Hunting in Colorado

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48 hunting trips from 5 outfitters starting from $990

48 hunts
$990 starting from
6 animals
2365km 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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Colorado Archery Elk

Colorado Archery Elk 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: 5 days

Hunting season: 2 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2020

$3,750 for 1 hunter
Last Spots! Dry Ground Mountain Lion

Last Spots! Dry Ground Mountain Lion United States

This hunt is primarily conducted off horses and mules. We ride deep into cougar country following travel ways and scrape lines left behind by giant toms as they roam around in search of promising females. A scrape is a way cougars use to communicate to one another about each others territory and boundaries. Scrapes are also used as a calling card to bring breeding pairs closer together. Not an activitity that happens as regularly during winter months. Having keen knowledge of these special behaviors and the areas they take place, gives us huge advantages in locating and harvesting these magnificent creatures.It is hard to describe the pleasure one gets watching his hounds learn and progress. Nothing puts their skills to the test like free casting them off horse back in bare ground condition. They learn to work as a team by fanning out and individually searching for the smallest amount of cougar scent. Then they ban together, noses to the ground helping each other move the track forward as fast as they possibly can without making mistakes. Often times this happens in conditions where there is no visible sign for man to see. This leaves us nothing to rely on but the narutal instincts of their noses. No other time of the year can you experience this type of spectacular hound work. Please note that education course is obligatory for this hunt. Last dates available for this hunt: March 23rd-27th, 2020 April 20th-24th, 2020

Trip duration: 5 days

Hunting season: 15 Feb 2020 15 May 2020

$4,750 for 1 hunter
Pronghorn Antelope Archery Hunt

Pronghorn Antelope Archery Hunt United States

We can take up to 4 hunters for this hunt! We are a licensed and insured family owned guiding business ran out of Trinidad, Colorado. The owner and operator, Brad is a highly experienced hunter specializing in the Southern Colorado area for 17 years. Our guides are some of the most knowledgeable and experienced big game hunters in the Southern Colorado area. Any person looking for a guided hunt in this region will be sure to enjoy the professionalism we offer along with the excitement of a trophy hunt. This hunt is conducted on several private ranches consisting of 20,000 Acres. You will be responsible for transportation to Trinidad Colorado. MEALS AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED Licenses are available over the counter. Archery August 15-September 20( any 4 consecutive days)

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 15 Aug 2020 20 Sep 2020

$1,500 for 1 hunter

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