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Catching one of the big trout in Panguitch Lake makes a trip to the high-mountain lake more than worth it. But, starting July 22, you might receive even more.

Qualifying to hunt most game bird species in Utah is simple: buy a combination or small game license, and head afield.

The park will remain open until 9:30pm, allowing you to launch your boats and paddle around under the glow of the full moon.

Learn about the mighty giants that roamed the ancient landscape of Moab! On two days, park staff and guest speakers will be highlighting the ancient lifeforms that wandered this landscape.

You can see ospreys, in the air and on top of their huge nests, at the annual Flaming Gorge Osprey Watch.

Utah's night life is great for many reasons. But some of the most exciting events happen away from bustling city venues, on natural landscapes alive with nocturnal wildlife.

Where to fish July 4 weekend

Tue, 27 Jun 2017

In addition to celebrating the birth of our country, many Utahns will be looking to escape the heat and wet a fishing line over the July 4 weekend.

The group worked tirelessly throughout the day to clean up some of these areas. Often times, some locations are used for unauthorized camping

Bear safety tips

Tue, 13 Jun 2017

More people in Utah's backcountry means more encounters with bears

Fish for free on June 10

Wed, 31 May 2017

If it's been years since you've been fishing - or you've never fished before - mark June 10 on your calendar.

As boaters eagerly anticipate Memorial Day weekend, Division of Wildlife Resources officers and biologists share two important reminders

To help women gain those skills, the Division of Wildlife Resources is offering a free "Gals and Guns" clinic. The clinic is for women ages 16 and older.

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.

Fish with a cop on May 13

Wed, 03 May 2017

You're invited to enjoy the hot fishing alongside conservation officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources and Carbon County Sheriff's deputies.

Division of Wildlife Resources biologists have selected three scenic waters - Mantua Reservoir and Pineview Reservoir in northern Utah, and Huntington North Reservoir in east-central Utah - as the top places to get in on the action.

Utah State Parks is hosting two guided tours of Danger Cave State Park Heritage Area on May 6th, 2017, in conjunction with Utah?s Archaeology and Preservation Month.

Nestled in a picturesque valley in east-central Utah, the reservoir features turquoise blue water and three fish species that are guaranteed to put a bend in your fishing rod.

A simple pheasant hunt

Tue, 25 Apr 2017

DWR recommends upland game changes

Earth Day is a great opportunity to participate in making Utah a better place to live.

For more than two years, Utah prairie dogs in southwestern Utah have prospered under the watchful eye of state wildlife biologists.

View Utah's mountain yetis

Tue, 04 Apr 2017

On Saturday, April 15, you can see the animals as the Division of Wildlife Resources hosts a mountain goat watch.

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.

One of the iconic native species of the West is the greater sage grouse. Every spring, these birds gather at sites adjacent to nesting grounds called leks

Young people and novice hunters can learn how to hunt wild turkeys, receive free raffle tickets and leave with free door prizes at the third annual Southern Region Turkey Hunting Clinic.

A local favorite and a must-see to visitors, Snow Canyon gives recreators a variety of stunning scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities.

See and hear wild swans

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

Both tundra swans and trumpeter swans, which are more rarely seen, stop in Utah's wetlands for critically needed rest and refueling during their annual spring migration.

In addition to learning more about walleye and how to catch them, two guided walleye fishing trips to Starvation Reservoir will be given away.

It's a sight you have to see to believe: thousands of snow and Ross' geese lifting off Gunnison Bend Reservoir amid honks and the beating of wings.

Bald Eagle Day is Feb. 11

Mon, 06 Feb 2017

On Feb. 11, you'll have a chance not only to see bald eagles, but to learn more about them. The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day that day.

Effective Feb. 3, you cannot gather shed deer, elk or moose antlers in Utah until April 1.

In celebration of the Utah State Park system?s 60th anniversary, Snow Canyon State Park is excited to launch their 60 Miles for 60 Years Challenge.

The Utah Wildlife Board ? a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor ? recently made some changes to the preference point system.

At their Jan. 3 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife Board ? a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor ? approved a slight increase in the number of limited-entry bear hunting permits offered for Utah's 2017 hunts.

At their Jan. 3 meeting, members of the Utah Wildlife Board ? a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor ? approved the creation of two duck hunting zones in Utah.

Soldier Hollow boasts the longest tubing lanes in Utah. With 1,200-foot sliding lanes and convenient lift service, tubing is the perfect way to take advantage of Utah?s beautiful winters.

Have fun, see wild elk

Wed, 23 Nov 2016

The festival will be held at the Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area on Saturday, Dec. 10. Activities run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Did you know that Utah is home to a thriving population of wild turkeys? And that Thanksgiving is one of the best times of the year to get out and see them in the wild?

Frontier Homestead State Park Museum once again celebrates the founding of Cedar City with a day of activities designed to honor the spirit of our community and those that created opportunities for our growth.

See bighorn sheep on Nov. 12

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

The Division of Wildlife Resources will host the public event on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 along an 8-mile stretch of the Green River in southeastern Utah.

Halloween Safety Tips

Mon, 24 Oct 2016

Parents and drivers both need to do their part to help kids stay out harm's way on Halloween.

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