CWMU program


Operator information

  • Name: Matthew Wood
  • Phone: 435-586-3159
  • Email:

CWMU description

The Zane Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located southwest of Lund, Utah. This mostly flat Unit ranges from 5100 feet in the south to 5300 feet in the north. Mountain Spring Wash the only substantial drainage cuts the unit also ranges from 5100 feet to 5300 feet. The most common levation is 5200 feet but ranges from 5100 feet to 5400 feet with an elevation difference of 300 feet. Fifty-six percent (56%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5200 feet and 5300 feet an elevation difference of 100 feet.

Much of the Zane Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is dominated by Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48). Most of this Sagebrush shrubland is in the northwest part. Inter-Mountain Basins Mixed Salt Desert Scrub (58) is dominate in the southwest part, extending into the southeast. Patches of Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Shrub Steppe (67) occur across the unit, but there are large areas on the eastside of the Unit. In the middle of the Unit, are patches of Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Grassland (76).

One of the Zane Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, LUND (425247), is about 7.8 km northeast from the northeast edge of the CWMU. LUND has sixty-seven (67) years of records, 1900 - 1967. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 1.97 inches, but it can be as high as 4.37 inches or as low as 0.03 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 7 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 5 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 1.1 inches but can be as high as 7.0 inches. FALL temperature at LUND averages 50.3 degrees F. but can be as high as 104.0 degrees F. or as low as -9.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 47 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 5 days above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: Iron
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Southwest Desert

Access contact

  • Name: Matthew Wood
  • Phone: 435-586-3159
  • Best time to contact: Days

Property size

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

Private 9635
Public 0
Total 9635

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 0 0 n/a
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 9635 5 9/1-10/31
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 0 0 n/a
Cow moose 0 0 n/a
Doe pronghorn 9300 2 8/01-10/31

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 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 2 3
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 5 4

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes.
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? Yes. By appointment
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. Stay on existing roads
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
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

  • Keep gates closed
  • Donít harass livestock
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.