Where is the best archery elk hunting in Colorado?


Where is the best archery elk hunting in Colorado?

Look to the Routt National Forest where you’ll find large elk numbers. The basic movement is from the higher to lower elevations in response to hunting pressure and elevation. With 48 percent of the land available to the public, hunters, over the past few years, have reported about an 18% success rate.

Where can I archery elk hunt in Colorado?

We currently offer fully-guided private land archery, muzzleloader, and rifle elk hunts at eight different locations throughout the state of Colorado: Cripple Creek, Eastern Plains, Montrose, Cross Mountain Ranch, Moon Ranch, Seely Ranch, Four Mile Ranch and North Mountain Ranch.

What hunting unit is Montrose Colorado in?

2022 Colorado Unit 62 3rd Season Deer Tag.

Are archery elk tags over-the-counter in Colorado?

Residents and Non-residents can buy Elk Licenses Over-the-Counter (OTC) in many GMUs in Colorado (Table 1). There are two OTC archery hunts, an Either-Sex and an Antlerless hunt (same dates) and three OTC rifle seasons; 2nd Rifle Season, 3rd Rifle Season and a Plains Rifle Season in eastern Colorado.

What is the best time to hunt elk in Colorado?

There are no definite best times to hunt elk in Colorado but based from experience, the early season and transition from summer to winter have the best yields.

Do elk like north facing slopes?

During warm periods elk day beds are often found on north facing slopes; night beds are often found on south facing slopes, often in open areas. During cold periods day beds can be found on south facing slopes; night beds are usually on the downwind side of slopes.

What area in Colorado has the most elk?

According to John Ellenberger, big-game manager for the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the White River National Forest is the state’s elk mecca. “Our largest herd is the White River elk herd, found in the northern half of the White River National Forest–north of Interstate 70,” says Ellenberger.

Is Montrose County good for elk hunting?

As seen with our results, our elk and deer populations continue to grow in leaps and bounds, while Montrose County continues to be one of the top counties for producing trophy quality bucks. These ranches will provide excellent harvest opportunities for elk, mule deer, and bear.

What is the best elk hunt in North America?

The most exciting elk hunt you will ever experience. We have the largest hunting area and the largest private herd of elk in North America with huge numbers of bulls over 400 inches. We are a family-run operation with the highest quality and the absolute best elk hunt in all North America.

Can I hunt elk with a deer or pronghorn Hunt?

Your elk hunt may be combined with a deer or pronghorn hunt depending on the hunt location.

What is the size of the Montrose Lodge?

Our lodging in Montrose consists of an approximately 2,000 square foot lodge and 2 separate motel type suite cabins equipped with private bedrooms and private bathrooms with hot showers. All lodging is equipped with electricity and hot running water.