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  • Utah Battles Northern Pike Invaders
  • When fish are taken from one body of water, and placed illegally in another body of water, bad things can happen. Utah Lake is a prime example. Mike Slater, regional sportfish project leader for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says a population of ...
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  • 3/27/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • Utah: Visit Scenic Sports, Catch State Fish
  • You can add extra flavor and excitement to your next trout fishing trip—and help cutthroat trout in Utah—by participating in the state's Cutthroat Slam. To complete the slam, you must catch the four cutthroat trout subspecies that live in Utah: Bear ...
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  • 3/27/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • Fish Factor: Salmon forecast predicts harvest to double in 2017
  • It really sharpened my teeth covering something as complex, as politically charged, as segmented, and as culturally and economically significant as fisheries," Summers said. He can be reached in Utah at djsummers100@gmail.com
  • The Arctic Sounder
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  • 3/25/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • Exotic fish washes up in Utah pond
  • (KUTV) — A rare South American fish found at a southern Utah pond has wildlife experts wondering how it got there. It's called a Paca, it washed up dead on the shore of The Lake of the Hills fishing hole in Cedar City and after the Division of Wildlife ...
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  • 3/24/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • Fish native to the Amazon found at Cedar City pond
  • CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A fish native to the Amazon was found dead on the shore of a well recreated pond in Cedar City. Officials believe the fish, a pacu, was recently released by its owner after outgrowing its tank. It was found dead, washed ashore
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  • 3/24/2017 5:39:00 PM
  • Big pacu found at city pond; ditching fish creates problems
  • They believe the fish was illegally ditched at the pond and advise the public not drop their pet fish in Utah waters, as they have the potential to cause great harm to native species and ecosystems, Cedar City, Utah, March 22, 2017 | Photo courtesy of the
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  • 3/24/2017 4:45:00 AM
  • Beatrice Fish Folsom
  • Beatrice Fish Folsom died Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Beatrice spent her early years in Touquerville, Utah, on the family dairy farm. She went to College at Dixie College in St. George Utah. That is where she met the love of her life, Leo Folsom.
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  • 3/24/2017 12:03:00 AM
  • 2 weekends, 2 opportunities for family fishing fun
  • There are two upcoming opportunities for families to enjoy a day of fishing at Southern Utah ponds: Saturday at Granpa’s Pond in Hurricane and April 1 at Tawa Ponds in St. George. “Family Fun Fishing Day” will take place Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p ...
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  • 3/23/2017 7:39:00 PM
  • Fishing event April 1 to help celebrate Gustaveson’s birthday
  • On April 1, the Gustaveson family and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will tie fishing at Lake Powell with Wayne’s 70th birthday with a special Striper Showdown Fishing Event. The free event will celebrate Gustaveson’s birthday and his favorite ...
  • Lake Powell Chronicle
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  • 3/22/2017 3:53:00 PM
  • Found a dead fish? DWR wants to know about it
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — While the winter’s high snowpack may be good for Utah’s reservoir levels and plant life, one species can be negatively affected by it — fish. In early March, snow depths in the Uinta Mountains ranged from 137 percent of the ...
  • KSL
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  • 3/21/2017 6:32:00 PM
  • Utah: Snow Means Full Lakes and Streams But May Kill Some Fish
  • A deep layer of snow covered Hacking Lake after it froze this winter. Photo by Trina Hedrick VERNAL — Reservoirs in Northeastern Utah have had their fair share of hard times recently. The amount of snow received between 2012 and 2016 was average at best ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/20/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Utah: Limits Relaxed at Millsite Reservoir Starting Today (March 15)
  • Ferron -- The daily limit at Millsite Reservoir will increase to 16 fish starting Wednesday, March 15. The emergency amendment to the 2017 Utah Fishing Guidebook was approved Thursday, March 9, in advance of repairs set to begin on the reservoir's dam and
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  • 3/15/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Tips for "Ice Off" Fishing this Spring
  • It lasts just a short time. But "ice off" can be a great time to catch lots of fish. Steinaker Reservoir in Utah is a great place to fish from the shore at ice off. Photo by Ron Stewart "Ice off" also gives you a chance to get outside and test the new ...
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  • 3/14/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • Keep More Fish at Millsite Reservoir
  • The emergency amendment to the 2017 Utah Fishing Guidebook was approved Thursday, March 9, in advance of repairs set to begin on the reservoir’s dam and spillway this summer. The Emery County reservoir is being drawn down so the dam can be widened and ...
  • Emery County Progress
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  • 3/13/2017 11:13:00 PM
  • Where to enjoy fish for Lent
  • Pius the Fifth Catholic Church is located at Grand and Utah in the South Grand neighborhood. They have fish frys every Friday night during Lent except for Good Friday. For a complete list of all of the fish frys in the St. Louis area go to ksdk.com/fishfry
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  • 3/7/2017 6:16:00 PM
  • Quiz: Can you identify Utah's sport fish?
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Home to nearly 30 sport fish, Utah provides angling opportunities for trout, pike and bass enthusiasts alike. From the rainbow trout of Strawberry Reservoir to the largemouth bass in Sand Hollow, there's no shortage of fish for the ...
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  • 3/6/2017 7:41:00 PM
  • Utah Works to Improve Panfish Size at Pelican Lake
  • Since common carp invaded Pelican Lake, the average size of bluegill in the lake has declined drastically. ROOSEVELT — If you're an avid Pelican Lake angler, you've likely noticed that the bluegills you've caught over the past 10 years have gotten ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/27/2017 10:03:00 AM
  • Trout Bum: Fishing with the best
  • It's a lifestyle, and the people who best embody that ideal are the giants in the angling world. We’re lucky enough to have a few of them call Utah home. Baffling though it may be, I’ve stumbled into situations where I’ve been able to fish with a few ...
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  • 2/22/2017 10:36:00 PM
  • New brewery coming to Winston-Salem
  • Ashe, a Richmond, Va., native, has worked in the luxury hospitality industry in Park City, Utah. Fiddlin’ Fish, they said, expresses their Blue Ridge Mountain heritage and love of the outdoors. “We’re doing this because we both love beer,” Ashe said.
  • The Business Journal
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  • 2/22/2017 8:12:00 PM
  • G Funk Stonefly
  • Seines are cool... Several summers back, I was fishing with my brother on a very popular Utah river, and I had brought my 3'x4' seine so I could show him the importance to fly selection and how each river is very different. Off we went to some fairly ...
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  • 2/21/2017 12:07:00 AM
  • Hike and Fly-Fish Jone's Hole Creek
  • A valid Utah fishing license is required. This hike is also frequently completed in reverse direction by boaters camped at one of the 4 designated campsites along the Green River.
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  • 2/4/2017 12:08:00 AM
  • Surefire tips to catch more fish this winter
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — This is one of Utah's snowiest winters in recent memory, sending many fly fishermen either to the ice tent or the fly tying bench. Most winters do this to anglers, as the prospect of fly fishing with ice in the guides and sub ...
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  • 1/27/2017 7:41:00 PM
  • Utah officials answer questions about mercury found in Pineview fish
  • HUNTSVILLE — When environmental officials announced that fish in Pineview Reservoir had elevated levels of mercury, many Northern Utah residents were understandably concerned. But state scientists stress there’s no immediate threat to human health.
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  • 1/23/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Catch unlimited fish, win prizes at annual Burbot Bash
  • Photo credit: Ryan Mosley, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources The fish that are tagged for the contest also provide information to biologist about how the burbot grow and where they migrate and spawn throughout the reservoir, DWR said. Since 2011 ...
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  • 1/17/2017 7:57:00 PM
  • Utah Burbot Bash
  • MANILA — The Burbot Bash is almost here! "This annual event gets bigger every year," says Tonya Kieffer, regional conservation outreach manager for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. "It's the perfect way to have fun and catch fish while helping ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/17/2017 7:06:00 AM
  • 3 Utah reservoirs under mercury fish consumption advisory
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Environmental officials have issued fish consumption advisories for three Utah reservoirs after elevated levels of mercury were found in some fish. The Deseret News reports that the affected reservoirs include Pineview in Weber ...
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 1/16/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • 3 Utah reservoirs under mercury fish consumption advisory
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Environmental officials have issued fish consumption advisories for three Utah reservoirs after elevated levels of mercury were found in some fish. The Deseret News reports (http://bit.ly/2jn2F8B ) that the affected reservoirs ...
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  • 1/16/2017 7:49:00 AM
  • SUU basketball: Matt Johnson — from little fish to big fish
  • “He hit some big-time shots for us.” Check out this story on thespectrum.com: http://www.thespectrum.com/story/sports/college/southern-utah/2017/01/06/suu-basketball-matt-johnson---little-fish-big-fish/96272676/
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  • 1/8/2017 4:41:00 AM
  • AFFTA Applauds Federal Monument Designation in Utah
  • (Bozeman, MT) – The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) applauds President Obama's decision to designate southeastern Utah's Bears Ears area as a national monument. Throughout the past year, AFFTA has supported the designation, with efforts ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/4/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Ice fishing is hot at many Utah locations
  • Bringing out the old year and brining in the new can involve an ice fishing trip to a local reservoir. All that you need are warm clothing, insulated and waterproof boots and some basic ice fishing equipment. "In my opinion,"said Randy Oplinger, cold water
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  • 12/30/2016 8:59:16 AM
  • McGrath's Fish House in Bend closes abruptly
  • The McGrath's Fish House website lists 10 other locations around the West -- six in western Oregon, two in Washington and one each in Boise, Idaho and Sandy, Utah. The chain had 20 restaurants when it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in early ...
  • KTVZ.com
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  • 12/26/2016 11:20:01 AM
  • Teenage visitor reels in huge marlin, goes home with big fish tale
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) A young visitor from Utah is going home with a big fish tale and he ..
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  • 12/23/2016 7:37:30 PM
  • Ice Fishing Tips from Utah DWR
  • You don't need a lot of fishing equipment to catch fish through the ice. Photo by Paul Thompson You don't need a lot of equipment to catch fish through the ice. A short fishing rod and reel, a few sinkers and hooks, a package of worms and an auger you can
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/19/2016 6:27:41 AM
  • The best local streams for winter fly fishing
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — The ski resorts are open, the snow and ice are clogging Utah's roadways, and most favorite haunts of fly fishermen are inaccessible. If you don't ice fish, ski, or snowboard, then living as an angler through a Utah winter isn't easy.
  • KSL
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  • 12/16/2016 6:48:32 PM
  • Fun on the ice: Basic equipment for a fun, successful ice-fishing trip
  • “Wax worms or mealworms are the best worms to use in the winter,” Oplinger says. “Most of the fish you can catch through the ice in Utah will take them.” If you like to fish with lures, buy some small jigs, ice flies or small jigging spoon
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  • 12/15/2016 11:43:13 PM
  • Cold ice means hot fishing
  • Oplinger says chartreuse or red tend to be the best colors to use when fishing through the ice in Utah. - Because fishermen can drill two holes close together, ice fishing is a great way to double the fun by fishing with two poles. - In addition to ...
  • Daily Herald
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  • 12/15/2016 12:13:02 AM
  • Fish and Owl Canyons Loop, Utah
  • The hike: This cedar mesa route packs a lifetime of desert highlights—slickrock canyons, ancient ruins and pictographs, meandering creeks, and red sandstone arches and hoodoos—into a weekend loop. Start with a flat, 1.9-mile hike to the rim of Fish ...
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  • 12/13/2016 11:16:57 PM
  • DWR ice fishing clinic set at Salt Lake office
  • The Division of Wildlife Resources and the Utah Blue Ribbon Fisheries Advisory Council are sponsoring a free ice fishing clinic Monday at the Salt Lake City office of the Department of Natural Resources office at 1594 W. North Temple. Avid ice anglers ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 12/12/2016 9:27:47 AM
  • Free Ice Fishing Seminar in Salt Lake City Tonight (Dec. 12)
  • You can learn the basics of ice fishing at a free seminar in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City–With cold weather descending on Utah, it won't be long before ice starts forming on fishing waters across the state. If you've never fished through the ice before .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/12/2016 7:18:56 AM
  • DWR to host free ice fishing clinics
  • Clint Brunson, an avid ice angler who also serves as a fisheries biologist with the Division of Wildlife Resources, will share tips and tricks that will help you catch more fish in northern Utah. The clinic, which is sponsored by Cabela’s, is free.
  • Daily Herald
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  • 12/9/2016 6:53:51 AM
  • Give the gift of hunting, fishing this holiday
  • ST. GEORGE – 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. The licenses make great Christmas gifts and they’re easy to buy, according to Judi Tutorow ...
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  • 12/8/2016 3:59:04 PM
  • Fishing, hunting licenses make great gifts
  • SALT LAKE CITY-- Looking for that perfect gift for the angler or hunter on the 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. Judi Tutorow, wildlife ...
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  • 12/8/2016 12:14:10 AM
  • $1,000 reward for catching ugly fish from Wyoming reservoir
  • The drawing will take place at a burbot fishing rally at Fontenelle Jan. 7-8. Utah to spend $138,000 to restore famous outlaw's cabin Utah to spend $138,000 to restore famous outlaw's cabin Utah state officials are going to spend $138,000 to restore a ...
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  • 12/6/2016 10:06:31 PM
  • $1,000 reward for catching ugly fish from Wyoming reservoir
  • The drawing will take place at a burbot fishing rally at Fontenelle Jan. 7-8. Utah to spend $138,000 to restore famous outlaw's cabin Utah to spend $138,000 to restore famous outlaw's cabin Utah state officials are going to spend $138,000 to restore a ...
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  • 12/6/2016 9:37:53 PM
  • DWR sponsoring free ice fishing clinic
  • FARMINGTON — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is sponsoring a free ice fishing clinic 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Cabela’s, 391 N. Cabela's Drive. Clint Brunson, an avid ice angler who also serves as a fisheries biologist with the DWR ...
  • Deseret News
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  • 12/5/2016 5:57:09 PM
  • Utah Ice Fishing Clinic Dec. 10
  • A free clinic in Farmington will teach you all you need to know to catch plenty of fish this winter. Photo by Scott Root FARMINGTON — You can learn the basics of ice fishing at a free clinic on Dec. 10. Staying warm and comfortable on the ice, the type ...
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  • 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
  • DWR to host ice fishing clinic
  • Ever want to learn how to ice fish? The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources wants to help. The agency along is offering a free ice fishing clinic on December 10 clinic from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cabela's Store in Farmington. The clinic will cover such .
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 12/1/2016 2:41:28 PM
  • 3 great spots for end-of-fall fly fishing
  • Utah had its first snowstorm of the season Thursday, but fall fly fishing is still in full swing in some areas. At the following Utah water bodies, it's just off the hook. A tiny window exists during the fall to catch lake trout — normally deep-dwelling ..
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  • 11/18/2016 6:17:19 PM
  • Inaugural fly fishing hall of fame banquet set
  • Utah fishing organizations are holding a fundraising banquet November 17 at the This Is the Place banquet hall to announce the inaugural Utah Fly Fishing Hall of Fame Award. The cost to attend the banquet is $65. The event is being sponsored by the seven .
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 11/8/2016 11:19:41 AM
  • November Fish Tails
  • Above is more half river, half lake, deep and slow moving, but loaded with fish. Green — Make a backcast to Utah at Flaming Gorge, best for an overnighter this time of year. Float or wade, it is consistent, predictable, and in November the summer ...
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 11/6/2016 6:28:34 AM
  • 3 Ways to get the Most from Fall Fly Fishing
  • I’ve just returned from a 10-day fly fishing extravaganza, traveling all over the state of Utah and fishing some of the lesser-known waters in my home state. This past week and a half taught me a ton about fly fishing in the fall, and I wanted to share ...
  • thetroutlife.com
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  • 10/30/2016 11:54:49 PM
  • Changes Coming to Utah Fisheries Regs
  • At their Sept. 29 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife Board — a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor — approved a Division of Wildlife Resources recommendation to start a two-year pilot study focused on the use of corn as bait.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/21/2016 7:30:29 AM
  • Utah man who drowned wife in fish pond asks for parole
  • Draper • After asserting his innocence for more than two decades, David E. Mead on Tuesday admitted at a parole hearing that he committed the "unforgivable act" of killing his wife, who drowned in a fishpond at their Salt Lake City home. In addition ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 10/18/2016 9:53:02 PM
  • 4 reasons to fish the Green River in fall
  • Quite a few fishermen exchange their rods and reels for ski poles and parkas and miss out on one of Utah's best late-season fishing destinations — the Green River. In the spring and early summer, the Green is one the best — and busiest — rivers in ...
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  • 10/18/2016 6:39:46 PM
  • Utah: DWR Seeks Input on Scofield Reservoir Fishery
  • Cutthroat trout were introduced to Scofield Reservoir several years ago. In addition to providing fun fishing, the cutthroats also eat Utah chubs. Photo courtesy of Tom Ogden The online public survey will be open until November 1. PRICE — The Division of .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 10/11/2016 7:06:33 AM
  • Wildlife board approves rules for 2017-18 fishing seasons
  • SALT LAKE CITY — Starting Jan. 1, anglers can fish with corn at eight waters in the state. At their Sept. 29 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved a Division of Wildlife Resources recommendation to start a two-year pilot study focused on ...
  • Deseret News
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  • 10/3/2016 3:08:29 PM
  • Utah Approves Changes for 2017-18 Fishing Seasons
  • The smallmouth bass limit at Jordanelle Reservoir will change starting Jan. 1, 2017. Photo by Wayne Gustaveson Salt Lake City–You can fish with corn, at eight waters in Utah, starting Jan. 1, 2017. At their Sept. 29 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife ..
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  • 10/3/2016 6:25:56 AM
  • Wildlife board to allow corn as bait; other fishing changes
  • SALT LAKE CITY — Anglers will be able to fish with corn at eight lakes and reservoirs in Utah starting Jan. 1, 2017. At their Sept. 29 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife Board – a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor – approved a ...
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  • 10/2/2016 12:00:35 AM
  • Don Allphin: Let's review fall fishing
  • There is no doubt anglers and especially recreational boaters seem to get their fill of Utah reservoirs just as the kids are back in school. Most boats are winterized and don’t get wet again until spring. What a shame! Let’s review some fall fishing ...
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  • 9/30/2016 5:53:42 AM
  • A Western Flow
  • Rob had dreamt of exploring the canyons and gorges of Utah ever since taking a float trip down the Big Horn River (MT) in 2013. This time, however, he wanted to take the trip to the next level by utilizing BOTE’s newest fishing specific inflatable ...
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  • 9/27/2016 5:35:47 AM
  • Veggievore fish of the Triassic
  • One of these early Mesozoic fish was Hemicalypterus, known from fossils first uncovered in Utah in the 1960s. It wasn’t terribly big–at about 6.5 cm (2.5 inches) long, it would have fit comfortably into your typical home aquarium. Yet, Sarah’s study ...
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  • 9/26/2016 4:21:13 PM
  • 5 high-country spots to fish before summer ends
  • Potter's Ponds is one of the most popular family fisheries in Central Utah. Located just under 9,000 feet in elevation, the ponds are home to a stocked population (and some holdovers) of rainbow trout. The fishing is great for kids who want to use bait ...
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  • 9/19/2016 6:16:54 PM
  • Finding friendship while Fishing for Freedom
  • A veteran of WWII, Lowell Laager was a U.S. Navy Captain who transported wounded from Utah Beach on D-Day. But last week, the long-time resident of Calumet was kicking it back, sharing war stories and fishing tales with fellow veterans during the third ...
  • Hibbing Daily Tribune
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  • 9/15/2016 5:57:11 AM
  • Fishing for Freedom & finding friendship
  • A veteran of WWII, Lowell Laager was a U.S. Navy Captain who transported wounded from Utah Beach on D-Day. But last week, the long-time resident of Calumet was kicking it back, sharing war stories and fishing tales with fellow veterans during the third ...
  • Grand Rapids Herald-Review
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  • 9/14/2016 8:35:51 AM
  • When creeks dry up, where do the fish go?
  • That unusual question — focused on a fish species most people have never heard of — has launched a study along the Utah-Wyoming border. It involves a fish-finding tool most people would never have thought of: aerial drones. "Throttle is 63 percent ...
  • Casper Star-Tribune
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  • 9/8/2016 11:59:13 PM
  • When creeks dry up, where do the fish go?
  • That unusual question — focused on a fish species most people have never heard of — has launched a study along the Utah-Wyoming border. It involves a fish-finding tool most people would never have thought of: aerial drones. "Throttle is 63 percent ...
  • Daily Herald
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  • 9/8/2016 11:59:13 PM
  • When creeks dry up, where do the fish go?
  • That unusual question — focused on a fish species most people have never heard of — has launched a study along the Utah-Wyoming border. It involves a fish-finding tool most people would never have thought of: aerial drones. "Throttle is 63 percent ...
  • KSL
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  • 9/6/2016 1:53:08 PM
  • Go big at Massacre Rocks State Park
  • Perch and Utah chub minnows are also on the menu, so Rapalas, flukes and swimbaits are additional options. For fly anglers, a leech, sculpin, crayfish or woolly buggar pattern might do the trick. “I’ve caught fish on all kinds of lures down there ...
  • Idaho Statesman
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  • 9/6/2016 8:59:39 AM
  • ONE TRULY GREAT ESCAPE FLY FISHING TRIP TO UTAH OFFERS PERFECT GETAWAY.
  • PANGUITCH, Utah - Three hours. It's a baseball game, three episodes of ``E.R.,'' or less than the length of a movie with buffaloes, if you're Kevin Costner. That's the extra time it takes Southern Californians to go fly fishing in southern Utah rather than
  • thefreelibrary.com
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  • 9/1/2016 11:53:12 PM
  • Toxic algae bloom closes Utah's Scofield Reservoir to fishing, boating
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A toxic algae bloom has closed popular reservoir in east-central Utah to fishing, boating and swimming ahead of the Labor Day weekend. Authorities said Wednesday that thousands of fish called chubs have died in the area affected by ..
  • KUTV
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  • 9/1/2016 6:38:14 PM
  • Toxic algae bloom closes Utah reservoir to fishing, boating
  • SALT LAKE CITY — A toxic algae bloom closed a popular reservoir in east-central Utah to fishing, boating and swimming on Wednesday, and will likely keep it closed through the Labor Day weekend. Thousands of small fish called chubs have died in the area ...
  • WRAL
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  • 9/1/2016 10:24:19 AM
  • Toxic algae bloom closes Utah reservoir to fishing, boating
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A toxic algae bloom closed a popular reservoir in east-central Utah to fishing, boating and swimming on Wednesday, and will likely keep it closed through the Labor Day weekend. Thousands of small fish called chubs have died in the ...
  • Gillette News Record
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  • 9/1/2016 5:37:59 AM
  • Toxic algae bloom closes Utah reservoir to fishing, boating
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A toxic algae bloom closed a popular reservoir in east-central Utah to fishing, boating and swimming on Wednesday, and will likely keep it closed through the Labor Day weekend. Thousands of small fish called chubs have died in the ...
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  • 8/31/2016 11:47:14 PM
  • Drone Video of Fly Fishing the Provo River
  • Aerial Drone Video – Fly Fishing on the Middle Provo – Heber, Utah from Coptershotz on Vimeo. Some sweet shots from the Middle Fork of the Provo River in Utah. From the video maker: “Testing out the drone on the Middle Provo River with Jim ...
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  • 8/29/2016 7:28:55 AM
  • Fishing hole update from Utah’s DWR
  • Schools may be back in session, but there’s still some time to dip a line in local fishing spots. Here’s the latest updates from the Division of Wildlife Resources as of Monday, Aug. 22 Anglers report fair fishing. One lucky angler caught a bass on a ...
  • The Davis Clipper
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  • 8/27/2016 5:32:35 PM
  • Fish bomb!
  • Watch 1,000 fish get dropped from a plane into a lake in Utah. Joey L. It doesn't hurt them because if it did the fish would tell us! Duhh. And I for one have never heard a fish say it hurts falling from a plane. Joshua R. H. these are the navy seals of ..
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  • 8/26/2016 10:27:16 PM
  • Goldfish, other species putting endangered fish in even more danger
  • (KUTV) Goldfish, among other fish, are causing problems for endangered species of fish in a Southern Utah conservatory. The Red Hill Desert Garden is a place meant to educate the public but now is temporarily closed after wildlife experts had to save an ..
  • KUTV
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  • 8/24/2016 11:12:35 PM
  • Beavers engineer better fish habitat
  • The results of the research on Bridge Creek, a tributary of the John Day River, were published in Nature’s online journal Scientific Reports by a team of scientists from Eco Logical Research Inc., Utah State University, NOAA Fisheries, the Oregon ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 8/24/2016 3:05:49 PM
  • State biologists probing fish kill from Tibble Fork dam reconstruction
  • Mike Slater, regional aquatic biologist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, reported that there were dead fish in the north fork of American Fork Canyon, particularly just below the reservoir. He said a fish kill was not necessarily unexpected ..
  • KSL
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  • 8/23/2016 6:27:26 PM
  • Red Hills Desert Garden endangered fish removal
  • Red Hills Desert Garden endangered fish removal Crews with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources worked Monday to preserve endangered native fish species out of the Red Hills Desert Garden in St. George on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. Check out this story on .
  • Spectrum
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  • 8/22/2016 10:24:51 PM
  • No dumping; fish removal begins at Desert Garden
  • Biologists began capturing native fish and draining the stream at Red Hills Desert Garden Monday morning, St. George, Utah, Aug. 22, 2016 | Photo by Julie Applegate, St. George News “We set this garden up to be a place where the community could come and ..
  • St George Utah
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  • 8/22/2016 10:10:32 PM
  • Utah deseret garden to close after fish introduced illegally
  • A botanical garden in southwestern Utah is closing for a week to allow for the removal of illegally introduced goldfish and other popular pet species. ST. GEORGE — A botanical garden in southwestern Utah is closing for a week to allow for the removal of ..
  • Deseret News
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  • 8/22/2016 7:33:03 PM
  • Rock art, bighorn sheep and big fish all part of easy eastern Utah hike
  • JONES HOLE, Uintah County — He stood in the middle of the trail, head down, munching on a patch of leafy greens. His four legs were attached to a muscled torso topped by a head designed to be the perfect battering ram. We were less than a mile from ...
  • KSL
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  • 8/22/2016 6:14:19 PM
  • Utah: Fish Doing Well in Restored Red Fleet Reservoir
  • Yellow perch — transferred to Red Fleet from Fish Lake — have produced thousands of offspring, including these caught in a gill net. Photo by Natalie Boren VERNAL — Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have good news to report: after ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2016 6:04:10 AM
  • Wildlife officials rescue fish from Utah wildfire
  • CEDAR CITY, Utah — Utah wildlife officials recently removed fish from a small creek to protect them from a nearby wildfire. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bda9qy ) that wildlife officials say the fire can heat up the water enough to cause problems for ...
  • WRAL
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  • 8/17/2016 7:46:08 PM
  • Wildlife officials rescue fish from Utah wildfire
  • CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah wildlife officials recently removed fish from a small creek to protect them from a nearby wildfire. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bda9qy) that wildlife officials say the fire can heat up the water enough to cause problems ...
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 8/17/2016 6:27:24 PM
  • Wildlife officials rescue fish from Utah wildfire
  • CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah wildlife officials recently removed fish from a small creek to protect them from a nearby wildfire. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bda9qy ) that wildlife officials say the fire can heat up the water enough to cause problems ...
  • KSL
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  • 8/17/2016 6:27:24 PM
  • Wildlife officials rescue fish from Utah wildfire
  • CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Utah wildlife officials recently removed fish from a small creek to protect them from a nearby wildfire. KSL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2bda9qy) that wildlife officials say the fire can heat up the water enough to cause problems ...
  • Chron
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  • 8/17/2016 1:19:35 PM
  • Utah wildlife biologists rescue fish from path of wildfire
  • CEDAR CITY - State wildlife officers raced Monday to remove fish from a small creek northeast of Beaver as a lightning-caused wildfire loomed on the hillside above them. The Briggs Fire is burning on a ridge above Briggs Creek in the Fishlake National Fore
  • KSL
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  • 8/17/2016 3:46:56 AM
  • Utah's Red Hills Deseret Garden to close after fish introduced illegally
  • ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A botanical garden in southwestern Utah is closing for a week to allow for the removal of illegally introduced goldfish and other popular pet species. Steve Meismer with the Virgin River Program says the illegally introduced fish ..
  • KUTV
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  • 8/16/2016 3:22:28 PM
  • Unwanted Fish Forces Closure of S. Utah Park
  • Pet fish are threatening other fish found naturally in a Southern Utah river. The illegal dumping of those unwanted fish is forcing the temporary closure of popular park in Saint George where the public can view and learn more about native fish. Steve ...
  • Utah Public Radio
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  • 8/16/2016 2:46:41 PM
  • Unwanted Fish Leads To Closure of S. Utah Park
  • Pet fish are threatening other fish found naturally in a Southern Utah river. The illegal dumping of those unwanted fish is forcing the temporary closure of popular park in Saint George where the public can view and learn more about native fish. Steve ...
  • Utah Public Radio
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  • 8/16/2016 2:46:41 PM
  • Southern Utah deseret garden to close after fish introduced illegally
  • ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A botanical garden in southwestern Utah is closing for a week to allow for the removal of illegally introduced goldfish and other popular pet species. Steve Meismer with the Virgin River Program says the illegally introduced fish ..
  • KUTV
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  • 8/16/2016 6:25:36 AM
  • Utah deseret garden to close after fish introduced illegally
  • ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A botanical garden in southwestern Utah is closing for a week to allow for the removal of illegally introduced goldfish and other popular pet species. Steve Meismer with the Virgin River Program says the illegally introduced fish ..
  • KSL
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  • 8/16/2016 4:31:04 AM
  • Desert garden to close because of illegally-introduced fish
  • The Red Hills Desert Garden, meant to be a sanctuary for some of southwestern Utah’s endangered native fish, has been polluted by illegally-introduced goldfish and other popular pet species, authorities say. The park, which is built around a 1,150-foot ...
  • Spectrum
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  • 8/15/2016 3:02:11 PM
  • Utah: Gamefish Doing Well in Restored Red Fleet Reservoir
  • Yellow perch — transferred to Red Fleet from Fish Lake — have produced thousands of offspring, including these caught in a gill net. Photo by Natalie Boren VERNAL — Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have good news to report: after ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/15/2016 8:07:00 AM
  • Parks and Wildlife looks at doubling hunting, fishing fees
  • One hunter recommended a flat fee for a hunting license, then hunters can buy tags for the species they want. Idaho and Utah sell such licenses, he said. Lewandowski said having free fishing licenses for all anglers 64 and over is a money loser for the ...
  • Cortez Journal
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  • 8/13/2016 4:13:09 AM
  • Parks and Wildlife looks at doubling hunting and fishing fees
  • One hunter recommended a flat fee for a hunting license, then hunters can buy tags for the species they want. Idaho and Utah sell such licenses, he said. Lewandowski said having free fishing licenses for all anglers 64 and over is a money loser for the ...
  • Cortez Journal
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  • 8/12/2016 6:26:10 PM
  • This week’s local fishing reports from Utah’s DWR
  • A look at local fishing holes, courtesy of Division of Wildlife Resources, through Aug. 8. Anglers report good fishing for bluegill and catfish. One local family caught 20 catfish, all about 6 to 12 inches long. They fished with a worm on the bottom.
  • The Davis Clipper
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  • 8/12/2016 2:15:38 PM
  • Which Fly Fishing Rod Should You Buy
  • Your choice will also be influenced largely by where you intend to fish. For instance, small mountain streams in New England will require a lighter rod than large rivers in the Rocky Mountains or Utah.
  • gonefishingfish.com
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  • 8/10/2016 8:23:04 PM
  • Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival set Friday and Saturday
  • The festival features vendor booths and classes. Proceeds from the event benefit Utah veterans and active duty personnel via the Salt Lake City Chapter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. According to event organizer Julie Zicha, the festival has ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 8/8/2016 9:41:12 AM
  • Local fishing hole reports from Utah’s Wildlife Resources
  • An angler recently reported catching two bass in 30 minutes at around 4 p.m. fishing with a grasshopper and worms. The bass seem to be active in the afternoon. The water is a little murky in some parts of the lake. The trout are deep. If you're fishing ...
  • The Davis Clipper
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  • 8/4/2016 5:31:14 PM
  • Local fishing holes open up hours of summer fun
  • Several urban fisheries in Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties are stocked with fish so that young fishers can find success and not get frustrated, said Paul Thompson, Northern Utah Aquatics Manager for the Division of Wildlife Resource. Former Ogden ...
  • Ogden Standard-Examiner
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  • 7/28/2016 6:05:11 AM
  • High elevation waters offer great summer fishing
  • You can beat the heat, have fun and enjoy breathtaking scenery by grabbing your fishing pole and heading to Utah’s mountains. Drew Cushing, Aquatic Section chief for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says high-elevation waters in Utah provide some of ...
  • The Davis Clipper
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  • 7/26/2016 12:38:16 AM
  • 5 family-friendly fishing spots to escape the heat
  • Whether you're a veteran fly angler or just learning how to fish using a worm and bobber, Utah is full of greats spots to go fishing. Here's a look at five of the best ones for families. Located just off Highway 151 past Mirror Lake in the Uinta Mountains
  • KSL
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  • 7/14/2016 6:10:27 PM
  • UFC Veteran Mike Pyle Isn't Ready to Go Fishing Just Yet. Wait, Yes He Is
  • Things go off-script when Pyle starts to talk about life after fighting. Two or three times each month, Pyle escapes, often to Utah, to go fly fishing. He owns part of a fly-fishing apparel company, and it's there where the retirement talk really gains ene
  • Bleacher Report
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  • 7/7/2016 11:05:05 PM
  • Thomas: The advantages of hybrid fish
  • One of the most common problems managers face is with species that tend to overpopulate. These are often non-game fish such as Utah chubs and suckers, but even game fish can get out of control. It is very common for yellow perch and brook trout to ...
  • Twin Falls Times-News
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  • 7/5/2016 8:55:37 AM
  • Hit high country for best holiday fishing
  • Expect most small waters to be heavily stocked with rainbow trout for what promises to be a busy July 4th weekend at fishing spots throughout Utah. That said, the hot weather and warming water could slow fishing at lower elevation waters. High mountain ...
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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  • 6/30/2016 8:32:55 AM

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