Friday, 02 December 2011 12:45
Evidence of the parasite that causes whirling disease has been found in Strawberry Reservoir. As part of testing they do every year, fish pathologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources tested 60 kokanee salmon collected by biologists at the reservoir this fall. Spores from the parasite were found in two of the 60 salmon.
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Thursday, 01 December 2011 16:33
Another piece of the 2012 general deer hunt puzzle was put in place on Dec. 1, 2011 when the Utah Wildlife Board approved dates for the 2012 general deer hunts.
Thursday, 01 December 2011 16:32
Even though snow is just starting to fall in Utah, the state's turkey hunters are already preparing for next spring! Applications to hunt wild turkeys during Utah's limited-entry hunt will be accepted starting Dec. 7, 2011.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:56
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 make great Christmas gifts. And they're easy to buy.
Thursday, 13 October 2011 10:48
Every fall, biologists from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources search the slower waters of the Green River and some of its tributaries like the White River for young-of-the-year fish. This effort is part of a larger program to monitor and enhance the health of the populations of seven sensitive native species.
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 14:41
If you like to hunt bears, you might have opportunities in 2012 that you've never had before in Utah. A new bear management plan has opened the door to some new hunting options.
Friday, 30 September 2011 10:34
Remember hearing the advice, "if you want to catch fish, especially big fish, fish early in the spring and in the fall?" It is good advice and this year is no exception. Reports are already coming in of good or fast fishing on many of the region's waters and several big fish have been taken recently by anglers and in Division nets.
Thursday, 10 November 2011 09:16
It's nice to have extra daylight in the morning. But if you're driving in deer country, Daylight Savings Time can be a mixed blessing later in the day. As soon as the sun goes down, when many people are coming home from work or leaving home, deer get active and start to feed and that can spell trouble.
Thursday, 29 September 2011 09:58
One of Utah's native fish, the Bonneville cutthroat trout, will soon be expanded throughout the Pole Creek drainage. Pole Creek is one of the primary tributaries of Clear Creek and is located on the south end of the Pavant Range in Sevier County. The stream originates near the Sevier-Millard county line and flows south for approximately seven miles to where it meets Clear Creek.
Thursday, 13 October 2011 11:24
Two poaching cases in northern Utah are a sad reminder that poaching is a wasteful activity that reduces opportunities for ethical hunters. If you're the person who commits the violation, poaching can empty your bank account and put you behind bars.
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