Craig — Sportsmen in the United States have a lot of choices about where to hunt, but with 23 million acres of public lands and the largest elk herds in North America, Colorado has much to offer. “If you can come to Colorado and hunt on public lands, there’s more opportunity here,” said Mike Porras, […]
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating a pair of big-game incidents.
A bull elk carcass was dumped along Ute Pass Road near mile marker three, north of Silverthorne. CPW learned about the carcass on Oct. 6 and is asking the public for help identifying the person responsible.
Train to Hunt is coming to Powderhorn Mountain Resort.
The Greater Grand Junction Sports Commission recently announced that the Train to Hunt regional qualifier and national competition will be held at Powderhorn next summer
Big game hunting usually grabs the headlines in Northwest Colorado this time of year, however fall fishing is also fantastic. “Fishing in the fall tends to be overlooked, but it can be one of the best times to enjoy the great outdoors in Colorado,” said Northwest Region Senior Aquatic Biologist Lori Martin in an email.
The spoiler version of Matt and Darryl’s 2016 Colorado hunting trip goes like this:
Darryl spots deer, Matt shoots deer, time to celebrate.
That, however, is just the large print in the ongoing story of two long-time friends and their outdoor adventures.
Northwest Colorado is a carnivore’s paradise with high quality beef, lamb, pork, and buffalo available direct from field to table, but this time of year another type of meat is making its way into the freezer — venison and you don’t have to be a hunter to enjoy some of the healthiest proteins on the planet. “A 3-ounce serving of roasted venison contains 140 calories, less than 1 gram of fat and 26 grams of protein, which is 50 percent of the daily value for protein if you follow a 2,000-calorie diet,” according to Livestrong.com.
Hunters were out last week using muzzleloading firearms, technology developed in the 17th century that played a significant role in winning the American Revolution that is still being used in the annual chase for big game. Muzzleloaders are firearms that require the projectile or bullet and propellant charge, often black powder, to be loaded from the front, open end of the gun, called the muzzle.
Stroll outside on any late summer evening, look straight up and three very bright stars will catch your eye. These stars are named Vega, Deneb and Altair, and their familiar pattern is nicknamed the Summer Triangle.