My First Year

my first year

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

busy quarter

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

hunter swanson

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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Nebraska Legislative Session

Nebraska Legislative Session 2019 Update The 2019 Nebraska Legislative Session is in full swing. As of this writing, 47 days of 90 days of the session have been completed. We wanted to provide you an update on what the Nebraska

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Venison Andouille

venison andouille

Venison Andouille Red Beans and Rice After deer season, I usually make a 25-pound batch of venison andouille sausage from my deer. Of course, I use a mix from Frisco Spices.  It goes into bologna tubes for smoking and then

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Jeremy Schaaf – Volunteer Spotlight

jeremy schaaf

Jeremy Schaaf – Volunteer Spotlight Our Volunteer Spotlight is on Jeremy Schaaf who is married to his wonderful wife, Teresa. Not to mention two awesome kids, Abby and Hunter.  He is a remodeling contractor in Lincoln, Nebraska where he owns

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Recruiting Women Hunters

recruiting women hunters

Recruiting Women Hunters – The Fastest Growing Segment As we continue to see a decline in the participation of hunting, one customer segment that many of us have started to focus on is recruiting women hunters. Currently, women are the

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