Ray Scott, who died Sunday at 88, put the spotlight on Lake Mead in 1971 with the inaugural Bassmaster Classic, an event that became the Super Bowl of competitive bass fishing.
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.
For archers looking to prepare for an upcoming big game hunt, participation in tournaments such as the Outdoor Championships are a good method of honing your skills.
The hard water covering reservoirs has begun to melt away from the shorelines, leaving open water for anglers willing to brave the cold temperatures.
We live in a time when everything is going digital. While that has made aspects of our life more convenient, I miss some of the old school ways.
Does the possibility of taking home a $5,000 payday enough to cause you to break out your trout rod, some cold weather gear and a comfortable camp chair?
The purpose of these advisories is to help people make informed decisions about where to fish or harvest shellfish, says the Environmenal Protection Agency.
Ice is coming to central and northern Nevada. Popular fishing destinations will soon turn into hard-water fisheries.
A total of six limited-entry permit tags are up for grabs. Two each for elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer. The deadline to apply is Friday.
Couple more than 20 years of drought with two of the driest years on record and you have habitat conditions that have significantly limited bird production.
According to several respected conservation organizations, the bill will benefit America’s wildlife and natural resources.
In Nevada, rainbow trout are our most abundant game fish and can be found in streams, lakes and reservoirs across the state.
When the winds come up, they can create a dangerous situation for outdoor enthusiasts, especially for people in float tubes or small paddle craft.
The three-day event gave the youthful anglers the opportunity to display their fishing skills for coaches representing 20 colleges that grant bass fishing scholarships.
For some animals, the migration covers only a few miles, a relatively short distance. For other species, like mule deer, that migration may be much longer.
Recent fatal hunting accident in Colorado highlights the need to be sure of one’s target and what lies beyond it before pulling the trigger.