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.
If you're lucky enough to be on private land and can leave your stand up during the off season you can tie an old piece of cloth or something of the sort to your stand. I like to use an old camo bandana that I have. That way the deer get used to the movement and eventually don't bother even looking up when there is slight movement. This may just give you the time to draw your bow or raise your gun without being detected.