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Wildlife Management Area Regulations

Fishing Regulations Nevada Freshwater Fishing

Area

Bodies of Water

Trespass

Use of Vessels

Camping & Use of Campfires

Overton WMA
(Clark Co.)
Lake Mead,

Honeybee Pond,

Center Pond

Trespass prohibited from March 1 through Aug. 1 on Honeybee Pond and Center Pond. Vessels are prohibited on all ponds. Vessels are allowed on the portion of the area inundated by Lake Mead, except that on Overton Hunt Days, vessels may be used only by persons authorized to hunt waterfowl. Camping & campfires only permitted within the rest and trails areas.
Kirch WMA
(Nye Co.)
Dacey Reservoir, Tule Reservoir, Cold Springs Reservoir, Haymeadow Reservoir, and Adams-McGill Reservoir Trespass prohibited from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15 in the upper portion of Adams-McGill, Cold Springs, Dacey and Haymeadow reservoirs, and all of the Tule Reservoir. Flat wake restriction in effect. Vessels may not exceed 5 nautical miles per hour.

Only vessels without motors may be used on the Dacey Reservoir from Feb. 15 through August 15. Flat wake restriction in effect all other dates.

Camping & campfires only permitted within the David Deacon Campground.
Key Pittman WMA
(Lincoln Co.)
Nesbitt Lake Trespass prohibited from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15 in the portion of Nesbitt Lake north of the buoy line. Flat wake restriction in effect. Camping & campfires not permitted.
Mason Valley WMA
(Lyon Co.)
Hinkson Slough, North Pond, Bass Pond, Beaver Slough, Crappie Pond, Walker River Season is open the second Saturday in February through September 30. Flat wake restriction in effect. Camping & campfires only permitted in those sites designated for camping.
Mason Valley WMA
(Lyon Co.)
Eastside Waterfowl Series Ponds Trespass prohibited from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15. Fishing season is open Aug. 16 through Sept. 30. All vessels are prohibited from Feb. 15 through Aug. 15 each year. Flat wake restriction in effect. Camping & campfires only permitted in those sites designated for camping.
Steptoe Valley WMA
(White Pine Co.)
Comins Lake Waterskiing authorized between 11 a.m. and sunset. During other hours flat wake restriction in effect. Camping & campfires not permitted.
Bruneau River WMA
(Elko Co.)
Bruneau River Camping & campfires are permitted. Camping is not permitted in any building or other structure located within the WMA.

Wildlife Management Area Regulations

Several areas statewide that are known as Wildlife Management Areas (WMA). These areas are managed specifically for their wildlife values. Fishing is provided on some of the areas and anglers are subject to the following regulations.

Vehicular Travel (NAC 504.115)

Vehicular travel within a WMA may be controlled so as to not impact area management and for safe and beneficial use of the area by both the public and the wildlife. Within a Wildlife Management Area, it is prohibited to operate a motor vehicle off an interior road or trail that is designated for vehicular travel; or on an interior road or trail that is marked as closed to vehicular travel.

Removal (NAC 504.110)

Persons may be removed from a WMA for disorderly conduct, intoxication or any other conduct which endangers the area, other persons, or wildlife and livestock.

Littering (NAC 504.155)

The Department may deny further use of a WMA to any person who abuses or litters the area.