CWMU program

Round Valley

Operator information

  • Name: Jed Wayment
  • Phone: 435-336-4146
  • Email: jwayment@allwest.net

CWMU description

The Round Valley Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is on the extreme eastside of Millard County about 16 km south from Scipio, Utah. This CWMU is valley land and part of the Scipio Lake (5900 feet) is in the north part of the unit. On the westside elevation ranges from 6200 feet in the north to 6900 feet in the south. On the eastside elevation ranges from 5200 feet in the north to 6300 feet in the south. Ivie Creek enters the CWMU at 6000 feet elevation and Scipio Lake at about 5900 feet. The most common elevation is 6000 feet but ranges from 5900 feet to 7000 feet with an elevation difference of 1100 feet. Sixty-five percent (65%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6100 feet and 6800 feet an elevation difference of 700 feet.

The Round Valley Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit land cover is made up of primarily two land cover types. Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48) covers almost 64% of the CWMU, and Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36) covers about 14%. The Pinyon-Juniper Woodland occurs mostly on the west edge of the unit.

One of the Round Valley Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, SALINA (427557), is about 17.3 km southeast from the southeast edge of the CWMU. SALINA has thirty-one (74) years of records, 1923 - 2007. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.48 inches, but it can be as high as 6.67 inches or as low as 0.43 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 12 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 8 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. Total FALL snowfall averages 2.8 inches but can be as high as 18.0 inches. FALL temperature at SALINA averages 49.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 102.0 degrees F. or as low as -8.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 48 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and less than 4 days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Millard
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Fillmore

Access contact

  • Name: Jed Wayment
  • Phone: 435-336-4146
  • Best time to contact: Daytime

Property size

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

Acres
Private 7250
Public 0
Total 7250

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 2.0
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 1 2.5
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 N/A N/A
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 7250 5 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 1 9
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. One (1) guest
Can I hunt on Sunday? No. Not generally
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
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. Public campground is close by
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

  • No pre-hunt scouting
  • No snowmobiles or horses
  • Hunters comply with game laws
  • Hunters must hunt within boundaries
  • A wounded animal is a harvested animal
  • No open fires
  • Keep gates closed
  • No drugs
  • No alcohol
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.