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Utah big game application period begins February 1

Applications to hunt big game animals in Utah will be accepted starting Feb. 1.

Everything you need to know to apply for a permit is available in the 2013 Utah Big Game Application Guidebook.

You can get the free guidebook at www.wildlife.utah.gov/guidebooks, at Division of Wildlife Resources offices and from more than 300 hunting and fishing license agents across Utah.

Applications will be accepted starting Feb. 1 at www.wildlife.utah.gov.

Your application must be received through the website no later than 11 p.m. on March 4 to be entered in the draw for permits.

If you have questions or need help completing your application, call any DWR office before 5 p.m. on March 4.

Results of the 2013 Utah big game draw will be available by May 31.

Starting Feb. 1, applications will be accepted for every hunt except the general-season bull elk hunt. General-season elk permits will be available, on a first-come, first-served basis, starting June 27.

More information about applying for permit, including information about a chance to hunt all three deer seasons and a Web page filled with information about applying for a general-season deer permit, is available at http://go.usa.gov/487C.

PHOTOS - 11 photos to accompany this story are available at http://huntdatabase.com/utah/newsphotos/index.php?gazpart=show&gazgal=331 .

Contact: Mark Hadley, DWR Relations with the Public Specialist (801) 538-4737

Time to Apply for a Big Game Hunting Permit

Web page available to help you apply for a deer permit

Hunting big game animals is a cherished tradition in Utah.

Even though this fall's hunts are still months away, the time to apply for a permit is almost here.

Applications to hunt big game animals in Utah will be accepted starting Feb. 1.

Get a free guidebook

Everything you need to know to apply for a permit is available in the 2013 Utah Big Game Application Guidebook.

You can get the free guidebook at www.wildlife.utah.gov/guidebooks, at Division of Wildlife Resources offices and from more than 300 hunting and fishing license agents across Utah.

Applications will be accepted starting Feb. 1 at www.wildlife.utah.gov.

Your application must be received through the website no later than 11 p.m. on March 4 to be entered in the draw for permits.

If you have questions or need help completing your application, call any DWR office before 5 p.m. on March 4.

Results of the 2013 Utah big game draw will be available by May 31.

Starting Feb. 1, applications will be accepted for every hunt except the general-season bull elk hunt. General-season elk permits will be available, on a first-come, first-served basis, starting June 27.




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