Get Outside

Get Outside

Explore Nevada's epic landscapes. Get to know our unique wildlife and what you can do to help protect it. Find everything you need to know about hunting, fishing, boating, and everything in between at your fingertips. Then, when you're ready, make your escape to the great outdoors.

Discover Nevada’s Wildlife

Scan the Nevada landscape and you might just find bighorn scaling mountains, eagles soaring overhead, or a native frog catching mosquitos by the waters edge. With so many unique species in the state, you’ve got a great chance to see something amazing. You can get to know them all in our interactive species database.
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Boating

Whether you’re paddle boarding on the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe or launching your boat in the emerald waters of Lake Mead, a day on the lake with family and friends is always fun and memorable.

Education

Were you born after January 1, 1983? If so, you’ll need to complete a NDOW-approved boater education course before you can operate a boat on Nevada's waterways. Whether you are the boat operator or not, we recommend all boaters take boating education courses and check out resources to stay safe on our waters.

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Registration & Titles

Have questions about titling and registration for your watercraft? Ready to get the process started? Click here to register or title your watercraft from the safety and comfort of your own home.

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Rules & Regulations

Life jackets save lives and boating safety is always in style. Recreate safely on Nevada’s waters with safety regulations and tips provided by NDOW’s boating experts.

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AIS Prevention Program

Everyone can play a role in protecting Nevada’s aquatic ecosystems from invasive species. Let us show you how to clean, drain and dry your watercraft, and how to comply with the invasive species inspection procedures required of all Nevada boaters.

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Fishing

A place to fish is never too far away. From beautiful lakes to community ponds, the choice of location and species is completely up to you.

Research & Planning

Plan your fishing trip using NDOW’s resources, including maps of family-friendly fishing spots and detailed information on fishing seasons, fish stocking and accessibility.

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Education

New to fishing, or feeling rusty? Brush up on your fishing knowledge and start catching more fish by taking an NDOW fishing clinic or education program.

Outdoor Education

Fishing Licenses

Get your license online and be ready to fish in minutes.

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Rules & Regulations

Before you head out, take a moment to review Nevada’s fishing rules and regulations.

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Fishing & Stocking Reports

Want the inside scoop on where to catch fish? Check out our stocking and fishing reports to get the most up to date information. Find updated weekly fishing reports and a calendar with recent stocking updates.

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Angler Recognition Programs

NDOW has a number of programs meant to inspire anglers to explore new waterways and pursue new species. Earn recognition and awards in NDOW’s Native Fish Slam, Trophy Fish Program and First Fish Awards.

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Hunting

With abundant game and vast public lands, hunting is one of the best ways to experience Nevada. Learn about hunting big game, upland birds or waterfowl in the Silver State.

Research & Planning

Plan your hunting trip with hunt unit maps, draw odds, previous draw information and more.

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Education

Hunter education is required before a hunting license is issued. We've made it easy with a list of resources and both in-person and online options to complete your hunter education course.

Outdoor Education

Licenses, Tags & Permits

Buy your hunting license, permits and apply for tags through our secure and easy online process.

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Rules & Regulations

Hunting regulations can be complex. We break it all down here — hunting tags, harvest information programs, annual seasons and application deadlines.

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