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In The Outdoors

In The Outdoors

Freelance writer Doug Nielsen is a conservation educator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. His “In the Outdoors” column, published Thursday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is not affiliated with or endorsed by the NDOW. Any opinions he states in his column are his own.
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Warmer weather leads to kayak and pre-spawn scouting

Lake Mead is a challenging place to catch bass because its shoreline is constantly changing. Once you think you have it figured out, the water level drops or rises.

 
Hunters unprecedented run on ammunition not slowing down

Fear of an ammunition shortage continues to drive purchases, and anti-Second Amendment rhetoric does nothing to assuage those fears.

 
It’s time to get fishing gear out of winter storage

If you are among those who winterized your trout gear, now is the time to dig it back out and make ready for some of the best trout fishing of the year.

Outing at Panguitch Lake about more than fishing

The annual gathering in Utah has come to be known as Man Camp, and though it is billed as an ice fishing event, it is mostly about family.

3-Gun becomes popular shooting sport in United States

3-Gun is a fast-moving, high-adrenaline shooting competition that tests agility and shooting skill as well as the mental and physical stamina of its competitors.

A little respect goes a long way in the outdoors

An apparent argument that resulted in the deaths of three hunters at a popular duck hunting destination in Tennessee should give all of us hunters reason for a little introspection.

Fish for fun, large dollars at new Lake Mead event

Lake Mead will host one of eight qualifying tournaments for the Johnny Morris Bass Pro Shops National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championships.

2 companies collaborate on latest ultimate deer rifle

One big game cartridge sure to get the attention of deer hunters this fall is the 6.8 Western, a new hunting round developed cooperatively by the folks at Winchester and Browning.

 
Annual SHOT show goes on, only virtually this year

Billed as SHOT Show on Demand, the event kicked off Monday as originally planned, but rather than walking through aisles, attendees click their way through a comprehensive website.

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