New anglers, do you have everything you need?

By Jerry KaneNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – Consider this scenario: You are an angler new to the sport and go out fishing on your own. You have a license, rod-and-reel combo and some tackle. What else do you need? Depending on the regulations of the lake, an angler has two choices to… Continue reading New anglers, do you have everything you need?

Take ’em Fishing to share love of the sport

LINCOLN, Neb. – Catching fish is fun and addicting. The more fish you catch, the more you want to keep fishing. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages experienced anglers to share that feeling and introduce people to fishing in the third year of Take ’em Fishing. Experienced anglers who participate will know they’ve introduced… Continue reading Take ’em Fishing to share love of the sport

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Andy Techmanski, CEO and Founder of FORLOH

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Andy Techmanski, CEO and Founder of FORLOH.  Andy Techmanski is the Founder and CEO of FORLOH, a new premium, technical hunting, fishing, and outdoor apparel brand with apparel that is 100% Made in the U.S.A. Before switching paths to pursue his passions for hunting and American-made… Continue reading This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Andy Techmanski, CEO and Founder of FORLOH

Inaugural DUX and Duck Jam set for June 25-27 at Texas Motor Speedway

Family friendly extravaganza features latest in outdoor expertise, equipment and today’s hottest rising Country Music stars The inaugural Ducks Unlimited Expo (DUX), presented by Purina Pro Plan, is slated for June 25-27, at Fort Worth’s Texas Motor Speedway. The family friendly outdoor consumer show will feature several interactive villages where attendees can see, experience and… Continue reading Inaugural DUX and Duck Jam set for June 25-27 at Texas Motor Speedway

Youth Lifetime Half-Price Permit drawing will award 150 permits

LINCOLN, Neb. – A drawing this spring will provide 150 young Nebraskans a chance to purchase a youth lifetime permit at half price. In an effort to encourage young Nebraskans to participate in hunting and fishing, the Nebraska Game and Parks Foundation established its Youth Lifetime Half-Price Permit Program in 2006. This program gives residents… Continue reading Youth Lifetime Half-Price Permit drawing will award 150 permits

Idaho Elk Habitat Protected, Public Access Improved

MISSOULA, Mont. — Ninety acres of prime elk habitat is now permanently protected and opened to public access in northern Idaho. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and partners worked with private landowners to purchase and convey their property to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG). “This is a unique project that touches on… Continue reading Idaho Elk Habitat Protected, Public Access Improved

Major League Fishing Professional Angler Josh Bertrand Joins TrueTimber® Team of Brand Ambassadors

TrueTimber has announced Josh Bertrand as a new member of the TrueTimber team of brand of ambassadors. Even at a young age, Bertrand has quickly proven himself as a force on the water with wins on the Major League Fishing and Bassmaster circuits. Bertrand joins the team as a knowledgeable and experienced outdoorsman and fisherman with a unique… Continue reading Major League Fishing Professional Angler Josh Bertrand Joins TrueTimber® Team of Brand Ambassadors

Top 10 beginner-friendly lakes across Nebraska

By Larry PapeNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – From Auburn to Alliance, Nebraska’s beginner-friendly lakes stretch form border to border. These lakes have been designated by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission as family friendly because they are safe, comfortable and have great fish-catching potential. They include a combination of barrier-free fishing access,… Continue reading Top 10 beginner-friendly lakes across Nebraska

Kansas Open Season Sportsman’s Expo this Weekend in Overland Park

The Kansas Open Season Sportsman’s Expo brings the Outdoor community together this weekend at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan., March 12-14. Attendees can expedite show entry, save money and enjoy a contactless transaction by purchasing advance tickets online at www.openseasonsportsmansexpo.com. Parking is FREE at the Overland Park Convention Center and kids ages 12-under… Continue reading Kansas Open Season Sportsman’s Expo this Weekend in Overland Park

Get ready now for spring trout fishing

Dennis Ahl of Fairbury fly fishes the trout lake at Two Rivers State Recreation Area in Douglas County on a March day in 2017. (Nebraskaland Magazine/NGPC)

By Larry PapeNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – Ice on Nebraska lakes is typical through February, but by the middle of March, cattails should be sprouting along shorelines and fish should be moving into warming shallow water. Beautiful spring days, perfect for fishing, could occur with little notice. Be prepared to take advantage… Continue reading Get ready now for spring trout fishing