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Old May 4, 2009, 04:26 PM   #26
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How about all of NE Colorado!

Ha

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Old May 4, 2009, 07:10 PM   #27
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That would work, if there's lots of dogs. What do you have?
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Old May 16, 2009, 09:34 PM   #28
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Varmint hunting

Hey fellow hunters. I was just wondering if anyone knows of a place I can go to just plunk around (prairie dog shooting) with my rifle or compound bow in or near Colorado springs? I always go with my Fiance in Arizona cause there is so much BLM land it's so fun and helps with my accuracy. Thanks God Bless
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Old May 21, 2009, 11:24 AM   #29
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When will you be in Arizona and where? Our prairie dog season closes from April 1 to June 15. June 16 you can have at 'em again.
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Old June 30, 2009, 03:05 PM   #30
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Prairie Dog Shooting Colorado

I'd like to talk with taylorce1 about places to shoot prairie dogs around Salida. We are at an RV park in Howard for the next 3 1/2 months. Thanks--KDMac
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Old July 2, 2009, 04:16 PM   #31
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emailed you about South Dakota!

the gfp put out maps of dog towns on public and private land. most land owners will let you shott dogs all day for 100 bucks! some for free. ive even had them bring out lunches their wives made for us while i shot em!
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Old July 6, 2009, 04:53 PM   #32
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Winner, Murdo, Wood, SD, Millette county chamber of commerce, VHA etc. Just do some research, ask around & go. If you drive a ways I think it is worth it to pay a little to get right on the dogs. We had it tough with the rain in early June but still got some good shooting in. A great time had by almost all, some dogs didn't appreciate it.
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Old July 6, 2009, 05:11 PM   #33
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You can get some decent shooting on the Indian reservations in SD but you will need to buy there permits and you will have to be "guided"($$$$$$$) by an approved guide. As with all guides, some are great and some are not so great.
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Old July 13, 2009, 01:21 PM   #34
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When I was in high school, me and my buddies were paid by a farmer to shoot all we could. 25 cents a PD. I used my 700 BDL 25-06 with a 6-24x50AO scope on it. Zoom right in on those little critters and explode them. Good times.
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Old September 3, 2010, 05:37 PM   #35
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Help me find prairie dog hunts

Hi my name is dave iv bin stationed here in colorado springs co
and would love too do some parirey dog hunting if any one out there could
Help me it would be great or any one with some land and would like some
help with some varment re location let me know plz or any
Info on this subject contact me at 719_465_9471 thank you
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Old November 25, 2010, 10:36 PM   #36
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Any advice for finding a place to shoot P-dogs in South Dakota? I normally visit family in the north east corner of SD around June. I'm open to shooting on private land as well as Tribal lands.
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Old November 25, 2010, 11:07 PM   #37
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Pat223 and VarmintHunter,

Any luck finding locations near Colorado Springs for P-dog shooting? If you have, please share the locations by PMing me.
Thanks.
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Old December 1, 2010, 11:22 PM   #38
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Nucla Co. is the most famous place to shoot dogs in south west Colorado,

High numbers and lots of BLM ground near Grand Junction also.

http://www.westword.com/1999-03-25/news/dog-eat-dog/

From Col Springs take 50 west to the town of Nucla. 6 hrs+ Boondocks!

I have shot them in the snow in dec and jan.

Rules and regs:

Private ground can be hunted with permission year round. I was never denied access on any private ground after asking.

Public ground is closed from the end of Feb to June 15th.

Non resident small game lisc. required 55$ for year for p-dogs

Coyote season is year round.
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Old December 2, 2010, 12:14 AM   #39
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I like the story. That's one heck of a trek from C/S to Nucla. Guess it's not a day trip shooting event. Thanks for providing the info.
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Old December 2, 2010, 10:32 AM   #40
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After a snowstorm you can view the P-Dog holes very easily because they have a Mini volcano dark dirt color in a field of white. Don't get me wrong on hunting them in winter because the numbers are lower, but it's just as much fun because overheating of your rifle is not possible. This is in areas of one foot of snow or less.

This is a link to dog numbers in South Dakota. Google earth these sites and locate the ownership of the property.

I have a link like this for Colorado but can't find my links.

http://gfp.sd.gov/wildlife/docs/prai...ion-report.pdf

The Google earth photo is a P-Dogtown screenshot from Colorado.

Let the Internet do the leg work/scouting for you......
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Old December 2, 2010, 12:24 PM   #41
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Bass Pro shop near Denver

Last summer outside Bass Pro shop between I-70 and the store.
The Bolder Fort Morgan area is even more "Infested" They are everywhere.
Whole city lots are covered every 5-10 ft. with a hole. But they are off limits and you will be fined in the city limits for killing them.
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Old March 8, 2011, 04:01 PM   #42
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colorado?

sorry fellas for showing up late to the convo. i just got into reloading my 300 win and have made up some light loads that i would love to try out on pdogs to increase my big game shooting ability. i am sick of shooting off a bench at the range as it just doesnt feel as applicable as offhand field shots at non stationary targets. i used to shoot small game with a 22 as a kid for the same reason and it really helped. i live in denver, anyone got a cheap and relatively close spot around? also anyone know a good long distance shooting range around? coming from dense woods hunting in maine and ny im at a real disadvantage on this one.

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Old March 8, 2011, 09:25 PM   #43
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Most of the open ground around Cripple Creak west of Col. Springs has Dogs. All Public land closed the end of feb. Private ground is open all year. You need a small game lisc. and permission on private land. I was never refused access when asking for permission on private ground in Col.
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Old July 23, 2012, 10:49 PM   #44
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Very late to this conversation because I am brand new to this forum. I've been looking for places to hunt some prarie dogs and coyotes in CO (east of e-470) for a while now but haven't had any luck. Would love to be able to get on some land if anyone can help it's greatly appreciated.
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