Elk Unit 45 - Paint Rock Creek

Elk Unit 45

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2015 Legal Description

Paint Rock Creek Legal Description: Beginning where U.S. Highway 16 crosses the Big Horn River in the town of Worland; northerly down said river to Wyoming Highway 31 at the town of Manderson; easterly along said highway to the Cold Springs Road (B.L.M./U.S.F.S. Road 344); northeasterly along said road to the divide between Medicine Lodge Creek and Paint Rock Creek at Upper Medicine Lodge Lake; easterly along said divide to the divide along the Big Horn Mountain range; southeasterly along said divide to U.S. Highway 16 at Powder River Pass; westerly along said highway to the Canyon Creek Road (U.S.F.S. Road 25); southerly along said road to the Gold Mine Road (U.S.F.S. Road 452); southerly along said road to the Bighorn National Forest boundary; westerly along said boundary to U.S. Highway 16; westerly along said highway to the Bighorn River in the town of Worland.

2015 Regulations

License TypeStartEndValid UnitsNotes
ArcheryTentativeArchery Season Not Yet Set
Limited 1Oct. 15TentativeAny Elk
Limited 4Oct. 15TentativeAntlerless Elk
Limited 5Oct. 10TentativeAntlerless Elk
Limited 6Sep. 15TentativeCow Or Calf Valid Off National Forest
Limited 9Sep. 1TentativeAny Elk, Archery Only

2015 Special Rules and Regulations

Section 4 - Archery SeasonYes
Section 5 - Disabled Hunter ExtensionYes
Section 6 - Youth Elk SeasonsYes
Section 7 - Feedground Special PermitNo
Section 8 - Special Regulations UnitNo

2015 Statistics

Available Limited LicensesLimited 1, Limited 4, Limited 5, Limited 6, Limited 9
General UnitNo
Cross Hunting Units
Unit Size778.37
Total Hunters810
Overall Success40.40%
Bulls Taken136
Total Percent Public Land82.77%
Percent BLM Lands42.78%
Percent National Forest Lands36.23%
Percent State Lands3.75%
Roads Per Sq Mile1.59
Elevation Range3,930 - 12,998
G&F Designated Poor AccessNo
CWD PresentNo

2013 Harvest Statistics

License TypeActive HuntersBullSpikeCowCalfTotalSuccessHunter DaysHarvest DaysLicense Sold
45 Paint Rock Creek
Limited 13201121427015347.8%217214.2347
Limited 4178006297139.9%127518200
Limited 5166007147545.2%106914.3197
Limited 9146244002819.2%139449.8152
Pooled Total810136181601332740.4%591018.1
Pooled Resident68698181381326738.9%510619.1
Pooled Nonresident1243802206048.4%80413.4

2014 Resident Draw Odds

Valid UnitsLicense TypeNameQuotaFirst ChoiceSecond ChoiceThird Choice
Limited 1Any Elk265999282148
Limited 4Antlerless Elk168112337122
Limited 5Antlerless Elk16812911759
Limited 6Cow Or Calf Elk9937160
Limited 9Any Elk, Archery Only1253417836

2014 Nonresident Draw Odds

Valid UnitsLicense TypeNameQuotaFirst ChoiceSecond ChoiceThird Choice
Limited 1Any Elk83074124
Limited 1 SpecialAny Elk5104315
Limited 4Antlerless Elk7124418
Limited 4 SpecialAntlerless Elk3050
Limited 5Antlerless Elk72126
Limited 5 SpecialAntlerless Elk3020
Limited 9Any Elk, Archery Only398266
Limited 9 SpecialAny Elk, Archery Only25857

2014 Preference Points

License TypeDescriptionQuotaIssuedPreference PointsFirst ChoiceOdds
Limited 1Any Elk2514814100%
Any Elk112*<82100%
Any Elk9972142.86%
Any Elk0<72950%
Limited 1 SpecialAny Elk18878100%
Any Elk100*<70100%
Any Elk101061662.5%
Any Elk0<6980%
Limited 4Antlerless Elk21515100%
Antlerless Elk160*<10100%
Antlerless Elk161602857.14%
Antlerless Elk0<000%
Limited 4 SpecialAntlerless Elk100<10100%
Antlerless Elk101*01100%
Limited 5Antlerless Elk21222100%
Antlerless Elk190<20100%
Antlerless Elk19313100%
Antlerless Elk160*<10100%
Antlerless Elk161601888.89%
Antlerless Elk0<000%
Limited 5 SpecialAntlerless Elk100<10100%
Antlerless Elk102*02100%
Limited 9Any Elk, Archery Onl11181100%
Any Elk, Archery Onl100<80100%
Any Elk, Archery Onl10777100%
Any Elk, Archery Onl33*<73100%
Any Elk, Archery Onl06980%
Limited 9 SpecialAny Elk, Archery Onl88^61080%
Any Elk, Archery Onl0<6560%
Most data represented in these tables are pulled directly from the Wyoming Game & Fish publicly available data. To view this data in raw form, visit the Wyoming Game & Fish Website.