Tuesday, 31 January 2012 11:51
Gathering antlers that drop off the heads of deer, elk and moose is an activity that's grown in popularity across the country, including here in Utah. If you want to gather shed antlers in Utah between Feb. 1 and April 15, though, you must complete the DWR's free Antler Gathering Ethics course.
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Friday, 13 January 2012 09:57
Starting this spring, bear hunters will have opportunities they've never had before in Utah. The new opportunities have been made possible through a new bear management plan the Utah Wildlife Board approved in 2011.
Friday, 13 January 2012 09:54
You have warm clothes and waterproof boots, ice fishing equipment and you have a basic idea of how to locate fish and catch them through the ice. So what's standing between you and a great ice fishing? Maybe only one thing: Knowing which waters in Utah to fish.
Friday, 13 January 2012 09:52
Finding food in the winter can be a tough prospect for Utah's wild birds. During the cold months of winter, birds need to eat regularly to maintain their body heat. And that's where you can help!
Friday, 23 December 2011 14:53
Just because it's cold doesn't mean it's time to put your fishing gear away. In fact, if you put your gear away now, you might miss some of the best fishing of the year: Ice fishing.
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 11:45
Two state wildlife agencies, four chambers of commerce and the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area are joining forces to fight an unwelcome invader in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The culprit is an illegally-stocked fish known as a burbot or ling, a freshwater cod native to waters east of the Continental Divide.
Friday, 23 December 2011 14:49
A deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been found in a new area in Utah. The detection is not a surprise, though, the new area is next to an area where the disease has been for years.
Thursday, 05 January 2012 16:38
Putting your bait or lure at the depth the fish are—and then not moving it much—are the keys to catching fish through the ice. And using some simple devices that will help you know when you have a fish on the end of your line is a big help too.
Friday, 23 December 2011 14:44
If you're a poacher, you should think twice before pulling the trigger on a mule deer in Utah. This winter, Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers and members of sportsman's groups are carrying out the largest winter range patrols ever conducted in the state.
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 08:27
Catching fish through the ice doesn't require a lot of fancy equipment. A short fishing rod and reel, a few hooks and a package of worms are about all you need. In fact, if you just want to give ice fishing a try, you don't even need an ice auger.
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