Friday, 07 January 2011 17:06
On Jan. 4, the Utah Wildlife Board voted 4-2 to keep a requirement that trappers must check their non-lethal foothold traps within 48 hours of setting them.
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Thursday, 23 December 2010 11:59
In addition to the hunter education course the state has offered for decades, two fairly new courses—furharvester education and bowhunter education—are also available. But the Division needs trained volunteer instructors to teach these classes.
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 15:18
Deer crossing highways and Utah's winter storms could lead to a fatal mix this winter. Most of Utah's major roads pass through or travel along ranges deer and elk use in the winter.
Wednesday, 15 December 2010 15:27
A tip on the state's poaching hotline has allowed wildlife officers to break a major poaching ring in Utah. Jarod Birrell and Balenda Gutierrez are the latest Utahns to find themselves behind bars because of poaching violations.
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 17:58
Seven deer have been poached recently in the Book Cliffs in eastern Utah. Now Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers are asking for your help to find those responsible.
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 15:57
After a trapper sets a trap to catch a coyote, when should he be required to visit the trap again to see if he caught anything? That's a question you can help answer at a series of public meetings.
Friday, 03 December 2010 10:52
In 2011, Utah's general buck deer hunt will run very much like it did in 2010—except that the rifle buck deer hunt will run for nine days. While the changes for 2011 are relatively small, the changes for 2012 are huge.
Friday, 03 December 2010 10:48
Applications to hunt turkeys during Utah's limited-entry hunt will be accepted starting Dec. 9, 2010. Permits for Utah's general statewide hunt go on sale Feb. 24, 2011.
Friday, 03 December 2010 10:46
The Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area winter elk viewing season begins Dec. 17, 2010. During the winter season, you can take a sleigh ride that gets you close to as many as 600 wild elk.
Friday, 03 December 2010 10:44
Looking for that perfect gift for the angler or hunter on your Christmas list? If so, a Utah fishing or hunting license might be the answer. These licenses are a gift that keeps giving through the year—and they're easy to buy!
Monday, 29 November 2010 08:22
After a series of public meetings, the state's Regional Advisory Councils are split over which deer hunting option they prefer. The Utah Wildlife Board will make the final decision when it meets in Salt Lake City on Dec. 2. The meeting is open to the public, and you're invited and encouraged to attend.
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