Hunt 3540: CWMU Bull elk
9-1-2014 to 10-31-2014
The Wildlife Board establishes timeframes for hunting on CWMUs. Hunters should expect to hunt at least five days within these timeframes
DescriptionThe Redd Ranches Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) are northeast of LaSal, Utah on the LaSal Mountains near the Colorado Utah state-line. The maximum elevations are in the north, 9900 feet. The highest point in the south is 10000 feet elevation. In the south Greyser Creek cuts the Unit, ranging from 7400 to 10000 feet. On the north part of the Unit an unnamed drainage cuts the Unit, ranging from 8900 to 9900 feet elevation. The most common elevation is 8100 feet but ranges from 7400 feet to 10000 feet with an elevation difference of 2600 feet. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 8300 feet and 9700 feet an elevation difference of 1400 feet.
There are four (4) major ecological systems on the Redd Ranches Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU). The eastside is a mixture of Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) and Rocky Mountain Ponderosa Pine Woodland (34). On the westside the CWMU is mostly Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) and Inter-Mountain Basins Big Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62).
One of the Redd Ranches Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, LA SAL (424946), is 15.0 km southwest of the southwest edge of the CWMU. LA SAL has seventy-seven (77) years of records, 1901 - 1978. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.49 inches, but it can be as high as 8.90 inches or as low as 0.06 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 12 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 2 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 6.8 inches but can be as high as 11.8 inches. FALL temperature at LA SAL averages 47.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 96.0 degrees F. or as low as -6.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 41 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F. 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.