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Hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah

Utah Cougar Hunting Guidebook

Cougar Guidebook

The Utah Cougar Guidebook summarizes the laws and rules that govern hunting and pursuing cougars in Utah.

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Page 14: A section of the guidebook pertaining to prohibited weapons as referenced in the big game rule (R657-5-7) was deleted. Under the current cougar rule, legal weapons are subject to Utah Administrative Rules 657-5-8 through -11, which remain in the guidebook as published. The online edition of the guidebook has been updated with this change.

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