Updated: December 1, 2016, 4:36 pm
Looking for that perfect gift for the angler or hunter on your Christmas list? If so, a Utah fishing or hunting license might be the answer. These licenses make great Christmas gifts. And they're easy to buy.
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Updated: December 1, 2016, 4:18 pm
You can learn the basics of ice fishing at a free clinic on Dec. 10. Staying warm and comfortable on the ice, the type of fishing gear you'll need, and how to get on the ice and drill a hole, are among the basics you'll learn.
Updated: November 23, 2016, 8:56 am
Turkey hunters have a lot of reasons to be excited about next spring. The number of turkeys in Utah is growing. That means more permits and more chances to hunt turkeys on limited-entry units in 2017.
Updated: November 22, 2016, 10:19 am
Splitting Utah into two duck hunting zones, reducing the number of pintail ducks hunters can take and establishing a waterfowl rest area at the Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area are among changes Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending for Utah's 2017–2018 waterfowl hunt.
Updated: November 16, 2016, 8:33 pm
Plenty of days are still available to hunt pheasants in Utah. And thousands of birds are still being released. Utah's pheasant hunt runs until Dec. 4 on state and federal land across Utah. And private land enrolled in the state's Walk-In Access program will also remain open to pheasant hunting until Dec. 4.
Updated: November 22, 2016, 10:16 am
Healthy black bear populations and a need to protect livestock might lead to more hunting opportunities in southeastern Utah next year. Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are recommending a slight increase in the number of bear hunting permits offered for that part of the state. For the rest of Utah, the number of permits biologists are recommending is similar to 2016.
Updated: November 3, 2016, 4:06 pm
Tundra swans are flying into northern Utah right now. And thousands more are on their way. During a Nov. 1 survey flown over marshes on the northeastern shore of Great Salt Lake, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources spotted more than 4,700 swans.
Updated: November 22, 2016, 10:13 am
You and your family can participate in several outdoor activities at this year's Elk Festival. The festival will be held at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area on Saturday, Dec. 10. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Except for a fee to ride a horse-dawn sleigh through the meadow, all of the festival activities are free.
Updated: November 3, 2016, 3:43 pm
November is the perfect time for wildlife watchers and photographers to get close to mule deer without spooking them. Instead of worrying about humans, mule deer bucks spend their energy breeding or fighting other males. To take advantage of this time of year, the Division of Wildlife Resources will host a free Mule Deer Watch on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Updated: November 16, 2016, 8:43 pm
Did you know that Utah is home to a thriving population of wild turkeys? And that Thanksgiving is one of the best times of the year to get out and see them in the wild? ason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says Utah has a large population of wild turkeys.
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