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2021 remaining deer and elk permits

Permits for sale that remain from the 2021 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.

Permit sales dates (new)

Permits will be sold on different days this year. Please be sure to confirm the sales date of the permit you are wanting.

Permit type Sales date
General-season archery elk permits (adults and youth) July 8, 2021
Remaining limited-entry big game permits, if available July 8, 2021
Over-the-counter Nine Mile Bison permits July 8, 2021
General-season any bull elk permits (adults and youth) July 13, 2021
Remaining general-season deer permits, if available (also youth archery deer permits) July 15, 2021
All antlerless permits, if available July 20, 2021
General-season spike bull elk permits (adults and youth) July 22, 2021

General-season bull elk permits

Available beginning July 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
EB1005 Hunter's choice bull elk Archery Spike: Aug. 21–Sept. 10, 2021
Any bull: Aug. 21–Sept. 22, 2021
Not limited

Available beginning July 13, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
EB1001
EB1002
EB1008
Any-bull units Any legal weapon/
Muzzleloader/
Multi-season
Any legal weapon: Oct. 9–Oct. 21, 2021
Muzzleloader: Nov. 3–Nov. 11, 2021
Multi-season: Aug. 21–Sept. 22, Oct. 9–Oct. 21, Nov. 3–Nov. 11, 2021
17,500*
*Unlimited for youth

Available beginning July 22, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
EB1003
EB1004
EB1009
Spike-only units Any legal weapon/
Muzzleloader/
Multi-season
Any legal weapon: Oct. 9–Oct. 21, 2021*
Muzzleloader: Nov. 3–Nov. 11, 2021
Multi-season: Aug. 21–Sept. 10, Oct. 9–Oct. 21*, Nov. 3–Nov. 11, 2021
15,000
*On all Book Cliffs units — Spike any legal weapon runs Oct. 9–13, 2021

Over-the-counter bison

Available beginning July 8, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
BI6527 Nine Mile Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 Not limited
Important: A mandatory orientation course is required before purchase. If you purchase one of these over-the-counter bison permits, you will forfeit your bison bonus points and incur the lifetime waiting period for bison. Note: If you are currently on a lifetime waiting period for bison, you can still purchase this permit.

General-season buck deer

Available beginning July 15, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
DB1565 Chalk Creek/East Canyon/Morgan-South Rich Muzzleloader Sept. 29–Oct. 7, 2021 482
DB1568 Kamas Muzzleloader Sept. 29–Oct. 7, 2021 78
Note: You will forfeit your general-season buck deer preference points if you purchase one of the above permits. (This does not apply to the Youth archery permits.)

Youth archery general-season buck deer

Available beginning July 15, 2021 at 8 a.m. You must be 17 years old or younger on July 31, 2021, to purchase these permits.

(Note: These are bonus quotas of youth archery permits allocated in addition to the big game draw permits.)

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
DB1500 Youth Beaver Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 56
DB1501 Youth Box Elder Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 148
DB1502 Youth Cache Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 200
DB1503 Youth Central Mtns, Manti/San Rafael Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 300
DB1504 Youth Central Mtns, Nebo Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 152
DB1505 Youth Chalk Creek/E. Canyon/Morgan-S.Rich Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 324
DB1506 Youth Fillmore Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 48
DB1508 Youth Kamas Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 112
DB1509 Youth La Sal, La Sal Mtns Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 56
DB1510 Youth Monroe Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 30
DB1511 Youth Mt Dutton Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 9
DB1512 Youth Nine Mile Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 66
DB1513 Youth North Slope Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 96
DB1514 Youth Ogden Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 100
DB1515 Youth Oquirrh-Stanbury Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 92
DB1516 Youth Panguitch Lake Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 48
DB1517 Youth Pine Valley Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 164
DB1518 Youth Plateau, Boulder/Kaiparowits Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 33
DB1519 Youth Plateau, Fishlake Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 32
DB1520 Youth Plateau, Thousand Lakes Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 13
DB1521 Youth San Juan, Abajo Mtns Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 82
DB1522 Youth South Slope, Bonanza/Vernal Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 72
DB1523 Youth South Slope, Yellowstone Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 56
DB1524 Youth Southwest Desert Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 26
DB1525 Youth Wasatch Mtns, East Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 170
DB1526 Youth Wasatch Mtns, West Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 324
DB1527 Youth West Desert, Tintic Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 36
DB1528 Youth West Desert, West Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 20
DB1529 Youth Zion Archery Aug. 21–Sept. 17, 2021 124

Private-lands-only antlerless elk

Available beginning July 20, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

Hunt
number
Hunt name Weapon Season dates Number available
EA2021 Beaver, East Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 80
EA2026 Box Elder, Hansel Mtn Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 200
EA2027 Cache Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 320
EA2011 Central Mtns, Manti Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 200
EA2016 Central Mtns, Nebo Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 100
EA2004 Chalk Creek Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 500
EA2003 East Canyon Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 500
EA2009 La Sal, La Sal Mtns Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 70
EA2002 Morgan-South Rich Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 500
EA2008 Nine Mile, Anthro-Myton Bench Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 200
EA2029 Nine Mile, Range Creek Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 80
EA2005 North Slope, West Daggett Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 40
EA2001 Ogden Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 220
EA2018 Panguitch Lake Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 75
EA2015 Paunsaugunt Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 100
EA2010 San Juan Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 50
EA2028 South Slope, Bonanza-Vernal Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 450
EA2030 South Slope, Diamond Mtn Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 200
EA2006 South Slope, Yellowstone Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 2000
EA2014 Wasatch Mtns, Avintaquin-White River Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 400
EA2013 Wasatch Mtns, Currant Creek Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 2000
EA2012 Wasatch Mtns, West Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 300
EA2019 West Desert, Tintic Valley Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 75
EA2020 Zion Any legal weapon Aug. 2, 2021–Jan. 31, 2022 100

Antlerless elk-control permits

Available beginning July 20, 2021 at 8:00 a.m.

You may obtain an antlerless elk-control permit only if you have a buck, bull or once-in-a-lifetime permit for areas that overlap antlerless elk-control hunting units. See Antlerless elk-control permits for details.

Remaining antlerless permits from the draw

There are no remaining permits left over from the 2021 antlerless drawing.