Colorado Parks and Wildlife hunting and fishing licenses for the 2013-14 season are on sale at retail outlets, Parks and Wildlife offices and online. The deadline to apply for a big game hunting tag is April 2.
Every hunting season, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers issue thousands of tickets for violations that can result in steep fines for the offenders. “While some of those tickets are for flagrant violations of wildlife regulations and hunting laws, many more are for minor violations that could have been avoided,” Parks and Wildlife reports in a recent news release.
Welcome to the 2011 issue of Colorado Hunter, the premier guide to big-game hunting in this beautiful place we call Northwest Colorado. There’s a reason the hunters among us call the region home. Come fall, it offers some of the best deer and elk hunting in the world, whether you’re pulling back a bow or sighting in a scope.
Applications for deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, sheep, goat and bear are due April 2, according to a Parks and Wildlife news release.
Hunting license fees and season information.
As usual, the weather has dictated the success of this fall's hunting seasons. This early and heavy snow has provided unique challenges and opportunities for elk and deer hunters in the area.
The 2013 hunting season in Northwest Colorado is shaping up well despite concerns about new firearm legislation that took effect July 1.
The 2013 hunting seasons should provide good opportunities for sportsmen across Colorado. Depending upon always changing weather conditions, these seasons should be a fun challenge for all hunters.
With June coming in like a lamb and leaving like a thirstier lamb (Routt County saw only 0.01 inches of precipitation the entire month), hunting conditions could well be like they were last year: dry.
It’s not a good time to be a black bear in Western Colorado. After years of seeing bear populations grow and hearing a chorus of complaints from hunters, livestock growers and farmers, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is set to reverse that growth.
Don’t overlook basic spices when it comes to cooking game — they’re the foundations of a great-tasting meal.
A favorite hunting-camp conversation is how to get a big-game license through the state’s computer system. While not many hunters understand the convoluted system of checks and balances, most questions about how hunting licenses are allocated can be answered quite simply.
Rifle or rod, it doesn’t matter in western Colorado — world-class options abound for both pastimes.
There’s plenty of reason of set your sights on Western Colorado as your hunting destination. The Centennial State harbors the two key ingredients all hunters look for: some of the largest elk herds in the country, as well as extensive public lands for hunting. All this spells one of the best chances of filling your tag of anywhere in the country.
Elk and deer aren’t the only trophy big game on hunter’s wish lists for northwest Colorado. The area also is a hotbed for moose, the largest deer in the world.
Big-game hunters will find slight changes in this year’s availability of deer licenses (more) and elk licenses (fewer).
Like automobiles, archery bows all have their defining characteristics that can breed lifelong customers. Allen Jenkins, 58, owner of Craig’s Sand Springs Archery, says although archery shooters have their unique preferences, one product line stands out as the Cadillac among Moffat County bow hunters: the Hoyt.