Hunting Seasons

Hunting Season is always a special time of the year. Whether you are planning on waiting patiently in a deer stand to bag that trophy buck or sitting knee deep in the marsh hoping to bag a band. Being able to take advantage of all the hunting seasons is why The Waterfowl Hunter has put together the hunting dates for Utah.

These dates serve as a general guide for more specific hunting visit Utah Dept. of Wildlife.

Bear Hunting Season

Pursuit season dates (units not designated as restricted)

SeasonFirst DayLast Day
SpringApr. 1, 2017Jun. 2, 2017
SummerJul. 5, 2017Aug. 6, 2017
FallOct. 28, 2017Nov. 16, 2017

Pursuit season dates for restricted pursuit units

SeasonFirst DayLast Day
Early SummerJul. 5, 2017Jul. 19, 2017
Late SummerJul. 25, 2017Aug. 6, 2017

Deer

Hunt TypeFirst DayLast Day
General archery deerAug. 19, 2017Sep. 15, 2017
General muzzleloader deerSep. 27, 2017Oct. 5, 2017
General any legal weapon (rifle) deerOct. 21, 2017Oct. 29, 2017

Elk

Hunt TypeFirst DayLast Day
General archery any bull elkAug. 19, 2017Sep. 15, 2017
General archery spike elkAug. 19, 2017Sep. 8, 2017
General any legal weapon (rifle) spike and any bull elkOct. 7, 2017Oct. 19, 2017
General muzzleloader elkNov. 1, 2017Nov. 9, 2017
Youth general (rifle) any bull elkSep. 16, 2017Sep. 24, 2017