Hunt 3552: 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 Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located northeast of Monticello, Utah. Elevation in the south is around 6900 feet, in the east 7200 feet, in the north also 7200 feet and in the west 7000 feet. Buck Draw, East Canyon and Summit Canyon all cut the unit as drainages. Elevation for Buck Draw ranges from 6900 feet to 7300 feet. Elevation for East Canyon is also 6900 feet to 7300 feet, and Summit Canyon elevation ranges from 6800 feet to 8600 feet. The most common elevation is 6900 feet but ranges from 6600 feet to 7300 feet with an elevation difference of 700 feet. Forty-eight percent (48%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6800 feet and 7000 feet an elevation difference of 200 feet.
The Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is predominantly characterized by three (3) land cover types, Agriculture (114), Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48) and Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36).
One of the Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, MONTICELLO (425805), is about 17.7 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. MONTICELLO has one hundared six (106) years of records, 1902 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 4.31 inches, but it can be as high as 10.31 inches or as low as 0.52 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 17 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 10 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 3 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. There is also 1 day that can have greater than or equal 1.00 inch of precipitation . Snowfall during the FALL averages 6.7 inches but can be as high as 22.0 inches. FALL temperature at MONTICELLO averages 47.7 degrees F. but can be as high as 91.0 degrees F. or as low as -8.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 39 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.