Deer Hunting in Colorado GMU 231 - Routt, Rio Blanco, and Garfield Counties
The deer herd has declined in the upper Yampa units due to a variety of factors. Most of the deer will be found in the western section of these units. Movement is also to the west. Hot spots are located north of Hayden. Some good trophy bucks are seen in
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Garfield, Eagle, and Routt
The deer are scattered and will move in response to hunting pressure and weather.
Routt and Rio Blanco
Some good trophy bucks are seen in the southern portion. This area is not managed for trophy bucks, but it does have a good number of adult males in the population.