Hunting in Colorado

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63 hunting trips from 7 outfitters starting from $1,100

63 hunts
$1,100 starting from
10 animals
2351km to the nearest trip

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About hunting in Colorado

Colorado is an elk hunter’s paradise. It is a high, rugged, mountainous state, the only state in the U.S. that lies entirely above 3,200 feet elevation. The eastern part of Colorado consists of high plains, which are a mix of prairie, forests, buttes, and canyons, much of it covered in farms and ranches. The western half of Colorado is covered by the southern Rocky Mountains. Colorado contains some of the most mountainous country in the U.S., including some 53 peaks that are 14,000 feet or higher in elevation above sea level, known as fourteeners. These mountains are largely covered in conifer forests and aspen stands, providing a haven for elk and other wildlife. Colorado has more elk than any other state, and is one of the few places where hunters can buy elk licenses over the counter for certain units and seasons, without applying in advance, which makes it a popular destination for do-it-yourself hunts and last-minute bookings for outfitted hunts. Over-the-counter licenses are often also available for archery pronghorn hunts and in certain units for white-tailed deer. Most other hunting licenses are issued through a drawing. Besides elk, huntable game in Colorado includes white-tailed deer and mule deer, moose, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, mountain lions, and black bears. The world-record typical mule deer, which scored 226 4/8, was shot in Colorado in 1972. Upland birds and waterfowl are also popular draws for hunters. To buy a hunting license in Colorado, you’ll be required to show your hunter’s safety card. Colorado hunters are also required to wear 500 square inches of blaze orange. Specific regulations and more information about Colorado hunting is available through Colorado Parks & Wildlife: Find information about licensed outfitters at the Colorado Outfitters Association:

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7 Day Elk Drop Camp

7 Day Elk Drop Camp United States

Elk hunting Limited Draw areas, break the mold of over the counter areas. Our elk hunts are based out of the Mt. Evans Wilderness area. This area is a quality controlled area with limited tags to maintain a healthy heard population and quality mature animals. We hunt a large area that provides an excellent chance of harvesting a 5x5 or 6x6 bull, these bulls range from 250” to 340” with most bulls averaging 280”sci. Our hunters have a 90% opportunity on good bulls and we see many elk on all of our hunts. Our limited draw area only requires 0 -3 preference points depending on the season and method of take. The limited draw limits the number of tags in the area, creating a quality controlled area with limited pressure and healthy herd population with mature animals. The limited draw in a wilderness area provides a quality wilderness experience with limited pressure from other hunters. With low number of preference points required, a hunter can experience this quality hunt year after year. If you are looking for some adventure and wilderness style hunting this may be your ticket. DROP CAMP INCLUDES: 16x16 wall tent, cot and pads, wood stove, cooking stove, cooking utensils, fire wood cut, game packing, and horse pack in and out.

Trip duration: 7 days

Hunting season: 10 Oct 2021 13 Nov 2021

Package price $1,750 for 7 days, 1 hunter
Colorado 2nd Season Mule Deer

Colorado 2nd Season Mule Deer United States

Specializing in Elk/Mule Deer/ Bear/ Antelope and Turkey there is always something for everyone. Not only can we provide a trophy hunt on a budget but years of experiance to put you in the right spot for an oppritunity to harvest year after year. We have hunts for disability or mobility impaired hunters, Youth hunters, and your DIY guys. Although the majority of our hunts are semi guided feel free to call us and see what best fits for you. Bear can be added onto this hunt for $950.00 National Forest hunt prices differ, please inquire for details if interested.

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 24 Oct 2021 1 Nov 2021

Package price $3,500 for 4 days, 1 hunter
2nd Season Elk Oct 24-28 2-4 People

2nd Season Elk Oct 24-28 2-4 People United States


Trip duration: 5 days

Hunting season: 24 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2021

Package price $3,500 for 5 days, 1 hunter

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