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Colorado Rifle Deer Hunts 2×1

Reverse 7 L Outfitters Colorado rifle deer hunts take place in Colorado units 22, 32, 33 and 42. We hunt all 4 rifle deer seasons, including private land only seasons. Hunting access can be by truck, ATV, horseback or foot during rifle season from October 1st through late November. Rifle deer hunters can have elk and bear tags in their possession during most deer seasons.

Rifle deer tags are draw only, bear tags are OTC. Days hunting deer are long and cold this time of year. Depending on weather, we may spend many hours in the saddle, riding ATVs and hiking mountains.

Private Land Rifle Deer Hunt Cost: Click to view pricing page.

Combo Deer/Elk Hunts Cost: Click to view pricing page.

Black Bear Kill Fee: $600

While hunts are based on 2×1, 1×1 guided hunts are available for an additional cost of (based on 5-day hunt).

Important information on Colorado rifle deer hunts.

Colorado Rifle Deer Season Dates:

Private land Only: October 1 – November 27, 2022

2nd Season Deer: October 29 – November 6, 2022

3rd Season Deer: November 12 – 18, 2022

4th Season Deer Limited: November 23 – 27, 2022

Tags Available: Buck Tag, Doe Tag.

Units We Mule Deer Hunt: 22, 32, 33 and 42.

Accommodations: Included with hunt, and you can view our cabins here. Meals included on all Deer hunts.

While we have places to check your rifles at camp, we strongly suggest you sight your rifle in before getting to Colorado.

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Rifle Deer Frequently Asked Questions

Does Reverse 7 L Outfitters offer drop camp hunts?

No, we only guide rifle mule deer hunts on private land in the game management units mentioned above.

Does Reverse 7 L have trophy fees?

No, kill a 140″ or 200″ buck and it’s the same price.

What is the minimum caliber for deer in Colorado?

Centerfire rifle’s must be a minimum of .24 caliber (6mm). We recommend that you shoot a legal rifle you are the most comfortable and accurate with.

What is Colorado’s minimum barrel length?

Your hunting rifles barrel may be no shorter than 16 inches and your rifle 26 inches in overall length.

What is the maximum rounds allowed in the magazine?

Colorado allows for semi automatics to hold a maximum of six rounds. One in the chamber + a 5 round magazine.

How do I book my Colorado rifle hunt?

Simple, call us or fill out the form on our contact page here.

Do I tip my hunting guide?

Yes. Our guides work hard to provide you with an exceptional hunt. 20% is standard. If for any reason you are not satisfied, please do not hesitate to bring a matter to our attention so that we can correct any issues you may have. Tipping our cooks is also appreciated and recommended.

Do you guys see a lot of typical or non-typical deer?

We see a fair amount of both typical and non-typical mule deer bucks.

Do I need to draw a rifle deer tag to hunt with you?

Yes. All rifle deer tags in the units we hunt are draw only for deer. You will need to apply for the draw in March. We have limited land vouchers available to purchase for those that are unsuccessful in the draw or just want to purchase that did not apply for the draw. They are available on a first come, first serve basis. If you do not draw a tag you can apply for the secondary draw.

How many guides hunt with me?

Rifle mule deer hunts are 2 x 1. This means you will have 2 hunters per 1 hunting guide. While hunts are based on 2×1, 1×1 guided hunts are available for an additional cost (based on 5-day hunt).

What is the typical weather during rifle hunting season?

Weather during rifle elk season in Colorado can be anywhere from 70+ degrees to below zero and heavy snow storms. Pack for anything, it is the mountains and the weather can change very quick. Don’t let weather keep you from the hunt.

Do I need to get acclimated to the elevation?

Yes, we highly suggest you get here at least a day or two before your hunt to get acclimated to the elevation. This mainly applies to hunters coming from eastern states or who live at lower elevations.

How do you get my deer out?

Depending on where you harvest your mule deer, we may need to utilize horseback to pack your deer out.

What gear do I need for Colorado deer hunting?

The 3 main things you will need when hunting with Reverse 7 L Outfitters are.

  • Adequate clothing for the rapidly changing mountain weather.
  • Your muzzleloader of choice for deer.
  • Water. (Provided)

Everything else that you need to hunt are creature comforts and are solely up to your discretion.

Do I need hunter education to hunt deer in Colorado?

Colorado law requires that anyone born on or after January 1, 1949, complete an approved hunter education course before applying for or buying a Colorado hunting license.

What elevation will we be hunting deer at?

Archery deer hunting in Colorado ranges from the lowland river bottoms around 5,000 feet to over 9,500 feet at some of our higher elevation properties.

What type of terrain should I expect to hunt?

This depends on your physical shape. From low lying river bottoms to steep rocky slopes, we’ve got every type of terrain you could want to elk hunt. Elevations between 6,000 to 8,000 feet you will encounter a lot of oak brush. This is great deer habitat, albeit not the most scenic.

How much is a rifle deer hunt in Colorado?

Rifle season mule deer hunts with lodging in Colorado at Reverse 7 L Outfitters. Combo deer and elk hunts are also available, call for pricing.

What is your clients opportunity rate?

Our opportunity rates are very high. Reverse 7 L Outfitters hunts are 100% free chase, there are no guarantees. We go where the game goes, and will get you within your comfortable range, but we cannot pull the trigger for you. If they’re in the river bottoms, we’ll hunt the river bottoms. If they are higher up in the mountains, we’ll saddle up and go after them. Plans change accordingly.

What happens if I wound an animal?

If you draw blood on any animal and do not recover it, your hunt is considered complete. Our goal is to have our hunters take responsible shots every time. Our guides make every effort to recover your animal.

Can I get an add-on tag for bear?

No, but you can purchase an over-the-counter bear tag which are available for all units we currently hunt. Season dates and hunt codes can be found here. Reverse 7 L Outfitters charges a kill fee for black bears.

What is your deposit and cancelation policy?

All hunts require a 50% deposit at time of booking to reserve a spot. Balance of the total fee due in cash, check, cashier’s check, or money order upon arrival at camp and prior to hunt. Deposits are non-refundable, though may be credited to a future hunt. All rates are per person and subject to change.

Colorado Mule Deer Outfitter Reviews

They have the birds!

The owners were extremely quick to respond once I reached out to them via Book Your Hunt. Once I arrived, I met up with Bo (owner) and Tanner (guide) and they were extremely friendly and knowledgeable of the turkey patterns. I had two days to hunt and both days, multiple times we had mature birds close. Tanner went above and beyond to try and put me in the best spot possible to harvest a bird. He was super friendly and an expert at calling. Bo called multiple times each day to make sure things were going well, which I appreciated. I was lucky enough to harvest a bird on the last afternoon. The terrain was relatively easy to traverse which was nice. I will definitely be booking with them in the future. Thanks again for a great time! Read review on BookYourHunt.com.

Kolton

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