Horse Thief Ranch- Yak Hunt 2 Day
Granite, CO, USA
Price per person
Game Management Unit:49
Notes from the landowner
Horse Thief Ranch is in the prestigious Colorado unit 49. Horse Thief Ranch is under conservation easement with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation due to the high density of elk and unique location. Horse Thief Ranch is surrounded by wilderness as well as national forest with no easy access point for outside hunters. This ranch is one of the most remote ranches in the state. That being said, 4-wheel drive is recommended to access this property. Horse Thief is also an operating Yak Ranch and occasionally has a problem Yak that is up for the taking. With the average weight of a domestic Yak ranging from 600-1100 lbs, you can expect a significant amount of meat. Yak meat Is significantly healthier than beef being a leaner and less processed meat, not to mention being very delicious. While Horse Thief ranch is an operating yak ranch, these yaks have a significant area to roam giving this hunt a more wild feel while still harvesting a semi-domesticated animal. This is a 2 day hunt with 1 nights lodging on the ranch is included in your outdoorsman fee.
Game and habitat information
In the heart of the Rocky Mountains lies Horse Thief Ranch, this ranch is very remote and surrounded by national forest land. Horse Thief Ranch is home to an abundance of wildlife species including Elk, Mule Deer, Moose, Black Bear, Bighorn Sheep, the occasional Mountain lion, and lots of Yak. This is considered a quasi-dangerous hunt with the animals being taken, often being the more aggressive males. That being said, this hunt is a very good time and if you follow the instructions put in place by the landowner, you are sure to have a safe and memorable experience.
Non-refundable Reservation Fee 50% outdoorsman charged after draw results 50% outdoorsman charged 1 month prior to hunt
Hunters must cancel within 2 weeks of the hunt. If deposit is made, we will push you to following year/season if possible.
In order to access this property, a 4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended but not necessary.
You are not legally allowed to access the property, for any adventure, prior to your selected access day. If you try to access the property at all before your selected date(s), without prior approval from IO, you will be subject to trespassing and punishments therein.