Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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DWR proposes minor changes to black bear permit numbers

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing a few changes to the number of black bear permits for the 2020 hunting and pursuit seasons and is requesting the public's feedback on the proposals.

Where you should go for hot fishing in November

The weather is getting colder, but the fishing is still hot in some areas of Utah. No need to put away the fishing gear just yet — there are still plenty of great fishing opportunities if you know where to go and which species to target.

500th angler completes Utah Cutthroat Slam

Mark Greer of South Jordan, Utah, submitted his pictures of four cutthroat and had them approved Oct. 16 to become the 500th person to complete the challenge to catch the state’s four subspecies of cutthroat trout.

Wildlife officials help restore desert bighorn sheep herds by relocating 50 sheep from Nevada to Utah

A small herd of desert bighorn sheep was released last Thursday and Friday in the Ranch Canyon area of the Mineral Mountains west of Beaver by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and other partnering organizations. The translocation creates a herd in a location that has been void of bighorn sheep for many years and is part of a long-term effort to fill vacant wild sheep habitat.

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