Hunting expo sets up camp through Sunday in Salt Lake City

The Salt Lake Tribune

Published: February 15, 2014 08:04PM
Updated: February 16, 2014 11:25AM
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Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune l-r Brett Smoot, Brent Burningham and Liz Smoot marvel at the Mule Deer with "cactus spikes" that was killed in Carbon County, Utah, during the 8th Annual Western Hunting & Conservation Expo, Saturday, February 15, 2014, at the Salt Place Convention Center, going on today through Sunday. The mule deer is hanging at Utah's Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit Association's booth.

Steve Newbold, of Preston, Idaho, center, marvels Saturday at the mule deer with “cactus spikes” that was killed in Carbon County during the 8th Annual Western Hunting & Conservation Expo at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. The mule deer is hanging at the booth of Utah’s Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit Association. Expo officials say the show has expanded 20 percent from last year with more than 150 new exhibitors. An estimated 30,000 people are expected to attend. The show continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.huntexpo.com.