September 27, 2016, 11:03 am
If you have a permit, you can use a rifle to hunt bull elk in Utah starting Oct. 8. But permits to hunt on any-bull elk units are almost gone. And permits to hunt on spike-only units are going fast.
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September 22, 2016, 2:15 pm
The next time you hunt or watch birds at two waterfowl management areas in northern Utah, some new opportunities will be waiting for you. And you can thank waterfowl hunters for both of them.
September 21, 2016, 1:29 pm
Lots of ducks, geese and swans will wing their way through Utah this fall. But, with Great Salt Lake near a record low, how long will they stay? Utah's general waterfowl hunt opens Oct. 1. As the season nears, Blair Stringham, migratory game bird coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, has news — most of it positive — to share with hunters.
September 16, 2016, 10:07 am
Walleye are a fun and challenging fish to catch. And they taste great on the table. But is Echo Reservoir the right place for them? DWR biologists have some concerns after someone placed walleye in the reservoir illegally.
September 16, 2016, 9:41 am
After flying in helicopters over two areas in Utah's West Desert, Division of Wildlife Resources biologists have some exciting — and unusual — news to report: the number of chukar partridge in north-central Tooele County is close to a record high. And the number in central Box Elder County is the highest since surveys started there in 2009.
September 16, 2016, 9:38 am
If you'd like to learn how to hunt waterfowl and upland game in Utah, two wildlife biologists — who are also avid hunters — are ready to show you how. Blair Stringham and Jason Robinson will share their expertise at two free seminars in Richfield on Sept. 20 and Sept. 21.
September 16, 2016, 10:08 am
If you want to hunt cougars on a limited-entry unit in Utah, you need to get your application in soon. Applications for hunting permits will be accepted at wildlife.utah.gov until 11 p.m. on Oct. 6.
September 9, 2016, 11:27 am
The Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will hold a free clinic on Saturday, Sept. 24 to help youth and adults sharpen their waterfowl hunting skills.This year's Waterfowl Hunting Clinic will run from 8 a.m. to noon at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area east of Elmo.
September 9, 2016, 10:49 am
Thousands of hawks, eagles and other birds of prey fly through Utah's crisp, clear skies every fall. You can see these birds, and learn more about them, at Utah's annual Raptor Watch Day. The event will happen at the Orem overlook on Sept. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The overlook is along Squaw Peak Trail Road, just east of Orem.
September 9, 2016, 10:09 am
On Sept. 8, shovels turned and ground was broke for a new wildlife education center on the shores of Great Salt Lake. In addition to helping visitors explore the lake, its wetlands, and the wildlife that call this critical area home, Division of Wildlife Resources Director Greg Sheehan envisions the center as something the local community will use and take pride in.
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