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 [...]

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|

Nevada Chukar Hunting | Winter Chukar Hunting Tips

  If you prefer Nevada chukar hunting winter style, the state's weather is about to give you what you want.   Although Nevada chukar hunters are known to deal with extreme conditions and rugged terrain throughout the state, winter chukar hunting adds a whole new element to the hunt......   Some tips for winter from experienced Nevada chukar [...]

December 9th, 2015|Homepage Feature, Hunting, Hunting Topics, Locations|

Nevada Chukar Hunting | The Ideal Upland Game Terrain

There's a reason that upland game hunters from out of state come to Nevada for true adventure-it comes down to chukar hunting. Northern Nevada boasts ideal terrain for the elusive chukar species, with high desert rock outcrops and rugged terrain that demands physical stamina of the hunter. Can you meet the challenge of Nevada chukar [...]

Health of Nevada Wildlife | Nevada Hunters Contribute by Observing Game in the field

            With Nevada archery hunting nearing a close, and any legal weapon and upland game hunting seasons coming up, Nevada hunters remain key observers of the health of Nevada wildlife.     Although the proceeds from purchase of Nevada hunting licenses and tags contribute to conservation projects for wildlife species, Nevada hunters also can contribute by [...]

September 7th, 2015|Big Game, Homepage Feature, Hunting, Hunting Topics, Locations|

Nevada Chukar Hunting | 2015 Nevada Chukar Forecast

The Nevada 2015-16 Chukar Forecast is available, a basic guide for Nevada chukar hunters.     The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) conducted aerial surveys during mid-August over 13 designated survey plots of Nevada mountain ranges. These surveys provide a "one-time" snapshot of chukar density in small areas of the surveyed mountain ranges.     Overall bird [...]

August 30th, 2015|Homepage Feature, Hunting, Hunting Topics, Locations|