Friday, 15 November 2013 10:36
Forty nine bighorn sheep have a new home in southern Utah. Using a helicopter, capture specialists captured the sheep near Lake Mead in Nevada. As soon as the sheep were certified "disease free," they were again flown by helicopter to an area east of Bullfrog, Utah.
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Friday, 08 November 2013 08:57
Starting Jan. 1, you can have more fish in your freezer at home. And you won't be required to eat fish you catch at waters that have catch-and-kill regulations. Those changes are among several fishing changes members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved at a meeting on Nov. 7. The changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2014.
Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:48
Thousands of pheasants were released in Utah before the state's general hunt started Nov. 2. And the pheasant releases aren't over. Between now and the end of the hunt, thousands of additional pheasants will be released on Thursdays or Fridays, just in time for hunters heading out for the weekend.
Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:12
In just eight days, the number of tundra swans in Utah more than tripled. On Oct. 28, more than 6,600 swans were spotted during a survey Blair Stringham flew over marshes on the northeastern shore of Great Salt Lake.
Thursday, 24 October 2013 16:43
Archery deer and pronghorn hunting might be allowed on some of Utah's waterfowl management areas in 2014. And eight different areas in Utah might receive transplanted mule deer. This change is among several changes Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are proposing for Utah's 2014 big game hunts.
Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:29
Interested in catching 25 to 50 fish in a couple of hours? Last fall, some anglers did even better than that at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Their secret is fishing for burbot from boats in the fall.
Thursday, 24 October 2013 15:14
If it's been years since you hunted pheasants, it's time to grab your gun and head afield. More than 11,000 pheasants will be released on public hunting areas during Utah's upcoming pheasant hunt. The hunt opens on Nov. 2. But you don't have to hunt that day to get in on the action — pheasants will be released throughout the hunt.
Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:23
If you don't obtain a limited-entry cougar hunting permit this year, no problem — you can still hunt cougars in Utah. Permits to hunt on harvest-objective units go on sale Nov. 5, 2013.
Friday, 18 October 2013 10:10
A non-lead ammunition program has been greatly expanded in southwestern Utah this year. The program should reduce the number of California condors that get lead poisoning after eating the remains of big game animals. In addition to knowing they've helped the birds, hunters who use non-lead ammunition on the Zion hunting unit will be eligible for prizes.
Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:21
November is the perfect time for wildlife watchers and photographers to get close to mule deer without spooking them. Instead of worrying about humans, mule deer bucks spend their energy breeding or fighting other males. To take advantage of this time of year, Division of Wildlife Resources personnel will host a free Mule Deer Watch on Nov. 16.
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