Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

The Hunt 2014

September 4th, 2014

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

The 2014 hunting season has arrived. Here is some info for anyone coming to Southern Utah this season.

Every year the state of Utah sells or allows lotteries for a certain amount of species-specific hunting permits. The most common hunts in Southern Utah are for deer and elk. Permits for antelope, bison, bighorn sheep, and moose can also be obtained. A limited amount of once-in-a-lifetime and predatory animal permits are also awarded to a lucky few. Read More

The Most Peaceful Pastime

October 31st, 2013

Nature, Wildlife

Many people enjoy hunting in the mountain regions of Southern Utah, especially at this time of year. However, even if you don’t consider yourself a huntsman, there is still an amazing way to experience nature up close. We are referring to bugling – elk calling. And, while it may sound a little strange to those who haven’t tried it before, it is one of the most peaceful hobbies in the world. Read More

Top 5 Fishing Spots

May 31st, 2013

Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

Southern Utah has hundreds of lakes and rivers. The Department of Wildlife Resource regularly stocks many of these with fish. This means that this area is fisherman’s paradise. And we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch want to share that paradise with you. This is a list of our top 5 Best Utah Fishing Spots (in no particular order) that are fairly close to the Lodge. Read More

The Henry Mountains

April 3rd, 2013

Nature, Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

The Henry Mountains are a very secluded mountain range in South Central Utah. For anyone who wants to “get away from it all” for awhile, we can think of no better place. The Henrys were the last explored range in America, and the last to be named. Their namesake is Joseph Henry, the noted physicist and secretary of the Smithsonian Institute. Read More

The Best Ice Fishing…Anywhere

December 28th, 2012

Outdoor adventures, Wildlife

Just because the lakes are frozen, it doesn’t mean that you can’t still have an awesome winter fishing experience. Ice fishing can be just as fun as summer fishing, if somewhat colder. (We definitely recommend warm clothes and good boots.) To help you in your winter fishing adventure, we at the Lodge at Red River Ranch have pooled the knowledge of the locals to bring you this list of the best ice fishing in the state. Check out the Division of Wildlife Resource’s webpage here for further information on ice fishing in Utah, including safety tips. Read More