CWMU program

Bluebell

Operator information

  • Name: Jed Wayment
  • Phone: 435-336-4146
  • Email: jwayment@allwest.net

CWMU description

The Blubell Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is about 3.25 miles north of Liberty, Utah on the border of Cache and Weber Counties, mostly in Cache County. In the south are the headwaters of Cache Valley Creek and Broadmouth Canyon. In the northwest is the South Fork of the Little Bear River and the headwaters of Birch Creek. In the northeast are the headwaters of Fish Creek. Elevation ranges from 5600 feet to 9300 feet, a difference of 3700 feet. The most common elevation is 6500 feet. Sevety-three percent (73%) of the unitís elevation ranges between 5600 feet and 7200 feet, a difference of 1600 feet.
On the Bluebell CWMU the most dominant land cover is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). About one fourth of the unit is this sagebrush steppe. Almost 20% of the unit is Rocky Mountain Aspen forest and Woodland (22). Rocky Mountain Sualpine Mesic Meadow (70) and southern Rocky Mountain Montane-Subalpine Grassland (71) accounts for another 20% of the unit. An additional eight ecological system and 90% of the unit is covered.
One of the Bluebell Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, HUNTSVILLE MONESTERY (424135), is about 17.7 km southeast from the southeast edge of the CWMU. HUNTSVILLE MONESTERY has thirty-one (31) years of records, 1976 - 2007. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average percipitation is 5.74 inches, but it can be as high as 12.30 inches or as low as 1.36 inches. During the 91-day FALL period, 22 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of percipitation, 14 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 3 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of percipitation. There can also be 1 day of greater than or equal to 1.00 inch precipitation. Total FALL snowfall averages 10.2 inches but can be as high as 31.0 inches. FALL temperature at HUNTSVILLE MONESTERY averages 46.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 95.0 degrees F. or as low as -16.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 56 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and less than 1 day above 90 degrees F.

Location

  • Counties: Cache/Weber
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Ogden (3)

Access contact

  • Name: Jed Wayment
  • Phone: 435-336-4146
  • Best time to contact: Daytime

Property size

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

Acres
Private 7480
Public 0
Total 7480

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 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 5 4.1
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 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 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 7480 5 11/1-11/5
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. Depends on calendar yeaer
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
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.
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

  • No pre-hunt scouting
  • No horses or snowmobiles
  • All hunters must comply with all regulations and game laws
  • All hunters are responsible to obtain a CWMU map and hunt within the booundaries
  • If a hunter wounds and animal, they will not be allowed to shoot another
  • No open fires
  • Keep gates closed
  • Hunters under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be asked to leave the CWMU
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.