Anytime in the moths of December, January or February
This fully guided, 1×1 cow elk hunt includes one-in-a-half days of hunting and two nights of meals and lodging. Hunters will try to arrive around noon, check into the ranch and then begin hunting. They will also have the entire next day to hunt if needed. If flying, clients will be picked-up and dropped-off at Denver International Airport, so no car rental is required.
This incredible ranch is located on the plains of northeastern Colorado and has exclusive access to six square miles of rolling hills and tall grasslands. This hidden preserve has a resident herd of estate elk. The ranch also hosts several other species including: mule deer, pronghorn antelope and Ringneck pheasants for your viewing enjoyment.
All-Inclusive lodging at the ranch’s 1800’s style fort rounds out this experience. This includes all food and beverage (non-alcoholic). The lodge offers you and your group a unique home away from home. The 4,800 square foot building can house eight people comfortably and is furnished with four queen size beds, two in each wing, a bunk bedroom, kitchen, dining room, two bathrooms and courtyard with a wonderful fire pit.
These hunts are conducted at a moderate pace designed for almost all levels of fitness. This hunt is designed to harvest meat and stock the freezer. Tag- NO HUNTING LICENSE REQUIRED as the ranch is a high fence preserve and all tags are issued by the landowner. The outfitter can provide recommendations for local processing and shipping of meat. This will be at the hunter’s expense. This is a fun and affordable way to get away this season and get those freezers stocked for the winter!
Included in trip price
Easy: Farm or ranch hunts from stands or blinds. Substantial use of 4x4 pickups, UTVs. Most whitetail deer hunts.
Medium: These hunts are mostly conducted on private ranches. Species include mule deer, elk, antelope, some caribou and African plains game hunts. Moderate to light hiking each day in semi-mountainous terrain.
Hard: These hunts are a true wilderness experience and are usually conducted on horseback, hunting species such as elk, moose, bear, some mountain lion and African Cape buffalo. Difficult to extreme hiking and backpacking can be involved.
Difficult: All sheep hunts, goat, most grizzly and brown bear, some mountain lion and elephant. The terrain and/or animals can involve some dangerous situations. These hunts will probably require extreme physical endurance and some athletic ability.
Comfortable 1800’s Style Fort
Flying: Fly to Denver International Airport where the outfitter will meet you and transfer you to the lodge.
Driving: Drive to ranch near Byers, Colorado
Easy: Somewhat easy walking when it comes to physicality. Minimal walking or hiking and terrain is very accessible. Mostly hunting from blinds or tree stands.
Moderate: Physicality is somewhat moderate to advanced. Spot and stalk method of hunting as well as some hunting from blinds. Terrain can vary from prairies to mountains at higher elevations.
Difficult: Requires an advanced degree of physical endurance. Terrain is typically more mountainous and hunting can take place at higher elevation.
Extreme: Most difficult and physically demanding hunts. Requires advanced to extreme endurance and terrain or game pursued may involve dangerous situations.