The 2016-2017 Utah hunting season is currently underway. The mountains of Utah represent a beautiful background for the Beehive State’s vast hunting lands. The most beautiful landscapes of the United States are found in Utah’s portion of the Rocky Mountains, allowing you to explore beautiful nature and achieve a bountiful hunt. On top of the scenery, the state offers premier hunting of big game, including deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep.
|Archery||Aug. 19-Sept. 15|
|Muzzleloader||Sept. 27-Oct. 5|
|Archery, Bull Elk||Aug. 19-Sept. 15|
|Archery, Spike Elk||Aug. 19-Sept. 8|
|Firearms, Spike or Bull Elk||Oct. 7-19|
|Youth Bull Elk||Sept. 16-24|
Beginning in 2016, Utah hunters will be able to obtain up to three elk permits.
Spring Limited Season
Spring General Season
Spring Youth Season
|Nov. 1-Jan. 31*
Apr. 30-May 31
Season dates may vary by region (generally northern or southern Utah).
Pronghorn and Moose Seasons
|Firearms||Sept. 1-Nov. 15|
Black Bear Season
|Spring Season||Apr. 1-June 2|
|Summer Season||July 5-Aug. 6|
|Fall Season||Oct. 28-Nov. 16|
Black bear hunts are available by permit lottery only. For more information on how to apply for a black bear permit, visit the Utah Department of Natural Resources website.
Bighorn Sheep Season
|General Season||Sept. 1-Dec. 31|