CWMU program

Lazy H Ranch

Operator information

  • Name: J. Floyd Hatch
  • Phone: 801-277-0800
  • Email: floyd@irg-idg.com

CWMU description

The Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is east of East Canyon Reservoir. Sheeep Canyon splits the CWMU, it enters the unit at 6400 feet and exits at 5400 feet. The Right Fork of the Beaver Canyon almost forms the eastern boundary. The most common elevation is 6600 feet but ranges from 5300 feet to 7800 feet with an elevation difference of 2500 feet. Fifty-five percent (55%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6400 feet and 7800 feet an elevation difference of 1400 feet.

Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) is the dominant land cover type on the Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU). It covers nearly 40% of the land. Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) and Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) together account for a third of the land cover on the CWMU. Another 15% of the land cover is Rocky Mountain Montane Mesic Mixed Conifer Forest and Woodland (32), Rocky Mountain Bigtooth Maple Ravine Woodland (23), and Rocky Mountain Montane Dry-Mesic Mixed Conifer Forest and Woodland (30) mixture.

One of the Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, CITY CREEK (421446), is about 6.2 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. CITY CREEK has fifty-three (53) years of records, 1955 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 6.94 inches, but it can be as high as 10.80 inches or as low as 2.38 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 24 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 14 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 5 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. There is also 1 day where the precipitation and be greater than or equal to 1.00 inch. Snowfall during the FALL averages 18.6 inches but can be as high as 56.0 inches. FALL temperature at CITY CREEK averages 49.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 92.0 degrees F. or as low as 2.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 34 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Morgan
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Morgan-Rich (4)

Access contact

  • Name: J. Floyd Hatch
  • Phone: 801-277-0800
  • Best time to contact: 9am-5pm, week days

Property size

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

Acres
Private 5102
Public 0
Total 5102

Drawing odds

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

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds 1 ln 35.0
Elk drawing odds n/a
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 3.5 4.5
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A 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 100 33.3
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A 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 5102 5 10/30 - 11/1 and11/3-4
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Available hunting permits

Private indicates that there are permits available for sale by the CWMU operator

Public Private
Buck deer 1 9
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
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) guest
Can I hunt on Sunday? No.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. on established roads
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? No.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? No.
Are maps available? Yes.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? Yes. bottom land on East Canyon creek

Rules of conduct

  • off road travel/hunting for horses not atvs
  • when buck is wounded hunter may only pursue wounded animal
  • guide or operator must accompany hunter(no charge)
  • one non-hunter may accompany hunter
  • must obey all state and federal laws
  • no alcohol or drugs will be allowed on cwmu
  • no Sunday hunting
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.