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What are the best GMU in Colorado for elk?

What are the best GMU in Colorado for elk?

Unit 1 and Unit 201 in the northwest corner of Colorado are known for their fabulous elk hunting. This is undoubtedly the best region in the state for producing giant bulls. This region consistently produces elk in the 330” to 380” B&C class for those who have the preference points to draw.

How do I look up my Colorado CID number?

You can also call 1-800-244-5613 or go into any CPW office to get a Customer Identification number (CID).

  1. You’ll need to provide:
  2. You’ll then receive your CID.

What is the preference point code for Colorado elk?

(The hunt code for a preference point for elk is E-P-999-99-P). you will not be awarded a preference point.

Where is GMU 22 Colorado?

Overview of CO GMU 22 Hunting Facts Situated in western Colorado just southwest of Meeker in Rio Blanco county is Unit 22, a unit populated by elk, deer and antelope. Between its 130 miles of trails and abundance of county roads, Unit 22 is a highly accessible unit for public land hunting.

Where is the biggest elk herd in Colorado?

According to John Ellenberger, big-game manager for the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the White River National Forest is the state’s elk mecca. “Our largest herd is the White River elk herd, found in the northern half of the White River National Forest–north of Interstate 70,” says Ellenberger.

What part of Colorado has the highest elk population?

Grand County and Middle Park are part of northwest Colorado which is home to the largest migratory herd of elk in North America. This same part of the state also has the largest mule deer population in the United States.

How many elk tags can you have in Colorado?

Colorado limits elk tags for each hunter by classifying licenses as either List A, B or C. As a general rule you can get two tags: either one List A and one List B tag or two List B tags. You cannot get two List A tags, nor can you get one List A and two List B.

What is Colorado deer preference point code?

Colorado Mule Deer Hunts Again, if you’re not ready to hunt this year, you can simply apply for a preference point. The preference point hunt code for deer is D-P-999-99-P. And just like elk, just a handful of points will open doors to some great hunts.

How much does a Colorado elk preference point cost?

There are no longer preference point fees for elk, deer, pronghorn or bear. Preference point fees for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, moose and mountain goat will be $50 for residents and $100 for nonresidents.

Are Colorado OTC elk tags unit specific?

Do I have to choose a specific unit when I purchase an OTC license? No, you don’t have to select a unit when you purchase an OTC license. Over-the-counter elk licenses are valid in more than 100 units up and down the state. You can purchase your license, and then decide where to hunt.

What units are OTC in Colorado?

There are two OTC archery hunts, an Either-Sex and an Antlerless hunt (same dates) and three OTC rifle seasons; 2nd Rifle Season, 3rd Rifle Season and a Plains Rifle Season in eastern Colorado. Hunters with OTC Either-sex Archery tags can hunt in 137 of Colorado’s 184 elk units (Game Management Units – GMU’s).

Where is the best elk hunting in Colorado on public land?

Look to the Routt National Forest where you’ll find large elk numbers. The basic movement is from the higher to lower elevations in response to hunting pressure and elevation. With 48 percent of the land available to the public, hunters, over the past few years, have reported about an 18% success rate.

Can I purchase a GMU map of Colorado?

Game Management Unit (GMU) maps At this time no individual GMU maps are available for purchase. Below is a list of some of the available topography maps of Colorado.

Is 082 a good GMU for elk hunting?

For instance, GMU 082 is generally flat and open over 70% of the GMU. However, the remaining 30% of the GMU (the areas you would actually be hunting for elk) is very rugged, so assigning a terrain difficulty level of “Low” to this GMU would be misleading.

What are the region 1 GMU numbers?

Region 1 GMUs GMU Number GMU Name GMU Number 101 GMU Name Sherman GMU Number 105 GMU Name Kellyhill GMU Number 108 GMU Name Douglas GMU Number 111 GMU Name Aladdin

Where can I find spatial data for gmus?

Spatial data for GMUs, as well as deer, elk, moose and other hunt areas, are available on the WDFW Open Data Portal .