Can you shoot an elk with a 243 in Colorado?

We’ve all probably heard stories of hunters taking elk with a . 243 Win. If you use the 1500 ft-lb rule of thumb and Remington’s Shoot software you could conclude that elk can be taken with a . 243 Win.

Can you use an AR for hunting in Colorado?

Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Virginia, Ohio, Washington and West Virginia all allow AR-15 ownership but require that hunters use cartridges larger than . 223. Still other states only allow the use of straight-wall cartridges, which rules out many rounds that are popular for the AR platform.

What is the best over the counter elk unit in Colorado?

Five units (4, 13, 22, 85 and 421) were in the top units for both the 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons for both total Bull Elk harvest and for hunter success.

Who makes the Lyman Great Plains rifle?

Davide Pedersoli & Co. of Italy
The Lyman “Signature Series” rifles are manufactured by Davide Pedersoli & Co. of Italy. Stocked in walnut, trimmed in iron furniture, the rifle features a 30″ barrel with a hooked breech, two captured wedge keys, double set triggers, fiber optic rear sight, and gold bead front sight. .

Can you carry a pistol while elk hunting in Colorado?

There is no such thing as a back-up sidearm during hunting season. You may carry a handgun with you during the act of hunting for personal protection but that is the purpose.

Can you hunt with 5.56 in Colorado?

To hunt big game in Colorado, you must use a caliber . 240 or larger. That means the common AR caliber . 223/5.56 is NOT a legal big game hunting caliber, but 6.5 Grendel, 243 WSSM, etc.

How much is a moose tag in Colorado?

Resident Licenses

​License Type 2022
Bear License ​$40.45
​Mountain Lion License ​$52.60
Moose License ​$319.58
​Mountain Goat License ​$319.58

Where are Lyman rifles made?

Lyman is now proud to introduce the next generation of this classic rifle with the Great Plains Signature Series, made in cooperation with Davide Pedersoli & C. of Gardone, Italy. Pedersoli firearms have a worldwide reputation for precision manufacturing and the finest attention to detail.