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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 [...]

The Best Hunting Boots: How to Choose the Right Pair

The best hunting boots for you aren't the best hiking boots for everyone. How can you ensure that you choose the best hunting boots for you? Not everyone is the same and there isn't a single boot that is [...]

About the Area We Hunt in Gunnison National Forest

Here at Soap Mesa Outfitters, we offer full-service guided hunts in Colorado near Montrose and Gunnison in the Gunnison National Forest. We offer hunts of all types including hunts for rifle, archery, and muzzle. We have been providing outfitting [...]

Preparing for Your Guided Hunt and What to Expect

We want you to enjoy your guided hunt to the fullest. Coming prepared will help you to truly enjoy your hunt. We have some of the best guides around and their job is to guide you, not get you in [...]

Deer Fat — Keep It or Toss It?

The majority of people will tell you to toss all the deer fat without any other thought to it. Some say that the fat has a bad or strong taste, others will tell you that the fat is gnarly or [...]

Gun Safety Tips

Hunting is an enjoyable activity that is usually passed down through the generations. Hunting is an important part of maintaining the ecology of Colorado. To enjoy hunting though, you definitely want to avoid any accidents. We've put together some [...]

Hunting Regulations in Colorado — What You Need to Know

THE BASICS Each state has their own set of laws and regulations for hunting. Hunting regulations in Colorado vary in a few different ways. Colorado requires a hunter education course on safety. There are a variety of different permits and [...]

Hunting in the High-Country: Altitude Sickness

Many people experience altitude sickness every day in Colorado. Altitude sickness or mountain sickness is the negative effect of ascending too quickly at high elevations. When you're not used to higher elevations, anything over 5,000 feet, your body can [...]

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