Nevada Trivia Book!

Nevada Trivia Book!

New for 2017, "Battle Born Nevada Trivia" is a new comprehensive trivia book by Martin T. Smith. He saves a few of his favorite stories from his sold-out book, "Nevada Outhouse Trivia," and adds 24 new short stories, new Nevada trivia, great photos and some surprises....

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Wildlife Profile / The Jackalope

Wildlife Profile / The Jackalope

  The Nevada Jackalope (NevadaLepus-temperamentalus) is one of the rarest animals in the world. It is a cross between an extinct pygmy-deer and a killer-rabbit. They are extremely shy unless provoked. None have ever been captured alive but a few Jackalopes have...

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Henry Clay Hooker

Henry Clay Hooker

If you are scratching your head right now thinking that you’ve heard the name of Henry Hooker, you probably have. Henry Hooker was played by Charlton Heston in the movie Tombstone. In real life Henry Hooker was a wealthy cattleman and a friend of Lawman Wyatt Earp....

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Memories in the Trees

Memories in the Trees

A few weeks ago my friend and fishing buddy Ken Mattison sent a song to me recorded by well known local Nevada cowboy singers and poets, Texas Tom Weatherby and Dennis Golden. The song is called “Memories in the Trees”. In my mind the song is about, how the Basque in Nevada, who endured lonliness and solitude as if it was a badge of honor; but like most men, the honor was only a facade…

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Wildlife Profile / Cui-Ui

Wildlife Profile / Cui-Ui

Cui-Ui   The cui-ui, Chasmistes cujus, is a large sucker fish endemic to Pyramid Lake in northwestern Nevada. It feeds primarily on zooplankton and possibly on nanoplankton (such as algae and diatoms). The maximum size of male cui-ui is approximately (21 in) and...

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