collapse
Elk101

Author Topic: Southeast Colorado  (Read 851 times)

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4037
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Southeast Colorado
« on: February 08, 2018, 09:16:38 AM »
Anybody know anything about hunting the plains of SE Colorado?  I have been invited to hunt mule deer on a large cattle ranch near La Junta.  Is this a big buck area?  Looking here first for info from those in the know.

 :tup:
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline elkaholic123

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 1306
  • Location: granite falls
  • Groups: Montana Dirty Dozen,Life member RMEF,NAHC, WSF
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 10:13:47 AM »
Can you bring a friend  ;) ;)
elkaholic

Offline jjhunter

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 1605
  • Location: Mule Deer Country
  • Aim small. Miss small.
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2018, 12:19:25 PM »
My hunting partner used to live there and ran that area for BNSF.  He was always talking about the giant deer they saw in and around the rails in that country. 


Offline Stalker

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jan 2008
  • Posts: 451
  • Location: Washington
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2018, 12:34:03 PM »
Lots of big white tails down there.

Offline Skillet

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+12)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2009
  • Posts: 4037
  • Location: Sitka / Everett
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2018, 02:06:01 PM »
Can you bring a friend  ;) ;)

I don't think my invite says "+1"  :chuckle:

My hunting partner used to live there and ran that area for BNSF.  He was always talking about the giant deer they saw in and around the rails in that country. 

Good to hear.  The owner says he has some big mulies, but big is relative.   

He didn't mention whitetail, but I wouldn't travel that far for a whitetail anyway. 
KABOOM Count - 1

"The ocean is calling, and I must go."

Offline Buckblaster

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 477
  • Location: NE WA
  • 2015 Wyoming Moose
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2018, 07:09:38 AM »
My brother in law is from eastern Colorado and his family takes some huge buck out there.  Most of the land is private so you are lucky to have an invite onto some land.
« Last Edit: February 10, 2018, 07:15:53 AM by Buckblaster »
NRA Life Member

"The people will not understand the importance of the Second Amendment until it is too late."
Thomas Jefferson

Offline Magnum_Willys

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2009
  • Posts: 3106
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2018, 07:12:35 AM »
Anybody know anything about hunting the plains of SE Colorado?  I have been invited to hunt mule deer on a large cattle ranch near La Junta.  Is this a big buck area?  Looking here first for info from those in the know.

 :tup:
Nothin there..... but Iíll give ya a $1000 to borrow your nametag for that invite  :chuckle: :chuckle:

Offline Mtnwalker

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Aug 2015
  • Posts: 260
  • Location: Selah
  • Groups: NRA RMEF MDF
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2018, 07:55:46 AM »
Eastern Colorado in general is one of the best places to kill a monster mule deer if you can get land access. Sounds like a great opportunity to me

Offline Karl Blanchard

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Aug 2008
  • Posts: 5133
  • Location: Selah, WA
  • Jonathan_S hunting apparel prostaff
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2018, 08:21:39 AM »
I'm jealous!  Plains country pumps out giants!
It is foolish and wrong to mourn these men.  Rather, we should thank god that such men lived.  -General George S. Patton

Aaron's Profile:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;u=2875
Aaron's Posts:  http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?action=profile;area=showposts;u=2875
Aaron's Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/aaron.blanchard.94

Online nwwanderer

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 1571
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2018, 08:25:54 AM »
Bring some salmon, good luck

Online Dan-o

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 9289
Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2018, 10:26:14 AM »
Anybody know anything about hunting the plains of SE Colorado?  I have been invited to hunt mule deer on a large cattle ranch near La Junta.  Is this a big buck area?  Looking here first for info from those in the know.

 :tup:


OOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHH!

I'll trade you some premium Alaskan Halibut and Salmon if I can tag along.

Trust me, it'll be worth it.   Some of the best fish you've ever had........
Member:   Yakstrakgutp (or whatever we are)
I love the BFRO!!!
I wonder how many people will touch their nose to their screen trying to read this...

 

* Recent Topics

blacktail deer pre-rut by fishnfur
[Today at 09:06:36 PM]


Big buck! by h2ofowlr
[Today at 09:06:22 PM]


2018 Deer as they lay. by Oh Mah
[Today at 09:01:35 PM]


Is this the culprit by JakeLand
[Today at 09:00:34 PM]


AKC Lab Pups - Nov 10th by rainshadow1
[Today at 08:59:16 PM]


2018 Deer, post them here by elkrack
[Today at 08:57:00 PM]


6.5 recoil by h20hunter
[Today at 08:56:52 PM]


Which method of carying your side arm do you like best?? by Knocker of rocks
[Today at 08:56:05 PM]


Confusing Elk Kill by Jpmiller
[Today at 08:54:54 PM]


Whats your blacktail rifle / caliber ? by ruttnbuck
[Today at 08:52:21 PM]


North Cascades elk plan done, but decisions still ahead by Jpmiller
[Today at 08:49:54 PM]


Pics of your backcountry camp by elkrack
[Today at 08:48:54 PM]


Should this be reported?! by bigtex
[Today at 08:47:22 PM]


6.5 creedmore by CaNINE
[Today at 08:46:25 PM]


Pictures and lessons learned from a second year of mule deer tag soup by swanny
[Today at 08:39:55 PM]


WTB Gen 1 Exo pack frame by T-Dozzer
[Today at 08:35:33 PM]


I'd like to try hunting snow geese in skagit valley by aaronoto
[Today at 08:29:23 PM]


Kinght Disc Extreme Oon Sale by Buck86
[Today at 08:28:48 PM]


Tribal wolf hunt by Southpole
[Today at 08:25:42 PM]


Conflict Goat Tag by elkrack
[Today at 08:25:36 PM]