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Want to learn how to ice fish? Agency sets several events


December 15, 2019

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — People can learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up some tips from experienced anglers during several January events.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said classroom instruction for beginners and families is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The fee is $5 per family. People can sign up online.

A free, on-ice event will be held 1-4 p.m. Jan. 11 near the north shore of Lincoln's Holmes Lake.

The Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a free classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park's Environmental Resource Center in Kearney from 1 to 5 p.m. on Jan. 18. Seating is limited, so registration is requested by emailing

Fort Kearny State Recreation Area Lake No. 6 will be the site of a free, on-ice event from 8 a.m. to noon on Jan. 19.

Limited loaner equipment will be available, and bait and instruction will be provided for on-ice events. All fishing regulations apply.

Fishing permits can be purchased online.


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