Category: Wildlife

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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Spring Turkey Hunters: Why Not Take A Jake!

You have a current Nebraska spring wild turkey hunting permit and habitat stamp. You go hunting. You set up along a field edge bordering old-growth, open woodland habitat. You strike your slate call: “Yelp, yelp, yelp.” You pause for a moment. A gobble echoes nearby. It sounds like a jake, a nearly one-year old  male wild turkey born …

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Teeming with Turkeys

Merriam's Wild Turkey

Nebraskans have become accustomed to seeing wild turkeys from border to border but it has not always been that way. When I was growing up in southwestern Nebraska in the 1970s and ‘80s, it was much more of a rarity to see them. Similar to many wildlife species, wild turkeys are native to Nebraska but …

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Bad Weather Birds

We’ve been dreaming about this weekend for sometime.  But none of our visions contained weather like what’s being forecasted for Nebraska’s opening weekend of shotgun spring turkey season.  Being a hardy lot we Nebraskans still have intentions of heading out to fill a tag or two.  Here’s how… Snow Unless it comes in blizzard proportions, …

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Being too Good

With Saturday being the opening of Nebraska’s spring turkey season – shotgun edition –  I ask this one simple question.  “What happens when you are just too good at calling turkeys?” This video answers that very question.  It shows the struggle of some turkey hunting greats who are at the top of their game. Have …

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Video: Did This Fisherman Just Capture the Next Bigfoot Footage?


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Here’s the latest Bigfoot footage, captured by a seemingly oblivious outdoorsman. It’s always funny to me how Bigfoot only shows up grainy and out of focus, no matter who films it. In this case, a fisherman who looks like he’s never held onto a fly rod in his life seems to be worm-dipping when a

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The Rise Of The Modern Crossbow

Nebraska’s popular archery spring wild turkey hunting season is in full swing, and seemingly a growing number of hunters have added another piece of archery equipment to their repertoire  — the modern crossbow. The word — crossbow — can stir up a very heated debate in conventional bow hunting circles. Consider that this same debate also took place when the compound …

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Here’s Why Removing a Hook from a Beached Shark is Dangerous


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This guy found out the hard way. Shore fishing is one of the most tried-and-true ways to get a rod and reel into someone’s hands, and shark fishing is one of the reasons it’s so popular. As saltwater anglers already know, putting a shark on the beach is just the beginning of the adventure. Here’s one

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15 Reasons To Hunt Turkeys In Nebraska This Spring

Nebraska’s spring wild turkey hunting is tough to beat. It really is. Trust me, I know from many years of firsthand experience hunting throughout the state! And, I continue to hunt wild turkeys in the springtime from the Missouri River bottom woodlands of Washington County all the way to Platte River bottom woodlands of Dawson County. We Nebraskans as …

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