Increased Hunting and Fishing Opportunities Proposed for Five National Wildlife Refuges in Nebraska

Turkeys at Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge. Photo: Brandon Jones/USFWS.

Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced proposals to increase public access through new or expanded hunting and sport fishing opportunities at five national wildlife refuges in Nebraska. Hunting and fishing programs are administered to ensure sustainable wildlife populations on refuge lands where these activities are compatible with the refuge’s management goals and other recreational activities.  In Nebraska, the Service proposes… Continue reading Increased Hunting and Fishing Opportunities Proposed for Five National Wildlife Refuges in Nebraska

Changes to sport fishing orders take effect Jan. 1

LINCOLN, Neb. – Anglers should be aware of changes to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission sport fishing orders that will take effect Jan. 1, 2020. The changes pertain to daily bag limits, possession limits, length limits and open areas. The changes are: Trout – The daily bag and possession limits on cutthroat trout change from… Continue reading Changes to sport fishing orders take effect Jan. 1