Deer Hunting in Colorado GMU 86 - Fremont, Custer, and Chaffee Counties
Mule deer inhabit both lower and higher elevation habitat, but tend to utilize lower elevations containing more piñon/juniper and brushy vegetation. There are very low whitetail numbers and almost exclusively on private land.
Similar Nearby Deer Units
Custer and Fremont
Deer are found throughout the unit in the early seasons and move down to private land during winter. Best densities in west end of unit. Very low whitetail numbers and almost exclusively on private land.
Alamosa and Saguache
The population is growing and offers a high buck-to-doe ratio. Hunter success is good for those who draw a license. A limited number of licenses are issued for this area.