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Guzzlers provide precious water

Three new guzzlers in northeastern Utah are helping wildlife find water during this severe drought.

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Great high-elevation summer fishing

You can beat the heat, have fun and enjoy breathtaking scenery by grabbing your fishing pole and heading to Utah's mountains. Some of the best summer fishing in Utah is found at high-elevation waters in the state, including lakes in the Uinta Mountains in northern Utah and Boulder Mountains down south.

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Native trout restoration project

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is gearing up for the Colorado River Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project for the Middle Fork of Sheep Creek in the Uinta Mountains. The ultimate goal is to reestablish viable populations of Colorado River cutthroat trout, the only trout native to the Uinta Mountains. The project is scheduled for September 2012.

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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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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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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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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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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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