Good angler stewardship means picking up shoreline litter, recycling line

Litter is left along the shoreline at Pawnee State Recreation Area in Lancaster County. (Nebraskaland Magazine/NGPC)

By Larry PapeNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – As anglers, we mean to be good stewards of our environment. Sometimes, though, we leave something behind. It could be a bait container lid that blew off or a small wad of fishing line in a snag. It all adds up, is a direct reflection… Continue reading Good angler stewardship means picking up shoreline litter, recycling line

Specialized rods, reels not necessary for ice-fishing beginners

By Daryl BauerNebraska Game and Parks Commission LINCOLN, Neb. – Venture to a tackle shop where ice-fishing gear is on display and you will see aisles filled with ice-fishing rods and reels. The first thing you will notice about that equipment is the length. The rods are short. They are short to allow anglers to… Continue reading Specialized rods, reels not necessary for ice-fishing beginners