CWMU program

Double Cone

Operator information

  • Name: Kelly Warr
  • Phone: 435-747-7164
  • Email: n/a

CWMU description

The Double Cone Cooperative Wildlife Management (CWMU) rests on the Utah - Nevada border in Box Elder County. The Double Cone CWMU is a Basin and Range Unit. It highest point is on the Nevada border (about 7200 feet). To the north this drops away to 6000 feet and to the south it also drops away to 6000 feet also. The eastside decrease to 5500 feet in the south and is about 6000 feet in the north. Typical of Basin and Range terrain there is generally an almost flat basin with small and large hills rising from off the basin. The most common elevation is 5600 feet but ranges from 5200 feet to 7200 feet with an elevation difference of 2000 feet. Fifty-two percent (52%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5600 feet and 6800 feet an elevation difference of 1200 feet.

The Double Cone Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit is composed mostly of three (3) landcover types. First, about fifty percent (50%) of the land cover is Great Basin Pinyon-Juniper (37), second, about thirty-five (35%) is Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48), and third, there are four (4) land patches of the Agriculture (114) land cover.

One of the Double Cone Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, GROUSE CREEK (423486), is about 9.1 km east from the east edge of the CWMU. GROUSE CREEK has forty-nine (49) years of records, 1959 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.25 inches, but it can be as high as 4.42 inches or as low as 0.60 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 16 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 7 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 1 day of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 3.6 inches but can be as high as 21.0 inches. FALL temperature at GROUSE CREEK averages 46.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 97.0 degrees F. or as low as -12.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 54 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 1 day above 90 degrees F.


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

Access contact

  • Name: Kelly Warr
  • Phone: 435-747-7164
  • Best time to contact: Monday-Friday, 5PM-7PM

Property size

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

Private 5329
Public 4365
Total 9694

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds n/a
Elk drawing odds 1 in 32.0
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 N/A N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 4.3 4.5
Cow elk 4.3 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 N/A N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 100 100
Cow elk 100 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

Buck deer N/A
Bull elk 4 years
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 0 0 n/a
Bull elk 9694 5 9/26-9/30
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 9694 2 8/15-9/7 or 9/7-10/18
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 0 0
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 3 4
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 17 3
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. Two (2)
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? Yes. With approval
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. On maintained 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? Yes. In designated area only
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? No.
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

  • None specified
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.