Fishing Regulations of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (a National Wildlife Refuge NWR) in Utah. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge Fishing Regulations Welcome The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge was established in 1928 to protect feeding and breeding grounds for migratory waterfowl. The Refuge is one of over 565 refuges in the National Wildlife This goose, Refuge System – a network of lands designed by J.N. set aside specifically for wildlife. “Ding” Darling, is Managed by the U.S. Fish and the symbol of the Wildlife Service, the Refuge System National Wildlife is a living heritage, preserving Refuge System. wildlife and habitat for people today and for generations to come. General Refuge Regulations The Refuge Auto Tour Route is open daily, sunrise to sunset. For your safety, please observe all of the regulations covered in this brochure. Vehicles and Parking ■ ■ ■ Licensed vehicles are allowed on Refuge roads open to the public. Unlicensed off-highway vehicles (OHVs), such as motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), may not be used on the Refuge. Parking is permitted in designated parking areas only. The Refuge Auto Tour Route is open from sunrise to sunset. Fires and Camping ■ Fires and camping are prohibited on the Refuge. Overnight RV parking is also prohibited. Firearms ■ Persons possessing, transporting, or carrying firearms on National Wildlife Refuge System lands must comply with all provisions of State and local law. Persons may only use (discharge) firearms in accordance with Refuge regulations (50 CFR 27.42 and Refuge-specific regulations in 50 CFR Part 32). You may only discharge firearms on the Refuge during legal hunting activities. Target shooting on the Refuge is prohibited. ■ ■ Refuge Fishing Regulations Fishing is allowed in accordance with Utah State regulations. See the Utah Fishing Proclamation available at the Refuge Wildlife Education Center and at http://wildlife.utah. gov/guidebooks/. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Accessibility Information Fishing is allowed in designated areas accessible from West Forest Street along Reeder Canal, Whistler Canal, “O” Line Canal, Duckville Parking Lot, and the Auto Tour Route entrance, as indicated on the map. Fishing west of the Auto Tour Route gate is allowed in designated areas from sunrise to sunset. Access to designated fishing areas is walk-in only. Driving off road is prohibited. Fishing from Refuge bridges and water control structures is prohibited. Fishing outside of designated areas is prohibited. Littering is prohibited. Pack out all trash including bait, fishing line, and hooks. Boat access is only allowed at designated boat ramps on the Bear River. Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs and activities of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is available to all individuals regardless of physical or mental ability. Dial 711 for a free connection to the State relay service for TTY and voice calls to and from people with hearing and speech disabilities. For more information or to address accessibility needs, please contact the Refuge staff at 435 / 723 5887. Further concerns may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Equal Opportunity, 1849 C Street NW, Washington DC 20240. Great Salt Lake 0 N miles 0 kilometers 4 4 Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge 2155 West Forest Street Brigham City, UT 84302-4424 435 / 723 5887 435 / 723 8873 fax http://www.fws.gov/refuge/bear_river_migratory_bird_refuge For State relay service TTY / Voice: 711 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service http://www.fws.gov For Refuge Information 1 800 / 344 WILD July 2019