The Utsjoki area belongs to two permit areas for hunting: 1602 Paistunturi and 1603 Kaldoaivi. The areas provide a limited number of small game permits per day, with which visitors are allowed to hunt grouse, hare, small predators and water fowl, within the limits of the hunting season. The nearby fells surrounding the area offer an accessible area for hunting grouse.
Reindeer husbandry is a significant livelihood in the area, so using chasing dogs for hunting is prohibited even with a permit. There may be seasonal restrictions in the areas due to reindeer husbandry.