CWMU program

Grazing Pasture

Operator information

  • Name: Kendall Quarnberg
  • Phone: 435-979-3549
  • Email: lostcreekcattle@yahoo.com

CWMU description

The Grazing Pature Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located north of Fishlake, and the northwest corner is a short distance from Rex Reservoir. The high point of the Unit is 9200 feet which is in the south and along the east border. The Unit is cut in half by Lost Creek that ranges from 7200 feet to 8700 feet elevation. The westside of the Unit is around 7900 feet. There are some very steep areas towards the middle of the Unit as it descends from 9200 feet to Lost Creek. The most common elevation is 7600 feet but ranges from 7300 feet to 9300 feet with an elevation difference of 2000 feet. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 7800 feet and 8700 feet an elevation difference of 900 feet.

The Grazing Pasture Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is dominated by three (3) land cover types. On the eastside is an area dominated by Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22). On the westside the area is dominated by Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41). Scattered throughout these two (2) land cover types are patches of Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62).

One of the Grazing Pasture Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, KOOSHAREM (424764), is about 27.4 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. KOOSHAREM has one hundred fourteen (114) years of records, 1893 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.44 inches, but it can be as high as 5.28 inches or as low as 0.58 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 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 4.7 inches but can be as high as 23.3 inches. FALL temperature at KOOSHAREM averages 45.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 92.0 degrees F. or as low as -17.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 60 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Sevier
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Plateau

Access contact

  • Name: Kendall Quarnberg
  • Phone: 435-979-3549
  • Best time to contact: Anytime

Property size

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

Acres
Private 6700
Public 240
Total 6940

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 in 3.5
Elk drawing odds 1 in 36.0
Moose drawing odds n/a
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 3.3 3.5
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 4.7 4.8
Cow elk 3.8 N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
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 25 25
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk 100 100
Cow elk 40 N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
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 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 6940 5 9/11-11/10
Bull elk 6940 5 9/01-10/31
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 6940 2 9/01-1/31
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 2 8
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 4
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 9 6
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One (1) guest per hunter
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. On roads only
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. In designated areas
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

  • Contact operator
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.