News from NDOW

Sage Grouse hunt applications due for Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Hunters who are interested in the 2014 Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Special Sage Grouse Hunt have until August 1, 2014 to submit their reservation applications.

Despite a Dry Year, Great Boating Abounds in Nevada

Although Southern and Northern Nevada alike have seen lower than average precipitation in the last few years, many boating opportunities at Nevada's most famous, scenic and well-known waterways are as good as ever.

NDOW, Barrick to Hold Life Jacket Trade in Event on Saturday

The Nevada Department of Wildlife using funds donated by Barrick Gold is insuring boaters remain safe on Nevada's waters by providing free life jackets and marine fire extinguishers on Saturday, July 12.  They will be in front of Elko Broadcasting at 1800 Idaho Street in Elko between 9:00 am and noon.

NDOW and Boulder City to Celebrate Bighorn Sheep

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), in partnership with the City of Boulder City, will celebrate Nevada's bighorn sheep with the unveiling of an interpretive project at Hemenway Park in Boulder City at 10 a.m. July 11.

Introduction to Fly Fishing Clinic at Angel Lake

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) is sponsoring a two-day introduction to fly fishing clinic starting on Thursday, July 10, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continuing on Saturday July 12, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. This clinic is designed for entry-level fly anglers and is free to all participants. The class is limited to the first 10 who sign up. Participants must attend both days of this clinic.

Applications Due for Dove Hunt at Overton WMA

Opening day of the 2014 mourning dove season is still two months away, but those hunters who would like to spend opening day and the first weekend of the season at the Overton Wildlife Management Area (OWMA) have only until July 9 to submit their reservation applications for those days.

Governor Sandoval Declares July BEAR Logic Month

Governor Brian Sandoval has declared July “BEAR Logic Month.” “BEAR” stands for Bear Education, Aversion and Research, and BEAR Logic Month is an opportunity to help educate the public about living in bear country.

Law Enforcement Conducting Statewide Boating Under the Influence Enforcement

Game wardens with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), along with the Washoe County Sherriff's Office and the National Park Service at Lake Mead National Recreation Area will be targeting boaters operating under the influence (OUI) this weekend in waters across the state as part of a nationally coordinated enforcement effort dubbed "Operation Dry Water."

One Week to Purchase Nevada Dream Tags

Don't look now, but there are only seven days left to purchase your tickets for the Nevada Dream Tag raffle.  The raffle tickets will continue to be sold until 5 p.m. on Monday (June 30).

Introduction to Fly Fishing Clinic Sponsored by NDOW

The Nevada Department of Wildlife is sponsoring a two-day introduction to fly fishing clinic starting on Friday, June 20, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and continuing on Saturday (June 21) from 8 a.m. to noon. This clinic is designed for entry level fly anglers and is free to all participants.  The class is limited to the first 20 persons who sign up.

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