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!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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