Thursday, 31 October 2013 14:21
November is the perfect time for wildlife watchers and photographers to get close to mule deer without spooking them. Instead of worrying about humans, mule deer bucks spend their energy breeding or fighting other males. To take advantage of this time of year, Division of Wildlife Resources personnel will host a free Mule Deer Watch on Nov. 16.
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Thursday, 24 October 2013 16:43
Archery deer and pronghorn hunting might be allowed on some of Utah's waterfowl management areas in 2014. And eight different areas in Utah might receive transplanted mule deer. This change is among several changes Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are proposing for Utah's 2014 big game hunts.
Thursday, 24 October 2013 15:14
If it's been years since you hunted pheasants, it's time to grab your gun and head afield. More than 11,000 pheasants will be released on public hunting areas during Utah's upcoming pheasant hunt. The hunt opens on Nov. 2. But you don't have to hunt that day to get in on the action — pheasants will be released throughout the hunt.
Friday, 18 October 2013 10:10
A non-lead ammunition program has been greatly expanded in southwestern Utah this year. The program should reduce the number of California condors that get lead poisoning after eating the remains of big game animals. In addition to knowing they've helped the birds, hunters who use non-lead ammunition on the Zion hunting unit will be eligible for prizes.
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:00
Anglers in north-central Utah will be happy to learn that fishing is great at several waters right now. Mike Slater, regional aquatics manager with the Division of Wildlife Resources, says October and November are peak months for fishing.
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:07
You can apply for next year's most prized Utah big game hunting permits — 2014 sportsman permits — starting Oct. 29.
Friday, 11 October 2013 15:47
If the Green River's performance last year is any indicator, fishing this fall will be fantastic. Many anglers who fished the Green a month or two ago have stored their rods for the season. It's not uncommon to have your favorite fishing hole all to yourself this time of the year.
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:06
Scofield Reservoir is always a good place to fish in late fall. But this fall, the chance of catching a big tiger or cutthroat trout might be better than ever.
Friday, 04 October 2013 14:14
Utah's most popular hunt — the general rifle buck deer hunt — starts Oct. 19, 2013. More than 60,000 hunters, along with their family and friends, are expected to be in Utah's backcountry that day. If you have a permit for the hunt, here's what you can expect to find when you go afield.
Friday, 11 October 2013 16:03
Beautiful fall colors aren't the only reason anglers are fishing Red Fleet, Starvation and Steinaker reservoirs right now. Many of them know fall is one of the best times of the year to catch brown trout — especially big brown trout.
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