I call the DOW today... the guy I talk to basically told me "go get a refund"... nothing but private land in those units. The book had some units listed as "private land only", but not these so we figured there would be something..
Oh well, we will get our money back and shift the focus to pheasant
hopefully this post will hope someone in the future thinking about hunting these units.
Thanks Adam. I was about to go and purchase a license for that area today. I am glad I researched it first! I am new to hunting in Colorado, so I was pretty excited to get in the woods. Now that I know it is mostly private, I will contiue my search. Good liuck with the pheasant!
I braved the 461... only to be let down. We hunted the small bit of NF on the north side of the Platte River, about 4 miles NE of South Platte. The area is not hunter friendly-- only very steep, rocky slopes-- and not much public land AT ALL.
Anyway, this was my first CO big game hunting attempt-- can't wait till big game season next year...and small game season!
I have done everything possible to get my kids involved in hunting. Every time out whether it be scouting, camping or during the actual hunt, I will challenge them to find their way back without using any electronics (GPS). Also without a compass. They know by now that I am going to challenge one of them, so right off the bat when leaving our vehicle or camp they will start picking out land marks to help them out. Makes me and them feel confident that if we were to somehow separate that they...