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    Unit 61

    I have 10 Preference Points for Elk right now. I was thinking of Unit 61 fall of 2014. I have done some research and spoke with a biologist. I will be on my own (on foot) on a DIY hunt. Any thoughts, suggestions or opinions on Unit 61 or a different Unit with 10 pts for Elk would be appreciated. Thanks.

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    Do you know which season you want to hunt?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    Do you know which season you want to hunt?
    Yeah, need to know which season your looking at. 10 points won't get you archery or muzzleloading. Not sure about 1st season which imo would be your best bet if your rifle hunting.

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    Yea I was thinking 1ST Rifle

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    First Rifle.

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    I don't think 10 points will get you any hunt in 61. I have 12 and I'm pretty sure my research led me to that realization last year. And, the points will keep going up . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by HiMtnHnter View Post
    I don't think 10 points will get you any hunt in 61. I have 12 and I'm pretty sure my research led me to that realization last year. And, the points will keep going up . . .
    You might be right for a non-resident. I haven't looked. A resident can draw a rifle season for less than 10 points. Although1st may be approaching 10?

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    The point needed in 2012 (last year available) were:

    M/L R=14 NR=19; 1st rifle R=10 NR=18; 2nd R=6 NR=15; 3rd R=6 NR=15; 4th R=7 NR=15.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    The point needed in 2012 (last year available) were:

    M/L R=14 NR=19; 1st rifle R=10 NR=18; 2nd R=6 NR=15; 3rd R=6 NR=15; 4th R=7 NR=15.
    Thanks CC. IMO unit 61 is not worth waiting that long for! I can't believe it takes that many points for NR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoHiCntry View Post
    IMO unit 61 is not worth waiting that long for! I can't believe it takes that many points for NR.
    Are you saying that because of trophy quality, access, population, etc?? Just curious, I haven't done a lot of research on that unit, since I have 3 points and will never chase high point units again after burning 10 in 2010.

 

 

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