The adventure gave me a chance to become familiar with Last Chance Cove and the smaller coves that branch off. When the water warms up, I know where to focus my efforts.
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.
Back in my college days, the arrival of spring weather and its warmer temperatures meant it was time to enjoy some of the best trout fishing of the year.
The club was created to help people enjoy the the association of fellow sportsmen and women. The Las Vegas club’s mantra is “All we want to do is hunt, fish and talk about it.”
At gun counters where we once saw rows of firearms sporting wooden stocks, we now find rows of firearms dressed in rather tame synthetic materials.
The southwestern corner of Utah long has been a popular deer hunting destination with Las Vegas residents, probably because of its proximity.
One of the things I enjoy about attending the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show when it comes to town is meeting hunting and recreational shooting enthusiasts.
Eagle Valley Reservoir has iced over and anglers are pulling trout through the hard water. The same is true at Comins Lake outside of Ely.
The northwestern corner of The Grand Canyon State has been providing some very good quail hunting for those willing to burn some boot leather and cover some ground.
For those of us with a passion for things outdoors, perhaps the key to keeping our resolutions is to draft them with an outdoor focus.
With cold early morning temperature in Southern Nevada, anglers may be tempted to stow their fishing rods for the winter months, but that would be a mistake.
Though I like the heft and feel of a traditional blade, there are some excellent lightweight options available on the market today.
Founded in 1984 by four hunters from Montana, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has since become one of America’s largest conservation organizations.
Today’s air rifles have far outgrown the BB-gun moniker.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines taxidermy as “the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals and especially vertebrates.” Another definition adds the words “with lifelike effect.”
If there is anything that will make waterfowl hunters happy, it’s two days of rain and the arrival of much cooler weather. So I guess the time has come to celebrate.