Shooting Ranges Ogden UT

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Pineview Reservoir
(801) 625-5306
Ogden, UT
Other Activties
Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Recreational Vehicles; Water Sports; Winter Sports

Dick's Sporting Goods
(801) 444-6656
Layton Hills Mall
Layton, UT
 
Sports Authority
(801) 392-5500
Newgate Mall, 3651 Wall Avenue, Suite 135
Ogden, UT
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Jones Corral Guard Station
(435) 676-9300
224 E. Center Street
Panguitch, UT
Other Activties
Biking; Camping; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting

San Rafael Swell Recreation Area
(435) 636-3622
125 South 600 West
Price, UT
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Wildlife Viewing

Causey Reservoir
(801) 625-5306
Ogden, UT
Other Activties
Boating; Fishing; Hiking; Hunting

12th Street Pawn & Loan
(801) 393-7296
525 West 12th Street
Ogden, UT
 
Sports Authority
(801) 546-2644
Layton Hills Mall, 1072 Layton Hills Mall
Layton, UT
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Manti-Lasal National Forest
(435) 637-2817
599 West Price River Drive
Price, UT
Other Activties
Auto Touring; Biking; Camping; Fishing; Hiking; Horseback Riding; Hunting; Interpretive Programs; Off Highway Vehicle; Picnicking; Wildlife Viewing; Winter Sports

Rolfson Group Site A
(435) 384-2372
115 WEST CANYON RD, BOX310
Ferron, UT
Other Activties
Biking; Boating; Camping; Fishing; Hunting

Determine Winter/Summer Range

Author: 
Hawkeye270

One of the most important components of deciphering a new hunting area is distinguishing between the summer and winter ranges for the game that you plan to pursue. Without knowing this you cannot make reliable assumptions about where the game will be come opening day. Knowing these areas will allow you to take the current weather (as well as the past couple weeks) and apply that to the landscape and make an educated guess as to where you might find that big buck or bull.

There are a couple ways to go about locating these areas. The first is to just arm yourself with a map and get out in the field and find out for yourself. Take a look at a map and locate the higher ground in the unit that you have selected. Game animals will generally use this higher elevation terrain during the summer. As the seasons progress and the temperature drops and snows accumulate, these animals will move to lower adjacent elevations. Females and younger males will generally migrate first, with the mature males staying up high a little longer. You should be looking for drainages that will connect the summer and winter range that will allow game animals to slip by more or less undetected. In many cases, deer and elk will start out in their summer range (public land), move along their migration corridors (a mixture of medium elevation public and private) and then end up on the winter range which is more often than not privately owned. There are some really good late-season public land hunts that one can consistently take home meat however.

I suggest to contact your local fish and game department however and speaking with the biologist assigned to your area before heading out to investigate for yourself. This will save you a lot of time and help focus your efforts. As these people are typically over worked and thus very busy you need to contact them in the offseason. Spring and early summer are good times to contact them and you will find that they will...

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