News from NDOW

Tri-State Safe Boating Summer Promotion

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), Arizona Game and Fish, California Boating and Waterways, Forever Resorts and Cameron Broadcasting are teaming up to promote boating fun and safety on the Colorado River System this summer.

Upcoming Boating Season Worries Officials

Memorial Day is the traditional kickoff to boating season in Northern Nevada, and game wardens at the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) are urging boaters to take extra precautions before going on the water.

Three Sentenced in Elk Killings, Obstruction

Game wardens have closed the case of two Utah residents, sentenced for the illegal killing and possession of elk in both Nevada and Utah. The case spanned several years, three states, and a multitude of charges and poached animals.

New Rules in Effect to Reduce the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species

If you transport a watercraft on any public highway in Nevada, you are now required to have your drain plugs, drain valves and any other removable device used to control the draining of water removed and open while transporting the vessel.

Intro to Fly Fishing Clinic

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is offering a free 3-day fly fishing clinic March 11-13, 2017

Goldeneye Selected for 2018 Duck Stamp Art Contest

The Nevada Waterfowl Association (NWA) has selected the common goldeneye as the species for this year’s Nevada Duck Stamp Art Contest.

Nevada Dream Tags Offers Sportsmen another Chance

The big game tag application deadline may have come and gone, but you still have a chance at the hunt of a lifetime.

Suspect Sentenced After Multi-Year Elk Poaching Investigation

A Utah man was recently sentenced for the felony killing and waste of a bull elk near Pioche, Nevada back in August of 2015. The case generated tremendous public interest and led to an incredibly complex investigation and a strong case against the shooter.

Winnemucca Fifth Grader Wins Free Fishing Day Poster Contest(1)

In 2011, a fifth grader from French Ford Middle School in Winnemucca won the annual Free Fishing Day Poster Contest. The following year a fifth grader from the same school won the contest again. Fifth graders from the school also won the contest again in 2015 and 2016, each year beating out over 200 other entries from across the state. So it should come as no surprise that this year's winner, fifth grader Alia Novi, is a student at French Ford Middle School. Apparently, those kids from Winnemucca can flat out draw.

Silver State Tag Offers Premier Hunt plus Thousands of Dollars in Gear and Services

The Silver State Tag already allows hunters the opportunity to hunt one of four big game species (mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, Nelson (desert) bighorn sheep and pronghorn antelope) anywhere in the state. But did you know that the winners also walk away with thousands of dollars' worth of hunting gear and services? That is about as close to the definition of a win-win scenario that you are ever going to find.
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