It's not too late to get a permit to hunt during Utah's archery deer hunt. More than 700 permits are still available. Photo by Bill Bates
(Salt Lake City, UT) - If you enjoy hunting deer with a bow and arrow—but you don't have a permit yet—the Division of Wildlife Resources has some good news: More than 700 general archery buck deer permits are still available, and you can get one now. It's not too late to get a permit to hunt during Utah's archery deer hunt. More than 700 permits are still available. If you buy one of the permits, you can do two things: Hunt on the unit the permit is good for until the general archery season ends on Sept. 14. Then, if you haven't taken a deer, you can hunt on any of Utah's three extended archery areas.The extended archery hunt runs until Dec. 15 on the Wasatch Front and Uintah Basin extended archery areas. On the Ogden Extended Archery Area, the hunt runs until Nov. 30. If you'd like one of the remaining permits, make sure you buy it no later than Sept. 16. Starting Sept. 17, any general archery permits that haven't been sold yet will become muzzleloader permits. At that point, all of the general archery deer permits will be gone.Get a permit no later than Sept. 16. On Aug. 30, a total of 718 archery permits were still available for two units in northern Utah.