Utah Mountain Lion Hunting Season Details

Pursuit Season

  • Hunting Start Dates: March 31, 2023 (Season begins on this date)
  • Hunting End Dates: November 2, 2023 (Season ends on this date)
  • Location:
    • LaSal Mountains
    • San Juan Mountains
    • Book Cliffs, East units (No Dogs Allowed during this season)

Year-Round Pursuit (Starting May 3, 2023)

  • Hunting Start Dates: May 3, 2023 (Year-round hunting begins on this date)
  • Hunting End Dates: December 31, 2023 (Year-round hunting ends on this date)

Key Points

  • The Mountain Lion hunting season in Utah is divided into two segments: the regular Pursuit season and the Year-Round Pursuit season, which starts on May 3, 2023.
  • During the regular Pursuit season, hunting is allowed in specific locations, including LaSal Mountains, San Juan Mountains, and Book Cliffs (East units). Please note that no dogs are allowed during this season in the Book Cliffs (East units).
  • The Year-Round Pursuit season extends from May 3, 2023, to December 31, 2023, offering a more extended opportunity for hunting Mountain Lions.
  • Hunters should be aware of specific location regulations and the use of dogs during the hunting season, as these factors may vary depending on the time and location of the hunt.
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