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hunting in colorado and unit 16?

Any one hunted unit 16 before? especially for deer? I have a tag for the early season (oct.1-9) and have never hunted that season and was wondering what to expect. also how has the weather been this summer is it normal or still dry? will the deer still be up high or on their way down? what effects do opening day have on the local deer? do they calm back down after a few days or move to private land or ?? thanks guys

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Location: Colorado
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hunting in colorado and unit 16?

I have never hunted that unit before sorry. As for the weather, it's been a pretty hot summer with about average rainfall. More than likely the deer will be high, although I have seen a lot at lower elevation. The next couple weeks will probably play a big role. Keep an eye on the the weather in that area is possible. It takes a while for them to calm back down, opening weekend would probably be your best bet. Good luck

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Location: Shelburne, Nova Scotia
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hunting in colorado and unit 16?

HELLO COLORADO you guys have beautiful country up their.i have realitives in beauna vista.i havent been up their in a few years.their originally from my neck of the woods (nova scotia).my late uncle joined the marines and then did a couple of tours in vietnam . but when i was up there he showed me the hole country side ,went fishing to. i would of loved to go hunting but it was summer.anyways i love your country and i love your people.it puts me on a rocky mountain high. from turtlecreek.

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Location: Colorado
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hunting in colorado and unit 16?

I hunt unit 16 2nd season for elk and deer. I would not be suprised if you get snowed on. When we get the there the deer have moved down a bit but have still seen some up high. Good luck to you.

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