Bear poacher gets 12-year hunting ban

Take your meat after your kill. That’s the take-home from a court decision recently handed down to a South Dakota man who was convicted in 2018 of killing and wasting a black bear in Routt County: He has lost his hunting and fishing privileges for 12 years. Robert Stalley, 58, of Pierre, South Dakota, pleaded […]

Meet Antler Man Ron Crawford

Happy with the rack from your recent trophy? That’s nothing compared to the collection amassed by Ron Crawford of Oak Creek. Nicknamed “Antler Man,” Crawford, 66, has amassed a collection of more than 1,200 found and purchased elk antlers at his home, which more than 300 onlookers witnessed when he put them on rare display […]

What’s New for 2019 (Plus Fees and Seasons)

What’s new for hunting in western Colorado this year? Plenty, affecting everything from license sales to youth hunting options and GMUs. We checked in with Colorado Parks & Wildlife for changes to put on your radar. ▶FUTURE GENERATIONS ACT PASSED: Hunters and anglers helped support 2018’s Future Generations Act, which and Colorado Parks and Wildlife […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks public feedback on future of big game hunting seasons

DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks public input on the structure of the state’s big game hunting seasons for 2020 through 2024, according to a CPW news release. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission sets big game season structures in five-year increments, providing consistency for sportsmen, hunting-related businesses, landowners and communities. Colorado’s big game […]