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Coyote check-in locations and times

Coyote check-ins and reimbursements will occur throughout the year, as long as funding remains available. This schedule will be updated monthly.

  1. You must complete the online training and registration course before you submit coyotes for reimbursement.
  2. If you need to store coyotes before submitting them for reimbursement, the DWR requires you to use one of the following methods:
    • The best method is to store them in a plastic ziplock bag placed in a freezer. The jaw (at least the front two-thirds of the jaw) and scalp (with both ears attached), however, must be sufficiently thawed so the ears can be notched and a tooth can be removed at the reimbursement location. Before freezing an entire head, place something in the mouth to keep the jaws open completely.
    • If you don't have a freezer available, place the scalp or pelt and the lower jaw into a paper bag (not a plastic bag) to allow it to dry. Please do not salt or bake jaws.

      Important: On the outside of the bag or on a tag attached to each coyote, please write the number that corresponds to the recorded GPS locations and dates killed on the compensation form. Frozen, rotted or unlabeled samples cannot be processed and may be rejected for payment. You are responsible for properly disposing of carcasses.

  3. You must bring proof that you completed the registration and training course and a filled out compensation form, including the GPS location where the coyote was taken.
  4. If you do not bring all of the required materials, you will not be reimbursed.

Payments can take up to six weeks to arrive. We process thousands of coyotes at check-ins during fall and winter, and we reimburse hunters as quickly as possible.

Upcoming check-in dates

Check-ins will be by appointment only. Please contact the appropriate regions, office or the phone numbers listed below to make your appointment. Note: We will be following state and local guidelines regarding COVID-19. If possible, please limit the people who attend your appointment to only the individual that is turning in the coyotes. We also ask that you remain in your vehicle or at a distance until your appointment time. If you have any questions, please call 385-266-2497.

Central Region

By appointment only. To make an appointment in the Central Region, call 801-885-1008.

City Date(s) Time(s) Address Phone Number
Salt Lake City
(By appointment only.)
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Salt Lake Office
1594 W. North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
385-266-2497
Northern Region

By appointment only. To make an appointment in the Northern Region, call the Ogden office at 801-476-2740.

City Date(s) Time(s) Address Phone Number
Southern Region

For additional information about St. George, Enterprise, Cedar City or Kanab, call 435-691-3257 or 435-865-6100. For Beaver, Panguitch, Fillmore or Delta, call 435-868-8286 or 435-865-6100. For Richfield or Loa, call 435-572-5750 or 435-865-6100.

City Date(s) Time(s) Address Phone Number
Beaver Feb. 8 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Phillips 66
290 S. Main St.
Beaver, UT 84713
Delta Jan. 21
Feb. 9
1:00–2:00 p.m. Delta City Library
(at the park across the street, north)
76 N. 200 West
Delta, UT 84624
Fillmore Jan. 21
Feb. 9
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Fillmore City Park
(north side)
460 N. Main St.
Fillmore, UT 84631
Loa Jan. 25 12:00–1:00 p.m. Turner Park
(at the pavilion)
100 W. Center St.
Loa, UT 84747
Panguitch Feb. 8 2:00–3:00 p.m. Triple C Arena
50 E. 800 North
Panguitch, UT 84759
Richfield Jan. 25 9:00–10:00 a.m. Sevier County Jeep Posse Building
795 E. 300 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Southeastern Region

For appointments in the Moab, Monticello and Blanding areas, call 435-630-4358. For Green River, Price and Castle Dale, please call 435-820-6021.

City Date(s) Time(s) Address Phone Number
Price Jan. 26 4:00–6:00 p.m. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Southeastern Region Office
(warehouse)
319 N. Carbonville Road
Price, UT 84501
435-820-6021
Northeastern Region

By appointment only. To make an appointment in the Northeastern Region, call 435-219-1830.

City Date(s) Time(s) Address Phone Number
Roosevelt Jan. 31 5:00–7:00 p.m. R. Chapman Construction
(back parking lot)
244 W. Hwy. 40
Roosevelt, UT 84066
435-781-9453
Vernal Jan. 24 5:00–7:00 p.m. Vernal Game Farm
3140 S. 500 West
Vernal, UT 84078
435-781-9453

Coyote Bounty Reporter smartphone app

Use the app to record each coyote take

Beginning July 1, 2021, you must use the Coyote Bounty Reporter app to submit coyotes for compensation. You will still be required to check in the scalp and lower jaw at a designated check-in station.

Where do I download the app?

The app is available as a free download for Android and iOS (Apple) devices.

Download the iOS version from the Apple App Store
Download the Android version from the Google Play Store
How do I use the app?

Basic instructions

  1. When you start the app the first time, you must give it permission to access your location and camera.
  2. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, device location.
  3. On the home screen, tap Collect to start a new coyote report or Drafts to continue a partially completed report.
  4. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, start screen.
  5. Tap Take Photo to take a picture of the coyote. The picture must show the coyote and must be taken at the location of the kill. Tap the camera button to attach the picture to the information form.
  6. Android screen shot of Utah Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Add Photo page. A dead coyote lying in the road.
  7. Enter all of the required information. Once you complete the report, tap the check mark to submit it. If you are in an area without cell service, the report will be saved in the app outbox. Once you have cell service, you will need to open the outbox and finish submitting your report by tapping the Send button in the bottom right corner.
  8. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Required Information page. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, start screen.
  9. To receive payment, find a check-in location near you and schedule an appointment to turn in the jaw (at least the front two-thirds of the jaw) and the scalp (with both ears attached).
  1. When you open the app for the first time, you MUST give it permission to access your location. The DWR requires a GPS coordinate of each coyote removal location; if you don't have location data turned on, your coyotes will not qualify for payment.
  2. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, device location.
  3. Immediately after you have killed a coyote, open the app and tap the Coyote Bounty Reporter icon. Review the instructions screen, and tap Collect to start a coyote report.
  4. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, start screen. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, instructions screen.
  5. The first step is to take a photo of the coyote you have killed. Press the Camera button. Just as with location data, you must also give the app permission to use your device's camera.
  6. Android screen shot of Utah Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Add Photo page. Android screen shot of Utah Coyote Bounty Reporter app, camera permissions.
  7. You should see a camera screen with the image, zoom controls, and a clear camera button at the bottom. Press the button to take a photo of the coyote.

    Important: The coyote should fill the full frame of the camera lens and include the entire animal in the exact location it was killed. Your photo needs to be clear enough so that the DWR can easily identify the animal as a coyote. See the examples below:

  8. A dead coyote lying in the road. A dead coyote lying in snow.
  9. Once you've taken a photo, you'll see the following form with the photo embedded. Notice that there are controls to rotate the photo, if you wish. If you would like to retake the photo, tap the trash can icon to delete your existing photo and return to the camera screen.

    On the form, enter all the requested information, starting with your first and last name. You should type your name the same way each time you kill a coyote. For example, if you go by Rich, always enter your name as Rich, instead of sometimes entering it as Rick or Richard.

    Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Required Information page. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Required Information page.

    Please note that all form fields, including your Date of Birth, are required. To navigate the date fields faster, click on the month or year in the calendar and use the wheel to scroll to the desired month or year.

    Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, calendar. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Required Information page with calendar. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Required Information page with calendar.

    Your customer ID number is listed on your hunting or fishing license or on your course completion certificate, if you took the course after May 2018. It is right below your name and is labeled CUST ID (as circled in red below).

    Hunting license with the customer ID circled.

    Your customer ID is also listed right after your name on the Predator Control Program course completion form, if you took the course after May 2018. (See the example below.)

    Hunter education course completion form with the customer ID circled.

    Important: The customer ID is NOT the same as the registration number printed in the bottom right corner of the course completion form. Do NOT enter the registration number. (It's crossed out in the image below.)

    Hunter education course completion form showing registration number crossed out.
  10. Only after you've entered all the required information, tap the check mark in the bottom right. If you currently have cell service, you will see a Survey Completed pop-up with three option buttons: Send Later, Send Now and Continue this survey. Select the option you prefer. Note: If you select Send Later, your report will be saved in the app outbox.

    If you do not have cell service, you will also see a Survey Completed pop-up, but it will notify you that your report has been saved in the app outbox. Tap OK to return to the home screen. Once you have cell service, you will need to open the outbox and finish submitting your report by tapping the Send button in the bottom right corner.

  11. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Survey Completed pop-up. Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, Survey Completed pop-up.
  12. As you use the app, your home screen will begin displaying additional buttons. The Drafts button is for reports you have started but not yet completed. The Outbox button is for reports that you have completed and attempted to submit, but could not be sent due to a lack of cell signal. The Sent button shows the number of reports you have submitted.

    Android screen shot of Coyote Bounty Reporter app, start screen.

    You no longer a need to keep a paper trail documenting the coyotes you've killed; however, you still need to ensure that any coyote ears and jaws you submit can be matched to your entries. To do this, either label your samples with the gender and date, or label them numerically in the order you submit them (i.e., your first is 1, second is 2, third is 3 and so on). After you visit a check-in location, start over at 1 again. If you have to save several drafts for different coyotes, make sure you submit them in the order that you killed them. Draft 1 needs to be submitted first, draft 2 second, draft 3 third and so on.

Can I still use the paper compensation form?

We will no longer accept the paper compensation forms as of July 1, 2021. However, if you took any coyotes before July 1, 2021, you may still turn in those coyotes using the paper form until 365 days from the date(s) of harvest.

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