Utah Hunting News

Chronic Wasting Disease in New Area in Utah

Disease doesn't affect people, but it's fatal to deer.

A deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been found in a new area in Utah. That's not a surprise, though—the new area is next to an area where the disease has been for years.

Utah Deer Hunt Will Happen in 30 Units

Salt Lake City — If you like to hunt deer in Utah, get ready—some big changes await you in 2012.

Possible Bear Hunting Changes in Utah

New plan means new possibilities for hunters

If you like to hunt bears, you might have opportunities in 2012 that you've never had before in Utah.

See Bighorn Sheep, Dec. 3 in Utah

Early December is the perfect time to see Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. That's why Dec. 3, 2011 is the day Division of Wildlife Resources staff have chosen to hold this year's Bighorn Sheep Watch.

Get a Close Look at Mule Deer in Utah

Free viewing event on Nov. 19, 2011

Green River — November is a great month to see mule deer.

Nine-day Rifle Hunt in 30 New Units in Utah

If you like to hunt deer, get ready—some major changes are happening in Utah in 2012.

Utah Residents Apply for a 2012 Sportsman Permit

Applications for Utah's most prized hunting permits accepted soon.

You can apply for next year's most prized Utah big game hunting permits—2012 sportsman permits—starting Nov. 1.

Utah Still a Chance to Hunt Cougars

Harvest-objective permits go on sale Nov. 1, 2011

If you don't obtain a limited-entry cougar hunting permit this year, no problem—you can still hunt cougars in Utah.

Three Utah Hunters Face Felony Charges

Two poaching cases in northern Utah are a sad reminder that poaching is a wasteful activity that reduces opportunities for ethical hunters. Witnesses provide valuable information.

Tips For the Rifle Buck Deer Hunt in Utah

Utah's most popular hunt — the general rifle buck deer hunt — begins Oct. 22.