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ERNIE CHAMBERS AGAIN PUSHING TO END MOUNTAIN LION HUNTING SEASON

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s longest-serving senator is pushing once again to end the state’s mountain lion hunting season. Sen. …Read More

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MORE ELK COLLARED IN NORTH-CENTRAL NEBRASKA

Nebraska Game and Parks placed tracking collars on three elk near Bassett on Tuesday, the latest installment of a multi-year …Read More

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MELTING ICE CLOSES ACCESS TO BLUE LAKE IN GARDEN COUNTY

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has temporarily closed access to Blue Lake, adjacent to the Crescent Lake National Wildlife …Read More

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THE PANHANDLE TROPHY HUNTERS CONTEST!

Congratulations Bridger Brengle! “I am eleven years old and have been eager to hunt deer but most states only allow youth …Read More

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HUNTER TAKES MOUNTAIN LION IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA

LINCOLN – Another Nebraska mountain lion has fallen to a hunter. Nebraska Game and Parks says a 89-pound female cougar …Read More

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GAME AND PARKS COMMISSION OK’S TWO BIGHORN PERMITS FOR 2015

The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners authorized one lottery and one auction bighorn sheep permit for 2015 at …Read More

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FEDERAL JUDGE REINSTATES FEDERAL WOLF PROTECTION IN WYOMING

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has reinstated federal protection for wolves in Wyoming, rejecting a …Read More

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HUNTERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF POSSIBLE TOXIC BLUE-GREEN ALGAE

LINCOLN – Hunters around Olive Creek State Recreation Area should be aware of a report that a dog swimming in …Read More

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GAME AND PARK’S KUHN HONORED BY STATE PARK DIRECTORS

LINCOLN – Roger Kuhn, assistant director of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, was honored with a special award on …Read More

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POLLINATOR WORKSHIP SEPTEMBER 19TH IN NEBRASKA CITY

LINCOLN – The public is invited to a free workshop Sept. 19 in Nebraska City to discuss the importance of pollinators.The Nebraska …Read More

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IOWA MAN CITED FOR SHOOTING MOUNTAIN LION

LINCOLN – A 23-year-old Iowa man has been cited for shooting a mountain lion out of season near Crawford on …Read More

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SMALL-BORE SILHOUETTE CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR SEPT. 27

LINCOLN – The annual Nebraska High School Small-bore Silhouette Championships will be held Sept. 27 at the Pressey Wildlife Management …Read More

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FAMILY FISHING NIGHT IN BROKEN BOW ON SEPT. 11

LINCOLN – Anglers, especially young and inexperienced ones, are invited to attend Family Fishing Night in Broken Bow on Sept. …Read More

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DOVE SEASON OPENS

LINCOLN – The statewide dove hunting season opened in Nebraska on Sept. 1 and will run through Oct. 30. The …Read More

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SEPTEMBER OUTDOOR SCHEDULE

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in September: Sept. …Read More

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2014 PUBLIC ACCESS ATLAS NOW AVAILABLE

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s 2014 Public Access Atlas is now available for hunters and anglers who …Read More

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TAKE KIDS BULLHEAD FISHING BEFORE SUMMER IS OVER

LINCOLN – There is still time to take children fishing for stocked bullheads this summer. In fact, many anglers started …Read More

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RUSHVILLE NATIVE NAMED TO PHEASANTS FOREVER NATIONAL BOARD

Rushville native Dr. Kent Forney of Lincoln, has been elected to the national Board of Directors of Pheasants Forever. The …Read More

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PHEASANT SHOW SOME IMPROVEMENT IN 2014, QUAIL OUTLOOK GOOD

LINCOLN – Nebraska pheasant hunting opportunities in 2014 should be on par with last year or slightly better, according to …Read More

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COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER WATERFOWL RECOMMENDATIONS

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners will consider recommendations for the 2014 waterfowl and crow hunting …Read More

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BIRD BANDING SET AT CHADRON STATE PARK, WILDCAT HILLS

The public is invited to get up-close and personal with bird populations at two parks in the Nebraska Panhandle this …Read More

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DOVE HUNTING SEASON TO BEGIN SOON

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Dove hunting season is about to begin in Nebraska. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says …Read More

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