Outdoors - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Outdoors/ Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S.’s longest mule deer migration discovered in Wyoming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57850993-223/migration-deer-wyoming-sawyer.html.csp Laramie, Wyo. • In the winter of 2011, a team led by biologist Hall Sawyer put tracking collars on 40 mule deer near the Leucite Hills in Wyoming’s Red Desert. Given Sawyer’s previous knowledge, he didn’t expect these deer to migrate far from the Red Desert in the course of the year. But instead of tracking a sedentary herd, Sawyer uncovered an extraordinary animal journey that has ranged across wide open spaces of Wyoming since time immemorial. When spring came, half of the deer set off to the ... Laramie, Wyo. • In the winter of 2011, a team led by biologist Hall Sawyer put tracking collars on 40 mule deer near the Leucite Hills in Wyoming’s Red Desert. Given Sawyer’s previous knowledge, he didn’t expect these deer to migrate far from the Red Desert in the course of the year. But instead of tracking a sedentary herd, Sawyer uncovered an extraordinary animal journey that has ranged across wide open spaces of Wyoming since time immemorial. When spring came, half of the deer set off to the ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57850993@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:08 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for the chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57836783-223/utah-book-com-correctly.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but six of the 177 entries correctly identified Sheep Creek Bay at Flaming Gorge as seen from the scenic overlook on Highway 44. Ken Adams of Helena, Mont., had his name drawn and wins “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Ga... This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 25. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All but six of the 177 entries correctly identified Sheep Creek Bay at Flaming Gorge as seen from the scenic overlook on Highway 44. Ken Adams of Helena, Mont., had his name drawn and wins “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Ga... 57836783@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:37:07 MDT Outdoors: Tenkara rods provide a simpler way to enjoy fly fishing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57795946-223/fly-tenkara-fishing-rod.html.csp One of the most annoying, and frankly disheartening, aspects of fishing is dealing with tangled lines. At the reel. Around the eyes. On the ground. And, hopefully, eventually on fish. There is an obvious answer: reduce the amount of line. “How much fishing time have I lost through the years untangling fishing line?” asked Craig Mathews, owner and founder of the renowned Blue Ribbon Flies fishing shop in West Yellowstone. “Less is sometimes more.” Mathews has joined forces with other iconic fly... One of the most annoying, and frankly disheartening, aspects of fishing is dealing with tangled lines. At the reel. Around the eyes. On the ground. And, hopefully, eventually on fish. There is an obvious answer: reduce the amount of line. “How much fishing time have I lost through the years untangling fishing line?” asked Craig Mathews, owner and founder of the renowned Blue Ribbon Flies fishing shop in West Yellowstone. “Less is sometimes more.” Mathews has joined forces with other iconic fly... 57795946@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:31:44 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57807086-223/utah-correctly-entries-week.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 18. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All 63 entries correctly identified the suspended jeep along U.S. 191 south of Moab. Jeff Taniguchi of Vernal had his name drawn and wins “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 18. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All 63 entries correctly identified the suspended jeep along U.S. 191 south of Moab. Jeff Taniguchi of Vernal had his name drawn and wins “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. 57807086@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:40:01 MDT Deer population increase likely to yield more hunting permits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57761956-223/deer-permits-biologists-hunting.html.csp There are more deer in Utah than there have been since 2000 and state biologists are proposing more hunting permits as a result. Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) officials say surveys after the 2013 hunts estimate a population of 332,900 mule deer. The deer population hasn’t been this high since 322,000 deer were estimated at the turn of the century. DWR Big Game Coordinator Justin Shannon said mild winters have helped deer herds in recent years, but better habitat and other efforts like hig... There are more deer in Utah than there have been since 2000 and state biologists are proposing more hunting permits as a result. Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) officials say surveys after the 2013 hunts estimate a population of 332,900 mule deer. The deer population hasn’t been this high since 322,000 deer were estimated at the turn of the century. DWR Big Game Coordinator Justin Shannon said mild winters have helped deer herds in recent years, but better habitat and other efforts like hig... 57761956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:54 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Submit your answer to outdoors@sltrib.com for a chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57774941-223/utah-book-brett-com.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon April 11. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All 163 entries correctly identified Spiral Jetty. Marily Gren, of Kaysville, had her name drawn and wins “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Fishing Utah” by Brett Prettyman. Entries must be received by noon April 11. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • All 163 entries correctly identified Spiral Jetty. Marily Gren, of Kaysville, had her name drawn and wins “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. 57774941@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:54 MDT Yellowstone fighting supervolcano rumors after bison video http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57779495-223/park-video-yellowstone-youtube.html.csp Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that running bison seen in a YouTube video are fleeing a possible explosion of the park’s supervolcano. The video was posted on March 20, 10 days before a magnitude-4.8 earthquake hit, the park’s strongest quake in 30 years. Yellowstone posted a video of its own this week, noting that it’s normal for wildlife to move around to find food at lower elevations that isn’t covered by snow at this time of year. Park ... Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park is fighting online rumors that running bison seen in a YouTube video are fleeing a possible explosion of the park’s supervolcano. The video was posted on March 20, 10 days before a magnitude-4.8 earthquake hit, the park’s strongest quake in 30 years. Yellowstone posted a video of its own this week, noting that it’s normal for wildlife to move around to find food at lower elevations that isn’t covered by snow at this time of year. Park ... 57779495@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:35:54 MDT Where in Utah was this photo taken? Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com for the chance to win a book http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57740630-223/utah-book-com-email.html.csp This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 4. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Ninety-three of the 97 entries correctly identified the replica train at the Tie Fork Rest Area along Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon. Bryan Bauer, of Kearns, had his name drawn and wins “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen ... This week • Correctly name where in Utah this photo was taken to be eligible for a drawing for the book “Utah” by Tom and Gayen Wharton. Entries must be received by noon April 4. Email your guess to outdoors@sltrib.com with “Where Is It?” in the subject line. Last week • Ninety-three of the 97 entries correctly identified the replica train at the Tie Fork Rest Area along Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon. Bryan Bauer, of Kearns, had his name drawn and wins “It Happened in Utah” by Tom and Gayen ... 57740630@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:22:00 MDT