Nevada Hunting News

Hunters Should Go Online to Check Their Hunter Education Records
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is encouraging hunters to go online now to check their hunter education records to ensure records are in order before applying for big game tags and purchasing hunting licenses online this spring.
NDOW Looks for Information on Poaching, Shooting Incidents
Game wardens with the Nevada Department of Wildlife are looking for information on two deer and an antelope that were found dead near Reno. At the same time, they are seeking information on several incidents of people shooting at wildlife in the same area.
Mule Deer Populations Linked to Drought Cycles
Nevada mule deer hunters have complained that deer populations are greatly reduced compared to the late 1980s when deer tags were plentiful. A recently completed research project on mule deer in Nevada indicates that mule deer numbers correlate closely with summer precipitation levels, and that drought, together with a number of other factors have altered mule deer populations in Nevada.
Youth Hunters Get a Second Chance for a Hunt of a Lifetime
Youth hunters eligible for a Nevada Resident Junior Mule Deer Hunt tag have a good chance of getting a tag in the second draw if they play their cards right, according to staff with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW).
Big Game Tags Available in Second Draw
Hunters who did not draw a big game tag in Nevada’s main draw still have a chance in the upcoming second draw. Results of the main draw were announced June 18, along with information on remaining tags.
DOW Proposes Modest Increase in 2004 Big Game Hunt Quotas
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has announced that it is proposing modest increases in the number of tags that will be awarded to hunters for most of Nevada’s 2004 big game hunts.
Big Game Tag Application Due April 19
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) would like to remind hunters that the application deadline for Nevada big game hunts is rapidly approaching. All applications must be received either through an authorized mail service, or entered on-line by 5 p.m. April 19.
No Sign of Chronic Wasting Disease
Analysis of brain tissue samples collected during last year’s hunting season from 255 deer and elk in Nevada has found no signs of chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW).
Wild Turkey Program Gets a Boost
Nevada’s wild turkey program recently received a major boost with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) releasing nearly 300 Merriam’s and Rio Grande turkeys that were provided to the state by Idaho and Texas.
Hunters Who Didn't Turn in Harvest Cards Must Pay Fees
Nevada hunters who failed to turn in their big game questionnaires following last season’s hunts have until Friday, March 19, to pay a $50 administrative fee or they will be ineligible to apply for big game tags this year.