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ft carson hunt colorado

I currently have 16 deer preference pts(nr). my intention is too draw the 142 rifle hunt.Is it a good choice? Any one have advice or suggestions? thanks in advance, rocky

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ft carson hunt colorado

I think it would be a good choice. I think the odds of getting a big buck would be better 3rd or 4th season when they move down to their winter grounds.

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ft carson hunt colorado

Unit 142 is NOT Fort Carson. It is the Pinyon Canyon Manuever Area. They are two very, very different areas.

I will be (elk) hunting the adjacent (to Pinyon Canyon) state owned Chancellor Ranch in the next two weeks. I'll let you know if I see any decent bucks. When I scouted there in August I encountered two serious deer hunters who very familiar with 142. Their opinion was that the quality had declined over the past few years.

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