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Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby PK_ » Wed Jan 24, 2018 10:39 am

You are a bad influence.
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Postby thwack16 » Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:00 am

PK_ wrote:You are a bad influence.


+1. Too many dreams, too little time.
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby OldMtnMan » Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:10 pm

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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby wwridgerunner » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:02 am

Planning a diy backpack hunt.Anyone have any input on good zones.Not asking for your hunting spot just general areas that I can start my search.Colorado maps are really detailed but can u trust it’s accuracy.Im looking at early archery for mule deer maybe elk.Def. Muleys if I’m solo.Id like to go with a partner so if anyone is interested?
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby cedarsavage » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:39 am

Can’t do it this year but in 2019 I’m thinking hard about an elk/mule combo probably in Idaho or Montana though
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby Swampbuck » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:11 am

I'm going to Idaho this year!! Can't wait
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby stash59 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:48 am

Just want to point out folks. Don't put a trip like this off too long. I know life. Things like work, family and finances have a bearing on being able to go. But you never know when health or some other unforeseen occurrence will happen and keep you from ever getting to go.

Another thing is doing it while your still youngish will give you a much more enjoyable experience on average. Hiking or even riding on horseback in steep mountain country. Can often be much harder and stressful on an older body. I've met quite a few older hunters that waited to go until after retiring. Though they were glad they had the experience. They often wished they had done it at a younger age.
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby purebowhunting » Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:17 am

I'll be archery elk hunting colorado this fall, can't wait!
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Postby tbunao » Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:26 am

Don’t wait and just go! Best decision I’ve made was going
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby Jonny » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:01 am

Does wyoming suffice? 8-)
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby justdirtyfun » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:31 pm

I agree with stash, don't keep pushing this off.

My wife and I committed to a big vacation this past September. Utah and Colorado, even South Dakota thrown in with almost 3 weeks. The scenery was amazing and changed by the hour.
The National parks were great and our fitness/age made everything do-able. A guided hike called the fiery furnace in Arches wore us down. The whole group made it but the older folks struggled.
Things didn't go as planned and at least one job was missed. During the interview I stated the vacation was not negotiable.
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Re: Thinking About a Colorado Elk Hunt?

Postby Pa outdoorsman » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:26 am

Going in 2019, I will be 50, and wished I would have been able to do it earlier, but I will be in shape for it!!!!

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