CWMU program

Coyote Little Pole

Operator information

  • Name: David Cummings
  • Phone: 435-640-0898
  • Email: coyotelittlepole@yahoo.con.my

CWMU description

The Coyote Little Pole Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located south of Jordanelle Reservoir and north of Heber City, Utah. The elevation ranges from 5800 feet on the west to 7600 feet in the middle of the Unit. The CWMU is somewhat divided into a west and east halves. The west half is higher in elevation and is cut by Coyote Canyon (5800 Feet to 7400 Feet). Little Pole Canyon (6600 Feet to 7200 feet) cuts the east half. The most common elevation is 7200 feet but ranges from 5700 feet to 7700 feet with an elevation difference of 2000 feet. Sixty-one percent (61%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5900 feet and 7200 feet an elevation difference of 1300 feet.

Over sixty percent (60%) of the Coyote Little Pole Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) is the next most common land cover type. This Shrubland occurs as large patches particularly in the west part of the Unit. Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) is also a common land cover type.

One of the Coyote Little Pole Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, HEBER (423809), is about 4.7 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. HEBER has one hundred sixteen (116) years of records, 1892 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 4.01 inches, but it can be as high as 7.87 inches or as low as 0.50 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 18 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 11 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. There will also be 1 day of greater than or equal to 1.00 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 8.7 inches but can be as high as 27.0 inches. FALL temperature at HEBER averages 46.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 98.0 degrees F. or as low as -14.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 56 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 1 day above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Wasatch
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Wasatch Mountains

Access contact

  • Name: David Cummings
  • Phone: 435-640-0898
  • Best time to contact: 7AM-5PM

Property size

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

Acres
Private 13211
Public 0
Total 13211

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 22.0
Elk drawing odds 1 in 32.0
Moose drawing odds 1 in 71.0
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 4.3 4.1
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 3 4
Cow elk 4.4 N/A
Bull moose 4.5 5
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 66.7
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A 80
Cow elk 70 N/A
Bull moose 100 100
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 7 years
Bull elk 6 years
Bull moose 5 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 13211 5 9/11-11/10
Bull elk 13211 5 9/15-9/20
Bull moose 13211 5 9/15-9/20
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 13211 5 9/15-12/15
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 18
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 6
Bull moose 1 1
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 30 20
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. Limited to two (2)
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes. By permission only
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. By permission only
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? No.
Are maps available? Yes.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? Yes.

Rules of conduct

  • Contact operator for copy of rules
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.