Sounds like a good deal to me. I can p.m. you some coordinates and details of our unit 4 hunts of 2003 and 2005. The vast majority of the elk in units 4 and 441 are harvested between California Park and Black Mountain, not down on the BLM mountains where you had been hunting them. I've been archery hunting the unit 62 area a few years. Prices are per person. Two opportunities in less than 5 minutes apart that came and went in a blink of the eye. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. GMU's (Game Management Units) - 6/16/17/171. BIG GAME HUNTING. I'm getting my elk camp gear together already as well. I agree, any hunting is better than no hunting. View Harvest Reports, Draw Odds, Preference Points, Regulations, Elevation, Maps, Vegetation Analysis, really anything pertaining to hunting Elk this fall! 5/7 day Hunts. They hunted Bears Ears for 30 some years and always went second season and always brought home elk. I would love to move to Colorado, but my wife is a full blooded Ohioan and I will never be able to make it happen. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. He looked me in the eyes (his were as wide open as could be), he rared up and spun on his hind legs and bolted back into the timber.... $%*! From some of the research I have done it looks like a good early season area for elk. I have benn looking at the area around horse mountain. Please Read our Privacy Policy. Using a Guide Wolf Creek Pass overlook. Use variables like preference points, seasons, hunter numbers, success and more to sort through units and choose the one fitting your style of hunt. Me and my two best friends have buck and some cow tags and will be getting OTC bull tags. WTA TAGS has teamed up with one of the most reputable elk outfitters in Unit 40 who has thousands of premium, private land elk acres under his control – making this one of the highest quality elk … The elk that get pressured hard will drop down off of the high ground (usually public in Colorado) down onto the lower private property and stay for the winter. I've been archery hunting the unit 62 area a few years. $4,500. Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 4 - Moffat and Routt Counties Elk are plentiful throughout the … My hope is to get away from hunting pressure which is a challenge. Completely furnished cabins and lodges on most leases. I would be glad to help you in any way I can so I look forward to your PM. I truly love the mountains. TSE update 2005. We found a few things the hard way! This early in the fall, chances are it's going to be hot when you go to field dress your animal. Use 'Unit Selector' by DIY Hunting Maps to find your next unit. Well I'm really up for the challenge as I drew (with my son) a cow tag for the 2nd rifle within GMU 4. And like most other units, the further you can get away from the roads the more elk you’ll get close to. I kind of want to explore a new area, but my buds are like dont fix something that isnt broke. When we started you could make a kill... go to town and buy a leftover and harvest a second elk if you cared to. They never really do escape pressure until they reach the private. Elk . You get all your trophy pictures taken and the adrenaline starts to wear off. We offer private land Elk, Mule Deer , Pronghorn and Turkey hunts throughout various locations in the state of Colorado. Been up in that area a few times. (MOFF AT & ROUTT COS.) bounded on N by WY; on E by Moffat CR 1, Routt CR 82, USFS 150 and Elkhead Creek; on S by U.S. 40; on W by Colo.13/789. Still hunting dense timber can also be productive as not many enjoy crossing deadfall all day long. MT in MO 15 ... of hunters for rifle seasons. I havn't been out to unit 4 since 2005. Also, when they cross hiway 13 north of Craig they intermingle with herds from 3, 301,12, 13,211,11,and 2. Photo: Chris Amelung. I applied for first rifle but will likely be hunting the archery season if I do not draw. Colorado is an awesome place to be. Thread starter Dpty42; Start date Oct 21, 2020; Oct 21, 2020 #1 Dpty42 New member. I remember seeing a Dusty Trail Outfitters camp along the road. Now you start to think about the massive chore at hand. I was hot because my rifle was about three feet from me and I was hobbled by my pant legs. Sawtooth Trailhead, South Fork Slater Trailhead, Bakers Peak (9,445'), Baldy Peak (8,999'), Bears Ears Peaks (9,918'), Black Mountain (10,823'), Buck Mountain (7,903'), Buck Point (10,528'), Cedar Hill (7,044'), Jim Robertson Mountain (8,930'), Little Buck Mountain (8,094'), Little Emerson Peak (8,911'), McInturf Mesa (8,209'), Mount Oliphant (10,656'), Mount Welba (10,571'), Pinnacle Mountain (8,258'), Saddle Mountain (9,938'), Sand Point (9,938'), Sawtooth Mountain (9,537'), Serviceberry Mountain (7,966'), Slide Mountain (8,953'), Smith Rim (8,963'), Sugar Loaf Mountain (9,757'). What is your opinion? Successful backpack elk hunt in the high country of Colorado Plus you can go 'Premium' and get 5 year stats and access to premium content. I have hunted Colorado for eight years now so I'm still learning. Looking forward to yours. Elk, Deer, Bear and Moose. coonazz 15-Jun-11. Expect pressure and lots of it, it's popular place for a reason. Now I live even further from them (2 hours). I know this, I would go any season I can get a tag because it is always better than sitting at home thinking about being there. Unit 73 & 74 Durango Colorado Area Hunting 2×1 guided elk hunts with camp lodging, meals and guides. Im on the far right with outfitters hat and a cold celebatory drink as the ones you see have tagged and everyone else is still hunting. Colorado is far and away my favorite state for hunting.With over 250,000 elk within its borders, the state is home to around 40 percent of the particular animal’s population in the country. There are more horseback hunters every year and they will go pretty far and deep as well as hunters on foot. A small tidbit: not everyone who goes out hunting for elk is going to get one. So it's early September and you just took your first elk with a bow! No horses here but we are not afraid and will be going in deep. $4,500. One of the complications that hot weather brings forth is BUGS. They will land on you and your animal, lay... CWD aka mad deer/elk disease i.e. The most succesful tactic we've developed is finding where the elk are considering escape routes. I am thinking of going Elk hunting in this area. I am new to the site but I am glad I joined as I really enjoy reading everyone's posts. I have been told by a local to try our luck lower and close to angel springs. One year we tagged out on the fourth day of season. You would think that I would be happy to do so with all the deer in Ohio... big ones too, I see them all the time. Soon after I was walking into where they had come out to see what I could see and a really nice 6x6 (for unit 4 anyway) almost ran over me. If you're looking for more information, upgrade to 'Premium' to get even more data, graphs, charts and info on this unit! 7 Day Bow. I am not familiar at all with the area you are going... is this your son's first year? I'm going to scout the area in two weeks. I froze in amazement... this is only minutes after the herd went through. We have had luck not far from the road even but that is what it was... luck- animals pushed by other hunters. lareva 15-Jun-11. Elk may be most predictable this time of year with herds typically behaving the way they have during late summer. Wondering how the herd is doing. Good luck to you all hunting Colorado this year! Elk Hunting Location. I know the Craig Wild Bunch does very well, but who wants to pay an outfitter just to put you on elk. Compare Colorado Elk Hunting Units side by side for statistics, to help you choose the right elk hunting unit this fall. All Right Reserved We rented horses both trips. $2800 PER PERSON. Before we dive in, remember that Colorado has plenty of elk. We offer both fully guided drive in camps and un-guided drop camps where you can drive in to your camp and use 4×4 or ATVs to access your hunting areas. Archery & Rifle available. I remember seeing a Dusty Trail Outfitters camp along the road. Hi everyone, just curious about the elk in unit 4 now days. Colorado Unit 4 hunting topo map to plan your successful hunt. We are an equal opportunity service provider. Was wondering what this unit is like. We hunted  the hole in the wall area 2 1/2 miles in from the road. We also conduct Ranching for Wildlife Hunts in units 12, 13, 131 and 231 located in the northwest corner of Colorado. If hunting private then be patient and wait for others to pressure the ground around you and push the elk onto the property your hunting… Appreciate any help, but also understand it is a touchy subject. Thank you for replying. Contributors to this thread: coonazz 13-Jun-11. We headed his warning and headed to Indiana so I didnt get to hunt anymore that year. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. Choose from 14 Colorado ranches for Elk Hunting and Deer Hunting for 2021 Colorado Elk Hunting and Deer Hunting Leases in hunting units 4, 15, 23, 25, 42, 65, 82, 131, and 211. That was opening day in 2006 and we spent day two getting my buddies cow back to camp. #5 Private Ranches in unit 15, 25,42,65,70,78,.Colorado Elk Hunting and Deer Hunting Leases in hunting units 15, 25, 42, 65, 70, and 78. . I moved to Ohio from Indiana a few years back to marry her. Problem is landowners are stingy here. I plan on heading up during Muzzleloader week (9/13) and hunting unitl the end of archery (9/25). Learn everything about hunting Colorado Elk Unit 4. Our elk hunting areas are in 4-point or better all game management units, thereby increasing your chances of taking a mature bull elk. Saw a lot of animals! One in our group got one! We rented horses both trips. I am sure you will share photos with everyone when you get back home. Small groups with Low Pressure is the key to the high success rates.Great rates . Busted by the law! Looking to hunt Colorado for Elk. 7 Day Muzzleloader *DRAW. Game Management Unit 4 regulates hunting opportunities in Colorado and covers 299,121 acres.Check out the public land access and historical weather. www.coloradohunterservices.com Guided Hunts in Colorado Units 61, 62 and 70 - Colorado Outfitter since 1966 Trophy Elk and Deer Hunts, Bear and Cougar Hunts. My son has hunted elk before but that was our first year and we had a heck of a learning experience. They are at my other office, won't catch up to them untill next week. Our deer & elk hunting is in a limited draw only area, so you do not have to worry about the over crowding you can expect elk hunting in other areas in Colorado. Distance from roads or trailheads is no guarantee of solitude. Does anyone have any idea about when the rut takes place in … Just have to be on your toes as the opportunities are really quick. 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