Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 19 - Larimer County

Elk summer range generally includes areas between 9,500 and 11,500 feet in elevation. These areas usually become available to elk as snowlines recede in mid to late May. The majority of elk in this area winter at elevations between 7,000 and 9,500 feet.

GMU 19 - Larimer County

Scores


Scores
User Scores
Ease of Drawing
81
 
81
Success
18
 
18
Trophy Potential
74
 
74
Public Access
92
 
92
Ease of Terrain
94
 
94
Room to Breathe
5
 
5
Opportunity
41
 
41
Convenience
100
 
100
Ease of Effort
42
 
42
71
HuntScore

Access Notes


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Bounded on N by County Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon Road); on E by I-25; on S by Harmony Road, County Roads 19, 38E, 27 and 44H (Buckhorn Road), Elk Creek-Pennock Creek divide and Rocky Mountain National Park boundary; on W by Larimer-Jackson County line.

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County

Larimer

Size

423 Square Miles (270,819 Acres)

Land Ownership

32% Private, 68% Public, 61% USFS, 1% State, 30% Wilderness, 1% NPS, 1% Other

Latitude/Longitude

40.6034, -105.4728

Amenities

There are 1 hospitals, 6 hotels, 69 campgrounds, and 9 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

Elk Notes


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Elk summer range generally includes areas between 9,500 and 11,500 feet in elevation. These areas usually become available to elk as snowlines recede in mid to late May. The majority of elk in this... Create a free account to read the rest of this elk hunting note!

HuntScore Tip

Public land and private land percentages can sometime be misleading. A unit may have 80% public land, but a particluar species may only occupy 20% on the entire area. And that 20% species distribution may lie 100% within private lands. Does that sound confusing? Just remember that there are always exceptions to the rule, and land ownership is just one piece of the puzzle.

Management Plan

Elk Management Plan

State Agency Website

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Photos and Terrain Notes


Elevations range from 12,795 feet at the highest point in the southwestern part of the area to 4,921 feet along the eastern edge near Fort Collins. This area covers much of the northern part of the... Create a free account to read the rest of this terrain note!

Elk Drawing Stats (2021)


Total Quota
4,360
Licenses Drawn
3,535
Licenses Surplus
825
Resident Quota
2,854
Nonresident Quota
549
Landowner Quota
1,039
Youth Quota
169
77.7%
Overall Unit
1st Choice Draw Odds
Choose a hunt below to take a deeper dive into quotas, drawing odds, drawing trends, and harvest data.
Stats Apply For Sex Manner Season Type Draw Odds HuntScore Notes
EF019O3R
F
R
O3
LL
100%
82
EF007O1M
F
M
O1
LL
100%
79 Permit Type A; License Valid for Units: 7, 8, 9, 19, 191;
EM007O1M
M
M
O1
LL
60.3%
72 Permit Type A; License Valid for Units: 7, 8, 9, 19, 191;
EF019L1R
F
R
L1
LL
100%
78
EF019O2R
F
R
O2
LL
100%
82
EM019O3R
M
R
O3
LL
100%
83
EF019O4R
F
R
O4
LL
100%
82
EF019P5R
F
R
P5
LL
100%
81
EM019O1R
M
R
O1
LL
61.8%
75
EM019O2R
M
R
O2
LL
100%
83
EM019O4R
M
R
O4
LL
100%
83
EE007O1A
E
A
O1
LL
74.6%
70 Permit Type A; License Valid for Units: 7, 8, 9, 19, 191;
HuntScore Tip: Private land only licenses, also called PLO licenses, require the holder to hunt in a specific GMU and are valid only on private land. You must obtain permission from a landowner. It is recommended that you secure permission from a landowner before purchasing the license.

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Elk Harvest Stats (2021)


Total Hunters
1,111
Total Harvest
132
Harvest Male
118
Harvest Female
14
12%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
A
NA
N/A 169 33
27
6
0
ALL
ALL
NA
N/A 1111 132
118
14
0
M
M
NA
N/A 93 34
34
0
0
R
PLO
PLO
N/A 117 0
0
0
0
R
O4
LL
M
75 8
8
0
0
R
O4
LL
F
5 2
0
2
0
R
O3
LL
M
116 9
9
0
0
R
O3
LL
F
40 0
0
0
0
R
O3
NA
N/A 156 9
9
0
0
R
O2
NA
N/A 359 37
37
0
0
R
O2
LL
F
89 0
0
0
0
R
O2
LL
M
270 37
37
0
0
R
O1
LL
F
8 0
0
0
0
R
O1
LL
M
93 3
3
0
0
R
O1
NA
N/A 101 3
3
0
0
R
L0
NA
N/A 36 6
0
6
0
R
L0
NA
N/A 36 6
0
6
0
R
PLO
PLO
N/A 117 0
0
0
0
HuntScore Tip: With more than 300,000 hunting licenses sold in Colorado each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife thinks it's impossible to contact every hunter. So, harvest data is not actual. It's a statistical sample calculation based on license sales data and an estimate of hunter numbers and hunter success. Hunter activity and success is gathered through the hunter survey sent to all Colorado licensed hunters. Response is voluntary and therefore not complete.

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Average Temps

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