- Name: Tom Land
- Phone: 801-791-6551
- Email: email@example.com
The Deseret Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) takes up parts of Weber, Morgan and Rich counties, with Rich county having the most area. The higher points on the Deseret CWMU are along Horse Ridge (8500 feet). On the west the Unit drops away to about 6400 feet in the south and 8000 feet in the north. On the eastside of Horse Ridge the Unit makes a less steep drop, dropping down to around 6400 feet in the north and 6800 feet in the south along the Utah - Wyoming state border. The most common elevation is 6400 feet but ranges from 6000 feet to 8700 feet with an elevation difference of 2700 feet. Fifty-two percent (52%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6800 feet and 7800 feet an elevation difference of 1000 feet.
The Deseret Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is much larger than other CWMUs in Utah, therefore land cover is more diversified. About half (50%) of the land cover on the Deseret CWMU is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). Towards the northeast and at lower elevation, there are large areas of Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Steppe (66). Thet higher elevations on the west of the Unit, mixed with Sagebrush Steppe are extensive areas of Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22). At lower elevations towards the northeast are several patches of Agriculture (114) land. At minor extents are Southern Rocky Mountain Montane-Subalpine Grassland (71), Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48), and Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane shrubland (41).
One of the Deseret Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, WOODRUFF (429595), is about 10.5 km north from the north 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, Morgan, Weber, Summit
- Wildlife management unit(s): Morgan Rich
- Name: Tom Land
- Phone: 801-791-6551
- Best time to contact: Business hours
An estimate of the property size and the public/private composition
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.
Hunting opportunities (acres, days and dates)
The opportunity to hunt on this CWMU depends on the type of animal hunted
|Buck deer||230896||5||Choose 1st or 2nd Mon. in Oct or 10/30-11/3|
|Bull elk||230896||5||Choose 1st or 2nd Mon. in Oct. or 11/1-5|
|Bull moose||230896||5||5 days beginning 1st or 2nd Monday in Oct.|
|Buck pronghorn||230896||5||Variable weekends in Sept. beginning 2nd weekend|
|Cow elk||230896||2||Choose 1 of 4 Fri/Sat weekends in Nov/Dec|
|Doe pronghorn||230896||2||Choose 1 of 3 Friday/Saturday weekends in Sept.|
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?||No. Contact operator for exceptions|
|Can I hunt on Sunday?||No.|
|Can I scout the CWMU before the season?||No.|
|Are horses allowed?||No.|
|Are ATV's allowed?||No.|
|Is a guide service available?||Yes. Some hunts guided for free, some are optional|
|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?||No. Only for some hunts|
|Is the CWMU handicapped accessible?||Yes.|
|Are maps available?||Yes.|
|Are any other activities offered on the CWMU?||Yes. Contact operator|
|Are there any closed areas on the property?||Yes. Areas around buildings|
Rules of conduct
- Contact operator for ranch rules & polices
- Wounding policy-once animal is wounded, no other animal may be shot