Category: Conservation

Do Browns Hooked On a Nymph Jump Much? This One Wouldn’t Stop


This brown trout catches some mad air during a fight with one lucky fly fisherman. Friend of Orvis Gilbert Rowley shared a piece of his upcoming film “Modern Nymphing 2: Elevated,” and thankfully Orvis shared it with us! When you see the classic elevation that this one brown achieves you’ll realize why we spend so

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In My Dreams

I have warned you that this time of year there is pretty much only one thing on my mind.  Through the magic of technology I can prove that to you. . . . I had a dream last night, here is what happens EVERY TIME I yelp on a turkey call. . . . Posted …

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Preserving the Planet: Impassioned Stewardship and Enlightened Interaction

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Earth Day - April 22

April 22 marks the 48th anniversary of Earth Day, the international environmental force with a mission “to diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement worldwide.”

The first Earth Day, in 1970, mobilized 20 million Americans of diverse backgrounds. By 1990, after passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, and other groundbreaking environmental laws, Earth Day had swollen its ranks of supporters to 200 million people in 141 countries.
Today, the Earth Day Network stands as the planet’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people from 195 countries participate in Earth Day activities – the largest civic observance in history.

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Shedcrazy Helps Prevent Elk Harassment with a Hilarious Effort


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Shedcrazy shares with his Instagram followers a moment that he recalls as inexcusable, but prevents further elk from being harassed. Ben Dettamanti, better known as Shedcrazy, has been known for quite some time as a character. A guy who is full of straight faced comedy that if you’re not familiar with him, you may think he’s

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Two Rivers Trout Update

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If you are a Nebraska outdoors-person you know that weather trumps everything and this spring has been nothing but a hand of wild cards.  I always say one of the best fishing options for early spring when the water is still cold is to pursue cold-water species like trout.  However, the weather is even having …

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Duck Creek

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Many of you in southeast Nebraska have been looking forward to the opening of a new reservoir, Duck Creek, located near Peru.  Specifically the reservoir was labeled as Duck Creek #12, but it looks like the Nemaha Natural Resource District is going to call it Duck Creek Recreation Area. Now a formal “grand opening” is …

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The Look

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Been a busy week, one in which I was out of the office most of the time!  I helped with our walleye egg collections, worked late nights most of the week catching the female walleyes from which eggs were collected.  We handled hundreds of fish, mostly walleyes, but during the week I handled a few …

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Colors Underwater

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You can start some good arguments/discussions in a group of anglers by bringing up the subject of color.  Everyone has an opinion on the importance of color in catching fish, and some guys have several opinions.  What I will tell you is that we know that fish can see colors, that is a scientific fact.  …

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Aquatic Habitat Updates

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I have been doing a poor job of giving updates on aquatic habitat and angler access improvement projects.  There are a bunch of them to tell you about, let me try to get ’em all into this one blog post: South Boat Ramp Replacement at Pawnee Reservoir Rock Creek Boat Ramp NORTH PLATTE, Neb. –  …

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Gotta Have One!

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Snowing again this morning; looks like another crummy “spring” weekend.  Folks are getting grumpy and that is proof that they do not fish enough. Saw this making the rounds on the inter-webs, so you may have seen it already.  If you have not, maybe it will brighten your day just a little bit! Guy Turns …

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