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In The Outdoors

In The Outdoors

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.
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Preserving animal’s skull is an easy, inexpensive project

The bighorn ram had been dead long enough that the horn sheaths had been separated from the skull by critters scavenging for a meal. We had happened upon a treasure.

Quail hunters can look forward to an average season

“This will be a great season compared to what we have experienced in the last 15 or more years,” said a small game biologist for the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

Honoring veterans a year-round mission for fly-fishing group

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled veterans

COVID-19 deprives Las Vegas of a major outdoor convention

On October 30, the National Shooting Sports Foundation announced its decision to cancel the 2021 edition of the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show.

Snow increases a hunter’s chances to spot mule deers

Not deep snow that piles in drifts against the tent wall, but just enough to create a light background that makes a mule deer stand out.

Hometown favorite wins Lake Mead bass fishing event

With the help of a rather plump bass and a pair of double-digit five-fish bags, Boulder City’s Tim Klinger prevailed in the 2020 WON BASS U.S. Open bass tournament.

Green Valley High student wins prestigious bass tournament

Carter Doren, a junior at Green Valley High School, became a national champion Oct. 3 by winning the Big Bass Zone Junior Championship at Lake Pend Oreille in Idaho.

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