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Unit Profile

Legal Description

Beginning where Interstate Highway 80 crosses the North Platte River; easterly along said highway to U.S. Highway 30; easterly along said highway to Wyoming Highway 72; southerly along said highway to the Pass Creek Road (Carbon County Road 404); southerly along said road to the Pass Creek Basin Road; southerly along said road to U.S.F.S Road l l S; southerly along said road to the Cedar Pass Road (U.S.F.S Road 261); northeasterly along said road to the Sand Lake Road (U.S.F.S Road 101); southeasterly along said road to the North Brush Creek Road (U.S.F.S Road 100); southerly along said road to the divide between Brush Creek and the Medicine Bow River; southeasterly along said divide to Medicine Bow Peak and the divide between the Laramie River and the North Platte River; southerly along said divide to Wyoming Highway 130; westerly and northerly along said highway to the North Platte River in the town of Saratoga; northerly down said river to Interstate Highway 80.

Trailheads

W.chain's End Hiway 130, W.lake Marie Parking, Lakes, Brush Creek Ski & Summer, Dipper Lake, Silver Lake Loop

Campgrounds

South Brush Creek, Lincoln Park

Mountain Peaks

Pennock Mountain (9,965ft), Coad Mountain (9,454ft), Red Hill (8,666ft), Sheephead Mountain (8,628ft), Jack Hill (8,467ft), Indian Hill (7,952ft), Paulson Hill (7,910ft), Sheep Rock (7,185ft), Fourmile Hill (7,074ft), Sixmile Hill (7,042ft), Elk Mountain (11,156ft), Elk Mountain (11,156ft), Kennaday Peak (10,810ft), Gold Hill (10,118ft)

Special Regs

No special regulations apply to this unit

VariableValueRankGraph
Unit Size733.08 sq. miles44/132
Total Hunters251 hunters72/132
Hunter Density0.34 per sq/m88/132
Overall Success65.3% Success28/132
Public Lands47.4% Public85/132
Road Density0.99 per sq/m32/132
Ruggedness0.61 out of 1070/132
Elevation6,551 - 11,80120/132

Available License

Deer Unit 79 has 3 available licenses, 3 of them geared towards the Public Land Hunter.
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LicenseDescriptionDrawOddsSeason
ArcheryHunt any tag below when you buy an archery permitSep. 1-Tentative
Limited 8Doe or fawn white-tailed deer1st Choice64.5%Sep. 1-Tentative
Limited 3Any white-tailed deer1st Choice61.3%Oct. 1-Tentative
Limited 1Antlered mule deer or any white-tailed deer2nd Choice57.9%Oct. 1-Tentative
LicenseDescriptionDrawOddsSeason
ArcheryHunt any tag below when you buy an archery permitSep. 1-Tentative
Limited 3Any white-tailed deer2nd Choice14.3%Oct. 1-Tentative
Limited 3Special Draw - Odds1st Choice0.0%
Limited 1Antlered mule deer or any white-tailed deer0 Points17.1%Oct. 1-Tentative
Limited 1Special Draw - Odds0 Points31.3%
LicenseDescriptionDrawOddsSeason
ArcheryHunt any tag below when you buy an archery permitSep. 1-Tentative
Limited 8Doe or fawn white-tailed deer1st Choice23.8%Sep. 1-Tentative
Limited 3Any white-tailed deer2nd Choice14.3%Oct. 1-Tentative
Limited 3Special Draw - Odds1st Choice0.0%
Limited 1Antlered mule deer or any white-tailed deer1st Choice14.3%Oct. 1-Tentative
Limited 1Special Draw - Odds1st Choice54.5%

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Harvest Statistics

Season TypeHuntersBuckDoeFawnTotalSuccess
Limited 12511640016465.3%
Pooled Total2511640016465.3%
Pooled Resident1941200012061.9%
Pooled Nonresident5744004477.2%

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