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    units 67, 481

    my brother and I are DIY hunters, we have no points for Colorado but want to hunt elk this year. preferably 1st season rifle. has anybody hunted unit 67 or 481? or any other units that we could hunt 1st season. we would really appreciate any help. thanks

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    I doubt you can get a 1st rifle tag in 481 with no points.

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    My daughter drew 1st season rifle bull last year with no points. If you don't mind crowds it's easy to draw but there were way to many people for us. Vehicles 4 wheelers and jeeps everywhere. Did see a few elk but no legal bulls and that was way off the road

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    You might get drawn for unit 67 first season elk. I hunted deer there last year 3rd season. Got a 180.5 and saw better. I doubt the elk I saw would be at lower altitude 1st season. I was in that unit 3 or four times scouting and I doubt I was ever where I would have hunted elk, anyway I like the unit except for private land. I dont think that would be much of a factor hunting elk 1st season. I would hunt elk in that unit and probably high. I did see a large herd of elk in third season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoytshooter1977 View Post
    My daughter drew 1st season rifle bull last year with no points. If you don't mind crowds it's easy to draw but there were way to many people for us. Vehicles 4 wheelers and jeeps everywhere. Did see a few elk but no legal bulls and that was way off the road
    Not much help without telling him the unit.

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    what can you tell me about units 41 411 52 421 521 42. thanks. john

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    Are you looking at the stats on the DOW web site, or is this your research here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Hunter View Post
    Are you looking at the stats on the DOW web site, or is this your research here?
    My thoughts exactly!

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    no this is not my research. I have been going over the cdow stats called the hunt planners, talked to other friends here that hunt Colorado, but none have hunted these units.

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    67 can be a good hunt if you happen to draw. You really don't have to get way off the beaten path to find them but you do need to be patient. I've noticed those elk are quick to head to private land, but later in the season when folks start clearing out they will drift back onto public land until the next wave of folks roll in.

 

 

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