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A busy time of year

How law enforcement officers spend their time during the hunting season

By Wyatt Bubak
Statewide training lieutenant

Most of the major 2018 general-season big game hunts are winding down now, but officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources continue to work tirelessly to protect the investment of Utah sportsmen by enforcing state wildlife law.

Here's a snapshot of what law enforcement staff accomplished between September 1 and October 31.


We want to thank you — citizens of Utah — for taking the time to report suspected violations. We rely heavily upon the recreating public to act as our eyes and ears. Without you, we could not effectively protect the public's wildlife resources. As always, members of the public who see a wildlife violation are encouraged to take a stand to protect their wildlife heritage by contacting the Utah Turn in a Poacher (UTiP) Hotline at 1-800-662-3337.

Wyatt Bubak

Wyatt Bubak

Wyatt grew up in northern Utah and obtained a Master's Degree in Natural Resources from Utah State University. He's married and has two kids. He started with the Division as an officer in Davis County. He's now a Lieutenant over statewide training.

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