Eastern Colorado Outdoors had a very successful 2018 mule deer hunting season that allowed us to assist our clients in harvesting some of the most remarkable mule deer the Eastern Plains of Colorado has to offer. With that being said, moving ahead into 2019 we have changed some things that are very important to us and believe they will be to you, our client, as well! We have very high expectations for 2019 and years to come.
Eastern Colorado Outdoors is just entering their second year since their origination into the Eastern Plains of Colorado. We are working hard daily to increase our total leased acreage of prime mule deer habitat. Having key people that have grown up and made livings in this country their whole lives, seeing this country firsthand for many years, has allowed us the opportunity to realize the quality of deer this country produces. The northeast corner of the state grows deer differently than the other parts of the state. It is even more amazing to see how the deer herds vary within 50 miles of each other. Several factors play a role in this, as we are sure most of you are aware. If the deer have access to corn, sunflowers, milo, and/or wheat, they can reach trophy class quicker than if they just have native grassland prairie to graze. Then the topography can assist an animal’s chances of survival to later years in his life when he can really produce some extraordinary head gear. All of these play a role in the growth of a trophy animal and then add the genetic makeup. Some areas have genetic traits that continually show non-typical horn growth while other areas genetically promote a more typical type of horn growth.
For instance, some mule deer will show brow tines while others do not. Certain areas we will see deer with more traits like drop tines, bladed points, or implanted stuff rather than in other areas. Then we have country that produces more animals that are massive, 30-inch wide, typical mule deer rack. We are always adding more acres of lease country that produce these truly awesome creatures. At the time of this writing ECO has access to around 250,000 acres of good quality land, and we believe there is a high possibility of doubling this by the first of the 2019 deer hunts.
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