DH3 – Colorado Elk Hunts with Double H Outfitters
Colorado Elk Hunts
This Colorado outfitter has so many elk hunting options it's hard to keep track of them all.
These Colorado elk hunts range from migratory to trophy bull hunts during the rut on over 150,000 acres of private ground. The units you may be hunting in are 1, 2, 201, 3, 301, 4, 441, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 22, 23, and 211. Hunters can choose to hunt with archery equipment, muzzleloader or their rifle.
- Over 150,000 acres.
- Hunting is on private ranches bordering BLM and Ranching For Wildlife lands. The best ranches book really fast, so book quickly.
- Rifle, archery or muzzleloader.
- Success Rates: 68%
- Opportunity Rates: 75%
- Trophy Quality: These are good hunts they harvest 4×4 to 6×6 bulls, however in trophy areas they are targeting 350-inch class bulls or better.
- They also offer cow elk hunts.
- Access to world class fly fishing on local rivers.
Ask us about the Trifecta Hunt
Seven Days, Three Species. A North American Safari for Pronghorn Antelope, Mule Deer and Elk.
Like the idea of a great combo hunt in Colorado? If so, here’s the one for you. Elk, mule deer and pronghorn antelope all on one great hunt. This is a great trophy hunt for mule deer and pronghorn, and the elk hunting can either be outstanding, or tough. It depends on if they get weather or not. There are a number of options to choose from on multiple private ranches in Colorado.
All Hunts Include:
- 2×1 guiding unless otherwise specified
- Meals – Simple, home cooked meals
- Transportation during hunt
- Field prep of trophy and meat
- Transport of meat to local processor
- License or Tags
- Meat processing
- Meat or trophy transport home
- Travel to and from Colorado
- Trip Insurance
Pricing Upon Request
*Prices subject to change without notice, so lock your price in with a deposit asap.
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Lodging and Accommodations
Lodging varies widely, ranging from houses to a hunting lodge depending on the ranch you will be hunting. Each camp is fully furnished with quality bedding and bath amenities.
Each hunting camp has a kitchen staff on site to provide scratch cooked home style meals.
- You can expect homemade biscuits and gravy, pancakes, omelets, and french toast for breakfast. There are a variety of juices and coffee served each morning and for the light breakfast eaters we offer cereal, granola, oatmeal, fruit and yogurt.
- Lunch varies depending on the camp you hunt from. Most of the camps send lunches with the guides. These lunches are typically fresh made deli sandwiches, brats and hamburgers on the portable grill or campfire, chips, sweets, fruit, and drinks. If lunch is served in camp you can count on homemade soups, stews, chili, burgers, and fresh sandwiches.
- Our dinner menu is what the hunters love most. You can expect prime rib, beef filets, fried chicken and mashed potatoes, stew and homemade biscuits, lasagna and garlic bread, pork ribs, and rack of lamb to name a few. All meals and sides are made from scratch in camp and guaranteed to please.
Meat and Trophy Handling
Your game will be field dressed and taken to the packing plant. There is no meat processing on premise, but hunters can choose from the following meat cutters:
- Maybell Processing
- HH Processing
- Brothers Processing
- Mountain Meat
- There is an on staff local taxidermist if needed. Price upon request.
Hunts are booked 1:1 or 2:1. Guides are very knowledgeable, experienced hunters, and most have been born and raised in Northwest Colorado.
Hunters Fly to HDN (Hayden, CO) Outfitter pickup at airport is available in Hayden only, or rent a car and drive to the ranch you will be hunting. The Hayden Airport does offer vehicle rentals if you wish to drive yourself to and from the airport. Hayden is approximately 20 miles from Craig. The main lodge is located about 2 ½ hours from Grand Junction, approximately 4 hours from Denver, and 4 hours from Salt Lake City.
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Suggested Gear List
This is a general gear list for a typical regular season hunt in the West.
❏ Underwear (1 pair per day)
❏ Base Layer Top and Bottom (2 – 3 pairs per week) *we suggest merino wool
❏ Lightweight Camo Jacket
❏ Windstopper Camo Jacket
❏ Midweight Camo Jacket
❏ Lightweight Camo Vest
❏ Lightweight Camo Shirt (3 – 5 per week) *you can get away with fewer shirts if you wear merino wool.
❏ Lightweight Camo Pants (1-2 pair per week)
❏ Midweight Camo Pants (1 pair per week)
❏ Rain Gear
❏ Blaze Orange (rifle hunts) *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Lightweight Gloves
❏ Midweight Gloves
❏ Camo or Neutral-colored Cap
❏ Camo Stocking Cap or Camo Beanie
❏ Camo Head Net
❏ Elk Decoy (if applicable)
❏ Cow Calls (if applicable)
❏ Bugle and Bugle Tube (if applicable)
❏ Ground Blind
❏ Folding Chair
❏ Bow Holder
❏ Day Pack
❏ Water Bottle
❏ Large Backpack
❏ Wind Direction Indicator
❏ Hunting Knife
❏ Topo Maps or Mobile Mapping Software
❏ inReach GPS
❏ Scent Elimination Spray
❏ Water Bladder (2L)
❏ Fire Starter Kit
❏ Game Bags
❏ Caping Salt
❏ Dry Bag
Buy the highest quality optics that you can afford.
If you’re a backcountry diy hunter, this gear list is accompanied by a podcast with Steve Speck of EXO Mountain Gear is must listen if you want to go on a backcountry, backpack hunt.
Use enough gun. We suggest these calibers: .270 Winchester; 7mm Remington Magnum; .30-06 Springfield; .300 WSM; .300 Winchester Magnum; .300 Weatherby Magnum; 30 Nosler; .338 RCM; or .338 Winchester Magnum. Other options might be: 6.5 Creedmoor; .280 Ackley Improved; or 28 Nosler.
The Outdoors International team shoots Hoyt.
❏ Bow *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Arrows (at least one doz.)
❏ Broadheads *check regulations in the state you are hunting
❏ Release *an extra release is recommended
❏ Soft Bow Case
❏ Hard Bow Case
❏ Lip Balm
❏ Insect Repellant
❏ Moleskin for blisters
❏ Super Glue
❏ Prescription Medication
❏ Duct Tape
❏ Pain Reliever
❏ Extra Glasses and/or Contacts
❏ Quality Polarized Sunglasses
❏ Personal Toiletries
❏ Video Camera and/or GoPro
❏ Extra Batteries for all Electronics
*This is a sample/generic gear list. For more specific details for the time of year you are traveling to, we recommend checking with your outfitter, hunting consultant or your destination’s local Wildlife Management Agency.