a little background to the story.  Back in the mid-1990’s I worked for a couple of years in our newly-established fisheries management office in south-central Nebraska.  That region included much of the the Tri-County canal and reservoirs on that canal.  In the years I was there we were not able to spend much time on the canal reservoirs, but from what we knew of the high flow-through rates and …

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