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Colorado GMU's 35 and 36

Do any of you guys hunt gmu 35 or 36 in Colorado? I have a tag for the 3rd season rifle hunt and have never hunted this area before. I have been out with my hunting buddy a few times this summer to check the area out and get a feel for what's there. We have some ideas of where we'd like to hunt but are always open to suggestions. From what I hear we will have plenty of company! Any thoughts or ideas from you guys? We have no problem hiking to get away from roads and people (this is what we'd like to do) and we'll probalby have some horses as well.

Thanks in advance for any and all help/advice given.

WFG

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Colorado GMU's 35 and 36

If anybody has info they are willing to share but are not comfortable sharing with the whole world, feel free to PM me or let me know and we can swap emails.

Thanks

WFG

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GMUs 35, 36 and 361

My brother and I have drawn either sex elk tags for 4th season in the above areas. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,

Larry

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RamHtr99 wrote:
My brother and I have drawn either sex elk tags for 4th season in the above areas. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks,

Larry

For the fourth season it is all going to depend on the amount of snow that shows up between now and then. Unit 35 has so much private and a lot of it is up high that you need a couple of feet of snow just to drive the animals down to the BLM ground but there are some elk that hang around Blue Lake on the eastern side of the unit. You need to travel through quite a bit of private but it is a county road so there is no problems getting there. Also on the north end of the unit out of Burns but here again there is a lot of private.

For unit 36 I would go up on Red and White mountain out of Avon or take the forest service road out of Vail towards Piney Lake. I haven't hunted this area for years but quite a few hunters do so you would have company but the animals should be moving with enough hunters.

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Colorado GMU's 35 and 36

wyflyguy, Welcome to BGH! Big smile I use to hunt 36 a lot and could give you a few areas but I've already given them to 2-3 guys who called me earlier this year and would not want you guys stepping on each other as the areas that I told them about isn't very big. I know where some nice ones are in other areas but 3rd season is to late to hunt that area because of all of the snow. I will make this suggestion. Find the most remote area you can on your maps, away from the roads and ATV trails and hunt there. I hope you find some good areas

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Colorado GMU's 35 and 36

Hiker - Thanks for the reply! I did some searching and saw that you had given some info to a couple of other guys and that's fine. I think we are going to try to stay away from area 36, but we're pretty much open to anything. We are planning on putting a lot of shoe leather down to do just what you said.

Thanks for the input. It is much appreciated.

WFG

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