April 16, 2015, 4:19 pm
Booming populations of ducks and geese could mean a long hunting season and a liberal bag limit in Utah this fall. Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are recommending a 107-day duck and goose hunting season. They're also recommending a daily bag limit of seven ducks and four Canada geese.
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April 16, 2015, 12:04 pm
Work is underway to learn if Deer Creek Reservoir has a population of quagga mussels in it. Last winter, laboratory tests confirmed the presence of five microscopic juvenile quagga mussels — called veligers — in a water sample collected near the dam in October.
April 9, 2015, 1:08 pm
If you want to try hunting wild turkeys, but haven't because you're not sure how to find the birds and hunt them, then you'll want to check out our YouTube channel. The Division of Wildlife Resources has produced a series of five videos that will show you the basics of turkey hunting.
April 8, 2015, 11:03 am
Young people can learn how to hunt wild turkeys, receive free raffle tickets, and leave with free door prizes at the first Southern Region Turkey Hunting Clinic. The April 18 clinic is open to anyone 17 years of age and younger. If you attend, you'll walk away with a basic understanding of how to hunt turkeys, as well as prizes supplied by The National Wild Turkey Federation and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife.
March 31, 2015, 1:45 pm
After several years of gathering data, and a winter full of meetings, the Red Fleet Fisheries Management Plan — and a list of fish chosen to restart the fishery at the reservoir — is ready for public review.
March 30, 2015, 2:35 pm
If you want to hunt wild turkeys, but you're not sure where to start, a free seminar on April 2 will show you the way. The Division of Wildlife Resources will offer the seminar at its office in Vernal, 318 North Vernal Avenue. The seminar runs from 6–8 p.m.
March 30, 2015, 1:22 pm
Lake Powell and Flaming Gorge Reservoir are two of the best fishing waters in Utah. If you've never fished them before — or if you have, but you want to catch more fish the next time you go — you won't want to miss a free April 8 fishing seminar in Salt Lake City.
March 26, 2015, 1:41 pm
The common loon — an almost mythical bird built for diving and with a haunting voice — stops in northeastern Utah every spring. You can learn more about this unique bird on April 4, as the Division of Wildlife Resources hosts its third annual Loon Watch.
March 26, 2015, 1:35 pm
The "bloop, bloop" sound that male sage-grouse make, as they strut on their breeding grounds, is one of the most unique sounds you'll ever hear in nature. You can hear and watch this ritual yourself at a free wildlife-viewing event in east-central Utah that will take place on April 11 at Emma Park.
March 23, 2015, 3:20 pm
The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold two open houses to discuss deer management strategies in south-central Utah on March 31 and April 1, 2015. The meetings will specifically cover the following units: Plateau, Boulder; Plateau, Fish Lake; Plateau, Thousand Lakes; and Monroe.
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