What is Hunting Season?
Hunting season refers to a specific period of time when hunting certain animals is legal. This is usually regulated by state and federal laws. Each state has its own hunting seasons, regulations, and bag limits for different game species.
Hunting Seasons in Utah
Utah’s hunting seasons vary depending on the type of animal you are after. The state offers several big-game species that hunters from all over the country travel to pursue each year, including elk, bison, deer, moose, pronghorn antelope, and bighorn sheep.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) regulates hunting in the state provides a comprehensive guide with all information related to different types of hunts as well as details about how to apply for tags and permits needed for each hunt.
Current Hunting Season in Utah
It’s important before heading out into any wilderness area that you check what kind of game you can legally hunt during that particular season. As per the current status provided by DWR website it’s “General archery buck deer: Aug 15–Sept 11” .
This means if you’re planning your upcoming trip to Utah now would be an excellent time to plan your next adventure complete with maps and GPS coordinates along with other necessary equipment required according to your plan.
Whether or not one plans on going out this year or not; every outdoorsman should familiarize themselves with their local DWR office resources so they know exactly which species can be hunted at which times throughout the year while adhering strictly to rules & regulations set forth by authorities within those jurisdictions!