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  • 5 tips for landing big fish on a fly rod
  • Spencer is an outdoors columnist, fly fishing writer, and novelist from Utah. He contributes to multiple national fly fishing publications and acts as managing editor of The Modern Trout Bum. Find him on Twitter/Instagram, @Spencer_Durrant @Spencer_Durrant
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  • 6/19/2017 7:09:00 PM
  • Utah Wiper Record Falls Twice in One Week, 14-Pounder Now Tops
  • Utah’s wiper record is shattered twice in one week. It’s not often that a state record fish is toppled twice in one week, but that’s exactly what happened in Utah earlier this month. Both submitted fish came from Newcastle Reservoir (and broke ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 6/19/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • Free Fish Day provides perfect time for beginners to learn
  • The website provides accessible info to all interested in fishing. The Utah Division of Wildlife also provides a Fishing Handbook at wildlife.utah.gov. “The one day you don’t need a license to fish in Utah is Saturday, June 10, 2017, which is Free ...
  • ironcountytoday.com
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  • 6/10/2017 2:19:00 PM
  • Fishing and Boating in Utah
  • Utah fishing trips can take place on quiet mountain creeks or from a boat on one of the expansive reservoir waterways. Be sure to check the state boat registration requirements, buy your fishing license, and read the fishing reports to learn more about ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Utah Wildlife Director to Head U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • The Utah Department of Natural Resources appointed Greg Sheehan, director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, as the new deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a bureau of the U.S. Department of Interior. “Greg is leaving Utah’s ...
  • Lake Powell Life
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  • 6/9/2017 5:38:00 PM
  • OUTDOOR RECREATION: Fish for Free on June 10
  • June 10 is Free Fishing Day in Utah. You don’t need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Randy Oplinger says even experienced anglers should mark June 10 on their calendars. He says early June is one of the best times of the year to fish in ...
  • Sun Advocate
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  • 6/8/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Utah wildlife official named acting head of U.S. Fish and Wildlife
  • Bears Ears National Monument in Utah. (Bears Ears National Monument Facebook photo) SALT LAKE CITY — The head of Utah’s wildlife management division has been tapped as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/8/2017 3:15:00 PM
  • Video: Fly Fishing for Trout in the West in PEAK SEASON | RUNOFF
  • “Aside from filmmaking, we’re fly fishing guides who cover territory throughout Utah for 7 months of the year. We focus the majority of our trips on the high desert tailwaters and alpine streams in the northeast part of the state. Before we built up ...
  • venturingangler.com
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Provo River Fishing Co. Fly Fishing Wallet
  • This wallet by the Provo River Fishing Co. is designed to hold all the lures you might need for a journey into the back country, it’s handmade in Utah from premium vegetable tanned leather, lined with water resistant outdoor rated canvas, and it uses a ...
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  • 6/7/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Fish for free throughout Utah on Saturday
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Anglers, rejoice! The best fishing day of the year is almost upon us— fishing is free throughout Utah on Saturday. June 10 will be free fishing day in Utah and doesn’t require a fishing license, according to the Utah Division of ...
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  • 6/7/2017 10:01:00 PM
  • Utah’s Wildlife Director to Help Lead U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Utah-(Ammoland.com)-Greg Sheehan, director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), has provided exemplary leadership on wildlife issues in Utah and will soon serve as the new deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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  • 6/6/2017 8:40:00 PM
  • Utah official named acting head of US Fish and Wildlife
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday tapped the head of Utah's wildlife management division as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where the appointee will serve as acting head of ..
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 6/6/2017 7:24:00 PM
  • Utah's wildlife director to help lead U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • WASHINGTON (ABC4 Utah) - Greg Sheehan, director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) will soon serve as the new deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Sheehan is described as an avid hunter, fisherman and wildlife photographer .
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  • 6/6/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • Zinke taps Utahn for new post at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
  • SALT LAKE CITY — The man credited with shepherding Utah's wildlife agency for nearly five years — building the state's reputation as one of the best wildlife managers in the West — was tapped Monday by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to help lead the U ...
  • Deseret News
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  • 6/6/2017 12:35:00 AM
  • Zinke taps Utahn for new post at US Fish & Wildlife Services
  • SALT LAKE CITY — The man credited with shepherding Utah's wildlife agency for nearly five years — building the state's reputation as one of the best wildlife managers in the West — was tapped Monday by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to help lead the U ...
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  • 6/6/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • Utah official named acting head of US Fish and Wildlife
  • SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday tapped the head of Utah's wildlife management division as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where the appointee will serve as acting head of ..
  • The Herald Journal
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  • 6/5/2017 11:57:00 PM
  • Zinke taps Utah wildlife director to head U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • REFUGES -- Greg Sheehan, director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Service for nearly five years, has been named acting director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today. Sheehan has more than 25 years of
  • The Spokesman-Review
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  • 6/5/2017 11:55:00 PM
  • Utah official named acting head of US Fish and Wildlife
  • U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday tapped the head of Utah's wildlife management division as deputy director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a newly created position where the appointee will serve as acting head of the agency until a ...
  • ABC News
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  • 6/5/2017 10:28:00 PM
  • Utah official tapped to lead federal Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has named Greg Sheehan, currently the Wildlife Director for the Utah Department of Natural Resources, to take over the newly-created position of Fish and Wildlife Services deputy director. Sheehan will lead the FWS until a ...
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  • 6/5/2017 9:23:00 PM
  • Cutthroat Trout at Strawberry Reservoir (UT)
  • Root says all cutthroat trout in Strawberry between 15 and 22 inches long must be released immediately. More information about the fishing regulations at Strawberry Reservoir is available on pages 41 and 42 of the 2017 Utah Fishing Guidebook.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Fish barriers to be built on 5 streams on the East Fork Sevier River
  • CEDAR CITY — The Dixie National Forest is proposing to build six permanent and three temporary fish barriers on five streams in the East Fork Sevier River drainage to facilitate future Bonneville cutthroat trout restoration work by the Utah Division of ...
  • St George Utah
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  • 6/4/2017 9:42:00 PM
  • Fish for free Saturday, June 10
  • June 10 is Free Fishing Day in Utah. Anglers don’t need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Randy Oplinger says even experienced anglers should mark June 10 on their calendars. He says early June is one of the best times of the year to fish ..
  • Daily Herald
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  • 6/1/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Fly fishing on the Provo River
  • The Good4Utah Road Tour rolled into Jordanelle State Park this week. As we highlight the park, we're also looking into an art and a sport mixed into one. Did you know one of the best and most famous fly fishing spots is just steps away from the park ...
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  • 6/1/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • Review: At Lehi’s Slapfish, it’s smooth culinary sailing
  • I was taken aback. Now, I’m an expressive eater — more so than most people — but still. Slapfish comes to Utah by way of Southern California, where the restaurant has opened multiple locations. The Lehi location is its first outside of California.
  • Daily Herald
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  • 5/25/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • Fishing Tips from Utah DWR
  • If you're like a lot of Utahns, you're ready to get outside, enjoy some sunny weather and catch some fish. As you make plans for Memorial Day weekend, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have some "inside information" to share about fishing
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Letters | May 2017
  • The monument does not change the state of Utah’s jurisdiction as it relates to fish and wildlife management. Non-federal lands within the national monument are not part of the national monument unless subsequently and voluntarily acquired. Department ...
  • Ventura County Reporter
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  • 5/19/2017 12:13:00 AM
  • Tips for fishing small trout reservoirs in Utah
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Small reservoirs are attractive to many northern Utah anglers. Fishing can be successful from the shore, a float tube, pontoon, kayak or boat, and many different tactics will work from any of these platforms. The smaller reservoirs ...
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  • 5/18/2017 5:36:00 PM
  • Enjoy solitude, family fishing on Memorial Day
  • Randy Oplinger, sport fisheries coordinator for the DWR, says Utah has literally hundreds of fishing waters. “It can be challenging to pick water that best meets what anglers are looking for,” he says. “Fortunately, our biologists know these waters ...
  • Daily Herald
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  • 5/18/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Fish hatchery is open seven days of the week
  • So the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) has implemented a management program dependent on stocking hatchery-reared fish statewide. The Fountain Green facility is just one of the division’s hatcheries. This is a great location to bring the whole ..
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  • 5/17/2017 4:40:00 PM
  • Mantua Reservoir ranked best place to catch warm water fish this spring
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — If you are wanting to fish for warm water species, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently selected Mantua Reservoir as the best scenic location this spring. The 550-acre reservoir, located in northern Utah about 4 miles ...
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  • 5/15/2017 10:30:00 PM
  • Plan Now for Utah Memorial Day Fishing
  • If you're like a lot of Utahns, you're ready to get outside, enjoy some sunny weather and catch some fish. As you make plans for Memorial Day weekend, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources have some "inside information" to share about fishing
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/15/2017 4:26:00 AM
  • Where to fish in Utah this weekend
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — With warm weather and a great weekend forecast, a lot of Utah anglers are hitting the water this weekend, and they're all asking the same question: where should we go fishing? If you're taking the whole family or just grabbing some ...
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  • 5/12/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • See Tiger Muskie Seminar Online
  • You can learn how to catch the largest cool water fish in Utah by watching a tiger muskie seminar online. To view the seminar, visit the Division of Wildlife Resources' YouTube channel. Kick back and take in the instruction you'll receive from some of the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Kokanee Salmon Seminar May 18 in Salt Lake City
  • SALT LAKE CITY — Kokanee salmon are one of Utah's tastiest fish. And, if you can locate a school of them, get ready for some fast and furious fishing. So, how do you find the schools? And what techniques will bring you the most success? You can learn all .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/9/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Inside the NBA: Gone Fishin' - Jazz
  • Ernie takes the guys fishing with the Utah Jazz after being eliminated from the playoffs. Inside the NBA: Playing with a Heavy Heart Inside the NBA crew talk about the difficulties of playing with a heavy heart. Inside the NBA: Game Of Zones The inside the
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  • 5/9/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • Utah: Tiger Muskie Seminar Online
  • You can learn how to catch the largest cool water fish in Utah by watching a tiger muskie seminar online. To view the seminar, visit the Division of Wildlife Resources' YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/user/UDWR. After you arrive at the site, type 2017 .
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  • 5/8/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Utah Kokanee Seminar May 18
  • Salt Lake City -- Kokanee salmon are one of Utah's tastiest fish. And, if you can locate a school of them, get ready for some fast and furious fishing. So, how do you find the schools? And what techniques will bring you the most success? You can learn all
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  • 5/8/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Fish with cops, bobbers and badges on May 13
  • PRICE — Now that spring is here, fishing is warming up at southeastern Utah’s community fishing waters. Anglers are encouraged to enjoy the hot fishing alongside conservation officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) and Carbon County ...
  • Daily Herald
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  • 5/4/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Photos: Bentley’s Brown and Unique Hero Shot
  • Six-year-old Bentley is just learning to fly-fish, and he and his mom went looking for trout on the Lower Provo River here in Utah. Bentley ended up landing this sweet brown, but he wanted his mom to hold it. He has a lot of fun catching fish, but even ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 5/1/2017 1:29:00 PM
  • Trout Bum: Finding fish in high water on the Green River
  • High water is just one more example of the intricate adaptability humans don’t have. Spencer Durrant is a fly fishing columnist, outdoors writer, and sports writer from Utah. Connect with him on Twitter/Instagram at @Spencer_Durrant.
  • Ogden Standard-Examiner
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  • 5/1/2017 11:23:00 AM
  • 16 big-water battles: Snowstorm, flood recovery is far from over
  • Fish and Game estimated deaths of 16,000 carp, 10,000 largescale suckers, 4,000 bullhead and hundreds of yellow perch and Utah chubs. Carp aren't a typical target for anglers because "they have a meat quality that most people don't know how to cook ...
  • Insurance News Net
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  • 5/1/2017 5:13:00 AM
  • Utah: Spring Fishing Opportunities in Scenic Spots
  • Mid-May through early June is a great time to catch bluegill from the shore at Mantua Reservoir. Photo courtesy of Phil Douglass Spring is a great time to get outside and catch bass, crappie, bluegill and other warmwater fish in Utah. This spring, Division
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/1/2017 5:03:00 AM
  • Teens end day of fishing with a rescue
  • Officers from Utah State Parks, the Division of Natural Resources and some men who were fishing in the area all assisted in the search. When rescuers arrived, they were not immediately able to find the boys, and at one point, they reported that they had ..
  • The Herald Journal
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  • 4/30/2017 2:24:00 AM
  • Tips for fishing kokanee salmon in spring, summer
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Kokanee salmon are a highly sought-after fish in Utah reservoirs. These fish are not that difficult to catch when one follows a few steps for locating and getting lures down to them. Kokanee salmon are the landlocked strain of the ...
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  • 4/28/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Catching reds on a windy day
  • We had a group come in from Utah that wanted to get a taste of LA fishing. The conditions were terrible but the reds bit which made for a fun day. The crew only could fish a few hours so I went straight to the marsh with Matrix Green Hornet and my crew ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 4/27/2017 4:35:00 PM
  • 20,000 prized tiger muskie fish stocked in Pineview Reservoir
  • PINEVIEW RESERVOIR — Get excited, anglers. Pineview Reservoir is now stocked with 20,000 trophy fish. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources released thousands of tiger muskies into Pineview — and three other Utah reservoirs — this week. The tiger ...
  • Ogden Standard-Examiner
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  • 4/27/2017 3:39:00 PM
  • Utah Crew have a Great time
  • We had a crew from Utah with us today. With the wind blowing a constant 25mph all day we tucked into the marsh for reds. Plan was to fish a couple hours for slot reds, then let them experience the fight of the bulls. The slot red plan worked out great and
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 4/27/2017 2:22:00 PM
  • Prized trophy fish stocked in Pineview Reservoir
  • PINEVIEW RESERVOIR, Utah -- The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources just stocked Pineview Reservoir with 12,500 tiny fish who could grow to be as big as a elementary school student in a few years. The tiger muskie started as a way to control overpopulation
  • Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City
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  • 4/27/2017 12:26:00 AM
  • Utah: Plans to Restore Uintah Basin Fisheries
  • A nice largemouth bass fishery is developing at Steinaker Reservoir. Once the dam repair and earthquake work are done, DWR biologists will start bringing the largemouth bass fishery back. VERNAL — Big changes are in store for two fisheries in the Uintah ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Tips for fly fishing during the spring runoff
  • Despite the high, muddy waters, good fish can still be caught in high water conditions. In Utah's high-elevation rivers, the current is swift, which can make for hazardous wading in deep pockets of water. But if you concentrate on the shallowest runs you .
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  • 4/21/2017 7:02:00 PM
  • Springtime is the best time to fish Joes Valley
  • ORANGEVILLE — If anglers want to catch big fish in Utah this spring, Joes Valley Reservoir is the first place to consider visiting. Nestled in a picturesque valley in east-central Utah, the reservoir features turquoise blue water and three fish species ...
  • Daily Herald
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  • 4/20/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Prime Time at Utah's Joes Valley Reservoir
  • Orangeville – If you want to catch big fish in Utah this spring, Joes Valley Reservoir is the first place you should consider visiting. Nestled in a picturesque valley in east-central Utah, the reservoir features turquoise blue water and three fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/19/2017 7:37:00 AM
  • Why now is a great time to fish Joes Valley Reservoir
  • Located about 15 miles west of Orangeville in east-central Utah, Joes Valley offers turquoise blue water and three different fish species: splake (a sterile cross between lake trout and brook trout), cutthroat trout and tiger muskies. And Utah Division of
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  • 4/18/2017 10:48:00 PM
  • Facing disappearing sage grouse, Game and Fish takes action
  • Luttschwager and a cast of individuals from the North Dakota and Wyoming Game and Fish departments, Utah State University and the Bureau of Land Management collaborated on a translocation effort of Wyoming sage grouse. Convincing the grouse to stay would .
  • Williston Herald
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  • 4/15/2017 5:10:00 AM
  • Utah does the DU
  • I helped out Capt. G with a big crew from Utah yesterday. Turns out Karl Malone the Hall of Famer Karl Malone was along for the trip. He didn't fish with me but he was a very down to earth guy that loves to fish. Always love to see accomplished athletes ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 4/12/2017 6:54:00 AM
  • Utah: Heber City-Deer Creek Reservoir Stocked with 100,000 Rainbows
  • Willard Bay Reservoir is also a great place to take your family and friends fishing in Utah this spring. Photo by Phil Tuttle Heber City–Deer Creek Reservoir has received more than 100,000 rainbow trout in just the past few months. But that isn't the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/10/2017 6:48:00 AM
  • Northern Pike Designated Invasives in Utah Lake
  • DWR biologists caught this northern pike during a survey at Utah Lake. Biologists and anglers are concerned about the effect northern pike might have on fish in the lake. Photo by Chris Crockett PROVO — When fish are taken from one body of water, and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/10/2017 6:48:00 AM
  • Video: First Day of Spring on the Provo
  • Unfortunately, local water levels are not looking too promising: So this video shot on the the first day of spring on Utah’s Provo River may offer a vision of fly fishing that we won’t find this weekend. Regardless, watching others catch beautiful ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 4/5/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • The fly angler's secret for fishing small creeks and streams
  • THE GREAT OUTDOORS — Because Utah is a dry, desert state, most of our large rivers receive moderate to heavy fishing pressure, especially in the summer and fall months. Guides and outfitters work these waters, along with groups of fly fishers who enjoy ...
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  • 3/30/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • Gustaveson fishing event this weekend
  • 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 Striper Showdown Fishing Event. The free event will celebrate Gustaveson’s birthday and his favorite hobby ...
  • Lake Powell Chronicle
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  • 3/29/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • St George Utah
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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.
  • NR today
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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 ...
  • St George Utah
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • KSDK
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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 ...
  • KSL
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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 ...
  • Ogden Standard-Examiner
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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 ...
  • flyfishfood.com
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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.
  • theoutbound.com
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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 ...
  • KSL
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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.
  • Ogden Standard-Examiner
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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 ...
  • KSL
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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 ...
  • KSL
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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/
  • Spectrum
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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
  • Salt Lake Tribune
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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 ..
  • KHON2
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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
  • The Herald Journal
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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 ...
  • backpacker.com
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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 ...
  • St George Utah
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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 ...
  • Daily Herald
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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 ...
  • 7 KLTV
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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 ...
  • Wmcactionnews5
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ..
  • KSL
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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

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