While I’m not particularly high on many of Utah’s general elk opportunities, their limited elk hunts are generally a different story. Utah’s limited elk hunts can be further broken down by price: premium limited or standard limited. At $795 (compared to $388) plus the $65 hunting license, there is quite a large premium charged for these tags. Still, they are somewhat of a bargain compared to the $1,500 charged for the premium limited tags. And in reality, your travel expenses will probably exceed the price of the limited tag. Sure it adds up, but the price also tends to weed out more casual applicants. Even the residents are charged $280 for that tag and $508 for the premium limited. So if you claim to hunt only for the meat, these tags are obviously not for you. The premium limited entry tag is not for any kind of a different area, it just allows you to hunt during all of the limited seasons. Since I’m writing this more for the nonresident who likely has a less than a week to hunt, there’s no really good reason to go for the premium tag.