Posted: March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015 — North Salt Lake, UT • • • Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife (SFW) today issued the following comments regarding recent discussions and activities relative to federal government potentially relinquishing hundreds of millions of acres of public land to states’ control. SFW has not taken an official position on this issue. SFW is working through a process that will lead to greater abundance of wildlife, greater opportunity for hunters, and greater land access for citizens. SFW has begun gathering input and opinions from its membership and will continue to do so. SFW is also meeting with key…
Posted: February 6, 2015
SFW and T.J. Clark are offering ”Big Mama” a Ranch Cow Mule during the live Saturday night auction during the Western Hunting & Conservation Expo (huntexpo.com) Saturday, February 21, 2015. This big, beautiful mule is a fully trained 9-year old mare mule that we’ve used on the mountain and at the ranch. She is very gently, good to catch and a real lady to be around. Big Mama will travel out by herself with a good fast walk. She is very cowy with a one handed neck rein and moves off your feet very good. She lopes circles very well…
Posted: January 15, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah: The Exhibit Hall at the 2015 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo (WHCE) is officially sold out with over 350 exhibitors. Experiencing rapid growth in the past five years, the WHCE is fast becoming one of the best consumer shows for companies to sell their products. Over 35,000 western hunters are expected to attend the 4-day event that will run from February 19-22, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Exhibit Hall was expanded once again this year to accommodate the increased space needed for exhibitors.
Posted: December 20, 2014
SFW’s Davis-Weber and Salt Lake chapter volunteers lead the way on an important urban mule deer transplant project.
Posted: December 1, 2014
Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife presented a check for $1.013 Million to Utah Division of Wildlife Director Greg Sheehan on November 20, 2014. The large donation represents money SFW generated in 2014 through the Utah Conservation Permit program with special hunting tags auctioned at SFW banquets, fundraisers and other events throughout the year.
Posted: November 17, 2014
Salt Lake City, UT — Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife has opened registration for the 2015 Western Hunting & Conservation Expo (Hunt Expo). Attendees hoping for the best seating and hotel rooms are encouraged to register now. Tickets and best seating are going fast. SFW members and hunters who come from all 50 states can look forward to the 9th Annual Hunt Expo and a myriad of hunting and related activities and more than 300 exhibitors available at the Salt Palace Convention Center, February 19 to 22, 2015. This year Saturday Conservation Night features Keynote Speaker NRA Vice President Wayne LaPierre and Country Music’s Sawyer Brown performing live. Country music entertainer Jerrod Niemann will also perform live Friday night.
Posted: October 6, 2014
North Salt Lake, UT – Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife (SFW) has named Jon W. Larson Chief Executive Officer. He will begin immediately overseeing day-to-day operations and management functions for the non-profit wildlife conservation organization.
Posted: September 3, 2014
SFW staff and volunteers joined Utah Division of Wildlife biologists and US Forest Service personnel in the capture and release of 15 mountain goats onto the La Sal Mountains southeast of Moab.
Posted: July 17, 2014
The SFW Cache Team just returned from a high country ride to evaluate big game summer range conditions in remote parts of the Cache National Forest. SFW rode with Utah Division of Wildlife (DWR) big game personnel to an elevation of 9,979 feet to get a first-hand, up close look at range conditions.
Posted: June 14, 2014
Mule deer on the Eastern Paunsaugunt will have more water, cleaner water, and a safer, more secure resource to drink from because of a recent $34,000 commitment from SFW. “SFW has committed this money to fund the completion of two winter watering tanks that will prevent mule deer drownings and provide consistent and cleaner water resources for wintering mule deer,” according to Rusty Aiken, SFW’s Iron County Chapter Chairman. “This important project will cap two existing water storage tanks where wildlife have been drowning for many years.” The project is being managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and…