Yearly Archives: 2019

New Hunter Experiences

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If you would have told me a year ago that I would become a new hunter, I wouldn’t have believed you. Fishing maybe, but not hunting. I’m originally from New York City, where hunting is not a very popular thing

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John Connell

Our Volunteer Spotlight is on John Connell who is a native Mississippian but his home and heart are in Nebraska.  He has been in Retail Management for over 25 years and has a passion for wildlife conservation.  Of course, John

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Mushroom Gravy Deer Chops

Mushroom Gravy Deer Chops made for a most phenomenal tasting dish!  Thanks to our good friend, Dan Marcum, for providing us with the recipe!  It was so good we decided we should share it with you. Mushroom Gravy Deer Chops:

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Sweat Equity

Though we always work and prep for our Annual Sportsmen’s Night held in January, this time of year is for sweat equity.  We’ve been working towards several projects this year that will benefit local public land properties and they are

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My First Year

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My First Year With Hand Me Downs It was 2018 and this was my first year truly pursuing a spring turkey. I had bought a used blind in 2017, was using someone else’s gun, bought an inexpensive call from our

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Busy Quarter

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Busy Quarter Here at the Big Game Conservation Association we have had a very busy quarter.  The last couple of months have been filled with banquets, meetings, donations and a lot of volunteer involvement. We just wrapped up our 3rd

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Sportsmen Night

Sportsmen Night A Huge Success With the New Year, the Lincoln branch celebrated 2019 with their 5th Annual Lincoln Sportsmen Night held at the Pla Mor Ballroom.  For the second year in a row we were hit with snow the

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Hunter Swanson

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Hunter Swanson – 2019 BGCA Scholarship Recipient Hunter Swanson is a senior at Arapahoe High School in Arapahoe, Nebraska. An avid outdoorsman, he has grown up in an environment that taught him the true importance of wildlife and habitat conservation.

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Jon Slaga – Volunteer Spotlight

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Jon Slaga – Volunteer Spotlight Our Volunteer Spotlight is on Jon Slaga who is married to his wonderful wife, Bridget. Not to mention two fantastic kids, Emma and Cassidy. He is a warehouse manager in Omaha, Nebraska. If Jon is

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Dutch Oven Wild Turkey White Chili

dutch oven wild turkey white chili

Dutch Oven Wild Turkey White Chili This is one of my favorite recipes for wild turkey. I like my Dutch Oven Wild Turkey White Chili spicy and this has just the right kick! Get out there and do some spring

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