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 [...]

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 [...]

Nevada Chukar Forecast 2016 | The Good News and the Bad for Nevada Chukar Hunters

The long awaited Nevada Department of Wildlife 2016 Nevada Chukar Forecast indicates both an increase and decline in chukar population across the state. According to NDOW, fairly significant increases were observed during aerial surveys in the Sheep Creek, Lava Beds, and Double H transects.  Notably, the Argenta plot survey indicated a 125 percent change increase from 2015. Unfortunately, [...]

September 17th, 2016|Equipment, Homepage Feature, Hunting, Locations|

Nevada Upland Game and Migratory Bird Hunting 2016

Nevada bird hunters wait all year for the season to begin.  This Thursday, September 1st marks the beginning of Nevada upland game and migratory bird seasons, with the opening  Blue Grouse, Rough Grouse and Dove hunting. For a start, know that the blue grouse prefer forested, aspen habitat.  Consider making a trip to the Carson or Toyabe ranges and [...]

August 28th, 2016|Homepage Feature, Hunting, Hunting Topics, Locations|

Increase Your Big Game Meat Processing Skills | Nevada Big Game Season 2016

We are happy to announce the newest NOU affiliate, Roland Zimmerli, certified Swiss butcher and producer of Old World Game Meat Processing training DVD's. If you process your own Nevada big game meat, this product can take your game processing skills to the next level. A Nevada-based affiliate, Roland demonstrates his Swiss master training  techniques for game [...]

Nevada Big Game Hunting 2016 | Nevada Antelope Archery Season is Here

Today is the day. The 2016 archery season opening for Nevada Big Game antelope hunters has arrived. Be sure to check out fire conditions in the Northern Nevada hunt units before heading out.  The Virginia mountain complex fires are leading to closed highways near Pyramid Lake and other roadways leading to hunt units in the Northern Washoe County areas. [...]