Monitoring Herds For Chronic Wasting Disease

Photo Credit: Courtesy of NDOW

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

There's a lot of news going around about "zombie" deer. To clarify there are no "zombies" running around anywhere😂! The stories are referring to a disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a neurological disease found in deer and elk that has never been detected in Nevada. We've been monitoring herds in the state for the disease since the 90's, and we continue those efforts. Below is a recent podcast we did about CWD that may answer some of your questions. You can also learn more about what you can do to help prevent the spread of the disease here:…/Health_and_D…/Chronic_Wasting_Disease/

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Nevada Department of Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Cave Lake: Cave Lake water levels to be lowered temporarily while dam rehabilitation project is underway
: AIS Watercraft Stations Switching to Winter Hours
Lake Mead: Fish Have Been Taking Anchovies
Lake Mohave: Action For Bass is Picking Up
Colorado River - Laughlin: Trout Are Biting Below Davis Dam
Las Vegas Urban Ponds: Slightly Cooler Temps Slowing Down The Action for Warm Water Fish
Kirch Wildlife Management Area: Kirch Wildlife Management Area Fishing Report
Eagle Valley Reservoir: Tourt Action Has Been Good
Echo Canyon Reservoir: Weather is Looking Good For The Weekend
: NDOW Southern Fishing Report
Bilk Creek Reservoir: Great Fishing For Bass Right Now
Blue Lakes: Good Reports Back From Blue Lakes
Carson River: The Carson is Fishing Well
Chimney Dam Reservoir: Chinmey Reservoir Fishing Report
East Walker River (NV): The East Flows Are Currently High
Hobart Reservoir: Fish Have Been Surface Feeding Preety Actively
Knott Creek Reservoir: Currently an Algae Bloom
Lahontan Reservoir: Afternoons & Evening Bite is Your Best Bet
Lake Tahoe: Cooler Temps Will Help Bring The Fish Up
Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area: Fishing Has Been Fair For Bass
Marlette Lake: 2019 Season Closed
Onion Valley Reservoir: Fishing Has Been Good & Continues To Get Better
Rye Patch Reservoir: Fishing Continues To Improve
Spooner Lake: Fishing From Boat Has Been Most Productive
Squaw Creek Reservoir: Squaw Creek Fishing Report
Topaz Lake: Topaz Has Been Fishing Weel
Truckee River: The River is in Excellent Condition
Wall Canyon Reservoir: Difficult to Access
: Western Nevada NDOW Fishing Report