While many are adjusting to the new normal, important parts of an outdoor life continue as they always have, or at least as they have for decades.
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.
One thing is certain about life in the coronavirus world, and that’s change. And for outdoor enthusiasts, the past week has been one of significant change.
While other supplies may be in short supply, fishing tackle remains available at outdoor stores.
As a rule, people generally equate big-game hunts with late summer and fall, but in the West, hunting season actually begins shortly after the holiday season in some states.
If you haven’t had the opportunity to hunt wild turkeys, it is something you should consider putting on your bucket list. The meat from a wild turkey has a rich flavor.
The adventure gave me a chance to become familiar with Last Chance Cove and the smaller coves that branch off. When the water warms up, I know where to focus my efforts.
Back in my college days, the arrival of spring weather and its warmer temperatures meant it was time to enjoy some of the best trout fishing of the year.
The club was created to help people enjoy the the association of fellow sportsmen and women. The Las Vegas club’s mantra is “All we want to do is hunt, fish and talk about it.”
At gun counters where we once saw rows of firearms sporting wooden stocks, we now find rows of firearms dressed in rather tame synthetic materials.
The southwestern corner of Utah long has been a popular deer hunting destination with Las Vegas residents, probably because of its proximity.
One of the things I enjoy about attending the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show when it comes to town is meeting hunting and recreational shooting enthusiasts.
Eagle Valley Reservoir has iced over and anglers are pulling trout through the hard water. The same is true at Comins Lake outside of Ely.
The northwestern corner of The Grand Canyon State has been providing some very good quail hunting for those willing to burn some boot leather and cover some ground.
For those of us with a passion for things outdoors, perhaps the key to keeping our resolutions is to draft them with an outdoor focus.
With cold early morning temperature in Southern Nevada, anglers may be tempted to stow their fishing rods for the winter months, but that would be a mistake.