Tuesday, 31 December 1991 17:00

NEVADA HUNTERS SURVEY RESULTS

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The results below of the HUNTER'S ALERT survey indicate that we have some serious problems with our state game management. Obviously, under the present leadership, governor, wildlife commissioners, and director of the Department of Wildlife, the situation will not improve. A copy of this newsletter will be sent to all state legislators with the goal of accomplishing future changes.

YES %                    NO %

1. Are you satisfied with upland game bird numbers in the State of Nevada?

Quail                      4                           96

Chuckar                 5                           95

Pheasant                 1                           99

Sage Hen               12                           88

2. Would you like to see these numbers dramatically increased?

99                             1

3. Would you like to see an upland game bird restocking program in the State of Nevada?

98                             2

YES %                              NO%

4. Are you satisfied with fishing in the State of Nevada?

Large Mouth Bass               7                                    93

Striper             39                                    61

Trout             17                                    83

7. Did you know that more game is killed by predators than hunters in the State of Nevada?

56                                    44

8. If you answered yes to dramatically increasing game numbers in Nevada, would you support a serious predator con­trol program?

87                                    13

9.  Did you know that the Nevada Department of Wildlife and members of the Board of Wildlife Commissioners lob­bied the Nevada Legislature against having all hunting and fishing license fee monies go towards hunting and fishing programs only?

19                                    81

12. Do you agree with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Board of Commissioners that all hunting and fish­ing monies should not go to hunting and fishing programs?

5                                    95

13. Did you know Nevada now has among the highest hunting and fishing license fees with the lowest bag numbers in the country?

48                                    52

14.  Did you know the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Board of Wildlife Commissioners lobbied the Nevada Legislature to raise hunting and fishing fees even higher this year?

37                                    63

15. Do you agree with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Board of Wildlife Commissioners that hunting and fishing license fees should be raised even higher?

3                                    97

16.  Did you know that in  the State of Nevada that Indians, including Indians from other states, can hunt with no license, no season, or limits in over one third of the prime hunting areas in the State of Nevada?

35                                    65

17. Are you aware this Indian hunting privilege was made possible by the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Board of Wildlife Commissiners without public input from Nevada sportsmen?

13                                    87

18. Are you aware that the Nevada Department of Wildlife gave fifty Desert Bighorn sheep to Texas which ended up on a private corporation's ranch?

32                                    68

19. Do you approve of this?

5                                    95

20. Do you agree that an organization should be formed to protect hunters and hunter's rights and to monitor the activities of the Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Board of Wildlife Commissioners?

98                                    2

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