Category: Fisheries Projects

Razorback Suckers at Stewart Lake WMA

by Robert Schelly, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Growing to lengths of three feet and living for up to 40 years, Razorback Suckers (Xyrauchen texanus), with their brilliant yellow undersides and prominant nuchal humps, are one of the...

Twitchell Fire Study

by Colton Finch, Ph.D. Student Utah State University During the summer of 2010, lightning ignited the Twitchell Fire in the Tushar Mountains of south-central Utah. Before fall rains extinguished the blaze, it burned 18,000 hectares of...

Cutthroat Trout in the Weber River

By Matt McKell, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources So there we were…” It was July 2009, in the heat of a typical summer day. We were sampling the lower Weber River for bluehead sucker...