Big Game Application Period is Open

Photo Credit: Courtesy of NDOW

by Nevada Department of Wildlife

A reminder that the big game application period is open at This year the tag application period has been extended to 11 p.m. on May 4. Draw results will be available at on May 22. Get in early and apply now!

For those of you who need still need their hunter safety certification... NDOW has canceled all in-person Hunter Education classes in an effort to protect public health and reduce the overall spread of COVID-19. During this time, we are temporarily giving students of qualifying age (11 years and older) the option to complete an online-only certification course. Sign up for the course here:

Call (855) 542-6369 with questions.

More Reports

Nevada Department of Wildlife Reports
for Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Lake Mead: Bass Are Getting Ready to Spawn
Colorado River - Willow Beach: Action Continues to Improve
Colorado River - Laughlin: Laughlin Fishing Report
Las Vegas Urban Ponds: Las Vegas Urban Ponds Fishing Report
Kirch Wildlife Management Area: Trout Are Taking A Variety of Baits and Lures
Eagle Valley Reservoir: Anglers Catching Tiger & Rainbow Trout
Echo Canyon Reservoir: Night Crawlers Working Best For Stocked Rainbow
: NDOW Southern Fishing Report

Nevada Department of Wildlife Reports
for Friday, March 13th, 2020

Wilson Reservoir: Wilson Reservoir Report
Wild Horse Reservoir: Wildhorse Reservoir Fishing Report
South Fork Reservoir: South Fork is Ice Free
Ruby Lake NWR: Ruby Lake Fishing Report
Jiggs Reservoir (Zunino Reservoir): Jiggs is Ice Free
Jakes Creek Reservoir (Boies Reservoir): Covered in Unsafe ice
Illipah Reservoir: Illipah Reservoir Fishing Report
Comins Lake: NDOW has implanted transmitters on several pike in an effort to track them
Cold Creek Reservoir: Open For Shoreline Fishing
Angel Lake: Completely Frozen Over
: NDOW Eastern Fishing Report