Nevada Hunting News

Bass Restriction Removed for Nevada's Local Urban Ponds

A recent change in Nevada’s fishing regulations has relaxed the limit on black bass in Washoe County urban ponds from two bass to three.  Previously the regulation allowed for a total of three fish of which no more than two could be black bass.  The limit for Washoe County urban ponds is still three fish total.

Nevada Residents Urged to be 'Bear Aware'

As spring slowly arrives in the Sierra Nevada and the promise of another ‘nuisance’ bear season arrives, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is urging western Nevada residents to be ‘Bear Aware’.

“Living in bear country requires that residents take extra precautions and be ‘Bear Aware’,” Governor Brian Sandoval said.  “At this time of year we see an unfortunate rise in human-wildlife conflicts, and recent encounters in the Lake Tahoe Basin demonstrate that safety and security must be our first priority.”

New Nevada Dream Tags Give Sportsmen Another Chance

In the past, when a resident or nonresident hunter failed to get a big game tag in the annual draw, they would lower their heads with the knowledge that they would have to wait another year for a chance to hunt big game in Nevada. This year is different. This year, you still have a chance…lots of them.

The all new Nevada Dream Tags Program is a raffle that allows resident and nonresident sportsmen a chance at the hunt of a lifetime while also contributing to Nevada’s wildlife habitat. The tags are similar to other western states’ raffle tags and “hunt of a lifetime” tags.

Nevada Big Game Tag Application Opens - New "Dream Tag" Available

The Nevada Department of Wildlife reminds sportsmen that the big game tag application process opens Monday, March 19.

Nevada DOW Offers Muzzleloading Class

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will host an introductory muzzleloading class March 17 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Range Education Center. There is no fee for the class and all equipment will be provided. Students will not be permitted to use their own muzzleloading firearms.

Nation's Passion for Firearms Reflected in Record-setting SHOT Show®

Energized by unprecedented gun sales nationwide, firearms industry professionals turned out in record numbers to the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade ShowSM (SHOT Show®), and many made a point of saying "the best is yet to come."

34th SHOT Show® Brings Out Best in Shooting, Hunting and Law Enforcement Products

Nearly 60,000 firearms industry professionals will make their way here to the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade ShowSM (SHOT Show®) Jan. 17-20 to get a first look at the new products and services they hope will excite customers in 2012.

Fallon, Nevada Man Sentenced for Felony Poaching

A Nevada man pled guilty of felony poaching Tuesday, stemming from a case discovered Jan. 7, of this year when a mule deer was illegally shot and left to rot near Fallon.

Nevada DOW Asks Anglers to Release Striped Bass with Red Tags

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is asking Lake Mead anglers who catch striped bass with red tags to immediately release them. Stripers with red tags are part of a study the department hopes will shed light on the fish’s movement patterns and help them identify their preferred habitat within the Lake Mead ecosystem.

Nevada DOW to Offer Beginning Shotgun Class

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will host an introductory shotgun class Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Range Shotgun Center.

Participants can expect a brief lecture on safety considerations, the rules of safe gun handling and techniques for shooting trap.