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Utah DWR accepting hunting applications later this month


The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced Utahns will be able to apply for a sportsman hunting permit starting on October 20.The DWR says Utahns may apply for as many species as they’d like, but only one sportsman permit is offered for the following species: bison, black bear, buck deer, buck pronghorn, bull elk, bull moose, desert bighorn sheep, mountain goat, wild turkey and rocky mountain big sheep. Two permits will be offered for cougars, one for the 2021-22 season and another for the 2022-23 season.


Applications will need to be submitted before 5 p.m. by phone and no later than 11 p.m. online on November 10. Applicants will be notified of the drawing results before or on November 17 via email.

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