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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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Interactive Outdoor Summer Camp

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017

Interactive Outdoor Summer Camp

For the past 30 years there has been a steady decline in the number of young people who hunt, fish, or enjoy other forms of wildlife-related outdoor recreation. The Maison T Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp was founded in 2011 to help reverse this trend in Nevada. The camp provides an interactive outdoor summer camp that engages youth in safe, responsible and fun wildlife and conservation...

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Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017

Outdoor Opportunities for Nevada’s Youth

For the past 30 years there has been a steady decline in the number of young people who hunt, fish, or enjoy other forms of wildlife-related outdoor recreation. The Maison T Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp was founded in 2011 to help reverse this trend in Nevada. The camp provides an interactive outdoor summer camp that engages youth in safe, responsible and fun wildlife and conservation...

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Get a Nevada Fishing License be Entered to Win

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017

Get a Nevada Fishing License be Entered to Win

In the age of ever-present mobile apps, fishing is one of those activities that connects people to the outside world and also brings families together in real life. To make people aware of the many underutilized fishing opportunities available in every corner of the state, NDOW has created a promotional program to entice Nevadans to buy a fishing license and get outside. This week, Edwin sits...

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Northern Nevada Ice Fishing Opportunities

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017

Northern Nevada Ice Fishing Opportunities

Last week on Nevada Wild, we talked all about winter fishing in Northwest Nevada. This week we sit down with Joe Doucette, conservation educator out of Elko, to talk about some of the many great ice fishing opportunities Eastern Nevada has to offer. If you’re looking for a unique winter activity, there’s nothing more memorable than a trip out on the ice. But, like many forms of winter recreation...

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