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Cougar hunting guidebook cover

Hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah

Cougar Hunting Guidebook cover

Cougar Guidebook

The Utah Cougar Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah. The Utah Wildlife Board approved a new timeframe for the cougar regulatory cycle, which allowed for alignment with the black bear timeframe.

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Hunting maps

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.

Cougar orientation course


Quick links
Lee Kay and Cache Valley Shooting Centers
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Wildlife Blog: Views from DWR employees
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Report poachers — 1-800-662-3337
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Hunter Education: Sign up for classes
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