Utah Tooth Data

elkhunterUT

Very Active Member
I received my LE elk tag a few weeks ago, but have not received any information or an envelope to turn in a tooth after harvest for aging. Is the Division no longer doing that?

When I had an expo elk tag in 2009, I was sent instructions and an envelope to turn in a tooth. Just wondering if things have changed since then and that is no longer a requirement?
 

elkhunterUT

Very Active Member
They still do it, just not for every limited tag as they should...
Seems crazy to me they wouldn’t still require that for all LE hunts, especially elk tags where they are managed by age objective. Maybe they will send something later.🤷🏻‍♂️
 

Tikka

Very Active Member
We had an antelope tag a couple years ago and the tooth package never came... So I called the DWR and they said only a certain # of tags on every unit gets a tooth survey and my boys wasn’t one of them...
so who knows..
 

stillwaitin

Active Member
Expo tag didn't have a packet. I even called and they said they would mail one... never came. The next year on LE regular draw elk tag it came in the mail. The rest of the LE regular draw tags our family has had all got packets in the mail. We will see if my tag this year does.
 

elkhunterUT

Very Active Member
I called the SLC Division office today and asked - lady on the phone couldn't give me a clear answer and finally said it will probably be sent to me at a later date, but I think that was really her way of getting me off the phone. Didn't instill a lot of confidence that it will actually happen - we'll see I guess.

I hope it happens for every LE elk tag since they are all managed by age objective.
 

RUM

Active Member
Last year I had a non resident elk tag and my wife called me that it came in the mail. I was already on my hunt and was not even aware that they needed a tooth. Beginning of September
 

Hawkeye

Very Active Member
I had a LE archery bull tag last year and the tooth packet arrived in the mail several weeks after i received my tag. I predict that you will still receive one.

Congrats on the tag! What unit did you draw?

Jason
 

elkhunterUT

Very Active Member
I had a LE archery bull tag last year and the tooth packet arrived in the mail several weeks after i received my tag. I predict that you will still receive one.

Congrats on the tag! What unit did you draw?

Jason
Thanks! Hopefully it comes at some point. I drew the Pahvant Muzzleloader tag. Antler growth has been looking good - hopefully a few of the bigger bulls slip past the archery and early rifle hunters!
 

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