Pronghorn Hunting in Colorado GMU 521 - Gunnison and Delta Counties

The Grand Mesa is heavily forested and offers a wide variety of terrain: from the spruce, fir and aspen forests up to 11,000 feet, to the piñonjuniper woodlands at about 4,800 feet.

GMU 521 - Gunnison and Delta Counties

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Ease of Drawing
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Success
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N/A
Trophy Potential
48
 
48
Public Access
76
 
76
Ease of Terrain
70
 
70
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
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N/A
Convenience
0
 
N/A
Ease of Effort
78
 
78
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Bounded on N by Delta-Mesa County line and Gunnison-Mesa County line; on E by Gunnison-Pitkin County line, White River-Gunnison National Forest boundary and Ruby Range Summit; on S by Gunnison County Road 12 (Kebler Pass Road), N Fork of Gunnison River; on W by Jay Creek, West Reservoir No. 1, Overland Ditch and Grand Mesa-Gunnison National Forest boundary.

Motorized access is good but roads can become muddy. Hunters should obtain maps to avoid trespassing or unintentionally crossing private land. Respect motorized closures on public lands. The lower ... Create a free account to read the rest of this access note!

County

Gunnison, Delta

Size

508 Square Miles (324,934 Acres)

Land Ownership

25% Private, 75% Public, 68% USFS, 8% BLM, 13% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

39.0305, -107.4464

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 0 hotels, 0 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

Pronghorn Notes


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Many units in pronghorn country are located on private land. However, many have been rated as good access locations. Landowners are more likely to give you permission to hunt pronghorn than deer.

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Other Species in Unit

Deer, Elk, Shiras Moose, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, Turkey,

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Photos and Terrain Notes


The Grand Mesa is heavily forested and offers a wide variety of terrain: from the spruce, fir and aspen forests up to 11,000 feet, to the piñonjuniper woodlands at about 4,800 feet.

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Pronghorn Over The Counter Hunts (2020)


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Pronghorn Harvest Stats (2018)


Total Hunters
4
Total Harvest
0
Harvest Male
0
Harvest Female
0
0%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
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N/A 4 0
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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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