Regulations for Antlerless Moose Hunting in Utah

When it comes to hunting antlerless moose in Utah, there are specific regulations outlined in Utah Code § 23-20-3 and Utah Admin. Rule R657-5-36 that you should be aware of:

Permit Requirement

  • To hunt antlerless moose in Utah, you must first obtain an antlerless moose permit.

Weapon Choice

  • With an antlerless moose permit, you are allowed to use any legal weapon to harvest one antlerless moose. This means you have flexibility in choosing the type of weapon to use during your hunt.

Combining Cow and Bull Moose Hunts

  • In Utah, hunters have the option to apply for and hunt both cow and bull moose in the same year, subject to the applicable regulations and permit availability.

Cooperative Wildlife Management Units (CWMUs)

  • If you plan to hunt antlerless moose on a Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU), you must obtain an antlerless moose permit specifically designated for that CWMU.

Definition of Antlerless Moose

  • An "antlerless moose" refers to a moose without antlers. This distinction is important for determining which moose can be legally harvested under this permit.
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