Unit 61 Blog Posts

Colorado big game season changes 2015

Colorado big game season changes were approved and overall the changes seem positive, especially the additional moose licenses. Also, the 2015 Big Game Brochure is scheduled for release on Feb. 10. “Commissioners received briefings on a variety...

Colorado Elk Hunting Public Land: Success & Lessons Learned

My Colorado elk hunting public land experience turned out to be amazing.  I was blessed to get a large 6×5 bull and my hunting partner got a 6×4. I built up 8 years of preference points in order to hunt the Uncompahgre (unit 61) in Colorad...

Hunting Games Part II: Success and Missed Opportunity

It’s the last day of the unit 61 Colorado elk hunt and I only have about an hour left. I’ve waited 8 years and pushed through seven long days, each beginning around 5 a.m. and ending in the cold dark night. My trophy bull elk hunting oppo...

Hunting Games: Do I have what it takes to beat the bull elk?

Hunting games are something I play every year. Its me versus the wild elk, deer and other big game in God’s majestic creation. This October the stakes are higher, but so are the odds of success. All of my elk hunting has been DIY on public land...

Hunting Games Part I: Do I have what it takes to beat the bull elk?

Hunting games are something I play every year. Its me versus the wild elk, deer and other big game in God’s majestic creation. This October the stakes are higher, but so are the odds of success. All of my elk hunting has been DIY on public land...
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