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.
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.
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.
Now in its 39th year, the US Open is considered by many to be the largest and most prestigious bass tournament on the western side of the country.
Though chukar partridge numbers are depressed in Nevada and Utah, there are still chukars on the landscape. That means hunting opportunity for those willing to work.
This occasion recognizes the financial and leadership contributions hunters and anglers have made, and continue to make, to wildlife conservation.
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.
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.