Nevada Hunting News

Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission Committee Reviews Draft Trapping Regulations

The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission’s Trapping Regulation Committee will hold two scoping meetings, one in Las Vegas and one in Reno, to solicit public input on draft trapping regulations. The first meeting will take place in Las Vegas on Monday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. at the Nevada States Parks Building  at 4747 Vegas Drive.  The Reno meeting will take place two days later on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Headquarters at 1100 Valley Road.

Nevada DOW Offers Muzzleloader Shooting Class

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will host an introductory muzzleloading class November 9 from 7 p.m. -10 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Range Education Center.

"More and more outdoorsmen are picking up muzzleloaders for hunting and target shooting, and this class is a great start for those who are looking for an additional challenge,” said Doug Nielsen, Conservation Education supervisor for NDOW. "Whether you hunt or just shoot at targets, muzzleloading is a fun challenge. I really enjoy it.

Nevada Duck Stamp Available Free for Eligible Hunters

Once again the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is offering a Free Nevada Duck Stamp for eligible hunters.  Hunters who have purchased the current year duck stamp “privilege” over the internet or from a license agent offering the credit-card size Point of Sale licenses, have the opportunity to also receive a real “lickem–stickem” stamp at the end of the waterfowl season.

For the purist, or for nostalgia’s sake, many hunters like to maintain a real copy of the year’s stamp, and here’s how to obtain a free, unissued waterfowl stamp.

Nevada Dunphy Complex Fire Affects Area 6 Deer Hunters

As of Monday, October 3, the Dunphy Complex Fire had burned over 160,000 acres of habitat in Hunt Management Area 06.  With the any legal weapon deer hunt in Area 06 opening on Wednesday, October 5, hunters are being asked to avoid the areas where the fires have burned.  Currently, the Midas-Tuscarora Road and County Road 766 (north out of Carlin) are closed to recreational and hunting traffic.

Nevada Seeking Help in Black Bear Death

A member of the public discovered a bear shot and dumped on the east side of Peavine Peak near Kiowa Pond and reported it to Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) game wardens Tuesday.

Game wardens have initiated an investigation into the killing of the 200-pound male bear that had been shot several times.

"It's unfortunate anytime wildlife is unlawfully killed," said Game Warden Captain Cameron Waithman. "With little physical evidence at the crime scene, we will need the public's help in completing the investigation."

Nevada Leftover Big Game Tags Available
As many hunters already know, the Nevada Department of Wildlife has posted Nevada's big game tag draw results on their website. Official results and tags were mailed to addresses on record by June 13.
Nevada Reduces Mule Deer Tags

Despite excellent game surveys, good precipitation and increasing populations of deer, the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission voted to reduce the allocation of mule deer buck tags statewide at its May 14 meeting in Reno.

Nevada Bear Hunt Apps Due May 13th - 5:00 pm
Sportsmen interested in applying for the first bear hunt in Nevada's history are reminded that applications are now being accepted online with Wildlife Administrative Services.
Nevada's New Silver State Tag Available Now

Some sportsmen and women are already calling it the hunt opportunity of a lifetime, but what really has people talking is the fact that Nevada's new Silver State Tag is available to the average sportsman at a price that won't break the bank.

Nevada Big Game Apps Deadline April 18th

Applications must be received, either via mail or online by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18, to be eligible for the drawing. Hunters that applied online in the past were sent a postcard reminding them it is time to apply. Those hunters who applied on paper through the mail were sent a pre-printed application.