Pronghorn Hunting in Colorado GMU 37 - Summit and Grand Counties

The Continental Divide and the Gore Range Divide encircle Middle Park. Most of this terrain is steep to very steep. Sagebrush/shrubs are common on southern exposures at lower elevations.

GMU 37 - Summit and Grand Counties

Scores


Ease of Drawing
0
 
N/A
Success
32
 
32
Trophy Potential
48
 
48
Public Access
70
 
70
Ease of Terrain
65
 
65
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
 
N/A
Convenience
54
 
54
Ease of Effort
78
 
78
64
HuntScore

Access Notes


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Bounded on N by Colorado River; on E by Barger Gulch, Williams Fork River-Blue River divide, Williams Fork River-Straight Creek divide and Continental Divide; on S by Continental Divide; on W by Eagle River-TeNew Mexicoile Creek divide, I-70, Blue River, Cataract Creek and Gore Range Divide.

County

Summit, Grand

Size

488 Square Miles (312,104 Acres)

Land Ownership

29% Private, 70% Public, 65% USFS, 5% BLM

Latitude/Longitude

39.7045, -106.0735

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 4 hotels, 5 campgrounds, and 3 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

Pronghorn Notes


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HuntScore Tip

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.

Management Plan

Pronghorn Management Plan

State Agency Website

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Other Species in Unit

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

Photos and Terrain Notes


The Continental Divide and the Gore Range Divide encircle Middle Park. Most of this terrain is steep to very steep. Sagebrush/shrubs are common on southern exposures at lower elevations. The past decadefts mountain pine beetle killed an estimated 80 percent of mature lodgepole pine trees in Grand County, creating numerous hazards along public roadways as these trees begin to fall.

Pronghorn Harvest Stats (2019)


Total Hunters
9
Total Harvest
2
Harvest Male
2
Harvest Female
0
22%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
A
A
N/A
N/A 2 0
0
0
0
ALL
ALL
N/A
N/A 9 2
2
0
0
M
M
N/A
N/A 4 2
2
0
0
R
AR
N/A
N/A 3 0
0
0
0
R
R
N/A
N/A 3 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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Weather Insights


Weather can vary by elevation. See how weather varies by elevation within a unit by selecting an elevation range. Elevation ranges are based on weather stations in or near the unit. Not all weather elements are available within the unit.

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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