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3 Utah waters that boast incredible fishing during March

Springtime often brings incredible fishing. If you are looking for some warmer weather and some hot fishing, look no further than these three waterbodies in southern Utah during late March.

Rule change expands hunting opportunities in Utah State Parks

In an effort to increase consistency and to allow for multiple land use, the Utah State Parks Board recently passed a new rule that allows for expanded hunting opportunities within state parks.

See and hear wild swans at free DWR events (canceled)

You can see wild tundra and trumpeter swans at two free events hosted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources during this year's Wild Swan Day on March 14. The events will be held at the Salt Creek WMA, southwest of Tremonton, and at the Farmington Bay WMA in Farmington.

Great Salt Lake sees record season of raw pounds of brine shrimp cysts harvested

The Great Salt Lake is known for its incredibly high salinity levels that allow people to float, but many may not be aware of its multi-million dollar brine shrimp industry and how the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources manages it to help balance a unique ecosystem.

3 Utah waters with amazing scenery and great fishing in February

A great way to get outdoors is embarking on an afternoon or a weekend of ice fishing. Here are three spots that offer great fishing in February as well as incredible views to help you forget the cold temperatures.

DWR reintroduces bighorn sheep to Antelope Island

Before you head outdoors to collect shed antlers from deer, elk and moose each winter, you are required to complete the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources' Antler Gathering Ethics course.

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