May outdoors calendar |

May outdoors calendar

Mike Sevon
For the Nevada Appeal

The outdoors calendar is featured on the first Thursday of each month. The events listed here were compiled from contacts with conservation organizations in Western Nevada. If you would like information for your club posted here contact Mike Sevon at mikesevon

May 8

Free Fishing Seminars, at Sierra Summit Shopping Center, Reno. The Reno Orvis Store will host free fishing seminars on tying steelhead fly patterns with John Fochetti, fishing for Nevada bonefish with Mike Sevon, fly fishing in Nevada with Jan Nemec and fly fishing in the Mammoth area with guide Jay Beebe. Contact Jan Nemec at 775-850-2272 for more information.

May 10

Carson City Advisory board to manage wildlife meeting. The board will meet to discuss Big Game Quota recommendations at City Hall Capitol Conference Room, 201 N. Carson St. Contact Gil Yanuck, chairman at 775-841-3675

May 14-16

Thirteenth annual Spring Wings Bird Festival in Fallon. For more information see

May 15

Nevada Waterfowl Association Fundraising Dinner at Atlantis Casino in Reno. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. For information visit nevadawater For tickets call Dave Rice at 775-853-8331.

May 18

The Ormsby Sportsmen’s Association of Carson City monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson Nugget Convention Center. Contract Bob McCulloch, club president at 775-882-6810.

May 19

High Sierra Flycasters general meeting at 7 p.m. at the Carson Valley Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. Visit for more information.

May 22

Carson City Fly Fishing Club Fishout at Upper Twin Lakes. Contact Dave Conklin at 885-9974.

May 23

Truckee River Flyfishers Fishout at Indian Creek Reservoir. For more information contact truckeeriver or contact Wes Ong at 775-530-0725f or details.

May 24

Carson City Fly Fishing Club Beginning Fly Fishing Class The first class will be at the Ormsby Room in the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, 911 Musser St., at 7 p.m. on May 24 and runs four consecutive nights. This free class will teach the basics of fly fishing. Space is limited, to signup call Stan Zuber at 882-9027.