- Name: Louisa Cornia
- Phone: 435-793-4247
Middle Ridge-Deer Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is southwest of Woodruff, Utah. Woodruff Creek ranging from 6500
feet in the east to 6900 feet in the west forms much of the south boundary of the Unit. The entire north side of Woodruff Reservoir (6900 feet) forms part of the south boundary. The higher
elevation run through the middle of the Unit, starting at 7700 feet in the west reaching a maximum of 8000 feet before decreasing to 6700 feet in the east. Walton Canyon (6900 feet to 7400 feet) forms much of the north boundary. The most common elevation is 7300 feet but ranges from 6600 feet to 7900 feet with an elevation difference of 1300 feet. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7100 feet and 7500 feet an elevation difference of 400 feet.
Over eight percent (80%) of the Middle Ridge-Deer cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is covered with Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). Around the edges are small areas of Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36) and Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22). On the east end is a large patch of Agriculture (114).
One of the Middle Ridge Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, WOODRUFF (429595), is about 9.6 km northeast from the northeast edge of the CWMU. WOODRUFF has one hundred eleven (111) years of records, 1897 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.64 inches, but it can be as high as 5.18 inches or as low as 0.64 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 15 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. Snowfall during the FALL averages 8.7 inches but can be as high as 29.2 inches. FALL temperature at WOODRUFF averages 40.8 degrees F. but can be as high as 111.0 degrees F. or as low as -26.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 73 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 6 days above 90 degrees F.
- Counties: Rich
- Wildlife management unit(s): Morgan Rich
- Name: Operator
- Phone: 435-793-4247
- Best time to contact: Evenings or leave a message
An estimate of the property size and the public/private composition
Drawing odds are the odds of obtaining a permit for this CWMU.
|Deer drawing odds||1 in 6.0|
|Elk drawing odds||n/a|
|Moose drawing odds||1 in 18.5|
|Pronghorn drawing odds||n/a|
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.
Hunter success is the percent of hunters who successfully harvested an animal, reported for years in which data is available.
An estimate of average animal age
Hunting opportunities (acres, days and dates)
The opportunity to hunt on this CWMU depends on the type of animal hunted
|Buck deer||6382||5||We'll work with public(Nov. hunt option)|
Available hunting permits
Private indicates that there are permits available for sale by the CWMU operator
|Buck deer (management)||0||0|
|Can I bring a guest?||Yes. One (1) adult guest (children optional)|
|Can I hunt on Sunday?||No.|
|Can I scout the CWMU before the season?||No.|
|Are horses allowed?||No. Only for retrieving by lanowner|
|Are ATV's allowed?||Yes.|
|Is a guide service available?||Yes. For a fee/but someone will be there at all times|
|Do you offer a packing service?||Yes. For a fee|
|Is lodging or food available?||Yes. For a fee|
|Can I camp on the CWMU?||Yes. in designated areas, contact landowner|
|Is the CWMU handicapped accessible?||No. poor vehicle access, steep terrain|
|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
- Hunters must present game for inspection
- Hunters must have game data collected
- Hunter may shoot one and only one animal
- Hunters may not drive off established roads except for retrieving animals
- Gates need to be left designated either open or closed by the sign on the gate
- Locked gates need to be closed and left locked at all times