CWMU program

East Fork Chalk Creek

Operator information

  • Name: Calvin Haskell
  • Phone: 801-298-0350
  • Email:

CWMU description

The East Fork Chalk Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is east of Coalville, Utah up Chalk Creek. Humpy Peak at greater than 10,800 feet is the high point of the Unit. The elevation along the East Fork of Chalk Creek decreases to 6700 feet. Both the East Fork and Middle Fork of Chalk Creek are part of the unit. The East Fork decreases from 9600 feet and the Middle Fork from 7700 feet to where the combine at 7200 feet. Except for the abrupt extension of Humpy Peak the relief on the eastside of the Unit is not as steep as that on the west side. The most common elevation is 9700 feet but ranges from 6700 feet to 10800 feet with an elevation difference of 4100 feet. Fifty-three percent (53%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7800 feet and 9700 feet an elevation difference of 1900 feet.

The East Fork Chalk Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) land cover is a combination of Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) and Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). The Aspen Forest and Woodland is in the middle of the unit. The Sagebrush Steppe is scattered from the northwest through the middle and into the the southeast part of the Unit. Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41)and Rocky Mountain Subalpine Dry-Mesic Spruce-Fir Forest and Woodland (26) also add to the land cover on certain parts of the Unit.

One of the East Fork Chalk Creek Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, COALVILLE (421590), is about 3.0 km west from the west edge of the CWMU. COALVILLE has thirty-four (34) years of records, 1974 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.71 inches, but it can be as high as 7.09 inches or as low as 1.68 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 19 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 10 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 2 day of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 14.8 inches but can be as high as 32.0 inches. FALL temperature at COALVILLE averages 43.4 degrees F. but can be as high as 87.0 degrees F. or as low as -17.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 61 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: Summit
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Chalk Creek

Access contact

  • Name: Calvin Haskell
  • Phone: 801-5298-0350
  • Best time to contact: Evening & mornings

Property size

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

Private 10080
Public 0
Total 10080

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 13.0
Elk drawing odds 1 in 8.0
Moose drawing odds 1 in 68.0
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 4.4 4
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 3.8 3.7
Cow elk 4.5 N/A
Bull moose 4.7 4
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 72.7
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 50 40
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose 100 100
Cow moose 100 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 6 years

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 10080 5 10/21-10/25 or 11/1-11/5
Bull elk 10080 5 10/7-10/11 or 11/1-11/5
Bull moose 10080 5 10/25-10/31
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 10080 5 11/6-11/10
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 3 27
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 2 18
Bull moose 1 2
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 20 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. Two (2) per hunter
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No. Operator or agent will take hunter on property
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
Is a guide service available? No.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes.
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

  • If gate is closed keep it closed
  • ATV, horses or walking access
  • Two (2) guests per hunter
  • Call for lock combination, it changes periodically
  • ATV on established roads only
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.