Outdoor & Travel

Spring Hikes in the Ruby Mountains

Spring Hikes in the Ruby Mountains Contributed by Friends of the Ruby Mountains Tired of sitting around, ready to get out of the house, and do some hiking? Here are some lower elevation hikes you can access in March. These are easy hikes that are perfect for families to try on […]


Let’s Get Outside for Winter Fun

Let’s Get Outside for Winter Fun Contributed by Friends of the Ruby Mountains There is still plenty of winter left and many opportunities for winter recreation before Spring arrives. Popular activities around Elko County include snowshoeing, photography, skiing, ice fishing, bird watching, and snowmobiling. The ongoing pandemic may change some […]

Ice Fishing Elko County

Contributed by Joe Doucette, Nevada Department of Wildlife For those of you who have never ice fished, you are in for a surprise. It is relaxing, quite easy and much more social than its warm weather cousin. Contrary to popular myth, ice anglers can use pretty much the same gear that […]