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Utah DWR warns public of fake post, says there is not a statewide closure for shed antler hunting

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Posted at 2:33 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 22:38:33-05

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources warned members of the public Monday, saying a fake post is circulating on Facebook regarding shed antler hunting.

The DWR stated that there is not a statewide closure for shed gathering currently. The antler hunt is set to be open from Feb. 1 through April 15, though perspective hunters will be required to take an online ethics course first.

“Someone altered a real closure post made back in 2017,” the DWR said.

The DWR asked the public to review a previous Facebook post, that contained correct and relevant information on shed antler hunts: