Recreation

Recreation

MacGyver-ing the outdoors

While Chuck Norris may be a force of nature, when I’m in nature I’d rather be more like MacGyver: rocking a mullet, using a paperclip as a multitool and...


Recreation

Snowbasin's John Paul Campout packed with amenities

“In Your Backyard” is a series of articles about one- to two-day adventures within 2-3 hours of Ogden. This entry features Snowbasin Resort. Snowbasin...


Recreation

Upland game hunts start next month

It’s hot in Utah right now. But if you visit your local sporting goods store or the Division of Wildlife Resources’ website, you’ll find a sure...


Recreation

Large, fish-eating birds can be seen during DWR field trip

Ospreys are unique, large, fish-eating birds that build huge nests that look like chimneys. Watching them plummet out of the sky — to snatch fish that are...


Recreation

Skyline 50 ultramarathon challenges runners with 4 peaks

26.2 miles? Old news. Road racing? Wussy. It’s all about the mountain ultramarathon. An ultramarathon is anything longer than 26.2 miles, and often traverses...




Recreation

The most scenic trophy trout destination in the world

As fishermen, I think we’re all guilty of overlooking the incredible fishing that exists right in our own backyards. Toward the end of June, I realized just...


Recreation

Catching sturgeon in Idaho, a perfect fishing trip

For Paul and Dariel Rochell of Farr West, fishing for sturgeon in southern Idaho has become an annual event that spans three generations and over a half decade....


Recreation

'Glamping' finds its niche in northern Utah

GARDEN CITY — Glamping resorts keep popping up around the nation, and Bear Lake is home to Utah’s latest ritzy resort found en plein air....


Recreation

ATV trail restrictions: Know before you go

Sometimes when I make a mistake I wonder if anyone noticed. Over the years I’ve learned it is not appropriate to broadcast all of your faults to the world....


Recreation

Permits to hunt bull elk available Tuesday

More than 29,000 permits to hunt bull elk with a rifle or muzzleloader in Utah will go on sale at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14. General archery elk permits will also...


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