Welcome toYour WildLife

The Nevada Department of Wildlife manages nearly 900 different species of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and their habitats in the Silver State. Whether you hunt, fish, bird watch, hike, camp or enjoy any number of outdoor activities, we believe that everyone has a passion for Nevada’s wildlife.
EXPLORE THE WILD

Huntingthe Silver State

Nevada’s exceptional game, stunning landscapes and wide-open access to public land that covers more than 80 percent of the state makes for unforgettable hunting experiences. From big game to bird hunting, the Silver State serves up unmatched sporting experiences.
Plan Your Hunt

FishingNevada

If you’re looking for a fishing adventure, Nevada has it all.  From high mountain lakes and streams, low-elevation rivers and reservoirs or one of the many urban fisheries throughout the state, you never know what you might hook into. The fish species in Nevada are as diverse as our geography.
Cast Your Line

DISCOVER

WILDLIFE

Our passion is to conserve all Nevada wildlife and their diverse habitats. Learn how the Nevada Department of Wildlife ensures wildlife can thrive for generations to come.

OUTDOORS

Nevada’s wild spaces provide everyday adventures and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Learn how to explore and appreciate the wild habitats throughout the Silver State.

Fishing

Regulations, tips and locations. Learn all you need to know for a fun day spent fishing in Nevada.
Learn
Learn

Boating

Registration, safety and education. From Lake Tahoe to Lake Mead and everywhere in between, check out Nevada’s amazing boating opportunities.
Learn
Learn

Hunting

Seasons, regulations and safety. Learn how to hunt the Silver State.
Learn
Learn

BEFORE YOU HUNt,
FISH OR BOAT

Looking for licenses, tags, boat registration or permits? We’ve got you covered.

WHAT’S NEW?

WATER FOR WILDLIFE

NDOW hauls 55,000 gallons of water to bighorn sheep in southern Nevada to help provide water during prolonged drought.

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