USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Utah Wildlife Board approves changes for Utah’s 2019 to 2021 hunting seasons. Starting this season, hunters will have more chances to spot and stalk bears in Utah.
At their meeting on Jan. 10, members of the Utah Wildlife Board—a panel of seven citizens appointed by the governor—approved changes that will guide black bear hunting in Utah for the next three years.
Darren DeBloois, game mammals coordinator for the DWR, says the additional spot-and-stalk hunts the board approved will give more hunters a chance to hunt bears while increasing the number of bears taken only slightly.
“The success rate on spot-and-stalk hunts is similar to archery hunting for deer,” DeBloois says. “We can offer more opportunities to spot-and-stalk because the number of bears taken with spot-and-stalk is lower than other types of hunting.”
DeBloois was also pleased with the board’s decision to keep black bear hunting rules consistent for the next three years. “The number of …Read the Rest