I had a great hunt with great guides. The accommodations were great. Overall, we had a fantastic experience.
Colorado has a diverse landscape of arid desert, river canyons and snow-covered Rocky Mountains, which are partly protected by Rocky Mountain National Park. From hunting to fishing to jaw dropping views, beautiful Colorado offers a plethora of choices for the outdoor adventure enthusiast.
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Archery hunting for Pronghorn in a blind can be arduous, but the quantity of mule deer and antelope arriving to the watering hole does break the tedium. Being very selective allowed me to arrow a Pope and Young buck on the third evening of a three day hunt with 15 minutes left of shooting light.
It’s a great hunt for someone who enjoys spot and stalk hunting and multiple opportunities a day to get it done. So if you mess up and spook the group you’re after, sit back and watch where they go. Chances are, as soon as they can’t see you anymore, they will forget you were ever there. Be prepared for some low crawling and cactus needles. As I said before, they’ve got really good eyesight.
I had been here before, twice actually years ago. The first time was well worth it, the second not so much and I don’t know why…. the first time I was so excited to check out this new spot. I knew not many people had ever fished this area and I was “kid in a candy store happy” to check it out!
Moose hunting is something that even the most well traveled high budget hunters only do a few times in their lifetime. Not because they aren’t enjoyable, but more that they are a bucket list species, once you have gotten the one you are looking for, most call it good. Most hunters are rookies at booking a hunt, and I find that many of them don’t have the proper information to find the hunt that would satisfy their trophy quality expectations, physical condition level and budget.
The weather was a little warm and the full moon had the elk not quite as active as they should of been during the rut. We saw elk every day and had opportunities on smaller elk early in the hunt. Came close to a couple bigger bulls on the last 2 days, but couldn’t get a shot.