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    Colorado 3rd season units 68,681 and 682

    Does anyone have any experience in this area of Colorado? I will have 5 points next year and have been thinking about applying for the unit 68,681 and 682 3rd season tag. I have been researching these units for a couple years now and really like what I have seen.

    Thanks in advance!

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    Wow…I'll have to check into it. I have 9 points
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    Actually the unit gained a lot of attention when one of the owners of a big magazine killed a heavy 194" buck there in 2009 on a 4th season hunt. In 2009 it took only 3 points for a non-resident to draw the 4th season. The next year, 2010, it took 8 for a non-resident to draw, and as of last year it was at 11 I believe. The 3rd season still is a relatively easy hunt to draw.
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    Could draw the ML hunt 2nd choice until recently too.
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    I'm also debating on unit 22, or 70 third season. I just don't like the sounds of the amount of tags they give out.

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    Personally I'd rank 70, 68, 22 out of those choices

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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    Actually the unit gained a lot of attention when one of the owners of a big magazine killed a heavy 194" buck there in 2009 on a 4th season hunt. In 2009 it took only 3 points for a non-resident to draw the 4th season. The next year, 2010, it took 8 for a non-resident to draw, and as of last year it was at 11 I believe. The 3rd season still is a relatively easy hunt to draw.
    My opinion is that almost any of the deer units with a 4th season hunt and worth looking into. Not many have a 4th season, but being so late in November (and close to the rut), those that do are starting to take a lot of points for both R & NR tags. Also there are not many tags issued in most of these units. Just sayin.........
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    I'd love to hear how it goes. I'm watching 68 & 70 myself. Ruled out 22 due to oil companies, from what I've gathered.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    Actually the unit gained a lot of attention when one of the owners of a big magazine killed a heavy 194" buck there in 2009 on a 4th season hunt. In 2009 it took only 3 points for a non-resident to draw the 4th season. The next year, 2010, it took 8 for a non-resident to draw, and as of last year it was at 11 I believe. The 3rd season still is a relatively easy hunt to draw.
    Should have seen one of the hunts on the Outdoor Channel. Would expect this year's hunt to air on the show as well.

 

 

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