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Operation Dry Water

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

Operation Dry Water

Game wardens in Nevada, along with boating law enforcement officers across the country, will be on the lookout for drunken and “stoned” boaters during the annual Operation Dry Water program this weekend, June 30-July 2. Many people are not aware that operating a boat drunk is the same crime as operating a car while under the influence and Operation Dry Water is a national effort to bring...

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Wildlife Photography

Posted by on Jun 23, 2017

Wildlife Photography

We talk about hunting and fishing a lot on Nevada Wild, but what if you prefer to bag your game through the lens of a camera? This week, Edwin covers wildlife photography and videography with two professionals in the field. The first is Jake Willers, a professional videographer who has worked with National Geographic. His work can be viewed here: http://www.jakewillers.com/index.php/video. Jake...

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Aquatic Invasive Species

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017

Aquatic Invasive Species

Boating is still the most likely way aquatic invasive species (AIS), like quagga mussels, spread from one water body to another. Recently, Nevada passed a law requiring boaters to remove their drain plugs before taking towing boats over Nevada roadways in hopes to battle AIS risks. This week, Edwin sits down with NDOW biologist, Karen Vargas, and outdoor educator, Aaron Keller to talk all about...

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Fishing Season is Here!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017

Fishing Season is Here!

While Free Fishing Day (Saturday, June 10, 2017) is the one day of the year when you can fish in any public water without a fishing license, it is also often the unofficial start of fishing season in Nevada. After several years of drought, record precipitation has fishing making a comeback. Despite some wild conditions in some of the rivers, fishing experts predict an exciting year for anglers....

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Free Fishing Day

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017

Free Fishing Day

Free fishing day is Saturday, June 10, the one day a year when anyone can fish in any public fishing water in the state without a fishing license or trout stamp. Along with free fishing, NDOW conducts a number of events across the state to introduce, mostly young people, into the sport of fishing. Here to talk about this year’s events are Conservation Education Division Chief Chris Vasey and...

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