If there were a three strike law for a commissioner not representing sportsmen, Commissioner Tiberti would surely be OUT. Commissioner Tiberti's latest blunder came during the November, 1996 Clark County Advisory Board meeting.

Published in HA Newsletter 14
Tuesday, 30 September 1997 17:00

EDITORIAL

Mahlon Brown chose not to seek another term as a wildlife commissioner. That was really good news for the sportsmen and the game in our state!! 1 am sure that he had his reasons for not seeking reappointment and I am sure that those reasons would be different from those of HUNTER'S ALERT.

Published in HA Newsletter 14
Tuesday, 30 September 1997 17:00

THE 1997 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

THE GOOD: SENATE BILL 127 • THE BAD: GOVERNOR MILLER • THE UGLY: POLITICS

Senate Bill 127 was requested by HUNTER'S ALERT for a bill draft almost a year before the 1997 legislative session was to begin. One of the most important parts of this bill was that all county advisory boards to manage wildlife would submit nominations to the governor of qualified people for appointment to the Wildlife Commission. The governor would then be required to select from these lists. Knowledgeable people who have attended county advisory board and Wildlife Commission meetings would then have a chance to be appointed to the Commission. These are people who have donated their time without pay or perks involved. People who know fish and game issues, not just who know the governor. This is grass roots government - for the people -by the people.

Published in HA Newsletter 14
Monday, 30 September 1996 17:00

Gosling Transplant, Success or Failure?

In August 1995, the southern Nevada Waterfowlers with members of the Clark County Wildlife Advisory Board appealed to the Board of Wildlife Commissioners to plant some goslings from the Reno area into Eastern Area complex of wildlife management areas. Our goal was simply to augment the goose populations at Kirch and Key Pittman WMA's and start a resident population of wild birds at Overton WMA. The Division of Wildlife had been uncooperative to this point. First the Division requested from the sportsman a charge of $1.75 per gosling to capture and deliver the birds to southern Nevada. After we raised the money for 100 birds the Division said that birds from Reno were no longer available; but if we could get some sportsmen to donate their lime and trailers, birds would be available in Oregon. The waterfowlers arranged three horse trailers and persons to haul them. The Division changed their minds again and now only wanted one person to assist with driving to Reno and pick up birds that had suddenly become available. Just before the appointed date to go to Reno we were notified by the Division that they had no money until the start of the new budget year. NDOW personnel transplanted approximately 100 birds into southern Nevada. Thirty to 35 birds were released at all three of the WMA's mentioned above at no cost to sportsmen. Reportedly 30 birds were released at OWMA. Fifteen at the center pond and fifteen at the Honeybee pond, which was dry. Sportsmen observed two dead goslings taken by predators, but only observed seven live birds one of which was not banded. Where were the other birds? NDOW is calling this program a success but sportsmen say when you plant goslings on a dry pond and they are eaten by predators, it can only be called a failure. In the beginning we were willing to go to just about any length to get birds transplanted into southern Nevada. After going through a myriad of problems and delays, we had to think: What if fishermen were to have to go through this every time there was a trout plant at Lake Mead?

Published in HA Newsletter 13
Monday, 30 September 1996 17:00

EDITORIAL

Before we get into this editorial, let's set the record straight right now! HUNTER'S ALERT is opposed to any anti-government activities such as militias, bombs, or terrorism of any type. With that stated, let's ask why are some of these terrible acts committed? Pure and simple, it is frustration with our government. People committing these acts want a quick fix to government problems and there is no quick fix!

Published in HA Newsletter 13
Monday, 30 September 1996 17:00

ELKO COUNTY HAS "HAD AT" WITH NDOW

County votes to draft bill to abolish NDOW

Elko County Commissioners unanimously voted to assist a local sportsman's group and introduce legislation next session to eliminate the Nevada Division of Wildlife and restore its predecessor, the Nevada Fish and Game Commission.

Published in HA Newsletter 13
Friday, 31 May 1996 17:00

TALK ABOUT BEING QUALIFIED?

HUNTER'S ALERT asked some of the members of the Clark County game advisory board this question: Prior to Mahlon Brown and Jelindo Tiberti being appointed to the Wildlife Commission, how many county game advisory board meetings did they attend? The answer: To the best of our knowledge, none.

Published in HA Newsletter 12
Friday, 31 May 1996 17:00

AT LAST

At last, someone in the Nevada Division of Wildlife has the nerve to stand up and make a statement about the mountain lion. At the May 4 Wildlife Commission meeting, biologist Stan Stiver made the following statement: "In rough calculations, the folks that say that mountain lions take a lot more deer than hunters do are absolutely correct. I mean mountain lions probably take ten times the number than hunters do." Now HUNTER'S ALERT asks the following: Why didn't the Wildlife Commissioners do something to correct this? We keep saying sportsmen have no representation and this proves it.

Published in HA Newsletter 12
Friday, 31 May 1996 17:00

EDITORIAL

Well, guess what, good old Nevada Division of Wildlife and the Wildlife Commission are trying to do it to the sportsmen again. They are going to have a bill in the next legislative session to let the Wildlife Commission set tag and license fees. Currently, it takes the majority of the assembly, the majority of the senate and the governor to increase fees. This represents 34 elected officials. If Nevada Division of Wildlife and the Wildlife Commission had their way, it would only require the majority of the Wildlife Commission or five appointed people. We have no recourse with appointees. In the last legislative session, Nevada Division of Wildlife drafted a bill, A.B.212, which increased our hunting and fishing licenses. This bill was almost defeated in the assembly. The governor sent out a press release on June 28, 1995 stating, "The state simply won't be able to afford to fully stock Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Walker Lake, and a number of other popular Nevada fishing sites. Without game surveys, the Division of Wildlife will not have the necessary information to determine the appropriate number of tags to be issued to hunters."

Published in HA Newsletter 12

Many important things have happened since the last newsletter. HUNTER'S ALERT wants to give credit to those who deserve it and expose those who have hurt sportsmen in our state. So let's put them in their appropriate houses.

Published in HA Newsletter 12
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