View Full Version : Banded Peak Ranch in Co.
10-07-2006, 02:28 PM
I am hunting at Banded Peak Ranch. Can anyone tell me anytihng about the ranch and/or the hunt? What size bulls can I expect to see?
10-07-2006, 03:44 PM
Tenn, I know nothing of the ranch, give me a little more of the GMU ang general area...
10-09-2006, 03:07 PM
Between Durango and Pagosa Springs about 15 miles form Chromo. Two hour drive south east of Durango.
10-09-2006, 04:11 PM
I still know nothing of the ranch, Chromo is south of Pagosa. South of you is the Jicarilla Apache Res. Some big bulls in the area.
Not a CWD area. You should have a good hunt!Not easy country
but you should be fine!
Got home to a map, looks like altitudes from 7500 to 10k. Snow there will be a definite plus.....in the San Juans, you WILL get snow.
10-10-2006, 08:53 PM
One of my friends who lives in eastern WY, right on the SD border called me last night and said it was snowing; their first of the year. Should be a good hunt E-man. I think this is going to be your year. Keep that mojo going and tag a monster. Something that rivals Godzilla in ID. Keep us posted and give me a call when you return. Going fishin' in the Gulf next week. Good hunting, grayghost
10-20-2006, 01:29 PM
Turns out Banded Peak ranch is 35,000+ acres 8 miles east of Chromo. More bulls than Iv'e ever seen hunting... anywhere. Not monsters but good size healthy elk. I shot this one at 40 yards before 6 inches of snow showed up 2 days later. 9 hunters and 7 of us killed out. Largest one rough scored 310.
10-20-2006, 02:34 PM
NICE bull, Glad you had a good trip, wish I could have provided more info.
10-25-2006, 12:48 PM
Congrast on taking two 6x6 bulls in one season Elkman. Have you bought a Lotto ticket this week? :D You've done well my friend just kidding. I know how hard you hunt every year and you deserve it. Hope you get a great deer in IL next month. Keep us posted on M/L season too. Good hunting, grayghost
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