The Arizona Game Fish Department began accepting applications for the state’s 2022 spring hunts in early September and will continue to do so until the Tuesday, Oct. 12 application deadline.
Freelance writer Doug Nielsen is a conservation educator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. His “In the Outdoors” column, published Thursday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is not affiliated with or endorsed by the NDOW. Any opinions he states in his column are his own.
Oftentimes, all you see is a piece of your quarry through the brush or trees. Or perhaps something as quick as a glint of sunlight reflecting off an antler or even an animal’s back.
ATVs can save hunters both time and money. But they also come with potential downsides that have more to do with the operator than the machine itself.
The 2021 mourning dove season is set to begin Wednesday in the tristate area that encompasses Nevada, Utah and Arizona.
In 2020, 54.7 million people went fishing at least once as individuals, and families turned to the outdoors for a respite from pandemic restrictions.
When habitat conditions are prime, you can expect to see good antler growth. But when habitat conditions are on the decline, you can expect to see just the opposite.
It is our responsibility to follow any fire restrictions put in place, even when that may mean forgoing family traditions, such as making smores.
With the fly-and-bubble method, a clear plastic bubble is placed onto the fishing line and followed by about four to six feet of leader, to which your fly is tied.
The term boil is used to describe the surface disturbance that occurs when a bunch of stripers surround a school of baitfish and start feeding.
Southern Nevada has four outdoor shooting ranges that offer hunters the chance to sight in their rifles at hunting distances.
The good news is there are steps we can take to avoid succumbing to the heat. Each of us is susceptible to heat-related health issues. None of us is immune.
If you have been unable to fill the hunting dates on your calendar, you may want to consider one of Utah’s remaining deer or elk permits, or an antlerless permit.
Wildlife are impacted as well. Habitat conditions are in rough shape. Plants and soils are both dry, and even the creosote bushes in the Mojave Desert look stressed.
Few things are more frustrating than being taught a lesson when you have the largest catch of the day on the end of your fishing line.
Lake Mead has dropped almost 143 feet from an elevation of 1,214.14 feet in 2000 to 1,071.77 feet as of Tuesday. That makes the lake about 37 percent full.