Pronghorn Hunting in Colorado GMU 65 - Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, and Ouray Counties

These units include some of the most diverse terrain in Colorado, from 4,700 feet in the dry desert lands near Delta to 14,309-foot Uncompahgre Peak. Warm weather at the low elevations will cause meat to spoil very quickly, so be prepared to pack out fast

GMU 65 - Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, and Ouray Counties

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User Scores
Ease of Drawing
0
 
N/A
Success
0
 
N/A
Trophy Potential
7
 
7
Public Access
69
 
69
Ease of Terrain
82
 
82
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
72
 
72
Ease of Effort
50
 
50
59
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Access Notes


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Bounded on N by US Highway 50; on E by Big Blue Creek-Cimarron Creek divide; on S by Ouray-San Juan County line; on W by Ouray-San Miguel Countyline, County Highway 62 and County Highway 550.

Parts of GMU 65 are easily accessible by road, so hunting pressure near roads is significant. Hunters must be willing to walk well away from roads if they expect to be successful. The Uncompahgre a... Create a free account to read the rest of this access note!

County

Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray

Size

672 Square Miles (429,777 Acres)

Land Ownership

47% Private, 53% Public, 40% USFS, 10% BLM, 3% State, 16% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

38.2073, -107.6489

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 24 hotels, 6 campgrounds, and 3 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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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


These units include some of the most diverse terrain in Colorado, from 4,700 feet in the dry desert lands near Delta to 14,309-foot Uncompahgre Peak. Warm weather at the low elevations will cause m... Create a free account to read the rest of this terrain note!

Pronghorn Over The Counter Hunts (2021)


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Pronghorn Harvest Stats (2021)


Total Hunters
2
Total Harvest
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Harvest Male
0
Harvest Female
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Average Success
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N/A 2 0
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Average Temps

Use temperature ranges to plan and prepare for your hunt. Large swings indicate a good layering system should be used. Be sure to make note of the extreme temperatures as these often pose the greatest risk to hunters. If you plan on hunting in higher elevation, as a rule of thumb, expect the tempture to decrease roughly 5° for every 1000' in elevation gain.

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