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Black bears

Information about hunting and pursuing black bears in Utah

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Black Bear Guidebook (2020)

The Utah DWR Black Bear Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern black bear hunting in Utah. The guidebook is designed to be a quick, convenient reference document for hunting regulations. You can use the references in the guidebook to search for the detailed statute or administrative rule that underpins the guidebook summary.

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2020 remaining black bear permits

Permits for sale that remain from the 2020 big game drawing.

Buy a permit

Remaining permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must have a valid hunting license or a combination license to buy one of these permits. You can buy permits online and at license agent locations and DWR offices. Look up a license agent near you. Before you visit an agent, call ahead to verify hours of operation.

After these permits go on sale, the numbers listed on this page will not be updated to reflect the number of permits sold or still available. To see permits that are still available after they go on sale, visit our online permit sales site.

Available beginning at 8 a.m. on March 12, 2020.

Hunt
number
Hunt description Species Weapon Season dates Number available
BR7236 Plateau,
Boulder/Kaiparowits
Black bear Any legal weapon/
Spot-and-stalk
Sept. 23 – Oct. 25, 2020 18
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