Few states offer the variety of big game hunting that Utah does.
Utah Conservation Permits are available for: elk; mule deer; Shiras moose; pronghorn; black bear; mountain lion; desert bighorn sheep; Rocky Mountain bighorn; bison; mountain goats; and animals many of us consider big game; wild turkeys. Few states engage in wildlife and habitat management as intensely as Utah does. Many other Western states have landowner tag and voucher programs.
Utah Conservation Permits
At least some of that progressive management is funded through a program that not only benefits the habitat and wildlife, but also hunters and conservation organizations. The Utah Conservation Permit Program provides hunting permits to conservation organizations to be auctioned at banquets and other fundraisers. According to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, since 1981, these permits have raised more than $25 million. More than 90 percent of that revenue has gone toward projects that directly benefit the species for which the permit was issued.
Among the conservation projects funded by the permits are habitat enhancement and restoration, species transplants, radio telemetry studies, research projects, aerial surveys, and education, according to the Utah DWR.
OUTDOORS INTERNATIONAL can help you get a tag in Utah!
Our outfitters in Utah can help our customers acquire these highly-coveted permits by attending banquets or auctions on your behalf. They will take your bids by phone during the event and connect you with the banquet cashier.
The Utah Wildlife Board has approved 324 permits, 229 of which were for limited-entry or once-in-a-lifetime big game hunting.
The following organizations were awarded permits:
- Ducks Unlimited
- Foundation for North American Wild Sheep
- Mule Deer Foundation
- National Wild Turkey Federation
- Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
- Safari Club International
- Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife
- Utah Bowmen for Habitat
You can learn more about the Utah Conservation Tag Program and the programs funded by it, as well as access links to the list of permits offered, applications, and more.
Available Landowner Tags and Hunting Vouchers:
Tags move quickly, so please understand that we do our best to keep this page updated, but it may not be real time. It is in your best interest to contact us ASAP if you’re interested in purchasing a tag or voucher.