October 23, 2015, 12:59 pm
If it's been years since you hunted pheasants, it's time to grab your gun and head afield. More than 13,000 pheasants will be released on 57 public hunting areas during Utah's upcoming pheasant hunt.
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October 23, 2015, 9:24 am
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. 7.
October 20, 2015, 4:04 pm
The weather played a major role in the success hunters found during the first weekend of Utah's general rifle buck deer hunt. Utah's most popular hunt opened Oct. 17. In some areas, heavy rain kept hunters in camp. Those who did venture out found muddy roads and deer that were bedded down and hard to find.
October 8, 2015, 2:16 pm
If you enjoy hunting waterfowl or upland game in Utah, you can add something fun to your hunt while helping the birds and animals you pursue. This fall, the Division of Wildlife Resources is offering nine Waterfowl Slams and seven Upland Game Slams.
October 2, 2015, 3:21 pm
If you enjoy fishing for kokanee salmon in Utah, a change in 2016 will make it easier to know when you can and can't keep salmon, no matter which water you're fishing in the state. The change will also protect salmon that spawn early in the fall and those that spawn later.
October 8, 2015, 11:41 am
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) issued a request for proposals (RFP) to distribute Utah hunting permits at annual wildlife expositions starting in 2017. Conservation groups that are interested in submitting a proposal are encouraged to submit their response as directed by the Utah Division of Purchasing and General Services by November 24, 2015.
October 2, 2015, 3:16 pm
Utah will host its annual youth pheasant and quail hunt on Oct. 10, 11 or 12. This might be the best time this fall to take a young person pheasant or quail hunting. Because those who are 17 years of age or younger will have Utah's pheasants and quail all to themselves.
October 2, 2015, 3:26 pm
If conditions don't change, finding water will be critical to finding deer when Utah's most popular hunt — the general rifle buck deer hunt — starts Oct. 17. Fortunately for hunters, there are plenty of deer to locate. Utah's herds have plenty of bucks. And the overall number of deer in the state is the highest it's been since the early 1990s.
September 24, 2015, 3:18 pm
You might not realize it, but your eyes and ears are the key to fighting poaching in Utah. Division of Wildlife Resources Captain Mitch Lane says DWR conservation officers catch plenty of wildlife violators on their own. But the officers are spread thin. That's where you come in.
October 2, 2015, 3:22 pm
Utah's most popular hunt — the general rifle buck deer hunt — begins Oct. 17. If you're one of the lucky hunters who has a permit for the hunt, getting prepared now — by gathering materials and gaining knowledge — is the key to a safe and successful experience.
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