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Tyson Freeman's friend, Landon Ziemba, has spearheaded an effort to raise money to buy Freeman what's known as an Action Track wheelchair that would allow him to continue to hunt.
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Theresa Vail, who won the Miss Kansas crown last year, will be hosting a series named "Limitless" on the Outdoor Channel next year.
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Run for wildlife during Run Wild on May 17 at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park and help celebrate Threatened and Endangered Species Day.
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Come tube, hike and ride horses: website promotes Nebraska ecotourism
The site is www.visittheprairie.com and is a window to the Visit the Prairie coalition.
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Previously poisoned eagle soars for first flight since December recovery
The bald eagle was unable to fly and suffering from lead poisoning when it was found on a road in Valley.
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Trout see more than humans, but anglers who know what trout see have the advantage
Sometimes it’s easy to see trout, easy to image they see the bait the way the angler intends it to be seen. Not so.
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A hunter went down to Texas — and killed a 300-pound boar
Since Warren Heller of Wisner, Nebraska, was a young man, he’s tramped the hillsides hunting deer, pheasants, coyotes and wild boar. For the latter, he heads to Texas.
NEBRASKALAND
Another Peregrine Spring
For nearly a decade, a Peregrine Falcon pair have nested on the 18th floor of the Nebraska State Capitol in downtown Lincoln.
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Notes: Camps for youngsters offer lots of activities
The Game and Parks partners with Nebraska 4-H to offer unique camps that help youngsters learn about the outdoors and develop skills in archery, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, shooting sports and other areas.
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Gun walking dog trials test dogs' obedience, handlers' endurance
Branched Oak was the site of this year's national championships, which took place from Tuesday to Friday at the lake northwest of Lincoln near Raymond, Neb. The competition is open to all types of pointing dogs. Handlers take two out at a time on a one-hour trial, walking as the dogs sniff for birds. If one flushes a bird, it must be still until...
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Outdoor Cooking Camp at Ponca State Park
Ponca State Park will host its 3rd Annual Outdoor Cooking Camp on April 12-13, 2014. This hands-on event features many topics, ranging from Dutch oven cooking to cedar plank salmon.
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Walleye group is meeting at Cabelas
The Nebraska Walleye Association is meeting Sunday at Cabelas at 1 p.m. Dan Troenendyk with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will speak on boat safety and boating regulations.
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Ernie Chambers short on votes to override veto of cougar hunting repeal
The Nebraska Legislature took up the override again because Ernie Chambers filed a motion to reconsider. It now seems unlikely to be voted upon again before the session concludes April 17.
OUTDOORS
Minnesota angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Rob Scott, the Minnesota angler who caught a potential tip-up world-record lake trout in February, pleaded guilty on Friday in Canada’s Fort Frances Provincial Offences Court to keeping one lake trout over his limit.
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Cougar hunt persists, but Ernie Chambers vows to stay on the offensive
The lawmaker comes up six votes short but isn't giving up his effort to outlaw state's mountain lion season.
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Davis: Calling off the hunt after 96 years
The alarm rang at 3 a.m. I stretched out my back, put on a pot of coffee and downed some Tylenol in preparation for the morning goose hunt in the rain.
NEBRASKALAND
Fishing Fix: Getting unhung
If you are really trying to catch fish, it’s definitely going to happen. So don’t even worry about it. But what should you do once you are snagged?
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25th and final tree planting set at Fort Robinson State Park
For the 25th and final season, hundreds of Boy Scouts will converge on Fort Robinson State Park to plant ponderosa pine seedlings in an annual reforestation effort.
NEBRASKALAND
ATV Jamborees return to Lake McConaughy SRA
After a successful event in 2012, the ATV Jamboree at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area near Ogallala will return April 4-6.
OUTDOORS
Notes: Gun dog event at Branched Oak
The American Kennel Club will bring its second annual AKC Pointing Breed Walking Gun Dog Championship to Branched Oak Lake, near Raymond, Neb, starting Tuesday.
NEBRASKALAND
Public encouraged to report Whooping Crane sightings
Over the next several weeks the entire population of Whooping Cranes in the Central Flyway is expected to migrate through Nebraska.
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Ernie Chambers pushes for override of Heineman's veto on mountain lion hunting ban
In his veto message, Gov. Dave Heineman pointed out that lawmakers voted 49-0 to allow hunting of mountain lions two years ago.
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Bill to outlaw cougar hunting in Nebraska passes, now goes to Heineman
Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill that would outlaw cougar hunting Monday, avoiding a showdown over a possible filibuster.
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