Luxury Hunting Lodge

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Hunting Trip Category: Elk

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  • This is a great Colorado elk hunting lodge for large groups or corporate hunts.
    Within a stone’s throw of Steamboat Springs, Colorado lies more than 12,000 acres of pristine elk habitat on private land.

    The State of Colorado manages this herd for quantity, therefore the elk are plentiful and active. For that exact reasoning though, this is not typically classified as a trophy hunt opportunity – rather a fun, exciting and rewarding elk hunting experience.

    The Hunt
    Most elk hunting is spot and stalk with multiple encounters for hunters on each trip out. On average guests can expect to harvest a nice 5×5 bull elk. We provide this as an average because some guests harvest smaller than 5×5 bulls and some guests harvest larger 6×6 bulls. Opportunities do exist for bigger bulls that are 300″ or bigger, but cannot be represented as an average. Maybe you will be the lucky one!

    If you enjoy archery hunting, you will LOVE hunting with the guides at this Colorado elk hunting lodge. This is a fantastically fun hunt as the elk are numerous, active and in the rut. The action is endless and you will be in the elk, every day.

    Excellent opportunities exist for the muzzleloading hunter as the elk are in the rut and receptive to calls.

    1st Rifle Season:
    All elk seasons are exceptional in this region, and none are necessarily better than the others; however, the 1st rifle season does present the first opportunity with a rifle and the elk have predominantly been un-pressured throughout the September archery season.

    2nd Rifle Season:
    During the second season we generally will start to have a little snow on the ground and the elk are relatively easy to find.

    3rd Rifle Season:
    During the third season we generally have snow on the ground and the elk have grouped up a little bit in anticipation of their winter migration.

    Luxury Hunting Lodge
    Lodge Suites are luxuriously appointed and finished with beautiful tile and hardwood flooring, each guest accommodation features character, class and rustic elegance. All rooms are equipped with plush linens and towels, soft robes, cozy slippers, and majestic window views. Master suites, junior suites, and a festive bunkroom accommodate a variety of group sizes and dynamics at this Colorado dude Ranch.

    *As an alternate to the lodge, they also offer luxury wall tent hunts.

    The Fine Dining
    Lodge offers gourmet cuisine… their experienced Chefs create artistic menus of regional cuisine using fresh ingredients and quality local organic produce. A fully stocked bar and wine list is also available for your enjoyment. They are happy to cater to any dietary special requests or restrictions, simply advise upon booking your Colorado Elk Hunt.

    Additional Activities:
    For guests who harvest their elk early, a variety of ranch activities are available such as fly fishing, pond fishing, sporting clay range, upland bird hunting, horseback riding, and spa treatments. Some activities are implied in the package rate and others require additional charges. When making your reservations, please inquire for details.

    All of the staff and guides at the Ranch and Hunting Lodge love our jobs and love this special place. We genuinely enjoy sharing memorable experiences with our guests. We appreciate each and everyone of you who spend time with us here.

    This Colorado elk hunting lodge is located 20 minutes from Hayden’s Yampa Valley Regional Airport which has commercial service from many locations as well as the private air service storage for private jets.

  • Outfitter: Motherwell Ranch
    • Bow
    • Rifle
    Season: September
    Hunt Features:
    • Free range
    • Spot-and-stalk
    • Non-trophy
    • High success rate
    • High End Lodging
    • Tent Camp
    • Fine Dining
    • Drinks Included
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