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Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

Each week the DWR publishes interesting and informative stories about Utah's wildlife. If you want these stories delivered to your inbox just as soon as we publish them, please sign up for our weekly email.

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.

Rare black deer in Moab area died of chronic wasting disease

Recent test results have confirmed that a unique black deer that became well-known and loved by Moab residents died of chronic wasting disease, a relatively rare, but fatal transmissible disease that affects the nervous systems of deer, elk and moose.

4 great waters to ice fish in northern Utah this winter

If you're itching to get on the ice in northern Utah, these tips for catching rainbow trout, yellow perch and bluegill should help you, no matter where you go fishing.

DWR announces changes to state fishing records

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is making several changes to the state's fishing records in 2020, including adding several new record categories for cutthroat trout.

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