Get a Buck Deer Permit in Utah


More than 4,300 permits still available

If you don’t have a permit to hunt buck deer in Utah this fall, you can still get one.

More than 4,300 general buck deer permits were not taken in this year’s big game draw. The following permits are still available:

Hunt Number of Remaining Permits
Archery 2,030
Muzzleloader 2,230
Rifle (any weapon) 120

Different days

The remaining permits will go on sale on two separate days in July. If you’d like to obtain a permit, mark one of the following days on your calendar:

  • Archery and muzzleloader permits will be available starting at 8 a.m. on July 19.
  • Rifle (any weapon) permits will be available starting at 8 a.m. on July 31.

The remaining permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Web page provides information

Permits are still available for 12 of Utah’s 30 new deer hunting units. You can see which units still have permits at


If you have questions, call the nearest Division of Wildlife Resources office or the DWR’s Salt Lake City office at (801) 538-4700.

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