Although states with high elk populations receive the bulk of attention when the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation doles out financial assistance to federal and state projects, it doesn’t hurt Nebraska to have a friend in high places.
The Iowa paddlefish season opens March 1 on the Missouri and Big Sioux Rivers and runs through April 15.
The three hunting accidents reported to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 2016 were the fewest recorded in a year since the state began keeping track in 1958. None of the incidents were fatal.
“Bigfooter” Harriett McFeely is inviting true believers as well as those who place Bigfoot in the same category as unicorns and the Loch Ness Monster.
A total of 20 pregnant bighorn sheep ewes were outfitted with special transmitters by wildlife biologists this week in an effort to improve the health of Nebraska’s wild herds.
A photograph of sandhill cranes landing on the Platte River at sunset will grace a new stamp commemorating the state’s 150th birthday.
Kathleen Crawford-Rose and her husband, Robert, have done so many bird counts that they’ve developed their own form to keep track.
Two consecutive years of zero lamb survival rates in the Pine Ridge’s three wild herds — coupled with declining numbers of adult Rocky Mountain bighorns — encouraged Nebraska Game and Parks Commission biologists to try a new tactic with the state’s wild sheep.
Women and girls can attain certification in both firearm and bowhunter education in a single women’s-only class offered in Lincoln by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
The State of Nebraska has an obligation to ensure that the law provides appropriately severe penalties for those who commit heinous acts.
Chad Randles, who has lived in Elkhorn the past 10 years after growing up in Joplin, Missouri, started a new season on the FLW Tour, this time as a professional.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages fishermen to be cautious before venturing onto the ice, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is hosting public meetings on the Iowa Communications Network on Feb. 22 from 6 to 9 p.m. to listen to the public’s thoughts on the hunting and trapping regulations for the fall.
Eagle after eagle swooped into the water for a fish dinner, and Michael Cerizo followed every move with his camera.
State Conservation Officer Michael Miller was on routine patrol late Friday morning when he saw two men setting up an ice fishing shelter on West Lake Osceola, in southern Iowa.
In the past few years, this four-man Omaha company has grown from a single idea — a better way to skin a fish — to a product that’s sold by major retailers, endorsed by famous fishermen and so fascinating to the public that several homemade YouTube videos of people using it have gone viral.
Escape the hustle and bustle this year and spend Valentine’s Day in a relaxed setting at a Nebraska state park or recreation area. Several parks will be offering discounted lodging, gift packages, special dinners and birding tours.
It’s not too early to think about scheduling outings, reserving strategically placed viewing blinds, and poring over possible field trips and programs at Audubon’s Nebraska Crane Festival.
See a photo gallery featuring some local hunters' top prizes from across the Midlands.
The Nebraska state habitat meeting Saturday is no longer just about pheasant and quail. Pollinators and butterflies have become an important part of the conversation.
The public is invited to help staff at Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice conduct its annual winter deer survey Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m.
Harlen Grosskop and cousins Brett and Brandon Mainquist decided to see a new part of the country, so they went hunting for big boars in the Cumberland Plateau area of Tennessee.
Nebraska’s big-game hunters had a record year in 2016, with all-time harvest marks set for mule deer bucks, cow elk and total elk.
Rob Greer loves the cold. His wife, Jeanette, hates it. Greer understands. But he’s an ice fisherman, and that explains it all.
In 2016, a record 159 active bald eagle nests were documented in Nebraska by the Game and Parks Commission and its partners. It was the third consecutive year the number of nests has broken the previous year’s record.