Utah pheasant, quail numbers look good

Wednesday , October 31, 2012 - 2:09 PM

Jeff DeMoss

A few more pheasants should be available to hunt in Central and Northern Utah this fall, and good numbers of quail should be available to hunt in various parts of the state.

Utah’s pheasant and quail hunts start Saturday.

Jason Robinson, upland game coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, said the agency doesn’t conduct formal pheasant surveys. But DWR biologists in Northern Utah report seeing good broods of young pheasants as they’ve conducted their field work this year.

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