COLORADO ELK HUNTS

The Motherwell Hunting Lodge offers more than 11,000 acres of pristine elk habitat on private land just outside of Hayden in Northwest Colorado. This area plays home to one of the largest elk herds in North America.  Here you will enjoy an adventurous and exciting elk hunting experience as the elk are plentiful and active.  Our expansive private land and superior habitat provides guests with various opportunities for a successful harvest.   The following free range Colorado elk hunts are available to our guests:

 

ARCHERY ELK 

Dates:  Available between August 30 - September 30, 2019

Hunt Package:  5 nights, 4 days.  $6,500 

License:  There is no draw required for either sex archery elk license.  Available over the counter.
Description:  If you enjoy archery hunting, you will LOVE hunting with the guides at the Motherwell Ranch (because we love it to!).  This is a fantastically fun hunt as the elk are numerous, active and in the rut.  The action is endless and you will be in the elk, every day. 

 

1st RIFLE SEASON ELK 

Dates:  Available between October 11 - October 17, 2019

Hunt Package:  6 nights, 5 days.  $6,950

License:  Limited.  Draw is required for 1st season rifle elk.

Description:  All elk seasons are exceptional at the Motherwell Ranch, and none are necessarily better than the others.  However, the 1st rifle season does present the first opportunity with a rifle  and the elk have predominantly been un-pressured throughout the September archery season.  

 

2nd RIFLE SEASON ELK

Dates:  Available between October 18 - October 28, 2019

Hunt Package:  5 nights, 4 days.  $6,500

License:  There is no draw required for 2nd rifle season elk license.  Available over the counter.

Description:  All elk seasons are exceptional at the Motherwell Ranch, and none are necessarily better than the others.  During the second season we generally will start to have a little snow on the ground and the elk are relatively easy to find.

 

3rd RIFLE SEASON ELK

Dates:  Available between November 1 - November 11, 2019

Hunt Package:  5 nights, 4 days.  $6,500

License:  There is no draw required for 3rd rifle season elk license.  Available over the counter.

Description:  All elk seasons are exceptional at the Motherwell Ranch, and none are necessarily better than the others.  During the third season we generally have snow on the ground and the elk have grouped up a little bit in anticipation of their winter migration.  

 

4th RIFLE SEASON ELK

Dates:  Available November 13 - November 18, 2019

Hunt Package:  5 nights, 4 days.  $6,500

License:  There is no draw required for 3rd rifle season elk license.  Available over the counter.

Description:  All elk seasons are exceptional at the Motherwell Ranch, and none are necessarily better than the others.  During the fourth season we generally have snow on the ground and the elk have grouped up a little bit in anticipation of their winter migration.

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