Fishing in Nebraska

Nebraska offers great places to go fishing and boating. Purchase your fishing license online and enjoy a day out on the water with your family and friends.

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Top Fishing Spots in Nebraska

Lake Ogallala
Lake Ogallala is a well-known fishing destination for rainbow trout, yellow perch, catfish. It has a wheelchair-accessible fishing dock, and public boat ramps.
Lake McConaughy
A must-visit destination to satisfy anglers, boaters, campers and hunters.
Harlan County Reservoir
The lake is named a favorite for fishing, boating and water skiing. It is also known for white bass, wipers, and largemouth bass.
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Common Catches in Nebraska

Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.
Walleye
Walleye
The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.
Northern Pike
Northern Pike
The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.
Bluegill
Bluegill
The bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species you can find in North America. And is a fish that has become increasingly popular among fly fishing anglers.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.
Green Sunfish
Green Sunfish
The green sunfish is a panfish with white, flaky flesh.

Nebraska Fishing Tips And Information

River Fishing Tips & Techniques

River Fishing

Get fishing tips, techniques and more to enjoy the best freshwater fishing in rivers.

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Lakes & Ponds for Freshwater Fishing

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn the importance of structures for the best freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds.

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