I would look around Red Feather, Wellington and Masonville. They are all west or north of Fort Collins. I have a buddy that works for a guide that has a lot of luck north east of Wellington. It's in the foothills that they are getting a lot of Elk.
Have you had any luck getting a lion on your land? I've been looking near Red Feather and no luck yet. Found tracks but they were 2 or more days old. I do have a good lead on where I can find a few but they are pretty far in and I'm having trouble getting some one to hike in with me.
Hope all is well and don't forget that I would love to go to your land with you. I still have that guy out of Wellington that has dogs.
My biggest discomfort when it comes to hunting is my feet and when they get cold or wet my hunting fun slowly turns to a job trying to keep comfortable.
In my opinion wool socks are the only socks you should be using while hunting. Any other socks do not provide the proper insulation and if they get wet all they are good for is giving you blisters. A common myth people share is that cotton socks will keep you cooler than wool because of the lighter fabric but I have noticed that wool socks in...