Tag: Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

  • Unlimited quota deer, antelope permits available starting July 11

    Hunters may begin purchasing unlimited quota Nebraska deer and antelope permits July 11. Residents, nonresidents and eligible landowners may purchase permits through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission starting at 1 p.m. Central time. Unlimited quota deer permits are resident statewide archery, resident statewide muzzleloader, youth, youth whitetail, nonresident restricted youth, limited landowner and special […]

  • Special elk depredation season designated in southwest Nebraska

    A special elk depredation season has been ordered for July in a portion of southwest Nebraska because of excessive crop damage caused by elk. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Director Tim McCoy signed a Special Depredation Order for a season July 1-31 in specific parts of Lincoln, Perkins, Keith, Deuel and Garden counties. The season […]

  • Game and Parks names Fields Parks Division administrator

    Nebraska Game and Parks has selected Jeff Fields as the agency’s new Parks Division administrator. Fields, a native of Tilden, Nebraska, began his new duties April 11. Fields came to the agency in 1992, working as a seasonal employee for the Resource Services Division. After working in law enforcement and park management in Iowa for […]

  • Work at Summit, Wagon Train affecting angler, boater access

    Aquatic Habitat improvement projects are underway at Summit Lake and Wagon Train Lake in eastern Nebraska that affect angler and boater access. Summit Lake’s water level is 8 feet below normal. Removal of sediment from the lake’s south basin is almost complete; construction will move to the west sediment basin. The Summit project is nearly […]

  • Anglers may find Game and Parks’ website a beneficial fishing resource

    When not on a shoreline or the water pursuing fish this spring, anglers can use the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s website as a resource to prepare for the next outing. Many anglers already buy their Nebraska fishing permits online. But by spending some time on the website, anglers of all experience levels may discover […]

  • Harvey, Wissenburg set high scores at NASP tournament

    Harrison Harvey of Lincoln Southwest and Autumn Wissenburg of Milford had the highest male and female scores, respectively, at the National Archery in the Schools Program state tournament March 19 in Lincoln. Harvey scored 289 points and Wissenburg 278 — out of a possible 300 — to win their respective high school divisions. Aaron Wohleb […]

  • Nebraska’s top 9 parks with trails for wildlife watching

    With migration underway and spring on our doorstep, now is a great time to get outside, bring some binoculars and walk a trail to see wildlife. Nebraska has many opportunities thanks to our diverse habitats – everything from prairie to ponderosa pine, wetlands and more than 23,000 miles of rivers and streams. Nebraska’s state parks […]

  • Crofton Dam Race is July 30 at Lewis and Clark SRA

    Registration is open for the Crofton Dam Race 2022, which will be July 30 at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area. Choose your adventure between three events: a sprint triathlon with kayaking instead of swimming, a half-marathon, or a 12-mile bike race. The Crofton Dam Race, which is open to athletes of all experience levels, […]

  • 2022 Nebraska Fish Art Contest open for entries

    Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can discover the outdoors by participating in the third annual Nebraska Fish Art Contest. This international art and writing competition gives young people the opportunity to highlight their artistic talents while learning about fish, fishing and aquatic conservation. Participants can win prizes and recognition in Nebraska and internationally. The […]

  • Trout stockings begin; Two Rivers Trout Lake opens March 12

    It’s time to go trout fishing again in Nebraska. Rainbow trout are being stocked in city ponds and lakes across the state in March to enhance fishing opportunities this spring, especially in urban areas. Additionally, the Two Rivers State Recreation Area Trout Lake in Douglas County will open March 12. By then, more than 12,000 […]

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