Last chance to buy deer and elk hunting permits for fall season

Picture courtesy of Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

If you are interested in hunting deer or elk this fall, your last chance to buy a permit begins next week.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says all general and multi-season bull elk permits will be available beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16.

The general-season permits allow hunters to harvest a bull elk using a muzzleloader or any legal weapon.

According to the DWR, there are 15,000 spike bull elk permits and 15,000 any bull elk permits available. General-season archery bull elk permits are unlimited.

General-season buck deer permits that remain after the big game drawing will be available on Thursday, July 18 at 8 a.m. There are 1,330 permits remaining, and DWR says they are also available on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can purchase a permit online, at a DWR office or from any available license agent. You can find all licensed agents, as well as the number of permits and available units, on the DWR website.

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