CWMU program

White's Valley

Operator information

  • Name: Chris Anderson
  • Phone: 801-920-0005
  • Email: chris@rwcustom.net

CWMU description

White's Valley Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is about 26-27 km northeast of Tremonton, Utah in Box Elder County, on the westside of the West Hills. Higher elevations are on the eastside of the unit ranging from 6000 feet in the south to 6700 feet in the north. Lower elevations are on the westside, ranging from 5300 feet in the south to 5700 feet in the north. Broad Canyon is more in the north and ranges from a low of 5700 feet on the unit to a high of 6000 feet. The canyon that includes Indian Trail ranges from 5300 feet to 6200 feet. The most common elevation is 5500 feet but ranges from 5100 feet to 6700 feet with an elevation difference of 1600 feet. Fifty-three percent (53%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5600 feet and 6200 feet an elevation difference of 600 feet.

Much of the Whites Valley Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is covered with Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48). On this Shrubland are some large patches of Great Basin Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (37). Invasive Annual grassland (121) and Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) are a minor part of the unit's land cover.

One of the White's Valley Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, THIOKOL PLANT 78 (428668), is about 13.6 km south from the south edge of the CWMU. THIOKOL PLANT 78 has forty-five (45) years of records, 1962 - 2007. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.59 inches, but it can be as high as 8.85 inches or as low as 0.50 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 18 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 9 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 2 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 2.8 inches but can be as high as 18.8 inches. FALL temperature at THIOKOL PLANT 78 averages 48.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 98.0 degrees F. or as low as -17.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 47 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 3 days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Box Elder
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Box Elder (1)

Access contact

  • Name: Chris Anderson
  • Phone: 801-920-0005
  • Best time to contact: days

Property size

An estimate of the property size and the public/private composition

Acres
Private 8504
Public 320
Total 8824

Drawing odds

Drawing odds are the odds of obtaining a permit for this CWMU.

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 4.8
Elk drawing odds n/a
Moose drawing odds n/a
Pronghorn drawing odds n/a

Satisfaction index

The satisfaction index ranges from 1 to 5 with 5 being the best. Hunters are asked how they rate their hunt and the satisfaction index is an average of those responses. This is a three-year average.

Public Private
Buck deer 3.6 4
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn N/A N/A
Doe pronghorn N/A N/A
Wild turkey N/A N/A

Hunter success

Hunter success is the percent of hunters who successfully harvested an animal, reported for years in which data is available.

Public Private
Buck deer 100 88.9
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn N/A N/A
Doe pronghorn N/A N/A
Wild turkey N/A N/A

Average age

An estimate of average animal age

Age
Buck deer N/A
Bull elk N/A
Bull moose N/A

Hunting opportunities (acres, days and dates)

The opportunity to hunt on this CWMU depends on the type of animal hunted

Acres Days Dates
Buck deer 8824 5 10/15-10/20 or 11/1-11/5
Bull elk 0 0 n/a
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 0 0 n/a
Cow moose 0 0 n/a
Doe pronghorn 0 0 n/a

Available hunting permits

Private indicates that there are permits available for sale by the CWMU operator

Public Private
Buck deer 2 11
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes.
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. only on roads
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? Yes.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? No.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? Yes.
Are maps available? Yes.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? No.

Rules of conduct

  • ATV & vehicles must stay on roads at all times
  • A wounded animal is considered a harvested animal
This map is provided for general reference only and does not constitute a legal hunt boundary. The Division does not guarantee access to any private or public land. Hunt unit boundaries may include private property or other excluded areas.