Category: Conservation

Idaho is Paying Anglers to Help Thin Out South Fork Rainbow Trout Population


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Any angler who turns a rainbow trout head in to the Idaho Department of Game and Fish will earn prize money. If you have any plans of throwing a line into Idaho waters this year–specifically the South Fork of the Snake River–you could earn yourself some cash in the process. The Idaho Department of Fish

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Significant Land, Water, Access, and Conservation Bill Passes Senate


Passage of bipartisan Bill 47 through the Senate shows promise for natural resources and outdoor access.  The United States Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act (S.47) by a 92-8 vote on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The package of bipartisan public lands bills that address the usage, acquisition, and preservation of land from California to

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Conestoga Rehabilitated

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I have blogged about the Aquatic Habitat Project coming to completion at Conestoga Reservoir.  If you can take a drive by there to see it, you really need to.  However, I want to blog about it again. . . . First of all, because we have some more drone footage from The Flatwater Group who …

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Fishing is Good for You, Duh!

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Many of us have said for years that fishing is good for you, good for mental health, and yes, even good for physical health. We ain’t making this stuff up! In recent years there have been several studies that have found that time spent outdoors provides many health benefits.  Recently, Fox News ran a story, …

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Take a Partner

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Always a good idea to take a partner fishing with you.  Sometimes you have to get creative. . . . I have never spent a second fishing for steelhead or salmon on the west coast and do not know that I ever will.  I have not spent a second fishing with a chicken or any …

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Ft. Robinson Aquatic Habitat and Angler Access Improvements

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This news release went out a couple of weeks ago, but I have not had a chance to say anything about it yet: Fishing ponds being drained at Fort Robinson State Park CRAWFORD, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has begun draining Grabel Ponds and Cherry Creek Pond at Fort Robinson State Park. …

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Polar Vortex, My Butt!

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I was not going to blog about this today, was going to keep it light for the weekend, but I heard another report this morning and I have to pass this along. . . . ICE CONDITIONS ACROSS THE STATE ARE HIGHLY VARIABLE, BE CAREFUL!!!!!!! The uninitiated will not believe me because after all, we …

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Panfish System on Ice

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Several years ago I posted a blog about what I consider to be the basic “kid’s fishing system”.  Unfortunately, I cannot link back to that old blog post, going to have to dust it off and just plain run it again some time.  Anywho, it was simple, rods, reels, small floats, small jig-heads, waxworms (yes, …

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Talking Trout

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Last weekend I was talking ice fishing, will switch it up and talk trout this weekend.  This time it will be at the Siouxland Fly Fishing Club. Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, at the First Congregational Church in Sioux City, 4600 Hamilton Boulevard.  I will be talking about the Nebraska Trout Slam.  If you …

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