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2017 Utah Hunting Seasons

A tradition for many families, hunting is an exciting escape into nature. Your reward of patiently waiting in a tree stand or hunting blind is the satisfaction of taking responsibility for your own food, or finally bagging that trophy buck. Discount Ramps has all the hunting dates for Utah, and the necessary hunting equipment to ensure a successful year.

This is a general guide to season dates. Dates are subject to change. For more information, visit the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources website.

Bear

Pursuit season dates (units not designated as restricted)

Season First Day Last Day
Spring Apr. 1, 2017 Jun. 2, 2017
Summer Jul. 5, 2017 Aug. 6, 2017
Fall Oct. 28, 2017 Nov. 16, 2017

Pursuit season dates for restricted pursuit units

Season First Day Last Day
Early Summer Jul. 5, 2017 Jul. 19, 2017
Late Summer Jul. 25, 2017 Aug. 6, 2017

Deer

Hunt Type First Day Last Day
General archery deer Aug. 19, 2017 Sep. 15, 2017
General muzzleloader deer Sep. 27, 2017 Oct. 5, 2017
General any legal weapon (rifle) deer Oct. 21, 2017 Oct. 29, 2017

Elk

Hunt Type First Day Last Day
General archery any bull elk Aug. 19, 2017 Sep. 15, 2017
General archery spike elk Aug. 19, 2017 Sep. 8, 2017
General any legal weapon (rifle) spike and any bull elk Oct. 7, 2017 Oct. 19, 2017
General muzzleloader elk Nov. 1, 2017 Nov. 9, 2017
Youth general (rifle) any bull elk Sep. 16, 2017 Sep. 24, 2017

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