I am for looking for Colorado guides to hunt cow elk. Any recommendations from personal experience deeply appreciated. Last guide I had had fancysite web, but there idea of guiding was driving up and down logging roads...pitiful.
Are you a resident or a non resident? For a general cow hunt with a guide if you are a non resident check the Parks and Wildlife web page and do a search on Ranching For Wildlife and check out the outfitters that are listed there.
I have to agree here. If you do your homework on where you want to hunt and include the needed scouting in advance then your ability to harvest an elk increases dramatically to equal that of using a guide. If you have a good deal of money and just want somebody to point and say shoot then follow Critter's advice and look on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website for reputable guide services.
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...