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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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THE LATEST In The Outdoors news
Lightning strikes can be avoided if you obey warning signs

While we tend to focus on the winds and heavy rains associated with these summer thunderstorms, often overlooked is the threat of lightning.

Dove hunters need to take time to find best hunting spots

Four weeks. That is all that stands between wing shooters and opening day of the 2020 mourning dove hunting season, which gets underway Tuesday,

3 words that should be top of mind for every hunter

Keeping game meat cool, clean and dry will make a big difference in the quality of the final product when you serve it up on the dinner table.

Boating in Utah requires test, meeting new regulations

As of July 1, owners of any motorized boat that is not registered in Utah will have to pay a $20 fee before using that boat on any Utah waterway.

Are fly anglers creative? Just look at their flies

Flies have been made from a wide variety of materials, ranging from feathers to foam, mylar strips to peacock herl, hair to metal beads and chenille to rabbit fur.

Picking the right vessel for your kayak fishing trip

During the past decade or so, kayak fishing has become one of the fastest growing segments of the recreational fishing world.

A good fish story is never truly finished

It continues to develop as the years go by. Larry Hanson, of Henderson, began working on his big fish story when he purchased his first boat in 1997.

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