Nevada Hunting News

Nevada DOW Seeking Help in Deer Poaching Case

Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) game wardens are seeking the public's help to solve a criminal case of several deer shot and left to waste in Voltaire Canyon near Carson City.

Game wardens discovered one dead buck Jan. 12, and tracked the trails of at least seven other injured deer in the Voltaire Canyon area. Because of timing, conditions and terrain, game wardens were not able to track the fate of the other deer, but it's clear from the evidence at the scene that many more were shot.

Nevada DOW Hosting Introductory Muzzleloader Class - Jan 26th

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will host an introductory muzzleloading class Jan. 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Clark County Shooting Park Education Center. Muzzleloaders are any firearm that loads the bullet and propellent through the muzzle and can range from the historical rifles like those you see in movies about Daniel Boone and other American frontiersman to more modern "inline" muzzleloaders .

Nevada Wildlife Commission Moves to Reclassify Wolves in Nevada

With a unanimous vote the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners (Commission) approved a motion directing the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) to draft a proposed regulation that will reclassify wolves as an unprotected species rather than as a game mammal. That same motion also directs the department to petition the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to delist wolves in Nevada as they were never established in Nevada.

Nevada Hunters Reminded of New Rules for 2010 Seasons

Nevada hunters have a new type of license available and a host of new regulations to be aware of for the 2010/11 hunting season. What species, where and/or how they're hunting will determine if any or all of these regulations apply, but regardless it’s the hunter's responsibility to know the law before they go afield.

NDOW Closes 2010 Fall Turkey Season

Due to decline in turkey population numbers, low hunter success, and based on the recommendation of the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners closed the 2010 fall turkey season at its meeting in Ely on Saturday.

Nevada Second Draw for Big Game Tags - Apps Due July 6th
Hunters who did not draw a big game tag in Nevada's recently completed main draw still have a chance in the upcoming second draw. The final results of the main draw were announced by Friday (June 18), along with information on remaining tags. Any tags remaining after the second draw will be sold on a first come, first served basis.
Nevada Considering Hunter Apprentice License
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will meet at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno, 1100 Valley Road, May 14 and 15 to set the 2010 big game tag quotas, review proposed regulations affecting junior hunt eligibility and consider establishment of a new apprentice hunting license.
Nevada Offers Beginning Archery Class - April 29th
For those who have always wanted to learn how to shoot a bow and arrow, but never had a chance to learn, the Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering an introductory archery course designed to give participants a hands-on experience with the sport of archery.
Nevada Hunters Big Game Draw Closes April 19th
Time is growing short for hunters to submit their applications for Nevada's 2010 big game tag draw. The application deadline is 5 p.m. April 19.
Nevada Big Game Apps Available Now - Due April 19
Hunters interested in applying for Nevada's big game tags, can now apply online.