Sunday, 29 May 2011 07:39
If you like to fish in Utah, you have a golden opportunity right now to do two things:
You can learn more about the biologists' ideas — and let the biologists know your thoughts about the ideas — by taking a brief poll at the Division of Wildlife Resources' website.
Your own ideas
You can share your ideas about fishing changes you'd like to see in Utah one of three ways:
When it comes to fishing, Cushing says the DWR often hears only from organized groups. "In addition to hearing from the fishing groups," he says, "we want to hear from individual anglers. We hope those who don't belong to a fishing group will share their ideas with us too."
Cushing says even though 2012 is still months away, the agency's biologists need time before September to consider your ideas and to determine whether your ideas will work. "Please get your ideas to us no later than June 24," he says.
After examining the ideas they receive, biologists will present their final recommendations to the public in September.
The Utah Wildlife Board will make the final decision on Nov. 3.
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