CWMU program

Guildersleeve

Operator information

  • Name: Kim Bonnett
  • Phone: 801-785-5050
  • Email: n/a

CWMU description

The Guildersleeve Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located west of Lost Creek Reservoir. Guildersleeve Canyon splits the CWMU into an east and west sides. Guildersleeve ranges from 7000 feet in the north to 5800 feet in the south. The eastside of Guildersleeve Canyon rises up to 8000 feet in the north and decreases to 6900 feet in the south. Similarily, the westside rises up to 8000 feet in the north then decreases to 6800 feet in the south. The most common elevation is 6500 feet but ranges from 5700 feet to 8000 feet with an elevation difference of 2300 feet. Fifty percent (50%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6500 feet and 7200 feet an elevation difference of 700 feet.

On the Guildersleeve Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) over fifty percent of the Unit is covered with Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). This Sagebrush Steppe is interspersed with small to large patches of Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) and Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41). There are some smaller patches of Rocky Mountain Bigtooth Maple Ravine Woodland (23).

One of the Guildersleeve Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, MORGAN (425826), is about 17.2 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. MORGAN has fifty-six (56) years of records, 1952 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.80 inches, but it can be as high as 7.28 inches or as low as 0.46 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 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 7.3 inches but can be as high as 25.3 inches. FALL temperature at MORGAN averages 46.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 98.0 degrees F. or as low as -12.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 53 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 1days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Morgan
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Morgan Rich

Access contact

  • Name: Kim Bonnett
  • Phone: 801-785-5050
  • Best time to contact: Daytime before July 15th

Property size

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

Acres
Private 8563
Public 0
Total 8563

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 22.3
Elk drawing odds 1 in 35.0
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 4.8 4.4
Doe deer 4 N/A
Bull elk 4.7 4.2
Cow elk 1.5 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 100 81
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 100 75
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 8563 5 2nd week in Oct or 11/1-11/5
Bull elk 8563 5 1st week in Sep
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 8563 2 11/15-12/30
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 9
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 8 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One (1) guest per hunter
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. For a fee
Do you offer a packing service? Yes. Possibly if guide is used
Is lodging or food available? Yes. Under prearranged plans
Can I camp on the CWMU? No.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? No.
Are maps available? No.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? No.

Rules of conduct

  • None specified
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.