View Poll Results: CO trophy elk quality?

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  • Yes, it's near the bottom as trophy elk states go

    24 64.86%
  • No, it's a great trophy elk state

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    Colorado, The Worst Trophy Elk State?

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    What do you say?

    If you want a trophy elk, 6x6 300"+ is CO near the bottom of your elk states list?



    Feel free to include some colorado elk sayings too.

    "In colorado we don't have elk, we have elk hunters"

    "The orange army"
    Last edited by HuskyMusky; 06-21-2012 at 12:28 PM.

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    I agree and wouldn't even bother to apply for an elk tag in Colorado. The fires have pushed all the elk to WY, NM, and Utah. However, I think that Colorado may have better elk than Hawaii ( we are comparing all the states aren't we )!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BKC View Post
    I agree and wouldn't even bother to apply for an elk tag in Colorado. The fires have pushed all the elk to WY, NM, and Utah. However, I think that Colorado may have better elk than Hawaii ( we are comparing all the states aren't we )!
    No fires to speak of down here in the SW part of the state. Just got back from some hiking in the high country and saw lots of elk....guess they are still here!!! Guess out there in "The high plains of colorado" there aren't too many elk there in the flat lands!!!
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    Colorado has no elk. Don't bother coming here.

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    CC I think BKC was trying to get the NR's to not come and hunt in our state...Just a thought What about that fire out of Pagosa, how's that doing? If this fire keeps going in Ft Collins RMNP will be burning soon...

    Where I hunt the elk are already at the top trying to avoid the bugs and find solitude. Like every year its gonna be a different than the last

    Good luck this year!!!

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    Both comments (mine for sure) are a little "tongue in cheek" and I am sure ment to be a little humerous. My hike was a disaster!!! Got ate up by "noseeums" and it was damn hot. I did see a few elk right a daylight and then some more late afternoon. Glad I wasn't hunting. Going back in a couple of weeks when it cools down some.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adbowhunter View Post
    CC I think BKC was trying to get the NR's to not come and hunt in our state...Just a thought What about that fire out of Pagosa, how's that doing? If this fire keeps going in Ft Collins RMNP will be burning soon...

    Where I hunt the elk are already at the top trying to avoid the bugs and find solitude. Like every year its gonna be a different than the last

    Good luck this year!!!
    I'm just doing my job to help the energy crisis. I just don't want people to drive all the way here and burn all that gas and degrade the ozone layer anymore than it has to be. Then you get here find out it is overcrowded with hunters and undercrowded with elk. Maybe better to hunt high fenced elk or another state.

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    Sorry guys...coming to CO anyway...can't beat the CO high country.

    Same problem here in West Central IL...no such thing as big whitetails...not sure why all these NR drop $4000 for a 5 day hunt...it's just a pesty whitetail...
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    Aren't the 'trophy' areas more in the SW part of the state?

    I've never elk hunted CO but have been considering it.
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    Real trophy area is NW part of state, but it takes mega points to draw....upwards of 20!!!!
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