Hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah

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2018 – 2019 Cougar Guidebook

Download the 2018–19 Cougar Guidebook for important information on the rules, regulations and season dates for hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah.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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