- Name: Craig Hubbard
- Phone: 435-681-0560
- Email: none
The Deer Creek CWMA is south of the Deer Creek Reservoir and east of State Road 189. The
high point of the Unit is northwest extention of the Wallsburg Ridge (8500 feet). This high drops
off in a west, northwest, north and northeast directions to a low of about 5500 feet. Beginning in
the west Bear Canyon (5500 to 7500 feet), Sunday Canyon (5600 to 7300 feet), Hanks (5600 to
7100 feet) and Sams (7500 to 5600 feet) Canyons are the main drainages that drop away from
the high point.
The Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) is the donminant land cover type on the Deer Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU), over fifty percent (50%). Rocky Mountain Bigtooth Maple Ravine Woodland (23) and Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) show patches over the Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland. There is a large patch of Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) in the south-central, and a large patch of Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48) in the northeast.
One of the Deer Creek Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, DEER CREEK DAM (422057), is 0.5 mile west of the west edge of the CWMU. DEER CREEK DAM has forthy-nine (49) years of records, 1959 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.54 inches, but it can be as high as 7.69 inches or as low as 0.60 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 4.4 inches but can be as high as 30.0 inches. FALL temperature at DEER CREEK DAM averages 46°F. but can be as high as 97°F. or as low as -12°F. During the FALL, 54 days will be below freezing (32°F.) and 1 day above 90°F.
- Counties: Wasatch
- Wildlife management unit(s): 17A
- Name: Craig Hubbard
- Phone: 435-623-2744 or 435-
- Best time to contact: 4pm to 9pm
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||n/a|
|Elk drawing odds||n/a|
|Moose drawing odds||n/a|
|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||6516||5||11/1 - 11/5|
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. with youth hunters only|
|Can I hunt on Sunday?||Yes.|
|Can I scout the CWMU before the season?||No.|
|Are horses allowed?||Yes. on request|
|Are ATV's allowed?||Yes. on request|
|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?||No.|
Rules of conduct
- no travel off existing roads with motor vehicles
- There is only one road into the CWMU
- The landscape is steep and brushy.
- This hunt is not for the faint of heart