Fishing guidebook

Rules & regulations

These guidebooks contain the information you must know to hunt or fish in Utah. We highly recommend that you either download electronic versions or pick up printed copies. We distribute free printed guidebooks at Division offices and licensing agents.

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Fishing Guidebook

The Utah Fishing Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern fishing in Utah.

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Big Game Application Guidebook

The Utah Big Game Application Guidebook provides information and instructions hunters need to know to apply for bucks, bulls and once-in-a-lifetime hunts.

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Updates

July 1, 2020 fee changes for nonresidents. License, permit and application fees for hunters who are not Utah residents increased on July 1, 2020. See the full list of Utah's license, permit and miscellaneous fees.

Corrections

Page 69: The Wallsburg CWMU bull moose hunt (#MB6225) was incorrectly listed as a public hunt option in the printed Utah Big Game Application Guidebook. That hunt has been canceled for 2020, and the hunt listing has been removed from the electronic copy of the guidebook.

Page 23: Corrected the sales date for remaining antlerless permits to July 22.

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Big Game Field Regulations Guidebook

The Big Game Field Regulations Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern big game hunting in Utah.

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Updates

July 1, 2020 fee changes for nonresidents. License, permit and application fees for hunters who are not Utah residents increased on July 1, 2020. See the full list of Utah's license, permit and miscellaneous fees.

Clarifications

Page 7: Added a reminder that extended archery elk hunters can harvest any bull elk or antlerless elk in an extended archery elk area and season.

Page 26: Added a reminder that extended archery elk hunters can harvest any bull elk or antlerless elk in an extended archery elk area and season.

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Antlerless Applications

Are you interested in hunting an antlerless big game animal during the 2020 season? Here's the information you'll need in order to apply for a permit.

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Upland Game & Turkey Guidebook

The Utah Upland Game & Turkey Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern upland game and turkey hunting in Utah.

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Corrections

Page 41: Updated the "Notes" section of the sandhill crane (East Box Elder County) hunt to state that Harold Crane, Public Shooting Grounds and Salt Creek WMAs are closed to sandhill crane hunting, except during open waterfowl hunting seasons. The printed guidebook is missing the phrase, "except during open waterfowl hunting seasons."

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Waterfowl Guidebook

The Utah Waterfowl Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern waterfowl hunting in Utah.

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Corrections

Page 28: Added unit 9 to the bullet about airboat use at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge. That bullet now states, "Airboats are only permitted in the posted open areas of units 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and the C blocks."

Page 36: Updated the shooting hours table to correct an error on Oct. 30–31 for scaup in the northern zone. The scaup season in the northern zone is open on Oct. 30–31, 2020.

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Black Bear Guidebook

The Black Bear Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern black bear hunting in Utah.

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Cougar Guidebook

The Utah Cougar Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah.

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Furbearer Guidebook

Taking, possessing, selling and purchasing furbearing animals, including bobcats and martens.

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DWR administrative rule governing falconry in Utah

View rule R657-20

Collection, Importation & Possession of Amphibians & Reptiles

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Collection, Importation, Transportation & Possession of Animals

View rule R657-3

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