Category: Wildlife

Scott Frost Talks Hunting

I was fortunate recently to get to interview popular Nebraska Cornhusker head football coach Scott Frost at an event about his passion for hunting as part of my my Weekly TV Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News. Coach Frost rarely grants interviews about himself personally so this was a treat! Click the link below …

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You Could Face a Misdemeanor If You Don’t Stop at an Idaho Game & Fish Check Station


Failure to check in at a Fish and Game check station is a crime in Idaho. Here’s why. By Idaho law, anyone who has been hunting, fishing, or trapping–whether they possess fish or wild game or not–must stop at any game check station that they encounter, under penalty of law. The rule, as read by

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Minnesota Gov. Hopes $4.5 Million Will Stop the Spread of CWD

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Gov. Tim Walz proposes $4.5 of funding over the next two years to combat deadly disease.  To date, chronic wasting disease has been confined to areas of southeastern Minnesota, but on Feb. 14, DNR officials announced that the first case of CWD had been discovered in a wild deer in northern Minnesota. In order to

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Crane Moves

Sandhill Cranes Arriving Earlier, Shifting East on Platte Thousands of sandhill cranes will have arrived on the Platte River in central Nebraska by the time you read this. In the weeks to come, there may be 600,000 or more on the river on a given night, with some yet to arrive from their wintering grounds …

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Bowhunter Gets Awesome Footage of Bobcat Bagging a Squirrel


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Here’s one bowhunter who had the best seat in the house to watch a bobcat hunt a squirrel! Drury Outdoors posted a video that they attributed to “Deercaster Joe” of a treestand hunt with his bow that turned into one of his most memorable bits of footage ever. Certainly we all see and observe animals

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A Fever of Rays

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Fever of Rays

Solitary. Mysterious. Balletic. In motion, like isolated thoughts adrift in a synaptic sea. Until, driven by urges ancient and unfathomable, they coalesce into an idea, an odyssey from randomness to intention, a seemingly chaotic dance macabre onto which the observant human brain is compelled to impose order, but which the human imagination longs only to join.

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Theft of Black Walnut Trees

I am shaking my head. It is so hard to believe. This scenario has been among the most surprising and shocking in my career as a conservation professional. More on that in a bit. All of us realize that wildlife-related crimes know no boundaries. Just like poaching game and fish, there are unethical, unscrupulous people, …

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Can Hunters and Conservationists Coexist?


Are the “murdering” hunters and the “tree-hugging” conservationists really searching for the same solution? In a world with more and more voices emerging across the sprawling digital landscape our society seems so drawn to, our screams are becoming louder with no thought to the validity or accuracy of our words. Politics is the best, or

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We’re back, we’re open!

Our Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Service Center/Office in Omaha at 8495 Frederick Street has reopened for business! Stop by! We were closed for more than six months due to a fire on July 23, 2018 that occurred in the Frederick Plaza where we are located. Our space suffered extensive smoke and soot damage and …

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Winter Scouting for Spring Turkeys

It is obviously still winter. However, the length of daylight is increasing. Deer have begun shedding their antlers. Some sandhill cranes have arrived already along the Platte River in south-central Nebraska. These are indicators that spring is just around the bend. For those of us who spring wild turkey hunt, our thoughts are drifting to the woods …

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13 Ways to Cure Cabin Fever

It’s winter. The daylight is short. The nights are long and dreary. Air temperatures outside are cold, downright frigid at times. There’s probably some snow cover. We are all spending more a lot of time indoors this season, aren’t we? It is that time of year when we get that cooped-up, restless, nothing-to-do feeling that …

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