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Ogden Bay WMA Beginner Pheasant Hunt

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
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Nov 09 8:00AM - 3:00PM

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (SFW) are offering a free beginner pheasant hunt at Ogden Bay Waterfowl Management Area.


To participate, you must be a new hunter of any age and have graduated from Hunter Education or posses a Trial Hunting Program Number.The hunt has a limited capacity for hunters that can register. Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (SFW) is providing the birds, so novice hunters will have an increased opportunity for success in harvesting pheasants.

The hunt is limited to 90 participants (30 per session). You will need your hunter education completed or a trial hunting program number, as well as a valid hunting or combination license. Anyone going afield should wear at minimum a hunter orange hat to address safety concerns.All participants must agree to the waiver form provided. Beginner hunters must complete the Beginner Hunter ticket registration and waiver. All others including adults attending to supervise beginners, observers/helpers staying at the event to provide transportation, and non-dedicated hunter dog handlers must complete the Observer/Helper ticket registration and waiver. No one will be permitted to the event unless they have agreed to the online waiver.

Note: Do NOT bring dogs that are not well trained for upland game hunting. If dogs create an unsafe or poor hunting environment, they must be restrained or removed from the location.

What to expect:

Please arrive no later than 15 minutes before your scheduled hunt, so you can get checked in. There will be a mandatory safety briefing the first 30 minutes of each session, then you will be able to hunt for the remaining time (1.5 hours). The first session will start at 8:00 am and end at 10:00 am, the next session will begin at 10:30 am and end at 12:30 am, and the last session will begin at 1:00 pm and end at 3:00 pm.

Supervising adults and adult participants will be emailed a survey within the week after your hunt occurs; please check your emails the week following the hunt to provide feedback.

The link below will show where the WMA is located:

Please meet at the North Weber Delta Parking lot located at2357 S 7500 W St, Ogden, UT 84404

For questions or registration issues, please contact Rachael Tuckett at 801-866-6106 or directions or questions on the day of the hunt, contact Rich Hansen at 801-391-1454.

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