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Offline Skillet

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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.

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Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2018, 10:13:47 AM »
Can you bring a friend  ;) ;)
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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. 


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Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2018, 12:34:03 PM »
Lots of big white tails down there.

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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. 
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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.
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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.

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

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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

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Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2018, 08:21:39 AM »
I'm jealous!  Plains country pumps out giants!
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Re: Southeast Colorado
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2018, 08:25:54 AM »
Bring some salmon, good luck

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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.

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