DWR searching for poachers
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is searching for poachers after eight deer were illegally killed and left to rot in the rural area west of Capitol Reef National Park. D-W-R Sergeant Seth Decker says they've had multiple incidents over the past few months and is concerned because the deer were left to waste and people's lives could be in jeopardy as gunshots could hit remote homes ... Read Mor
DWR could reduce buck deer permits
The Division of Wildlife Resource could slash the number of buck deer permits as the 2020 hunting season approaches.  Wildlife experts say more than 91-hundred permits may need to be cut this year.  They cite recent droughts, long winters and wildfires that have gradually reduced the state deer population since it peaked back in 2016.  Mor ...
Washington City men charged with attempting to cheat in Lake Powell fishing tournament
 Two Washington City men will appear in court in June in connection to illegally relocating live fish and attempting to cheat in a two-day Lake Powell fishing tournament, according to officials. Robert Dennett, 45, of Washington City, and Kamron Wootton, 35, also of Washington City, were charged Wednesday in Kane County’s 6th District Court with bribery or threat to influence a contest, a third-de
New poaching numbers released by DWR
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has released startling new numbers about poaching from last year. In all, more than one-thousand animals were illegally killed in 2019. DWR estimates the combined value of the wildlife killed was more than 386-thousand dollars...
Poaching a huge problem in Utah
The state Division of Wildlife Resources says it had dealt with more than 100 large animal poaching cases since Aug. 1. With hunting season well underway, authorities say poaching has been a major concern, which can hurt population numbers and result in fewer tags next season...

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