Overview of GMU 33 Hunting Facts
Colorado Hunting Unit 33, located on the western side of Colorado by New Castle and Silt, is generous with tags providing ample opportunities for hunters. The elk tags are sold on an OTC basis. Whereas, the mule deer tags are a draw system, but some tags are drawn at “0” points. Also catering to its hunters, Unit 33 has 3 state offices located within its boundaries. The BLM Field Office is located in the southern part of the unit in Silt. The CPW Office in Glenwood Springs is resting in the southeastern corner of the unit. In the southwestern corner of the unit in Rifle, the Forest Service office can be found. These 3 state offices are each a valuable resource for finding hunting information for Colorado Unit 33, especially if you’re not familiar with the area. Unit 33 is most recently described as maintaining a large elk population and its deer population is making a huge comeback. If you have no access to private land in Unit 33, you are in luck! This unit possesses over 200,000 acres of public land, which is roughly 75% of the total unit acreage. For more Colorado Unit 33 hunting information, check out the Info for Cities Near Unit 33 section on the right.