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Central Utah's best fishing in July

Where is the heart of an outdoors enthusiast in July? High in the mountains, where the air is cooler, the grass greener and the flowers in bloom. A place where the only night lights are the stars and moon.

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Fishing in the Uinta Mountains

A mix of fishing experiences, ranging from simple day trips to extended wilderness adventures, are waiting for you in the Uinta Mountains in northern Utah.

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Rattlesnake safety tips

Seeing a rattlesnake in your yard or in the wild can be a frightening experience. But it doesn't have to be. If you respect the snake and give it some space, the chance you'll have a negative encounter with the snake is almost zero.

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Utah Lake access locations

Utah Lake is the state's largest fresh water lake and provides excellent boating, fishing, hunting, birding and other recreational opportunities. Now, a new web page that that features 25 different access areas around the lake makes it easier than ever to visit.

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Find a baby bird? Here's what to do

It's not unusual to find newly hatched birds in your backyard this time of the year. If you find a baby bird on the ground, what should you do with it?

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Fun, inexpensive fishing in central Utah

If you're looking for a fun place to fish in central Utah, visit the waters along state Route 31. Route 31 runs through the Manti-La Sal National Forest. If you live in central Utah, the route provides multiple camping and fishing destinations you can reach without having to spend a lot of time or money on travel.

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Governor recognizes fisheries biologist

A biologist with the Division of Wildlife Resources was among a handful of state employees who received a major honor from Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert. On May 31, Craig Walker received a Governor's Award for Excellence.

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Weather could increase bear problems

The hot, dry weather Utah is experiencing could increase the chance that a black bear wanders into your camp site or cabin area this summer. Fortunately, you can do several things to lessen the chance that a bear will wander in to your camp site or cabin area.

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Wildlife Board revises elk plan

On June 6, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved revisions to Utah's deer and elk management plans, including approval for wildlife biologists to manage Utah for a few more elk in the coming years.

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Catch a variety of fish at Pineview

Anglers who want a variety of great early summer fishing opportunities can find them at Pineview Reservoir. Located in Huntsville in northern Utah, the reservoir contains six different sportfish: Tiger muskie, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch and black bullhead catfish.

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