CWMU program

Little Red Creek

Operator information

  • Name: Gary Stringham
  • Phone: 801-380-1055
  • Email: barsranch@ubtanetwb.com

CWMU description

The Little Red Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located west of the Red Creek Reservoir. The highest point on the Unit is Raspberry Knoll, 9700 feet. The Right Fork Little Red Creek (8800 feet to 7200 feet) and Currant Creek (7200 feet to 6800 feet) form the west boundary of the Little Red Creek CWMU. There are four hollows that cut the Unit. Mill Hollow which ranges from 7900 feet to 8800 feet, Rough Hollow ranging from 7900 feet to 9000 feet, Grass Hollow ranging from 7300 feet to 9400 feet, and Ringwood Hollow ranging from 7400 feet to 8900 feet. The most common elevation is 9200 feet but ranges from 6900 feet to 9700 feet with an elevation difference of 2800 feet. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7600 feet and 8900 feet an elevation difference of 1300 feet.

The cover type most common on the Little Red Creek CWMU is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). In the north are extensive areas of Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22). In the middle of the Unit, the extensive areas change to Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41), and towards the south the areas are Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36) and Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48).

One of the Little Red Creek Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, FRUITLAND (423056), is about 5.6 km southeast from the southeast edge of the CWMU. FRUITLAND has fifty-six (56) years of records, 1910 - 1966. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.92 inches, but it can be as high as 7.89 inches or as low as 1.55 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 15 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inches of percipitation, 11 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inches, or 2 day of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inches of precipitation. There is also 1 day with greater than or equal to 1.00 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 7.9 inches but can be as high as 19.0inches. FALL temperature at FRUITLAND averages 43.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 86.0 degrees F. or as low as -8.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 56 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no day above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Wasatch
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Wasatch Mountains

Access contact

  • Name: Gary Stringham
  • Phone: 435-848-5667, 801-38
  • Best time to contact: before 7:00 AM, after 9:00 PM

Property size

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

Acres
Private 18100
Public 0
Total 18100

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 27.7
Elk drawing odds 1 in 73.0
Moose drawing odds 1 in 56.0
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 4.3 4.2
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 5 4.3
Cow elk 3.7 N/A
Bull moose 4.7 5
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 83.3
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 100 100
Cow elk 100 N/A
Bull moose 100 100
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 8 years
Bull moose 3 years

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 18000 5 10/1-11/3
Bull elk 18100 5 9/11-9/30
Bull moose 18100 5 9/11 - 10/30
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 5000 2 9/1 - 9/10 or 10/1 - 10/10 or 11/11 - 11/31
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 3 27
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 9
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 26 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. Two guests maximum
Can I hunt on Sunday? No.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? No. Only for retrieval
Is a guide service available? Yes. Required but free for public hunters
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? Yes. For a fee, but very limited
Can I camp on the CWMU? No.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? Yes.
Are maps available? No. Use map on UDWR website
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? Yes. Closed around structures

Rules of conduct

  • No alcohol on Property
  • No Littering
  • No Fires
  • ATVs & Vehicles must stay on roads at all times
  • Free guiding service for public hunter required
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.