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 [...]

A New Start for Truckee River Fishing | Nevada Fishing 2016

One of the most heavily fished waters in Nevada, the Truckee River originates at Lake Tahoe, flowing a stretch of 110 miles to Pyramid Lake.  Currently, the water is flowing again thanks to wet weather, and the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is actively stocking the river for the upcoming season. According to stocking reports, approximately [...]

April 24th, 2016|Fishing, Fishing Feature, Fly Fishing, Homepage Feature, Locations|

Hoping for Fish Water | The Future of Nevada Fishing

      Decreasing open waters throughout the state have led to officials to lift fish limits in some areas, and alter fish stocking patterns to maintain consistency in Nevada's still fishable waters.  However some Nevada anglers have called for more intervention on the part of wildlife officials.       As one of Nevada's most [...]

Nevada Free Fishing Day | Fishing Nevada

It's that time again, Free Fishing Day for Nevada......     On this Saturday, June 13th, anglers can participate in Nevada's Free Fishing Day statewide. Fishing is allowed in any public fishing water in the state without needing a fishing license or trout stamp.  All limits and other regulations apply.   As a bonus, Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has [...]

June 10th, 2015|Fishing, Fishing Feature, Locations, News & Reviews|

Urban Pond Fishing in Nevada-What’s the Advantage?

Although many Nevada anglers looks forward to traveling out of town to fish Nevada waters, some may not have the time, equipment or means to enjoy this type of fishing experience. Fortunately, several Nevada urban ponds offer fishing opportunity for just about everyone.   To explore the advantages of urban pond fishing in Nevada, NOU spoke with [...]

August 29th, 2013|Fishing, Locations, News & Reviews|

Sierra Nevada Bass Club-Topaz Open Fishing Report

The Sierra Nevada Bass Club sponsored the Topaz Open over Father's Day Weekend (June 15-16) at Topaz Landing/Marina and Lodge/Casino. With four boats and 7 anglers making the 2-day trip and all but one managed to catch legal (13") Bass to bring to the scale during the two day event. Ried Bridges, President of SNBC [...]

Nevada Fishing-Proud to welcome Pyramid Lake Fisheries

          We're very proud to welcome Pyramid Lake Fisheries to the Nevada Outdoorsman Unlimited community!  Although visitors frequently enjoy the excellent fishing and recreation of Pyramid Lake throughout the year, many may not realize the role of the Pyramid Lake Pauite Tribe in fishery management and conservation of the lake's fish population.  In coordination with Lahontan National Fish hatchery and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Pyramid [...]

January 12th, 2013|Fishing, Locations|

Nevada Fishing-Be Aware of Tagged Fish!

          An interesting note for Nevada fishing in the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area!  The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) has reported a growth and catch rate study is underway and 4,000 fish have been tagged that were planted during 2010 and 2011 into the Hinkson Slough.  Anglers are being advised by NDOW to look closely next to the dorsal fin of each [...]

August 19th, 2012|Fishing, Fly Fishing, Locations, Spin Fishing|

Sparks Marina-Nevada Fishing and Happy 4th of July!

      If you're a Northern Nevadan, you're likely familiar with the annual July 4th celebration at the Sparks Marina.  This is an all-day, family event, culminating with a traditional fireworks display in the evening....but did you know that Sparks Marina is also a popular Nevada fishing location?   The Sparks Marina is classified as one of Washoe County's Urban Ponds-and the [...]

July 4th, 2012|Fishing, Locations|