September 18, 2015, 9:43 am
The number of ducks counted on North American breeding grounds this past spring was the highest in 60 years. That's great news for Utah's hunters: it means more ducks than ever will migrate though Utah this fall.
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September 17, 2015, 5:39 pm
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Utah Wildlife Board will soon select a conservation organization to distribute up to 200 hunting permits at a Utah-based expo.
September 11, 2015, 3:56 pm
During a recent helicopter survey over central Tooele County, wildlife biologists saw something they've seen only twice in 20 years: more than 100 chukar partridge per square mile. The previous high, 117 chukars per square mile, was seen in 1998.
September 11, 2015, 3:35 pm
Thousands of hawks, eagles and other birds of prey fly through Utah's crisp, clear skies every fall. You can see the birds, and learn more about them, at Utah's annual Raptor Watch Day.
September 4, 2015, 1:51 pm
Three days of upland game hunting fun starts Sept. 19. That's the first day of Utah's three-day youth chukar and gray partridge hunt. Those who were 17 years of age or younger on July 31, 2014 can participate in the hunt. And, for the second year in a row, young people who haven't completed a Hunter Education course can still participate through a new program in Utah.
September 4, 2015, 2:46 pm
If riding in an airboat and learning the basics of duck hunting sound like fun, you need to be at the Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area on the morning of Sept. 12. That's the day the Eleventh Annual Utah Youth Waterfowl and Outdoor Festival will be held.
September 4, 2015, 1:33 pm
You can see hundreds of bright red salmon — and possibly other wildlife, too — at the annual Kokanee Salmon Viewing Day. The event will be held Sept. 19 at the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) visitor center at Strawberry Reservoir The visitor center is along U.S. Highway 40, about 20 miles southeast of Heber City.
September 4, 2015, 2:28 pm
Youngsters can learn the basics of waterfowl and upland game hunting — and then apply the skills they learn the very next day — by attending a free clinic on Sept. 18. The free Upland Game and Waterfowl Clinic — which is open to people of all ages — will be held from 4–7 p.m. at the Vernal Rod and Gun Club.
September 4, 2015, 1:25 pm
If you visit Sheep Creek to see kokanee salmon on Sept. 19, make sure and bring binoculars or a spotting scope with you. You might see some bighorn sheep too. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resource's annual Kokanee Salmon Day will be held Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
September 4, 2015, 2:09 pm
Hunters 15 years of age and younger will have Utah's marshes — and the ducks and geese that go with them — all to themselves on Sept. 19. That's the day Utah hosts its annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt.
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