CWMU program

Beaver Hollow

Operator information

  • Name: Scott Nielsen
  • Phone: 801-891-6520
  • Email: scottN1944@hotmail.com

CWMU description

Beaver Hollow Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is just east of the right extension of Lost Creek Reservoir. The CWMU is cut by Francis Canyon from the northeast to the west. The elevation range for Francis Canyon as it enters and exits the Unit is 7000 feet to 6200 feet, east to west. Elevation ranges from 7600 feet to 6100 feet on the Unit. Besides being cut by Francis Canyon, the Beaver Hollow CWMU is cut by the South Fork of Francis Canyon, Beaver Dam, Long Hollow and Red Hollow. The most common elevation is 7200 feet but ranges from 6100 feet to 7700 feet with an elevation difference of 1600 feet. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6500 feet and 7200 feet an elevation difference of 700 feet.

The dominate land cover type on the Beaver Hollow Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is the Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). Towards the northeast corner are extensive areas of Recently Burned (116) land cover. Distributed among the Sagebrush Steppe are patches of Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) and Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22).

One of the Beaver Hollow Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, ECHO DAM (422385), is about 21.5 km northeast from the northeast edge of the CWMU. ECHO DAM has sixty-seven (67) years of records, 1940 - 2007. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.88 inches, but it can be as high as 10.59 inches or as low as 0.47 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 21 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 11 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 12.1 inches but can be as high as 41.5 inches. FALL temperature at ECHO averages 46.5 degrees F. but can be as high as 97.0 degrees F. or as low as -21.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 54 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 3 days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Morgan
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Morgan Rich

Access contact

  • Name: Jed Wayment
  • Phone: 801-891-6520
  • Best time to contact: Anytime

Property size

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

Acres
Private 14000
Public 0
Total 14000

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds n/a
Elk drawing odds n/a
Moose drawing odds 1 in 34.0
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 N/A N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose 4.3 4.8
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 N/A N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A 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 N/A
Bull moose 4 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 0 0 n/a
Bull elk 0 0 n/a
Bull moose 14000 5 3rd Sun-Thur Sept
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 0 0 n/a
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 0 0
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 1 2
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One (1) or two (2) guests
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No. Limited and with permission
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
Is a guide service available? No.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes.
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

  • None specified
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.