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Hunting at Pahranagat NWR

Three Hunters 512What you need to know.

All Nevada Department of Wildlife regulations, Federal, and refuge regulations are applicable. Current refuge regulations are listed below.

HUNTING ZONE 
Areas open to hunting are delineated with signs and begin just north of Dove Dike and continue south through Lower Pahranagat Lake. Please see our hunting zone map.

SPECIES
Hunting of geese, ducks, coots, moorhens and snipe is permitted on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, during the regular State season (with the exception of opening weekend when hunting is allowed on Sunday).  Hunting of swans is prohibited. Use caution when hunting white geese.
 
For quail and rabbit, hunting is permitted on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, during the regular State season (with the exception of opening weekend when hunting is allowed on Sunday). Dove hunting is permitted daily during the regular State season until October 1st, thereafter Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Big game hunting is not allowed. All other wildlife are protected.
 

FIREARMS
When participating in a legal hunting activity, firearms are permitted but must be unloaded and encased or dismantled while being transported by a vehicle or boat. Loaded is defined as having rounds in the chamber or magazine. Spent shotgun shells are litter, please pick them up.

NON-TOXIC SHOT
You may only possess approved non-toxic shot while in the field. Lead shot is not allowed. 
 
BLINDS & PERSONAL PROPERTY
Temporary blinds are permitted. All decoys, portable blinds, and other personal property must be removed from the refuge daily and temporary blinds must be dismantled at the close of each day.  
 
PETS
Pets must be leashed and attended at all times except when used in association with a legal hunt in designated areas. Use of dogs is encouraged to reduce crippling losses. However, dogs must be supervised and controlled by their owners at all times.  
 
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
The possession or use of alcoholic beverages while hunting is prohibited. is in the area before shooting. Please report acts of vandalism, poaching, littering or other violations to the Refuge Manager.
 
 
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2016
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