Lucky J Ranch
Lucky J Ranch offers an amazing opportunity that any hunter/landowner dreams about. The current seller receives 3 coveted World Class Trophy CWMU Mule Deer vouchers. The hunting season for these tags begins September 1st and runs through October 31st (weapon of choice...rifle, archery, muzzleloader) Yes, a two-month-long hunting season! From September 1st-15th, you are restricted to your 1,680± acres of prime hunting ground. On September 16th, the range expands to the CWMU's 75,000 +/- acres. Besides the advantage of accessing the additional hunting land, this property boasts excellent farm ground that attracts a wide variety of animals, including trophy caliber bucks! The landscape has a variety of wooded areas and rolling grassland. The ranch is secluded yet accessible via county roads leading up to private roads that enter the property. Lucky J Ranch is currently fenced and cross-fenced for potential cattle grazing. There is also the capacity to generate income through organic farming.
Located in Monticello, Utah, the city has the essentials, such as a grocery store and hospital. Monticello also has several restaurants and a golf course. The nearby area consists of Moab, Bears Ears National Monument, and Arches National Park. These areas offer the chance for outdoor adventures, recreation, as well as magnificent scenery.
- 1,680± deeded acres
- Mild terrain with rolling hills
- Pinyons/Junipers mixed with Sagebrush
- Grazing leases may be available
- 750± acres of Organic Wheat, Safflower, and Milo Crops
- 320± acres on the South side of Hwy #491 hosts 220± acres of commercial farmland
- Elevation of roughly 6800'
- Seasonal spring and creeks
- Seasonal stock ponds provide water for wildlife
- Water-well options for potential domestic, livestock, and limited agricultural irrigation use
- Bordered by private landowners
- Accessible from multiple points
- County roads lead up to private gated roads
- The Lucky J Ranch has many sources of potential income. The ranch's current income is from farming. Roughly 750+/-acres of Organic and 220+/-acres of Non-organic Wheat, Safflower, & Milo farming are currently in production.
- The 750+/-acres of the 1360+/-acres are divided into two halves, rotated year to year on an Organic Wheat, Fallow cycle. They are producing approximately 10-12+/-Bushels per acre with a high of 18-20 Bushels per acre. Last year 375+/-acres paid $75,000. The later price increase would have brought well over $100K.
- Fallowed last year was the Non-organic 220+/-acres.
- No current conservation easements
- New owners can investigate possible conservation easement options
- Barbed-wire fencing throughout the property
- No structures
- Dirt roads run around the property boundaries and connect the main points of the ranch
- A septic system would need to be installed for any domestic dwelling
- Utah's Game Management Area 14A (San Juan, Abajo Mtns)
- Resident and migratory Mule Deer and Elk herds
- Secluded property benefits both wildlife and hunters
- Hunting tags are highly sought after
- Quality Mule Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, and small game
- The property is currently participating in Utah's CWMU Program
- No fishing on the property
- Area lakes and reservoirs are excellent for fishing
- Monticello and Foy are stocked with Brook & Rainbow Trout
- Lloyd's Lake produces Rainbow Trout and Green Sunfish
- Lake Powell is known for Striped Bass, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, etc.
- San Juan River is great for Carp and Channel Catfish
OTHER RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
- Moab, Utah, is well known for its excellent hiking, jeeping, photography tours, and expedition sites
- Golfing at The Hideout Golf Club is rated as one of Utah's best golf courses
- Skiing is right across the state border in Colorado
- Cross-Country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling are available in the Abajo Mountains
- View the Anasazi Indian Ruins at Butler Wash or Mule Canyon, among other opportunities
- Dove Creek, Colorado (30 minutes) Gas, groceries, supplies, hospital, restaurants
- Cortez, Colorado (1 hour); Municipal Airport and shopping locations
- Monticello, Utah (30 minutes); groceries, auto parts, hardware, convivence stores
- Moab, Utah (1.25 hours)
- Salt Lake (5 hours) and Albuquerque (5 hours) International Airports
- Durango Mountain Ski Resort (2.25 hours)
- Dunton Hot Springs (2.25 hours)
Here is your chance to own a dream hunting property with organic farming to enhance its value. The proximity to a city yet hidden seclusion makes it even more enticing. Showing by appointment only.