Posted August 23, 2013, 3:23 pm
Changes await legislative approval
SALT LAKE CITY — If you're 14 to 17 years old, you might not have to pay as much to fish or hunt in Utah next year.
Anglers who are 14 to 18 years old might save some money when they buy a fishing license next year.
Photo by Scott Root
And, no matter your age, if you enjoy fishing with two fishing poles, you might not have to pay for that extra privilege at all.
On Aug. 22, the Utah Wildlife Board approved several fishing and hunting license changes. If the Utah Legislature approves the changes during its 2014 session, the changes would likely go into effect July 1, 2014.
Kenny Johnson, Administrative Services Section chief for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says the changes will save the families of young anglers and hunters some money. "The changes will also provide us with the funding we need to continue providing quality fishing and hunting opportunities despite the rising cost of doing business," he says.
The following are among the license changes the board approved for Utah residents:
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