Nevada Hunting News

NDOW Range Day is September 6th
Las Vegas area hunters and shooters should mark Saturday, September 6, on their calendars for Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Range Day. In its fifth year, NDOW Range Day was started for hunters who do not have a place to safely and legally sight in their firearms for the upcoming big game seasons.
Return Your Big Game Questionnaire
Now that many of Nevada’s big game hunters will be taking to the field for the 2003 season, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is reminding tag holders that the deadline to return their harvest questionnaire is much earlier than in year’s past.
Pronghorn Workshop Scheduled in Las Vegas
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is hosting an informational workshop in Las Vegas for hunters seeking information on pronghorn antelope. The workshop will be held July 22 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Deer Tags Reduced; Commission Sets 2003 Big Game Quotas
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners set big game hunting tag quotas on Saturday, May 10 in Reno. Deer tags were reduced from 17,316 in 2002 to 14,788 this year. Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW) biologists had proposed allocating 15,632 tags.
Wildlife Commission to Set Big Game Quotas
A mixed bag of proposed increases and decreases in big game hunting tag allocations faces the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners when they set this year’s quotas during a May 8-10 meeting at 1100 Valley Road in Reno.
New Wildlife Water Projects Installed
The Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW), in conjunction with the Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn and the Reno Chapter of Nevada Bighorns Unlimited (NBU), demonstrated their commitment to wildlife by completing two water development projects in the Last Chance Mountain Range north of Pahrump.
Free Tag Application Workshop
Big game hunters looking for an edge in Nevada’s tag draw should attend the 4th annual Big Game Tag Application Workshop held by the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW).
Pronghorn Antelope Take a Ride
In an effort to increase pronghorn antelope numbers statewide, the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW) spent the third week of January, relocating antelope from areas with high numbers to areas with low populations. A total of 269 antelope were captured with 214 antelope, mostly does and fawns, being relocated. The antelope were released in Butte Valley and Jake’s Valley in White Pine County, Ione Valley in Nye County, and Cave Valley in Lincoln County.
No Hunting Accidents in 2002
Nevada hunters had a perfect safety record during 2002, as there were no hunting related accidents in the state, according to the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW).
Public Input on Wildlife Conservation Programming
In November, Nevadans voted and passed the $200 million Question 1 Bond Initiative, authorizing the state to issue bonds for projects to protect and preserve natural resources in Nevada. This February and March, the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW) is seeking public input on how its $27.5 million portion of those bonds will be put to use.