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    SOTW Special Feature: Remembering Jim

    Friday, November 15th, 2013

      On November 9, 2013 the 108th Nebraska Fish & Game Association (NEFGA) fishing line recycling bin was installed at Lawrence Youngman Lake in Omaha, NE.  The bin looks like the rest, but to the family and friends of Jim Buckley it means so much more.  The bin was sponsored by the Buckley family in […]


    Steward of the Week: Joe Coelho

    Saturday, May 25th, 2013

      What would a tree be without its branches? How about you or I without our veins pumping blood throughout our bodies? How about a river without its streams?


    Steward of the Week: Nate Herman

    Thursday, January 31st, 2013

    Most outdoorsmen/women live by the mantra, “work hard, play hard”.  Put in your long hours at the office, in the field, etc., and look forward to spending time outdoors afterwards.  I’m sure most reading this have counted down the minutes at work, bolting out the door when the clock hit five, jumped into your truck […]


    Steward of the Week: Jim Shepherd

    Saturday, January 5th, 2013

    Ever been to Gravel Switch, KY? Where? That’s what I asked so I looked it up. If you blink while you’re driving through Kentucky, you might miss it. The town literally is a block wide – four streets. But this is where James Shepherd hails from.


    Steward of the Week: Richard Porter

    Friday, December 7th, 2012

    Although our organization’s name is most commonly associated with catch and release fishing, there are situations in which harvesting fish of certain species can be the most helpful thing for a fishery. That’s where bowfishing comes in – a contentious topic among some, but we see the “selective harvest” value being advanced by guys like […]


    Steward of the Week: Carl Wengenroth

    Friday, October 26th, 2012

    The name Carl Wengenroth is synonymous with fish care. Carl is the National Conservation Director of the International Federation of Black Bass Anglers. He is helping to revolutionize the way fish are handled, especially during tournaments and on his home lake, the legendary Lake Amistad.


    Steward of the Week: Shane Wilson

    Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

    If you’ve ever had the pleasure of witnessing a child catch their first fish, then you understand that it’s an experience as addictive as the sport of fishing itself. No one understands this better than Shane Wilson. Shane was taught to fish and appreciate the outdoors by his father and grandfather. Now he shows his appreciation […]


    Steward of the Week: Al Lunzman

    Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

    Ever wish that fishing had been a class when you were in school? Well, prepare to be jealous of students at Millard North Middle School in Omaha, Ne. Because of Al Lunzman, a Math and Social Studies teacher there, this is exactly what kids in his classroom get to learn.


    Steward of the Week: Eamon Bolton

    Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

    Eamon Bolten is the conservation director for the Florida B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and founder of the ReBaits® Program, an effort to educate anglers to help keep used soft plastic baits out of the waters while providing collection bins to put the plastics in. The program has caught on all over the nation and even in […]


    Steward of the Week: Nanci & Kate

    Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

    Nanci Morris Lyon and Kate Taylor, of Bear Trail Lodge in western Alaska, competed in the 2011 Recycled Fish 24 Hour Fish-A-Thon and set the bar high for future contests. The 24 Hour Fish-A-Thon has been going for three years now and Nanci and Kate’s team raised more funds than the entire 2010 contest raised […]

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