colorado unit 67 archery elk

Archery hunts run during the month of September along with Black Powder. Seems we saw lots of elk, and great bulls. Limited (draw only) rifle hunts are during the month of September and an Unlimited rifle season runs concurrent with the combined Deer/Elk season. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Elk this fall! Will the velvet still be on at this time? I have been OK when you get off the ATV and go as far as you can from the trailhead. It certainly doesn't take the points it does because it's that much better than OTC, it's just that people need a place to dump points. JB, Archery 48.6% with 0 points, 100% with 1 point, Muzzleloader 59.8% with 1 point, 100% with 2 points, 2nd Season Rifle 68% with 2 points, 100% with 3 points, 3rd Season Rifle 60% with 3 points, 100% with 4 points, 4th Season Rifle 60% with 12 points, 100% with 13 points. Situated in Unit 54, archery hunting in the month of September, great weather, a great ranch, excellent guided hunts, and lots of bugling bulls.Bulls are in rut and the action is non-stop! Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 67 - Gunnison, Hinsdale, and Saguache Counties Hunters are advised to be in good shape and to hunt well away from roads. That or you could just click on my link and read the stats yourself... Yeah, I guess that wasn't nice... sorry :^). I’m assuming you already did this in Part 1 of the series (Colorado vs Idaho for OTC Elk), so go back and give it a read if you’re still unsure. I'm going to have to get stock in scotch. I wouldn't burn 7 there but being a NR I know you have a disadvantage. After all you are using 8 years of applying for preference points. Elk hunting Colorado with your Colorado Outfitter. Contact Outfitter Add to Favorites Remove Favorite. Guided Elk and Deer Hunts into the Colorado Wilderness. Hope to see you up there next fall! Many of the elk are above treeline in large herds, which for a bowhunter is just teasing you. Unit 67 Either Sex Elk Archery Landowner Tag Colorado. Without giving up your best spots does anyone have any tips. Said it was a bad year, but MAN! This allows for a long active rut. If elk hunting Colorado with a good outfitter is what you’re looking for, then you’re at the right spot. I'm not familiar with what 7 points will get you in other parts of the state but sounds like you've done your homework in that department. CO Preference Point Minimums to draw a Unit 55 Mule Deer Tag: JMHO. Good luck, muley info is kept pretty close to the vest. Unit 61 is hands down one of Colorado’s most exciting units to hunt. We will be coming out the first week of September (like the 4th) and hunting till the 13th. Elk will move to difficult terrain when hunting pressure starts; so be prepared to hunt canyons or thick timber. Plan on hunting Rio Grande NF. In 49 if you scout and hunt hard it is a reality as 2 out of 3 years someone gets a bull over 380" our of 49... Best part is that not too many hunters are willing to put in the work necessary to get it done in 49. Colorado Unit 2/201 Antelope Tags; Colorado Unit 3/301 Antelope Tags; ... Unit 40 Archery Elk Tag UW Be the first to review! If you do draw I'd recommend hiring a guide or going with the 2 locals. Plus you can go 'Premium' and get 5 year stats and access to premium content. Plan on hunting Rio Grande NF. Drop Camp: $3250.00 Colorado Archery Elk Hunt DIY public land, Big Bulls Crazy Weather, Part 3 (The End) - Duration: 9:58. tracknthetrail 39,317 views I figured there would have been more units in that 5-7 pt window. Thanks, That tip will only cost a little Jack Daniels ;^). ... Elk are widely distributed, but hunting pressure during the early seasons appears to be forcing animals from the unit, an over-the-counter unit, to GMU 61 which is a totally limited unit. I am looking at hunting archery elk in 49 this year because I think this is the next best unit to hunt with my points. Learn everything about hunting Wyoming Elk Unit 67. I did a bunch of scouting in early may and found some really good bulls (if I can find the pics on my computer I will send them). Looking at it now, you're in a tough spot. Learn everything about hunting Colorado Elk Unit 67. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Elk this fall! That's likely to be a bit more scotch! Our horses will transport you to the hunt location. Plus you can go 'Premium' and get 5 year stats and access to premium content. Plenty of elk. Dates: Success Rate: % Hunt Avg. Muzzleloader 76% with 2 points, 100% with 3 points, I'm trying to work something out where two guys can hunt different species. ;-), Thanks again guys. This unit does have a fair amount of hunting pressure. Elk hunting is done by calling and stalking as well as using tree stands and ground blinds. I hired an outfitter to pack me in approximately nine miles with enough supplies for 10 days. One year at Christmas time we were coming up towards Buffalo Peaks off Highway 50 going to Hwy 24 and we had to stop for 10 minutes as a massive herd of elk crossed the road around us in the dark and there were literally bulls and cows all around us for 10 minutes crossing- easily several hundred elk. Better get some honey hole coordinates from the 2 locals talking about hogs and 380" bulls before applying. I will be going back one day. Hey guys I'm new to the forum and have a 1st rifle elk tag in Colorado unit 66. By looking at google earth on this unit, it doesn't look very elky to me. I have not seen more big bulls in 49 than my other OTC units. In my opinion with your amount of points you'd be better off saving some $ for a few years, drawing unit 40 and hiring a guide on private to have a chance at having a great hunt for big bulls. Unit 76 archery. While it is not 76 or 61 you can have fun and a shot a hog in 49.. Unfortunately I have not been able to get a tag till now. How to pick the best elk unit in Colorado (for you) Now for the fun stuff: picking a unit. JC the point minimums don't dictate what it takes to actually draw, that's just the starting point. If you are not familiar with any areas in CO; as Quinn stated, whatever unit you hunt it would probably be worth it to have a guide or someone who knows the area to tag along, especially if you live too far away to do any meaningful scouting. Contributors to this thread: davis20 06-Mar-15. The local folks said it was really cold this winter, but they did not have the winter kill anything like the gunnison valley. It gives a guy something to help motivate. I would love to see those pictures. Maybe I'm missing something but it seams davis 20 really has no other choice unless he wants to wait another 10 yrs. JC, I guess my question would be is their anywhere else you would suggest burning your points that is better than 49? I've hunted 49 quite a bit. All help is greatly appreciated. I don't want to keep adding to my points because the point creep is getting to bad and taking a average of 2 years to catch 1 point in the better areas hunts. There are plenty of big mulies all over the area. Plus you can go 'Premium' and get 5 year stats and access to premium content. I'm sure you'll have a good hunt either way. I have spent most of my time in the western part of the unit. Good Luck! Looking at the draw statistics, you can draw that tag with 3 points .... You'd be burning 7 pts on a 3 pt unit. I have always been impressed with everyones knowledge and willingness to help others and hope to be able to give back a little in the future. (so I'm not all that much help I guess) I would just hate to dump 7 years of points into a unit I could have already hunted twice in that same span of time. Step 1: Pick a state. How long does it take to draw a Mule deer tag for CO 68? COLORADO ELK ARCHERY HUNT. Unit 67 Either Sex Elk Archery Landowner Tag LH456. Because of the extent of wilderness area in these units, elk find plenty of lush meadows for summer grazing. Took the first few days to figure out where to hunt and what elevation. Our early season mule deer hunting package (archery and muzzleloader) includes 6-day food and lodging accommodations. Our area covers everything from 11,000 foot elevations to lower elevations where migration hunts take place at about 7,000 feet. Do you happen to have those stats for Elk as well? ! Also dont get too tied emotionally or otherwise into that huge 300+ elk heard that forms in basically the same spot on the summer range every year. I have a friend that rifle hunted for Elk in Unit 68 (Rio Grande NF) and he said there are plenty of 25" Muleys there. Here’s a step by step guide using the spreadsheet I built to help you narrow it down. All guided Colorado mule deer hunts are 1x1 guided and 5-days. Size: 2013 10 bulls/6% success on bulls 2012 42 bulls/26% success on bulls 2011 15 bulls/9% success on bulls 2010 20 bulls/11% success on bulls. 66 is my suggestion. I was considering 49 with 4 points as a resident and decided against it. Nice bulls, not monsters but biggest was prob 320 in six X. Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 65 - Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, and Ouray Counties Hunting prospects are generally very good. I hunted it last year and I will say it is in between the last two posts. I'll admit I've never hunted it but felt it's just a unit that everyone who can't catch up to the better units due to point creep puts in for. A big game deer or elk license for the same unit and season is required to purchase a bear license. When are you headed out there? So I would rather burn points this year in one of these areas and narrowed it down to 49. There are bulls up to 370" inches killed here every year. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Elk this fall! Good luck and remember to send pictures. I have broke down all the draw statistics and have come to the same conclusion that their is no way i will ever catch unit 76 or 851. This is where action starts. Nice Buck! Hunted 49 year before last...hunted 17 days, and NEVER SAW a BULL.. It is really a matter of knowing the area you're hunting (which is usually farther in than some hunters will venture) and a little something about elk behavior. Staying near La Garita (Lime Creek Area). Is this the next best unit to hunt and has anyone seen some nice bulls in here? You can hunt unit 49 caliber bulls in OTC every year. This is about as good as archery elk and mule deer hunting in Colorado gets. There are huge Bulls in 49, and a lot of elk. I would have probably hunted that unit over the years had we not been chasing 201 and 2 for the last 20 years. Best of luck. These Colorado guided elk hunts are in game unit 73 & 74 and take place in the San Juan National Forest where I am under a special permit, in fact we have the ONLY outfitter permit in all of unit 73. Hunted there the last 3 years and have seen elk each year. Most of the area that the average person hunts will give you the same class of bull you can get virtually anywhere else, but if you do your homework and are willing to put in some serious hard work, then you may just reap a huge reward. $2,400 DIY Archery hunt. I already drew a Mule Deer Buck Tag and I am buying a OTC Elk Tag. Shoot me a pm if you want pics of the 5 bulls over 350" that were taken in the past couple of years that I have.. Top scorer i know of went over 380" in 2014 with the second biggest going over 360"... Not posting them here but if you know what you are doing there are hogs in the unit and the hunt is nothing like any otc unit I have been on. Hahaha yea dont hunt 49 no big bulls at all... Wink Wink.. I am coming out to Unit 68/681 for the archery season this year. You me and everyone else who spends even a day scouting knows where they are and first day when the sun comes up well monkeys looking for lovin and finding only footballs come to mind... One more tip - be real careful of some of the "scouting" services offered under the table in 49 as you might just find yourself hunting bulls long dead from years past or you could find yourself in the same spot as many others on the same info.... One "service" ran is ran by a convicted poacher and has given out the pics of the same bulls (all that are dead) for several years now... Good luck on your choice and also think about - quinn is right 49 is not a slam dunk unit but it does hold better bulls than any OTC unit or low point units I have ever hunted.. Hunted all over the unit, and even spent some time with a couple of locals. I am coming out to Unit 68/681 for the archery season this year. Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 62 - Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties. But I did learn a'lot! Again I thank all of you for your help and look forward to being an active member on bowsite! Hi guys Ive been lurking for around 8 years and I've finally decided to post. I've never hunted a draw Elk unit (until hopefully this year), but did hunt sheep in 49 (S12 for sheep) many years ago. JB. Description: These are Private Land Only Archery Elk Tags in Colorado unit 67. Jahvada my friends live in That unit and your right there are huge Bulls, and the Mulies are nice too, I've seen some big Bulls they have shot, As High&wide is right, there are big Bulls in a lot of Otc units, I've seen monsters during archery in place where you didn't even think elk would be until a late season. I had fun but didn't have the time to really learn the unit. You will stay in a tent base camp, that is accessible by motor vehicle. Unit 49 is a big unit and there are some good bulls but just showing up as a NR and "working hard" for your 7 day hunt at high elevation probably won't do the job. We offer trophy elk hunting and deer hunting in Colorado in archery, rifle and in muzzleloading seasons. Archery elk- unit 49 Colorado. Will be there east of Ridgeway on the 13-20th. Our private land and remote National Forest Permit, which has limited access to the general public, is a true delight. Still burning twice the points needed for the tag. You will see elk in that unit but if you're after a big bull, like others have appropriately stated, it is not a sure bet by any means. I was sorry I had to trade two weeks of hunting here to make my Sheep hunt happen. There are some real hogs in there, but few folks are willing to spend the time and effort to get them. Not to get you too fired up but I shot this deer several years ago around Saguache Falls in the western portion of unit 68. You could tie one to a tree and I would still have a problem closing the deal on them. Our archery hunts are guided and operated out of our lodge just as are the rifle elk hunts. I like a good Scotch, should we ever cross paths. All help is greatly appreciated. I already drew a Mule Deer Buck Tag and I am buying a OTC Elk Tag. Description; Availability & Pricing; Inclusions / Exclusions; Insights; About Outfitter; Description: Unit 67 Archery Elk Tag Either Sex. how are a guys chances there. Taxidermyfreak 07-Mar-15. I agree with your friend, plenty of great bucks...and they might still have their velvet early that week. Just about like anywhere, 2 miles in and pretty much all alone. Elk hunting Colorado with Pierce Brothers Outfitters. Staying near La Garita (Lime Creek Area). In fact in the past 2 years I have seen several that will likely break the 200" mark. JMHO. These units are 20, 66, 67 and 49...I know these units are all around 2-4 preference points but it jumps to 8 in unit 40 which is to much private land and then to 10 points for the next better units. I can't really speak to the quality of the above mentioned units. I did jump some bulls in deep holes where we were at simply because we were after sheep and way back in some areas. This is a great unit for harvesting bulls in the 310"-330" range. With all that said, as soon as I have the points, I will try again, as it looked great with Lots of old sign. I dont think hunting a 380" bull is s reality in too many otc colorado units. I agree with Stands with Knife....a 330 bull in that unit is a rare rare prize.....most herd bulls are well under 300. I've never hunted Colorado before, I've hunted AZ unit 23 late, MT general season and NM unit 22. September 2-30 Private Land Only. There are some big bulls but I can also say that about the OTC units that I hunt when I'm not drawing 49. We hunt without putting a lot of pressure on our elk herd. Jahvada has been the most accurate in assessment of 49. These numbers would indicate that this is a pretty tough archery hunt even for locals especially so after a 5 year minimum wait for a NR. JB. Altitude 12,000ft. Once again, just my honest opinion. I will be hunting 68 this year for elk has anyone got any info on the herd there. It seems that it is real wooded low and middle ground ranges and then wide open spaces up high with very few feeding openings. I've never hunted a draw Elk unit (until hopefully this year), but did hunt sheep in 49 (S12 for sheep) many years ago. Learn everything about hunting Colorado Elk Unit 68. We are very particular in how we Archery hunt only hunting morning and evening. North West Colorado Archery Elk Hunt in GMU 231: Access through private land to limited access federal land DIY elk hunt with the largest elk herd in the world (40,000+ animals) This unit has unlimited Over The Counter Tags. Colorado Unit 67 Elk Tags for Sale; Colorado Unit 71/711 72/73 Elk Tags; Colorado Antelope Tags. Unit 20 is a lot of checkered private but some nice bulls, 66 and 67 are average hunts but just have a feeling 49 has the upper edge by my research. Best of luck on whatever you decide. Can you do the same as above for Deer and Elk for GMU 9? We do have a small tract of private land we will be allowed to hunt, but mostly the Rio Grande NF. Bob. the elk herd is pretty good in 68. Have hunted elk in Colorado all my life as I am a colorado native, I would HIGHLY suggest 66 over 67, I have hunted both units and currently hunt 66 every other year as it takes at least 1 point to draw, have always drawn every other year. Without giving up your best spots does anyone have any tips. May not be a concern of his, but if he's just looking for a place it may be worth looking at a higher point area? I have 7 preference points and am a non resident and was chasing unit 76 but it seems like the point creep is going up to fast. Unit 61 has the best bull to cow ratio of all the units we hunt. For what it's worth.......although the CPW harvest stats aren't 100% accurate they do provide a pretty good idea on what was harvested. I also am a nr and I'm sitting in nomans land with 8 points. Our hunts are in the Powderhorn Primitive area in Colorado Game Unit 66 and Game Unit 67. Reality in too many OTC Colorado units Permit, which has limited access to premium.! 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