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May
1
Tue
Family Fishing Event – Scottsbluff, Terry’s Pit @ Terry's Pit
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

May
5
Sat
Hooked for Life – McCook, Red Willow Reservoir (Kiwanis Point) @ Red Willow Reservoir (Kiwanis Point)
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us at Red Willow Reservoir State Recreation Area on May 5 from 10:00-2:00 for our kids fishing event called “Hooked for Life”!

More information to come!

A Park Entry Permit is required.

May
9
Wed
Youth Fishing Instructor Certification Class @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct fishing clinics. These volunteers will have access to Game and Parks’ loaner fishing equipment and educational materials for events, as well as receive program incentives. They also are encouraged to volunteer for such Nebraska Game and Parks programs as Family Fishing Nights and the Outdoor Expos. There is no cost to become or participate as a Youth Fishing Instructor.

Youth Fishing Instructor Certification Workshop @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors at Fort Kearny State Historical Park southeast of Kearney on May 9. This free workshop will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the visitor center.

Fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct youth fishing clinics. These volunteers will have access to Nebraska Game and Parks’ loaner fishing equipment and educational materials for events, as well as receive program incentives. They also are encouraged to volunteer for such Game and Parks programs as Family Fishing Nights and the Outdoor Expos.

To reserve a spot in this workshop, contact Larry Pape at larry.pape@nebraska.gov.

May
12
Sat
Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo showcases the state’s vast number of fun outdoor activities at beautiful Fort Kearny State Recreational Area. This event is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in an outdoor lifestyle, regardless of age or experience.

Try out fishing, archery, kayaking, camping and outdoor cooking, among other activities. See, touch and learn more about Nebraska fish and wildlife species from wildlife biologists.

A Park Entry Permit is required.

May
13
Sun
Family Fishing Event – Scottsbluff, Zoo Pond @ Zoo Pond
May 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

May
22
Tue
Family Fishing Event – Lincoln, Holmes Lake @ Holmes Lake
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

May
24
Thu
Family Fishing Event – Papillion, Helleck Lake @ Helleck Lake
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

Jun
2
Sat
Heritage Day – Kearney, Yanney Lake @ Yanney Lake
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

Jun
6
Wed
Family Fishing Event – Omaha, Benson Lake @ Benson Lake
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing! Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.

No experience necessary.

The event is free. All participants age 16 or older need a 2018 fishing permit if they fish at the event.

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