Hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah

Cougar Hunting Guidebook cover

2019–2020 Utah Cougar Hunting Guidebook

The current Utah Cougar Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern furbearer hunting and trapping in Utah. The guidebook is designed to be a convenient quick-reference document for furbearer hunting and trapping 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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Harvest-objective permits

Harvest-objective permits are available over-the-counter. Before each hunting trip, make sure you verify that the unit is still open.

  • Visit Cougar harvest-objective information to see which units are still open. This information is updated often during the season.
  • Call toll-free 1-888-668-LION (5466) to verify the unit is still open. During the season, we update this information by noon each day.

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