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Fishing the Winter Months in Northern Nevada

Posted by on Jan 20, 2017

Fishing the Winter Months in Northern Nevada

Many people equate fishing with the spring or fall, but Nevada has great opportunities for year around angling, including the recently concluded opening day at Topaz Lake. This week we sit down with Kris Urquhart, fisheries biologist from Fallon, to talk about some places you can go and some safety precautions for fishing in the winter months....

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Benefits of Eating Wild Game

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016

Benefits of Eating Wild Game

The quality of food in America is a source of concern for many people. Hormones, artificial ingredients and added sugars make much of the food we eat less healthy than we would like it to be. There is a source of pure, natural animal protein available to anyone who buys a hunting or fishing license. This meat is not only healthy, it can be delicious and a culinary treat like nothing else you’ve...

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Fall Fishing in Nevada

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016

Fall Fishing in Nevada

Many people think of fall as hunting season, but cold weather also brings great opportunities for anglers across Nevada. No matter where you live or what you like to catch, there is something for everyone this time of year. This week, we sit down with Kim Tisdale, supervising fisheries biologist for the Western Region, to talk about fall fishing in Northern Nevada....

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Restoring Comins Lake to Former Glory

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016

Restoring Comins Lake to Former Glory

Last fall we brought to you the story of Comins and Basset Lakes, both near Ely in White Pine County. These once vital fisheries were nearly destroyed by northern pike and NDOW was undergoing an effort to remove those pike and restore the trout fishery. In this episode of Nevada Wild Edwin and Teresa have the opportunity to follow up with NDOW fisheries biologist Heath Korell to see what NDOW...

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Free Fishing Day in Nevada

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016

Free Fishing Day in Nevada

Free Fishing Day is your one chance during the year to get hooked for free! In Nevada it always falls on the second Saturday in June. This year Free Fishing Day will be on June 11, 2016. No license or trout stamp is needed for adults or children on this date. This week on Nevada Wild Edwin and Teresa talk to Outdoor Education Coordinator Chris Vasey and Angler Education Coordinator Ivy Santee to...

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Restoring the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Posted by on May 27, 2016

Restoring the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout

Pyramid Lake is the only place on earth that you can catch record setting cutthroat trout. The lake itself is a world-class fishery and boating destination wholly owned and administered by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. This week, Edwin and Teresa sit down with Vinton Hawley, Chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, to talk about the massive effort it has taken to restore the Lahontan...

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