Utah Prohibits Baiting of Big Game and Restricts Hunting in Waterfoul Management Areas

Utah Governor Spencer Cox has signed into law House Bill 295 which will make it unlawful to, without authorization, “bait big game, take bake big game in a baited area, or take big game that has been lured to or is traveling from a baited area.” The law also establishes “waterfoul management areas” in which providing hunting guide or outfitter services and constructing permanent blinds or hunting structures is prohibited. The law also directs the Wildlife Board to “make rules regulating the use of trail cameras.”