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Wildlife Offices

Nevada Map of Regional Department of Wildlife Offices

Western Region Office

1100 Valley Rd.
Reno, NV 89512
(775) 688-1506

Eastern Region Office

60 Youth Center Rd.
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 777-2300

Southern Region Office

3373 Pepper Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 486-5127

Ely Office

1218 N. Alpha St.
Ely, NV 89301
Phone: (775) 289-1655 ext. 21

(Hours subject to change, please call ahead.)

Fallon Office

380 West B. St.
Fallon, NV 89406
(775) 423-3171

(Hours subject to change, please call ahead.)

Winnemucca Office

705 4th St., Suite A
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-6565

(Hours subject to change, please call ahead.)

State of Nevada

Joe Lombardo, Governor

State Board of Wildlife Commissioners

Tommy Caviglia, Chairman

Shane Rogers, Vice Chairman

Tom Barnes, Paul Young, Casey Kiel, David McNinch, Eddie Booth, Mario Walther, Alana Wise

Nevada Department of Wildlife

Alan Jenne, Director

Chris Crookshanks, Fisheries Division Chief

Chris Vasey, Conservation Education Division Chief

Kristy Knight, Chief Game Warden

How To Use This Guide

  1. License, permits, and fee information is in Licenses, Permits & Fees.
  2. There are several fun and informative stories (Angling 101: Everyone’s Favorite Class, Central Nevada’s Hidden Fishing Treasures, and Put the Bucket Down!).
  3. General regulations can be found in General Statewide Regulations, Fishing with Bait Fish and Accessible (ADA) Fishing and with regulations by region broken up into Eastern Region Regulations, Southern Region Regulations, and Western Region Regulations.

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This is only a synopsis of the fishing laws for the state of Nevada. Complete text of the laws and regulations may be obtained by contacting the Nevada Department of Wildlife or by checking our website at Fishing regulations are effective Jan. 1, 2024 - Dec. 31, 2024.

This program receives Federal assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and thus prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and sex, pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To request an accommodation or informational material in an alternative format please contact (Agency Name, phone number, and TTY number). If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or service, please contact: Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Civil Rights, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240.

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