Colorado AFI Disabled Vet Elk and Bear Hunt
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Sep 19 - Sep 23
Starting at 12pm
WHERE
GMU 70
Redvale, CO

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event_title: Colorado AFI Disabled Vet Elk and Bear Hunt

event_time_zone: America/Denver

event_start: September 19, 2024 12:00

event_duration: 5760

event_end: September 23, 2024 12:00

event_address: 102 County Road 29U East, Redvale, CO 81431, United States

event_description:  Why You Should Want to Attend:Are you a new or nearly new hunter? Are you a disabled veteran? Do you live in CO? Can you be in shape to hunt rugged high elevation country in beautiful SW CO by Sept 19th?If you can answer yes to all questions, then Colorado AFI has an opportunity of a lifetime for you. We are seeking 4 disabled veterans that have been hunting for 0 to 2 years to participate in a mentored hunt in conjunction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and a private ranch in CO Game Management Unit (GMU) 70.You and your mentor (provided by BHA) will have full access to portions of a private ranch near Norwood, CO with the opportunity to hunt antlerless elk with a license provided by CPW. You will also have the chance to obtain a private land only bear tag for this weekend. While this hunt will be within the archery elk season it is a special hunt and these tags are from a hunter recruitment pool, thus you will be able to hunt with a rifle. You need to have passed hunter education and be qualified to hold a hunting license in CO.To be a good applicant for this disabled veteran hunt, you also need to be able to hike for several miles per day above 8,000 feet in steep and rough terrain.  This hunt will provide a qualified veteran an excellent opportunity to fill the freezer and learn alongside a more experienced hunter. Our goal is to provide new hunters the opportunity to add to their hunting skillset to help them on the path to becoming a self-sufficient hunter.  This is your opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills working by directly with a mentor.  Our goal is to get you, the new hunter, on game and help reduce the learning curve as you progress toward becoming a self-sustaining hunter.RSVP today! Dont forget to fill out the participant application form linked in your RSVP confirmation email.Application period closes July 28th!What you will need to provide:- A rifle of sufficient caliber to swiftly dispatch elk and bear sized game- ammunition- a steady shot- a desire to learn- a positive attitude.For those selected, we will follow up with a more detailed packing list. When is it:Sept 19th - 23th, 2024Where is it:102 County Road 29U EastRedvale, CO 81431 Who can attend:- This event is open to Disabled Veterans that have less than 2 yrs hunting experience.- You do not need to be a BHA member to attend (but we sure would appreciate it if you were)Dont forget to fill out the participant application form linked in your RSVP confirmation email.Application period closes July 28th! Sign up today! For any questions, please contact Colorado AFI Liaison Matt Lee at coafibackcountryhunters.org orAFI_Skillsbridgebackcountryhunters.org

Colorado AFI Disabled Vet Elk and Bear Hunt

 

Why You Should Want to Attend:

Are you a new or nearly new hunter? Are you a disabled veteran? Do you live in CO? Can you be in shape to hunt rugged high elevation country in beautiful SW CO by Sept 19th?

If you can answer yes to all questions, then Colorado AFI has an opportunity of a lifetime for you. We are seeking 4 disabled veterans that have been hunting for 0 to 2 years to participate in a mentored hunt in conjunction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and a private ranch in CO Game Management Unit (GMU) 70.

You and your mentor (provided by BHA) will have full access to portions of a private ranch near Norwood, CO with the opportunity to hunt antlerless elk with a license provided by CPW. You will also have the chance to obtain a private land only bear tag for this weekend. While this hunt will be within the archery elk season it is a special hunt and these tags are from a hunter recruitment pool, thus you will be able to hunt with a rifle. You need to have passed hunter education and be qualified to hold a hunting license in CO.

To be a good applicant for this disabled veteran hunt, you also need to be able to hike for several miles per day above 8,000 feet in steep and rough terrain.  This hunt will provide a qualified veteran an excellent opportunity to fill the freezer and learn alongside a more experienced hunter. Our goal is to provide new hunters the opportunity to add to their hunting skillset to help them on the path to becoming a self-sufficient hunter.  This is your opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills working by directly with a mentor.  Our goal is to get you, the new hunter, on game and help reduce the learning curve as you progress toward becoming a self-sustaining hunter.

RSVP today! Don't forget to fill out the participant application form linked in your RSVP confirmation email.

Application period closes July 28th!

What you will need to provide:


- A rifle of sufficient caliber to swiftly dispatch elk and bear sized game

- ammunition

- a steady shot

- a desire to learn

- a positive attitude.

For those selected, we will follow up with a more detailed packing list.

 

When is it:

Sept 19th - 23th, 2024

Where is it:

102 County Road 29U East

Redvale, CO 81431

 

Who can attend:

- This event is open to Disabled Veterans that have less than 2 yrs hunting experience.

- You do not need to be a BHA member to attend 

(but we sure would appreciate it if you were)

Don't forget to fill out the participant application form linked in your RSVP confirmation email.

Application period closes July 28th! Sign up today!

 

For any questions, please contact Colorado AFI Liaison Matt Lee at

[email protected]

or

[email protected]

WHEN
September 19, 2024 at 12:00pm - September 23, 2024
WHERE
GMU 70
102 County Road 29U East
Redvale, CO 81431
United States
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david sampson Ken Balderrama Terry McConnell Rob Williams Scott Lorenz Timothy Cooper Eric Shenton Shawn Snyder

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