Colorado Elk and Deer Hunting Season

If you are interested in trying your hand at the ancient art of hunting, you might want to check out the hunting scene over at Colorado. The state has a thriving community dedicated to tracking, shooting, skinning, and using prey that are available for hunting purposes. As a result, you will find plenty of Hunting Resource options, along with accommodations.

Hunting Season

When it comes to hunting, it’s best to refer to the official dates that the state of Colorado. The dates are usually posted over at the official website of the Colorado Parks & Wildlife, along with any requirements that you might need to fulfill as well as the conditions that you need to abide by. Speaking of requirements, hunting can only be done by those who have official hunting licenses, so be sure to get yours before the season starts.

 

Available Prey

If your goal is to hunt elk and deer, be sure to look at the dates during which these particular animals are available for hunting. They’ll usually range from August to September, though the schedule can also extend all the way to December, depending on the location that you choose to hunt in. Your experience will also be affected by the kind of tools that you are going to use, so there’s that to bear in mind.

For the other available preys, you could hunt Moose and Pronghorns, along with bears. These animals do come with additional restrictions, so get ready to fulfill some special conditions if you want to go for these types of prey.

 

Tools For Hunting

 

For the most part, hunters will only be allowed to hunt prey using rifles or bows. The caliber of the rifles don’t really matter all that much, but it’s best to keep things reasonable. This means no .50 caliber rounds, since those are not only overkill, they aren’t even all that necessary when you are aiming for elk or deer. It’s not like you’ll be hunting elephants.

 

 

Then there’s the stringed projectiles, which include hunting bows or crossbows. Feel free to choose the type you want, along with the draw weight and the materials. However, you should be careful about the types of arrowheads that you use. You should not coat your arrows with poison either.