Big game animals

Information about hunting big game species in Utah

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Big Game Application Guidebook

Download the 2020 guidebook to learn more about applying for a Utah big game permit.

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Page 58: Hunt #RS6700 — Antelope Island. In January 2019, the Utah Wildlife Board canceled the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep hunt on Antelope Island. That hunt will not be held, and the hunt listing has been removed from the guidebook.


Page 58: Hunt #RS6704 — Box Elder, Newfoundland Mtn — listed incorrect seasons dates. The hunt is open Nov. 2–22, 2019.

Big game field regulations

Big Game Field Regulations

Download the 2019 regulations to learn more about the rules for hunting big game in Utah.

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Antlerless Guidebook

Antlerless Application Guidebook

View online resources for the 2019 antlerless hunt to learn more about applying for a Utah antlerless permit.

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Hunt planner

Hunt drawing results and drawing odds

Important dates

Antler gathering ethics course

Landowner permits

Depredation hunts

Dedicated Hunter Program

Bison orientation course

Management buck deer orientation course

Mountain goat orientation course

Extended archery seasons and 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.

Cooperative Wildlife Management Units (CWMUs)

Currently available hunting permits

Remaining permits

Report harvest information and see harvest data

Big game annual reports

Statewide big game management plans

Walk-In Access

Conservation Permit Program

Utah's Trial Hunting Program

Utah Hunter Mentoring Program

Other big game information

Hunter Education
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Lee Kay and Cache Valley Shooting Centers
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Wildlife Blog
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Report poachers - 1-800-662-3337
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Wildlife dates
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