Colorado big game hunting

Late-Season Elk Hunting Tips and Tactics

Ready to embrace hunting post-rut? Here are some late-season elk hunting tips and tactics to help you during your hunt. Be Aware of Weather In Southwest Colorado, you can safely assume the weather will be cold, but more likely unpredictable. [...]

Advantages of Hunting with an ATV in Colorado

ATVs have changed the hunting game dramatically. Utilizing one for your hunt comes with a few advantages. Let’s go over the pros of hunting with an ATV in Colorado. Getting from Place to Place One of the clear advantages of [...]

The Importance of Wearing Blaze Orange While Hunting

In Colorado, wearing blaze orange while hunting is essential. But why? Learn more about why this color is important and how it won’t affect your big game hunt. The Importance of Blaze Orange Hunters don’t wear blaze orange (or blaze [...]

How to Properly Store Hunting Gear Until Next Season

Keeping your hunting gear in great shape during the hunting season is important, but what’s equally as important is how you take care of everything the rest of the year. Here’s what you need to know about how to properly [...]

How to Prepare for Hunting at High Altitudes

Even if you’re a fit hunter, high altitudes can be rough if you’re not prepared. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for high-altitude hunting in advance. Cardio encourages your body to use oxygen more efficiently, which [...]

5 Ways to Ruin a Guided Hunt

If you show up to your guided hunt unprepared or with the wrong attitude, it may turn into a disaster. Be aware of these five common mistakes that can ruin guided hunts. Asking the Wrong Questions Planning a hunting trip [...]

Busting Common Hunting Misconceptions

The very nature of this sport means there are different opinions on whether hunting is good or bad. Bad hunting misconceptions run rampant online. Soap Mesa Outfitters is here to bust a few hunting misconceptions and provide the truth of [...]

7 Elk Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

When elk hunting, the only thing for certain is that nothing is for certain, so mistakes will happen. Elk are majestic creatures with an uncanny ability to give hunters the slip over and over again. The key is preparing so [...]

The Importance of Staying Fit as a Hunter

Hunting fitness is crucial for being prepared for big game season, though it might be low on lots of people’s radar. Even with the latest gear and gadgets, if you’re not fit for hunting, you’ll have bought that stuff for [...]

What to Expect for Your First Ever Hunt in Colorado

If you've never been hunting before, there are many things you should do and prepare for. Learning what to expect for your first hunt can help set expectations and will help you be prepared. Hunting in Colorado can take [...]

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