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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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It’s time to get fishing gear out of winter storage

If you are among those who winterized your trout gear, now is the time to dig it back out and make ready for some of the best trout fishing of the year.

Outing at Panguitch Lake about more than fishing

The annual gathering in Utah has come to be known as Man Camp, and though it is billed as an ice fishing event, it is mostly about family.

3-Gun becomes popular shooting sport in United States

3-Gun is a fast-moving, high-adrenaline shooting competition that tests agility and shooting skill as well as the mental and physical stamina of its competitors.

A little respect goes a long way in the outdoors

An apparent argument that resulted in the deaths of three hunters at a popular duck hunting destination in Tennessee should give all of us hunters reason for a little introspection.

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Fish for fun, large dollars at new Lake Mead event

Lake Mead will host one of eight qualifying tournaments for the Johnny Morris Bass Pro Shops National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships.

2 companies collaborate on latest ultimate deer rifle

One big game cartridge sure to get the attention of deer hunters this fall is the 6.8 Western, a new hunting round developed cooperatively by the folks at Winchester and Browning.

 
Annual SHOT show goes on, only virtually this year

Billed as SHOT Show on Demand, the event kicked off Monday as originally planned, but rather than walking through aisles, attendees click their way through a comprehensive website.

Fishing opportunities abundant in Southern Nevada

Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, two of America’s largest recreational waterways, are less than an hour’s drive away.

America returns to its outdoor roots during pandemic

As spring temperatures arrived, people who had spent weeks confined to their homes went outside to seek solace in the natural world.

A fishing rod under the Christmas tree a welcome sight

No matter how young or how experienced an angler might be, there is an excitement that comes with throwing your bait from a new rod and reel for the first time.

Do your homework before purchasing firearm for Christmas

For hunters, a popular gift option is a firearm. But there are some things to consider before putting a firearm on your gift list either as a giver or a receiver.

To cure COVID-19 cabin fever, people flock to outdoors

Americans have turned to campgrounds, hiking trails and fishable waters in numbers so large that parks have taken steps to limit the number of campers.

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