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Big game animals

Information about hunting big game species in Utah

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Big Game Application Guidebook (2020)

Download the Utah DWR Big Game Application Guidebook to learn more about applying for a Utah big game permit.

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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.


Big game field regulations

Big Game Field Regulations (2020)

Download the Utah DWR Big Game Field Regulations Guidebook to learn more about the rules for hunting big game 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.


Antlerless Guidebook

Antlerless Application Guidebook (2020)

View online resources for the 2020 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

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