Posted Friday, 17 May 2013 11:16
Visit with biologists, learn more about your favorite water
You can learn more about your favorite fishing water, and share ideas with the biologists who manage it, by attending a fishing open house.
If you enjoy fishing in Utah, plan on attending an open house in May. DWR biologists want to hear from you.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources photo
Fisheries biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are holding the open houses to share information with you about waters in your area. They also want to hear your ideas about fishing regulation or management changes you'd like to see at the waters in 2014.
Drew Cushing, warm water sport fisheries coordinator for the DWR, says the open houses help DWR biologists better understand the wants and needs of anglers in Utah. "The DWR has many talented fisheries biologists," Cushing says, "but they need your help to better understand the social aspect of regulatory decisions that are made."
Cushing encourages you to attend the open houses. He says that in addition to helping the biologists, you'll be helping anglers across Utah. "After all," Cushing says, "these fishing waters are your fishing waters. Our role is to manage them for you."
The following is the open house schedule:
Management plans for the Boulder Mountains, Fish Lake and Redmond Reservoir are among the items you can visit with biologists about.
For more information, call Division of Wildlife Resources offices in Ogden, Springville, Price or Cedar City. You can also call the DWR's Salt Lake City office at 801-538-4700.
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