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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.

Where you can see bright red kokanee salmon in Utah this fall

Autumn brings a lot of beautiful colors to Utah's landscape, and driving to see the leaves change color is a popular activity for many locals. However, trees aren't the only things that turn a brilliant shade of red in the fall — kokanee salmon do as well.

What hunters should know about the 2022 Utah upland game hunts

If you didn't draw out for any of Utah's big game hunts but still want to hunt this fall, you may want to give upland game a try! The majority of the upland game hunts in Utah are open to anyone with a Utah hunting license.

DWR proposes classifying roundtail chub as a sportfish, other changes to fishing regulations

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing changes to fishing regulations across the state, including classifying roundtail chub as a sportfish and establishing fishing regulations for the species. A few other changes are also being recommended, and the DWR is asking for the public's feedback on the proposals.

See some of Utah's native reptiles and amphibians at unique DWR event

Reptiles and amphibians are remarkable, often misunderstood creatures that thrive throughout Utah. If you want to learn more about these highly specialized species and see them up close, come to a unique Utah Division of Wildlife Resources event being held on Friday, Aug. 19.

Quick links
Lee Kay and Cache Valley Shooting Centers
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Wildlife Blog: Views from DWR employees
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Report poachers — 1-800-662-3337
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Wildlife dates
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Hunter Education: Sign up for classes
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