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Nevada Wildfires | Affecting Nevada Hunting Season 2017 and Beyond

A wet winter providing plenty of fuel, hot gusty winds, and dry conditions.... all resulting in an extreme Nevada wildfire. Not only will Nevada hunting conditions be affected for 2017, the impact on Nevada wildlife could be felt  for years.      As predicted, the record precipitation occurring over the past winter has created a significant fuel load [...]

July 20th, 2017|Big Game, Bowhunting, Homepage Feature, Hunting, Hunting Topics|

Nevada Upland Game Season 2017 | Wildlife Commission to Announce Dates and Limits

Getting ready for Nevada's 2017 Upland Game Season   This weekend the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commission recently met in Elko to consider amendments to the current regulations for seasons, bag limits,  and special regulations for upland game birds, wild turkey and furbearer seasons for 2017-18.   Although Nevada upland game hunters tend to watch primarily for chukar [...]

Nevada Fishing Makes a Comeback | Nevada Fishing 2017

Several years of record drought in Nevada has been followed by a year of record precipitation. Nevada fishing is back.   Whether looking at the state overall or by region, Nevada angler's expect an exciting year of fishing.  Although the terrain and temperature of Nevada fishing waters can vary greatly, one thing's for certain, there's [...]

June 11th, 2017|Fishing, Fly Fishing, Spin Fishing|

Winter Kill for Nevada Mule Deer? | Hunting Nevada 2017

There's been talk throughout Western States about the possibility of  "winter kill" affecting mule deer populations, but it's unclear if this will be a scenario for Nevada mule deer.   After record precipitation occurring throughout Nevada during the past winter, some Nevada mule deer hunters are wondering how the deer population for their hunt survived.  Winter kill could impact mule deer population [...]

Truckee River Fishing is Coming Back in 2017 | Fishing Nevada

After years of lackluster fishing on the Truckee River due to drought conditions, Nevada anglers finally have something to look forward to when it comes to fishing the Truckee in 2017.   Originating at Lake Tahoe, the Truckee River flows 1100 miles northeast through Truckee California, down into Reno, with the final destination being Pyramid Lake. One of the [...]

Lack of Water in the Humboldt Sink | Is there hope for Northern Nevada Waterfowl hunting?

A recent day trip to the Humboldt Sink area near Lovelock revealed a surprise, NO WATER in Toulon or the Upper or Lower Humboldt Lakes....... After an extremely wet winter,  the return of waterfowl hunting in Northern Nevada seemed realistic.  Prior to the drought, areas such as Toulon and the Upper and Lower Humboldt Lakes provided [...]

Nevada Hunting | 2017 Nevada Big Game Application Period Closing Soon

With the deadline drawing near for applying for 2017 Nevada big game tags, you will need to make a decision soon about where and what to hunt.....there's a few things to keep in mind~   About 80% of Nevada land is federally owned-giving Nevada hunters increased opportunity to hunt on thousands of acres of pristine wildlife [...]

Pyramid Lake Fishing Update | Spring Fishing at Pyramid Lake 2017

Pyramid Lake Fishing has re-opened at limited beaches and so far,        fishing is reported as good!   Thanks to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe for their efforts in re-opening some beaches at Pyramid Lake after damaging winter floods.  Low water temps and rising lake levels have contributed to a whole new kind of fishing at [...]

2017 Nevada Big Game Season | Online Application Available March 20th

Nevada Big Game Hunters, Online Applications for Big Game Season 2017 are available tomorrow, March 20th 2017   Have you done your homework on what unit and species you would like to apply for this year? Be aware there are some changes to waiting periods for antelope (horns longer than ears) and antlered elk regardless of [...]

Hunting and Fishing Nevada 2017 | What to Expect for Nevada Wildlife

 With the drought officially ending (for now), we're in for a whole new kind of Nevada hunting and fishing season in 2017. The question is, has this winter helped or harmed Nevada wildlife?   Heavy precipitation will likely benefit Nevada waterfowl hunting, with areas such as the Humboldt Sink seeing water for the first [...]