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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.

4 new Utah fishing records set in 2021

Anyone who goes fishing knows how thrilling it is to catch a fish, especially if it is a large, potentially record-breaking one.

DWR stocks more than 9.6 million fish throughout Utah in 2021

In an effort to enhance fishing and boost native fish populations, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources stocks a variety of fish species throughout Utah every year. In 2021, the DWR worked to proactively change its fish stocking to help more fish survive during the extreme drought.

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift? Consider a fishing/hunting license or registration for a fishing/hunting challenge

While some people may not be thinking about hunting or fishing during December, there are still plenty of opportunities to do both this time of year. So why not surprise your friends or family with a Utah fishing or hunting license for Christmas or by paying for their registration fee for a hunting or fishing challenge? They make thoughtful presents, and they're easy to buy.

Quick links
Lee Kay and Cache Valley Shooting Centers
» Shooting centers
Wildlife Blog: Views from DWR employees
» Wildlife Blog
Report poachers — 1-800-662-3337
» Report poachers
Wildlife dates
» Important dates
Hunter, angler mobile app
Hunter Education: Sign up for classes
» Hunter education