JULY OUTDOOR CALENDAR

Posted 1 year ago

By Corey Sorenson

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in July:

July 1 – Archery fishing of game fish is allowed statewide through Dec. 31

July 1 – Underwater spearfishing of game fish allowed in specific waters through Dec. 31 (see page 20 of 2013-2014 Fishing Guide)

July 1-14 – Paddlefish snagging permit application period

July 2-4 – Western and Wildlife Art Show, Fort Robinson State Park (SP), Crawford, 308-665-2900

July 4 – Independence Day, all Game and Parks district offices and service centers closed

July 4 – Fourth of July Barbecue, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, noon 308-665-2900

July 4 – Cannon firing, Fort Kearny State Historical Park (SHP), Kearney, 2 p.m., 308-865-5305

July 5 – Light Up the Lake fireworks show, Johnson Lake State Recreation Area (SRA), Elwood, 308-785-2685

July 5 – Final day to apply for Nebraska Super Tag Lottery

July 6 – Dutch Oven Cobbler and Ice Cream Social, Ponca SP, Ponca, 7 p.m., 402-755-2284

July 6 – Antique Appraisal Fair, Fort Hartsuff SHP, Burwell, 308-346-4715

July 6 – Buffalo cookout, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 6 p.m., 402-857-3373

July 6 – National Park Service Outdoor Event, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, all day, 402-857-3373

July 6-7 – Living History, Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun, 402-468-5611

July 6-7 – Living History, Fort Kearny SHP, Kearney, 308-865-5305

July 7 – Final day of Fish for Millions promotion

July 7 – Sidewalk Chalk Art, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 10 a.m., 402-857-3373

July 7-12 – Outdoor Skills Extreme Hunting and Fishing Camp, State 4-H Camp, Halsey, http://4h.unl.edu/web/4hcamps/summercamp

July 8 – Pistol League, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-234-2217

July 8 – Remaining big game hunting permits may be purchased, beginning at 1 p.m. Central Time

July 9 – Family Fishing Night, Johnson Lake, Fremont, 6-8 p.m.

July 10 – Family Fishing Night, Holmes Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

July 10 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman rifle and muzzleloader class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5547

July 11 – Family Fishing Night, Lake Halleck, Papillion, 6-8 p.m.

July 12 – National Park Service Campground Program, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 7 p.m., 402-857-3373

July 12 – Stargazing, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland, dusk-11 p.m., 402-944-2523

July 12-14 – Hobie Fleet 61 Regatta, Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area (SRA), Ogallala, 308-284-8800

July 12-14 – Fur Trade Days, Chadron SP, Chadron, 308-432-6167

July 13 – Buffalo cookout, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 6 p.m., 402-857-3373

July 13 – Bighorn Sheep Hike, Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Gering, 308-436-3777

July 13 – Keep Keith County Beautiful Beach Cleanup, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, 308-284-8800

July 13 – Carp-O-Rama, Lake Maloney SRA, North Platte, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

July 13 – First Shots workshop, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5547

July 14-20 – Outdoor Skills Camp, Eastern 4-H Center, Gretna, http://4h.unl.edu/web/4hcamps/summercamp

July 16 – Family Fishing Night, Skyview Lake, Norfolk, 6-8 p.m.

July 17 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman rifle and muzzleloader class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5547

July 17 – Family Fishing Night, Pawnee Park East Pond, Columbus, 6-8 p.m.

July 19-21 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman kayaking trip, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 402-857-3373

July 19-24 – Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Summer Meeting, Omaha

July 20 – Buffalo cookout, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 6 p.m., 402-857-3373

July 23 – Family Fishing Night, Bowling Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

July 23-27 – Mutineer 15 National Sailing Championship, Johnson Lake SRA, Elwood, 308-233-7638

July 24 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman rifle and muzzleloader class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5547

July 24 – Family Fishing Night, Benson Park Pond, Omaha, 6-8 p.m.

July 26 – Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners meeting, 2200 N. 33rd St., Lincoln, 8 a.m.

July 26 – Nebraska Super Tag lottery drawing

July 26 – National Park Service Campground Program, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 7 p.m., 402-857-3373

July 27 – Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament, Harlan County Reservoir, Alma, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., 402-471-5447

July 29 – Kites and Castles, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala, all day, 308-284-8800

July 31 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman rifle and muzzleloader class, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6-9 p.m., 402-471-5547

Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information. Visit HuntSafeNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and BoatSafeNebraska.org for a list of boating safety classes.