Category: Miscellaneous

What Those Living on the East Coast May Not Know About West Coast Hunting Trips

Samuelson Outfitters is known for guided elk hunts in rural Colorado, which is, for most Americans, “out West.” After all, many Americans do live east of the Mississippi River and may or may not ever travel out West unless they have a reason to, whether it’s for a family wedding, a vacation, or, perhaps big… Read more »

The Benefits of Summer Pack Trips

Summer Pack Trips in Colorado

Have you ever taken a summer pack trip? It’s a trip by horseback with one or more nights spent on the trail. People who have taken summer pack trips often look back fondly on their adventures in nature. Is this the summer you take one to make some great memories? A Unique View of Nature… Read more »

Keep These Things in Mind When Planning a Colorado Hunting Trip

Hunter on Horseback

Are you planning a hunting trip? Samuelson Outfitters offers the kind of big game hunting trips people dream about, including excellent elk hunts in Colorado. What are some things to consider when planning a hunting trip? Choose the Season That’s Right For You First, consider the time of year you want to go, coupled with… Read more »

The Benefits of Hunting on Horseback

Hunter on Horseback

You come to a certain point in your life where you like to take advantage of anything that makes life a little easier, right? At a certain age, you don’t have to do things the way you always did them. You’re ready for something a little different. You’re open to new experiences. Case in point:… Read more »

How Has the Pandemic Affected Hunting in Colorado?

2020 was a tough year for people and places and the hunting industry. The coronavirus pandemic meant that plenty of people stayed home and “quarantined,” rather than going out of the house, doing things people normally do, like hunting trips or going to movies, etc. Meanwhile, wildfires didn’t help the whole situation either-– in Colorado,… Read more »

Should First Time Hunters Start With Bows or Shotguns?

So you’re a first time hunter. You’re new to “all of this,” but you’re eager to start and you’re wondering, “bow or shotgun?” Should first timers start with bows or shotguns? What do most hunters use/do? Experienced hunters often use both bows and guns regularly. But for those just starting out, what are the pros… Read more »

3 Reasons to Plan a Hunting Trip in Colorado

It’s been a crazy, unforgettable and sad start to the new decade thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with brighter days on the horizon, now is the time to start thinking about potential hunting excursions for the upcoming season. Here’s why you should consider a hunting a trip in the beautiful state of Colorado. The… Read more »

How Colorado is Responding to Changing Elk Populations

 In recent years, hunters in Southwest Colorado have seen a huge decline in the elk population. In 2015, there were almost 20,000 elk in the area. However, as of right now, there are fewer than 17,000 elk and it appears as though that number could continue to decrease if the Colorado Parks and Wildlife doesn’t… Read more »

How a Centuries Old Land Deal Could Affect Colorado Hunters

For almost a century and a half now, the federal government has owed a huge debt to the state of Colorado. When Colorado first became a state back in 1876, it was scheduled to receive about 4 million acres to set up shop. However, a Native American tribe called the Utes were still living on… Read more »