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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: http://cpw.state.co.us/thingstodo/Pages/BigGame.aspx. Find information about licensed outfitters at the Colorado Outfitters Association: http://coloradooutfitters.org.
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
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 2021 20 Sep 2021
Turkey Hunt '22 United States
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 10,000 Acres. You will be responsible for transportation to Trinidad Colorado. Lodging and meals are not included. Licenses are available upon arrival.
Trip duration: 3 days
Hunting season: 13 Apr 2022 24 May 2022
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