When the Nevada State Board of Wildlife Commissioners met recently in Las Vegas, its members tackled an agenda that included the establishment of big game hunting seasons for 2014 into 2015, including several "antlerless elk management" hunts that allow for combination deer and cow elk tags, combination bull elk and cow elk tags, spike elk hunts and Nevada's fourth bear hunt. Also on the agenda was the removal of fishing tackle restrictions on certain spans of the Truckee River.
The commission approved many of the big game season dates as recommended by the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and its members also opted to create the state's first bighorn sheep ewe hunts as a tool to assist in disease and density management of this burgeoning species. In the past, sheep hunts have been limited to rams.
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