Nevada Division of State Parks offers a chance to win $50,000

April 16, 2009


Echo Canyon State Park in Nevada

Echo Canyon State Park in Nevada

PIOCHE, Nev. — There is $50,000 swimming in either Echo Canyon State Park or Spring Valley State Park. The catch is that the cash must be caught.

Several tagged fish in each reservoir are cash prize winners, but only one is worth $50,000.

To have a shot at catching one of these valuable fish, a Tagged Fishing event will be held May 2 from 7:00 a.m. through 5 p.m. and May 3 from 7:00 a.m. through noon at both the Echo Canyon and Spring Valley state parks.

Registration for the Tagged Fishing Event has begun and will continue up to the day of the event. Only 500 participants are allowed.

Participants may register at the Eagle Valley Resort in Ursine, Nevada on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is open to all ages. For more information, contact the Eagle Valley Resort at 775-962-5293.


Free fishing at Nevada state parks June 14

June 10, 2008

Fishing at Big Bend State Recreation Area, Laughlin, Nev.

CARSON CITY, Nev.—Nevada’s Division of State Parks is granting free fishing access to its state parks on June 14, 2008.

“Fishing is still one of our great pastimes and is an excellent way to get families and children into our parks,” said Dave Morrow, administrator for the Nevada Division of State Parks. “In support of Free Fishing Day, all of our water-based parks are participating by giving free entrance to visitors who show fishing poles at park entrances.” Read the rest of this entry »