Updates on Utah's wildlife from the DWR

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4 Utah rivers that offer great fishing in August

During late summer, the heat can sometimes slow the fishing, but definitely don’t pack up your fishing pole just yet. The great snowpack from last winter means that Utah’s streams and rivers will offer some excellent fishing later into the summer this year and are definitely worth checking out this August.

2 great places to celebrate National Shooting Sports Month

August is National Shooting Sports Month, making it a great time to hit the shooting range. Whether you are a beginner who wants to shoot a bow or rifle for the first time or you’re a seasoned hunter prepping for the fall hunts, the two Utah Division of Wildlife Resources shooting ranges offer something for everyone.

How to take a hunter education class in Utah

If you want to hunt in Utah this fall, you must complete the Utah Hunter Education Program prior to hunting. If you’ve never taken it, rest assured that it isn’t too late; but don’t put it off because classes fill up quickly!

Permit recommendations for 2019-20 cougar, bobcat hunts

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is recommending slightly more cougar permits and slightly fewer bobcat permits for the 2019-20 hunts, and is asking for the public’s feedback.

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