On his first day in office, newly appointed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed two secretarial orders that have a direct impact on American hunters and fishermen.
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Outdoor enthusiasts sometimes have the misfortune of hearing both varieties of plops on the same outing, which means one can experience optimism and depression within a short time frame.
While experience has taught veteran boaters to exercise caution when it comes to boating during inclement weather, those who are new to the boating sports sometimes miss the warning signs.
A dog’s strong sense of smell can quickly lead to trouble with snakes. While outdoorsmen often walk past snakes without realizing it, a dog’s nose will lead it right to the snake and its hiding place.
So successful was the Wildlife Restoration Act and its funding mechanism that it became the template for a similar program to fund state fisheries management programs through an excise tax on fishing tackle and associated equipment.
Billed as the Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market, the Safari Club International’s Annual Hunters’ Convention is that and more. It featured outfitters and booking agents looking to fill their calendars.
The snow is so deep in some places that the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources initiated emergency feeding activity in mid-January. Now the division is taking additional steps that could have an impact on Nevada.
FACT Cams are miniature cameras that mount on the firearm, so they capture what the shooter sees at the time they squeeze the trigger.
One of the changes I noticed this year was in the atmosphere of the show. The dark cloud of concern that has hung over the show for the past several years seemed to have lifted.
George taught 69 classes as a Hunter Education instructor, sharing his knowledge of firearms and hunter safety with almost 1,300 students.
It is no secret that some anglers fished Willow Beach specifically to catch stocked rainbows, and others fished for the large striped bass that prowled those waters in search of the same trout.
On Dec. 28, outgoing President Barack Obama brought to a sudden end the ongoing argument about the future of a remote piece of Nevada real estate known as Gold Butte.
I have visited with many anglers about the sport of ice fishing and learned there tends to be two camps: those who have given it a try and those who won’t.
Word is that Cody Meyer, a pro bass angler from California, recently reeled in a rather rotund spotted bass that needs only an official designation to assume its place as the world record.
The Migration Map documents the southward migration of waterfowl across the United States, coast to coast. But it is more than a map.
At first, California fisherman Joe Bellomo thought he had hooked a striped bass, but the fish turned out to be something he never expected to catch in Lake Mead. It was a walleye.
Our plan was to hunt the benches of Mount Grafton, where open ridges meet the base of its steep slopes. It was here that Don had seen bulls while hunting elk with another friend during the 2015 elk season.
For my youngest daughter, Calli, Thanksgiving is the time for watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. For others, it’s about football, basketball or both. Personally, I prefer spending the pre-feast hours doing something outside.
One of Nevada’s overlooked treasures is the open space that in many places stretches from one horizon to the other, most of which still belongs to the American people.
There was a covey of chukars moving back and forth from the nearby brush to the guzzler. We couldn’t believe it. We had been through that basin early that morning and hadn’t seen or heard a thing.
Election Day is Tuesday, which means we have important decisions to make. Decisions that could very well determine the long-term direction of life in Nevada.
The Willow Beach Hatchery was built in 1959 about 12 miles below Hoover Dam on the Arizona side of the Colorado River where it could use the dam’s cold tailwaters specifically to rear rainbow trout.
On a recent trip to Utah’s Kolob Reservoir, I came to the realization that something I had long feared was, in fact, reality. This awareness came to me as I lay in a sleeping bag pondering the results of two nearly fruitless days of trout fishing.
One of the great things Nevada offers to its hunters and anglers — the chance for a two-for-one outdoor experience. All on the same day.
If you enjoy hunting birds in Nevada, consider this your reminder: Don’t forget to get your stamps before heading afield this year.
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