Turkey Hunting in Colorado GMU 1 - Moffat County

Sage and sage-grassland dominate, with the typical vegetation groups as the elevation increases.

GMU 1 - Moffat County

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Bounded on N, E and S by the Green River; and on W by Utah.

This unit has poor access into the rough, rocky terrain and into the wilderness area. You must draw a license to hunt the Green River units, and it can take many years of preference points. Hence, the hunting pressure is typically light.

County

Moffat

Size

127 Square Miles (81,260 Acres)

Land Ownership

11% Private, 89% Public, 61% BLM, 64% Wilderness, 23% NPS, 5% Other

Latitude/Longitude

40.6961, -108.9841

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 0 hotels, 2 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

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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.

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Other Species in Unit

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

Photos and Terrain Notes


Sage and sage-grassland dominate, with the typical vegetation groups as the elevation increases.

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