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Big game animals

Information about hunting big game animals in Utah

Big Game Application Guidebook Big Game Field Regulations

Big Game Application Guidebook

Download the 2015 guidebook to learn more about applying for a Utah big game permit.

Big Game Field Regulations

Download the 2014 guidebook to learn more about the rules & regulations for hunting big game in Utah.

Antlerless Application Guidebook

View online resources for the 2014 antlerless hunt to learn more about applying for a Utah antlerless permit.

Utah's deer hunt

Antler gathering ethics course

Important dates

Hunting guidebooks & maps

Currently available hunting permits

Landowner permits

  • Starting May 1, 2015, qualifying individuals can apply for general-season landowner permits and landowner appreciation permits. The deadline to submit applications is Oct. 1, 2015. The application form and additional information will be available on this page before May 1.

Hunt drawing results

Depredation pool application

Report harvest information and see harvest data

Dedicated hunter program

Bison orientation course

Management buck deer orientation course

Rocky Mountain goat orientation course

Archery ethics course

  • Bow hunters planning to hunt the extended hunts must complete an online course covering the special considerations of hunting in these high-use areas.

Big game statistics & drawing odds

Cooperative Wildlife Management Units (CWMUs)

Big game annual reports

The annual reports are in PDF format, and they are all 1 to 3 MB.

Statewide big game management plans

Walk-In Access

Conservation Permit program

Utah's Trial Hunting Program

Utah Hunter Mentoring Program

Other big game information

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