Snowy, wintery weather is good news for hunters. Once snow starts to fall, chukars — which roam during the warmer months — concentrate in smaller area.
Black bears are doing extremely well in Utah: in less than 20 years, the number of bears has almost tripled. Now, hunters can apply for permits to hunt..
If you’re just getting into hunting — or you’re looking hunt that’s not too strenuous — hunting cottontail rabbits is a perfect choice.
In a recent announcement from The White House and the Department of the Interior, two national monuments will prioritize public use and access.
Randy Oplinger, sport fisheries coordinator for the DWR, says warm clothes and basic equipment are all you need to start making memories with your kids.
Another chance to ride a horse-drawn sleigh or wagon through the middle of hundreds of wild elk is almost here with the Utah Elk Festival.
December can be a great month to hunt. As the state’s big game hunts wind down, upland game hunters have more of the mountains to themselves.
For that reason, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources want to give more hunters a chance to hunt black bears during the state’s 2018 season.
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many Utahans aren’t aware that they share their state with a thriving population of wild turkeys.
Sportsman permits are one of Utah’s most prized big game hunting permits. And the time left to apply for one is running out.
Utah’s waterfowl hunting season just started, but biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources are already formulating ideas for the 2018 – 2019 hunt.
DWR biologists are recommending new and innovative approaches that would reduce hunter crowding during Utah’s 2018 general rifle buck deer hunt.
After one of the best deer hunts in Utah in decades, the 2017 general rifle hunt has come out of the gates a little slower in some parts of the state.
The powerful slap of its wings and the loud, excited call the bird makes can scramble your senses, making it difficult to shoulder your gun.
More than 60,000 hunters will be in Utah’s backcountry, relaxing, enjoying the fall colors and looking for that elusive mule deer buck.
Fall is the best time to take a young person pheasant or quail hunting in Utah. The state will host its annual youth pheasant and quail hunt soon.
If you’re one of the 60,000 hunters who’ll participate in Utah’s general rifle buck deer, the Division of Wildlife Resources has some advice to share.
You can add fun and challenge to your duck and goose hunts this season by joining Utah’s Waterfowl Slam. In the process, you’ll provide funding.
If you enjoy hunting ducks, geese or swans in Utah, get ready for a good hunt. And give a nod to the snow and rain that fell from the sky earlier this year.
Hunters 17 years old and younger will have Utah’s marshes — and the ducks and geese that go with them — all to themselves during two days in September.
You can sharpen your waterfowl hunting skills at a free clinic on Sept. 23. The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the clinic from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the clinic from 8 a.m. to noon at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area east of Elmo.
The number of cottontail rabbits in Utah has dropped a bit from last year. But rabbit numbers are still at the top of a 10-year population peak.
Duck and goose hunting zone changes — and a new daily limit for pintail ducks — are among changes awaiting Utah’s waterfowl hunters this fall.
If you have a new rifle, handgun, muzzleloader, shotgun or bow, and you want to try it out on some of the best shooting ranges in Utah, check this out.