Today's Hunter in Nevada

Today's Hunter in Nevada


Today's Hunter in Nevada: A Guide to Hunting Responsibly and Safely is a student manual developed for hunting students in Nevada, approved by the Nevada Department of Wildlife. This manual introduces you to U.S. hunting regulations and provides general information about firearm equipment, basic shooting and hunting skills, ethics and safety, survival skills, and wildlife identification.

Nevada is known as the “Wide Open” state for a reason: from the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, to Lake Tahoe, Nevada is flush with opportunities. It has mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, three species of bighorn sheep, antelope, mountain goat, and black bear. The Himalayan snowcock, blue grouse, chukar partridge, and Gamble’s quail are popular upland birds. Embrace the adventure provided by the mountains and valleys throughout Nevada’s Great Basin.

With this handbook, you can ensure you are well-prepared to make every hunting trip a safe one. Hunting safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Topics include:

  • Using the Correct Ammunition
  • Good Marksmanship and Accuracy
  • Hunting Strategies
  • Primitive Hunting Equipment and Techniques
  • Safely Carrying Firearms in the Field
  • Hunter Ethics
  • Preparation and Survival Skills
  • Wildlife Identification
  • And much more… 

Hunter Education

Make your learning about hunting safety fun and easy by taking an online hunter education course at Hunter Ed works with IHEA-USA, more than 35 state agencies, and industry partners to develop approved and recognized online hunter safety courses. With a safety course, hunters of all ages can become more successful and ethical hunters.

 Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1960, who buys a hunting license in Nevada needs to pass a Nevada Hunter Safety course. Become a safer hunter today!