It’s that time of the year with fewer daylight hours and temperatures beginning to cool, a sure sign that fall is right around the corner.
As we head into late summer and fall, just because summer is winding down, don’t think that we need to forget about being safe in the outdoors. As you’ll still need to protect yourself while you’re out there.
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to authorize one lottery and one auction permit for the 2022 bighorn sheep season when it meets Aug. 27 in Gering.
LINCOLN, Neb. – With the annual dove season opener on Sept. 1, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has some reminders for hunters, as well as recommendations for areas to hunt.
LINCOLN, Neb. – There are more than a million acres of publicly accessible lands throughout Nebraska. The recently published 2021-2022 Public Access Atlas identifies and consolidates these public access resources for the benefit of Nebraska’s hunters, trappers and anglers.
If you’re a fisherman, like me, one that goes after all species of fish, you know that shallow water is a great place to take some excellent fish as long as you don’t spook them out of it.
In order to have a healthy deer herd, to hold them on your hunting property, there’re several things’ they need to keep them from moving onto the neighbors, they’re: cover, water, minerals and food.
LINCOLN, Neb. — In some photos, a single person fills the hand-built blue photo frame, the backdrop a memorable location within one of Nebraska’s state park treasures.
Most folks are familiar with Deadwood, South Dakota, its history, its old west historic community in the Black Hills, featuring year-around outdoor activities.
LINCOLN, Neb. — With soaring temperatures, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission would like to issue the following safety reminders to those out enjoying water activities.
Vince Kathol, a resident at Avera Majestic Bluffs west of Yankton, landed a 9.5-pound catfish at the Avera Majestic Bluffs fish pond on May 17. Using a Zebco 404 fishing rod and nightcrawler borrowed from his brother Marcel, Kathol landed the fish with Marcel’s help.
You've seen them on television; read about them in a magazine or on the internet, bass, with both the largemouth and the smallmouth bass having a great following.
One of the biggest attractions of turkey hunting to me is the art of calling. Yes, I believe calling is an art form, and the better you are at it, the more your chances of success increases.
Early spring fishing can be tough. With the cool weather we have been facing this year and heavy winds pounding the water, it seems to just guarantee a lack of success.
There’s nothing new about the bass rigs I’m about to describe. Hard core bass fishermen have used them for some time, especially in the Northland where these finesse techniques have really taken hold.
It’s “0 dark 30” and you’re standing on a wooded ridge in turkey country. Suddenly, far away, on another ridge you hear a faint gobble. Your heart picks up a beat. The turkeys are finally waking up.
Well, it happened, the regular goose season has come to an end in most of the Midwest and much like what’s going on with the Covid, nothing seems to be as it used to.
With the weather as cold as it is, with Saturday night predicted to minus 21 degree, it’s hard to believe that the Light Goose Conservation season is open and it won’t be long before the White geese start to head back north to their breeding grounds with the Snow Geese migrating through our area.
My interest in the outdoors even began early, before I fished or hunted, it began at the Watertown Public Library, where I spent a lot of time, looking for books that contained Outdoor Adventures.
The sport of fishing and a way to feed a family has been with us for thousands of years and since the computer age, has become easier than it was years ago.
Hard to believe this is January, 45 plus degrees today, but we’re going to pay for it with winds in the fifty mile per hour the rest of the week, I hope the moisture they’re talking about is rain and not snow.
Well, it’s a new year, and I’m hoping it’s better than last year, as 2020 really sucked, where we were asked to stay home, wear Masks, with social distancing, businesses being shut down, some with drive in type services or limited in the number of people that it could serve.
Upland game populations, like other wildlife, runs in a cycle, good for a couple of years and then there’s a population drop, its Mother Nature’s way!
Growing up in Watertown, South Dakota, a block from the Sioux River with numerous muskrat houses sticking up out of the sloughs and along the banks, a kid, just had to go trapping.