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Video: Saltwater anglers catch giant tuna with drone

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:33am

A new video shows a pair of Australian fishermen catching longtail tuna using a drone. While much of the aerial footage is undeniably beautiful, it has also proved to be controversial.

DWR to auction seized antlers, hides

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 4th - 3:01pm

If you collect antlers, but don’t have time to go shed hunting, the Division of Wildlife Resources has the perfect auction for you.

Product review: The super light Pack Trench jacket

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:29am

Spring adventures often bring rain. Shell jackets like the Pack Trench from Sierra Designs are an excellent way to keep the weather from dampening your day.

4K additional deer permits, new cow elk hunt approved for 2016

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:53am

Due to growing populations, the Utah Wildlife Board recently approved adding more than 4,000 general buck deer hunting permits for the 2016 fall hunts, as well as a new cow elk hunt that offers 12,010 private lands-only permits.

Utah woman named semifinalist for Extreme Huntress competition

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 2nd - 3:00pm

Christy Barney, who works as a full-time hunting consultant for Worldwide Trophy Adventures, has hunted for most of her life.

Hike of the week: Local turtle-shaped hill offers beautiful views

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  May 2nd - 11:29am

Amidst the 41.7-square miles of Eagle Mountain are seemingly endless miles of beautiful foothills, providing picturesque views of the valley below and the mountains beyond. One of those is Turtle Trail Hill, aptly named by one local man who loved his

Product review: 5 outdoor products for spring

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:29am

To herald the milder weather conditions of spring, this review looks at a handful of products that are designed to thrive this time of year.

Utahns go Jeeping, explore gorgeous slot canyons

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:36am

This weekly column highlights user-submitted photos and video of Utahns exploring our beautiful state. Watch for it each Thursday to get ideas for your next outdoors adventure.

Arches National Park seeks public's help finding rock graffiti vandals

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 8:52pm

Arches National Park is seeking the public’s help in finding who is responsible for vandalizing one of the park’s rocks with graffiti.

Fishing heats up at Lake Powell

Ray Grass, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 11:56am

Spring is one of the best times to fish Lake Powell, one of the two most popular fishing spots in Utah. Anglers can go after a range of species, including largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, striped bass and walleye.

Timpanogos Cave to get new visitor center after 25 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:30am

The Timpanogos Cave National Monument in American Fork will be getting a new visitor center to replace the one destroyed by a fire 25 years ago.

Florida to host competition to kill invasive lionfish

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 11:45am

Have you ever wanted to earn the title of Florida’s lionfish king or queen? Have you ever wanted to win a lifetime fishing license or get the opportunity to name a reef? These are just a couple of prizes up for grabs in Florida's new competition.

Dark skies: 'Half the park is after dark'

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 10:20pm

If you live in an urban area you may have never seen the Milky Way — really seen it, that is —in all its glory. Rural Utah, though, is blessed with exceptionally dark skies, and many sky watchers hope to keep it that way.

Utah's 'big' Thunder Mountain: A classic hiking, biking and equestrian trail

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 11:36am

Whether hiking, biking, or riding horseback, Utah's Thunder Mountain has something for everyone.

Sagebrush project creates landscape of cooperation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Apr 24th - 11:48am

Utah public lands management is a fiery topic of controversy of late, but the quiet work of state and federal agencies to boost sagebrush health and improve habitat for an imperiled species of bird in Tooele County demonstrates consensus is possible.

Video: Woman pets wild bison in Yellowstone National Park

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 1:06pm

In recent days, videos have emerged of a visitor to Yellowstone National Park petting a bison near Old Faithful, raising concerns to warn visitors about the dangers of approaching wildlife.

Catch 4 native Utah cutthroat trout, earn medallion in new fishing slam

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 22nd - 10:58am

A unique partnership between the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Trout Unlimited provides Utah anglers with a unique opportunity to learn more about Utah's native trout species.

Utah mountain biking trails featured in Red Bull mobile game

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Apr 21st - 11:58am

Utah is known for its great outdoors and some of its mountain biking trails are now featured in a cellphone game created by Red Bull Media House.

Utah to take stand against proposed Bears Ears National Monument, lawmaker says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Apr 20th - 5:58pm

Public testimony over a proposed new national monument in San Juan County ignited testy exchanges Wednesday between Republican and Democratic state lawmakers on a public lands committee.

Video: Tiny snowboarder catches air, rides rails

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Apr 20th - 3:56pm

A 4-year-old from Sandy already has more snowboarding skills than many of us ever will.