is it muzzerloader only? We are setting this hunt through a friend of my dad.. i have the actual brochure for the hunt with the info and costs... but there is NO contact # for the outfitter... Im waiting on more info from dads friend.. Here is whats on the brochure:
Colorado Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt 2012
$354 send by april 5
-3 processing fee
-25 perference point cost
$326 returned june 2011
$549 tag cost - april
$5 conservation stamp
$554 Total cost
Total cost of receiving an elk tage in one of the best areas in Colorado
$ 28 + $554 = $582
$1100 to be packed into a spike camp. tent,stove,cooking utencils furnished. Just bring food, clothes, rifle and misc...
--ALL INFO TAKEN DIRECTLY FROM BROCHURE--
To be honest is sounds cheap..
They also supply the horses and they will help us get to our camp site anywhere from 8 to 10 miles in... they also will send in riders 1-2 times a day to check on us.. The have 8 camps across Area 66 with a limit of no more than 6 hunters per camp (there will be 5 of us)
I just meant that the muzzleloader hunt there must hyped up by someone. It takes 4 points for a resident, but 10 for a nonresident. Should tell you something when the out of staters value a hunt 2.5 times as much as the residents. It takes 0 points to draw in rifle season for a resident.
But that does seem cheap. I'd be careful. Good area though.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...