Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events
Feb
14
Sun
8:00 am Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am
The eagle viewing facility is open weekends from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. January 2 through March 6, 2016.
Feb
20
Sat
8:00 am Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Feb 20 @ 8:00 am
The eagle viewing facility is open weekends from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. January 2 through March 6, 2016.
Feb
21
Sun
8:00 am Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am
The eagle viewing facility is open weekends from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. January 2 through March 6, 2016.
Feb
27
Sat
8:00 am Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Eagle Viewing at Lake Ogallala @ Eagle Viewing Facility
Feb 27 @ 8:00 am
The eagle viewing facility is open weekends from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. January 2 through March 6, 2016.

Fishing

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Click here for the latest Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala fishing report from the Nebraska Game and Parks Fisheries Division.

View our calendar to the right for all the summer fishing tournaments.

Fishing has long been the primary drawing card at Lake McConaughy, with its cool, clear, deep waters. Game fish vary from sporty rainbow trout to the everyday catfish. Prized most highly by the local angler is the walleye, and Nebraska’s current state record of 16 lbs. 2 oz. came from Lake Mac.  The lake plays host to several walleye tournaments each year.

Lake Ogallala boasts some of the best trout fishing in the Great Plains region.  Its colder temperature and well-aerated water that passes through the dam make ideal conditions for trout.

In recent years, Game and Parks officials have also stocked wipers, a cross between  white bass and striped bass that provides excellent fishing action.

(Photo courtesy of Dauer Bauer, Nebraska Game and Parks)