Robert Williamson

Why Utah's native cutthroat trout might not be as dumb as some anglers think

Why Utah's native cutthroat trout might not be as dumb as some anglers think

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 8:10 p.m.

Cutthroat trout are easy to catch and don't fight as hard, but maybe the cutthroat is not as dumb as some anglers think. It should be admired for its ability to survive near extinction, even if there has been a little help from humankind.
Kestrel of habit: Is America's smallest falcon doing better in Utah than elsewhere?

Kestrel of habit: Is America's smallest falcon doing better in Utah than elsewhere?

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 25 - 12:15 p.m.

The American kestrel is our smallest falcon. No one knows the exact reason for its decline, but several factors are suspected.
Grim anniversary: Reflecting on Idaho's Pat Hollow military plane crash of 1953

Grim anniversary: Reflecting on Idaho's Pat Hollow military plane crash of 1953

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 6 - 8:05 p.m.

Forty people were killed in a military crash just north of the Utah-Idaho border 69 years ago Friday. Here's a remembrance of the crash and the moments afterward.
 Could you survive a winter night camping at Peter Sinks?

Could you survive a winter night camping at Peter Sinks?

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 10:11 p.m.

Peter Sinks near Logan Canyon records some of the lowest temperatures in the contiguous United States during the winter months. What makes Peter Sinks so cold? Why would you want to camp there in winter? What are the secrets to comfortable cold winter camping?
Why fall is the best season for catching and admiring brook and brown trout

Why fall is the best season for catching and admiring brook and brown trout

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 2:52 p.m.

Brook and brown trout spawn in the fall. Just light the changing foliage, the males of these two species come alive with color during the autumn months and now is the best time to catch them and view their beauty.
What happened to Utah's salmonfly?

What happened to Utah's salmonfly?

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted July 27 - 8:10 p.m.

Salmonfly numbers are on the decline in Utah rivers as well as some fabled rivers in the @est. What are the reasons for this decline?
In need of balance: Mountain biking for senior citizens

In need of balance: Mountain biking for senior citizens

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 12:43 p.m.

If you find yourself getting a little out of balance on the technical single track trails, give gravel and dirt roads a try. These roads can provide senior citizen mountain bike riders with scenery, fresh air and exercise.
Ogden River: A story of unloved waters?

Ogden River: A story of unloved waters?

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted April 22 - 12:13 p.m.

In 1992, Gene Castellano and Kenny Wilt organized an effort and worked hard themselves to clean up trash in and around the Ogden River. Nearly 30 years later, the river has a trash problem again.
Several ways a paracord can be an outdoor enthusiast's best friend

Several ways a paracord can be an outdoor enthusiast's best friend

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 24 - 7:01 p.m.

Braided paracord survival bracelets have been around for a while, but do you know how to use the paracord in survival situations? Here are some of the ways paracord can help when lost in the backcountry.
Casting passion: What is fly-fishing's allure?

Casting passion: What is fly-fishing's allure?

Robert Williamson for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 28 - 12:16 p.m.

What makes fly-fishing so attractive? Is it a hobby, a sport or a way of life? There are as many answers to that question as there are fly fishermen.