News from NDOW

NDOW Teams up with NPS, Concessionaires to Promote Safe Boating

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) announces the start of the summer-long boating education program that offers prizes and incentives for boaters who participate in one of the many boating safety promotions throughout the summer or who take a boating education course, offered by NDOW.

Nevada 2015 Big Game Tag Quotas Set, Drought Impacts Some Hunts

The Nevada board of Wildlife Commissioners recently set big tame tag quotas for the 2015 hunting season. Due to ongoing drought conditions, an overall reduction was seen for mule deer and California bighorn sheep as well as a reduction in select units for pronghorn antelope, though statewide quotas for pronghorn were up. Statewide increases were approved for desert bighorn sheep and Rocky Mountain elk.

NDOW offers Life Jacket Exchange During ‘Wear It Colorado River’ Boating Safety Event

Boating safety officials from three states are teaming up to stress the importance of life jackets and boating safety at the 10th annual "Wear It Colorado River" event on the Colorado River. The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is hosting


Input Sought for Big Game Quota Setting

Sportsmen and other interested parties are urged to become involved in the big game quota setting process by providing their input at the upcoming Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners meeting in Reno this Friday and Saturday.

New Project Planned to Help Bi-State Sage Grouse

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is partnering with the U.S. Forest Service on the East Walker Landscape Habitat Improvement Project to help restore Bi-State sage grouse habitat.

Winnemucca Fifth Grader Wins Free Fishing Day Poster Contest

Fifth grader Ava Balderrama has impressed the teachers at French Ford Middle School in Winnemucca with her artwork all year.  So when her teacher Carol McKim learned that the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) was holding its annual Free Fishing Day poster contest; she knew exactly who she would tell.

Big Game Tag Application Deadline Fast Approaching

    The Nevada Department of Wildlife wants to remind sportsmen that the deadline for the Big Game Tag Application is next Monday, April 20.       Sportsmen looking to apply for the hunt online can visit www.huntnevada.com.  Online applicants have


NDOW Participates in National Campaign to Promote Boating Education

During the week of April 20-26, 2015, the Nevada Department of Wildlife in conjunction with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) encourages boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course.  Working in partnership with the states, many course providers will offer incentives or course discounts for students who enroll in or complete a course during the Spring Aboard campaign.

NDOW Seeks Input on Introduction of Tiger Muskie into Chimney Reservoir

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Fisheries Division has released a proposed plan to introduce sterile tiger muskies into Chimney Reservoir to reduce the abundance of carp with the objective of sustaining and improving the sport fishery.  The plan is available for public viewing and comment for 10 days beginning April 13, 2015 through April 22, 2015.

Win a Dream Hunt for as Little as $15

The Nevada Dream Tag gives sportsmen a chance at a dream hunt for as little as $15.
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