Apply For Utah Bear Permits Starting Feb. 4thUtah DWR, Bear Hunting Magazine
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Starting February 4, 2013, hunters can apply for a bear hunting or a bear pursuit permit at www.wildlife.utah.gov.
Pursuit permits allow hunters to pursue bears with hounds, but they cannot harvest the bears pursued.
To be included in the draw for permits, applications must be received through their website no later than 11 p.m. on February 25, 2013. Results of the draw will be available by March 14, 2013.
If hunters are not interested in hunting this year, they can still apply for a bonus point which increase the chance of drawing a bear permit in the future. Applications for bonus points will also be accepted at www.wildlife.utah.gov from February 4th until 11 p.m. on February 25, 2013.
Hunters who have any questions about applying for a 2013 Utah black bear hunting permit may call the Utah Hunt Application office at 1-800-221-0659 or the nearest Division of Wildlife Resources office.