LYJ Ranch
LYJ Ranch
LYJ Ranch
LYJ Ranch

LYJ Ranch

Silt, CO

1,800 acres

LYJ Ranch

Silt, CO

Our philosophy of promoting healthy game in a pristine​,​ natural environment for fair chase hunts puts LYJ Ranch at a distinct level above other self-guided hunt. We have a passion for hunting and for providing an exclusive natural place to hunt. Helping our clients meet their hunting goals and it shows in everything we do. LYJ Ranch is situated in such a way that it geographically controls access to 1800± acres of BLM land​,​ providing both summer and winter range for large elk herds. The hunting is outstanding for elk​,​ bear​,​ and mule deer. The ranch boasts several natural wildlife corridors. The land is a mix of oak brush​,​ aspen​,​ and dark timber and has eleven stock ponds and a network of trails that greatly enhance wildlife abundance. With hunting trips that include lodging​,​ well-stocked kitchen (we will cater your meals)​,​ orientation​,​ and some of the best hunting habitat on the Western Slope​,​ when you hunt with LYJ Ranch​,​ you’ll find you’ve made some lifetime friends. With such expansive areas​,​ the use of horses can be permitted for most hunts. In addition​,​ we promise memories that are almost as exciting looking back on as when you were on the hunt. Give us a call and let us put together one or more of these spectacular adventures for you in Colorado. These hunts book up fast! Book Today! HIGHLIGHTS -GMU 42 surrounded by private land = less crowds. Nearly 2000 acres of private access -Price includes lodging​,​ fully stocked kitchen (cook for you)​,​ hot showers​,​ orientation -Use of horses if applicable -In the top 10 Units to hunt by Back Country Chronicles and Hunt Score -Topo map (onX Hunt) and aerial photos provided TAGS -GMU 42 Tags Are Available Tags can be purchased through the draw for GMU 42​,​ Leftover Tags or OTC if available. -For more information on purchasing leftover tags or OTC visit: Colorado Parks and Wildlife Website. --See Tag Availability in Photos.-- We Love Our Nations Warriors (inquire about Veterans & Active Military Discounts.) ------Here is the current availability------ The price is $2500 per hunter. Archery - Sept 9-30 - Flexible on your 6 days. (First week archery is not available.) Muzzleloader - Sept 12-20 (draw only) Rifle Season 1st season limited elk only Oct 10-14 2nd season combined elk​/​deer Oct 24-1 3rd season combined elk​/​deer Nov 7-13 4th season limited elk​/​deer Nov 18-22

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Land Details

Natural Forage • Hardwoods
Mountains • Woods • Brush • Hills • Grasslands

Hunting & Fishing Details

Hunting Methods
Hunting Amenities
  • Tree Stands (2)
  • Ground Blinds (4)
  • Game Cameras (2)
Game Species
  • Bear - $2,500.00
  • Elk - $2,500.00
  • Mule Deer - $350.00

House Details

5 Sportsmen
2 Bedrooms
5 Single
1 Double
1 Bathrooms
Hot Water
House Amenities
Bath soap
Toilet paper
Bed sheets
Game processing area
Outdoor grill
Pet's Allowed Inside
Hot Water
Garbage Area
Cell Service

Details & Ground Rules

  • Check In: After 2:00 PM
  • Check Out: Before 11:00 AM
  • Campfires: Allowed. Firepit, Fireplace, Firewood provided
  • Pets: Not allowed on property
  • ATV's: Not allowed
  • Parking: Yes
  • Vehicles: 6 Allowed
  • Drive-in Access: No
  • Walk-in Access: Yes
  • Sportsmen: 5 Allowed

Landowner Rules: This is a self guided hunt. We do know the area well, but are not guides. Access point orientation, onX Hunt, topo map and aerial photos are provided. There are no motor vehicles allowed on the BLM property.

Cancellation Policy: A Sportsman on LandTrust has 48 hours from the time the Landowner accepts their booking request to cancel their booking and receive a full refund. After 48 hours from the moment the Landowner accepts a booking, there is no refund available to the Sportsman. View Policy.


Your Landowner

Ralph E

Hello, I'm Ralph E.

At LYJ Ranch we work as a team providing you with the experienced staff to make your hunting trip one of a kind. Ralph Eschborn, ranch owner and manager

At LYJ Ranch we work as a team providing you with the experienced staff to make your hunting trip one of a kind. Ralph Eschborn, ranch owner and manager