CWMU program

Antelope Creek

Operator information

  • Name: George Kennedy
  • Phone: 435-353-4677
  • Email: n/a

CWMU description

The Antelope Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is in the southeast part of Duchesne County, about 10.5 km from Duchesne, Utah. Higher elevations are in the southwest corner of the unit (6300 feet). Antelope Creek that cuts the CWMU ranges from 5300 feet to 5800 feet. Pleasant Valley in the east ranges from 5300 feet to 5800 feet. The most common elevation is 5500 feet but ranges from 5300 feet to 6300 feet with an elevation difference of 1000 feet. Fifty (50%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5600 feet and 6100 feet an elevation difference of 500 feet.

About thirty-six perecent (36%) of the Antelope Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is Colorado Plateau Mixed Low Sagebrush Shrubland (50), located on the westside of the unit. Another thirty-four percent (34%) is Inter-Mountain Basins Mixed Salt Desert Scrub (58), located mostly on the eastside of the unit. Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (66), Inter-Mountain Basins Greasewood Flat (82), and Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Grassland (76) also figure into the mix.

One of the Antelope Creek Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, DUCHESNE (422253), is about 6.0 km west from the west edge of the CWMU. DUCHESNE has eighty-three (92) years of records, 1906 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.57inches, but it can be as high as 6.21 inches or as low as 0.25 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 14 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 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Total FALL snowfall averages 3.1 inches but can be as high as 17.1 inches. FALL temperature at DUCHESNE averages 46.4 degrees F. but can be as high as 93.0 degrees F. or as low as -17.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 49 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and less than 1 day above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Duchesne
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Nine Mile

Access contact

  • Name: George Kennedy
  • Phone: 435-823-6316
  • Best time to contact: anytime

Property size

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

Acres
Private 26000
Public 0
Total 26000

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 7.0
Elk drawing odds n/a
Moose drawing odds n/a
Pronghorn drawing odds 1 in 5.0

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 3.5 2.7
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn 4.7 4.3
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 N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn 100 100
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 26000 7 11/1-11/7
Bull elk 0 0 n/a
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 26000 7 9/13-9/19
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 0 0
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 1 2
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 2 4
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

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.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
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? Yes.
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

  • 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.