Colorado Parks and Wildlife launches newsletter for gray wolf reintroduction

Looking to reach as many residents as possible, Colorado Parks and Wildlife plans on rolling out a new gray wolf reintroduction eNewsletter in the coming months in hopes of keeping people up-to-date and included in the reintroduction process. “As the agency begins the planning and implementation process for reintroducing gray wolves to the state, we […]

Trout are biting as spring hatch fills Colorado waters

Dustin Harcourt, wearing a trucker cap and sunglasses, his scraggly hair flowing over his ears into the black hood of his sweatshirt, sat on a 16-foot fiberglass dory, glossy wooden oars at each of his sides. He braved the partly cloudy, slightly breezy Saturday afternoon, with a distinctly cool nip in the air if the […]

Colorado county passes resolution to block ’artificially introduced wolves’

Rio Blanco County fired the first salvo in the growing battle with the reintroduction of wolves Tuesday morning. On Tuesday, the Rio Blanco County Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to reaffirm the county’s opposition to wolf reintroduction to become a Wolf Reintroduction Sanctuary County. Rio Blanco County is the first in the […]

As Colorado readies wolf-reintroduction plan, other states may step up kills

BILLINGS, MONTANA — Payments for dead wolves. Unlimited hunting of the animals. Shooting wolves from the air. Wolf hunting policies in some states are taking an aggressive turn, as Republican lawmakers and conservative hunting groups push to curb their numbers and propose tactics shunned by many wildlife managers. In Montana, lawmakers are advancing measures to […]

Entries open for Colorado Hunter photo contest

Attention hunters — we want you to share your best memories from the 2020 hunt! Colorado Hunter magazine is sponsoring a Photo Contest and is accepting entries through April 30. Whether your photos capture a prize kill or catch, beautiful scenery or the comradery of hunting, we want to see them. We’re accepting photos in […]

Colorado commission planning wolf reintroduction putting stakeholder feedback ahead of speed

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The commission tasked by voters to develop a plan to reintroduce gray wolves in Colorado by the end of 2023 will reportedly take its time to gather feedback from a wide variety of stakeholders. The prodding pace has garnered pushback from supporters of reintroduction who say such a long process could make […]

Colorado hunter banned from 48 states after poaching spree

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A hunter from Colorado Springs has been permanently banned from hunting in 48 states, including Colorado, after he pleaded guilty to several poaching charges across the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said hearing examiner Steven Cooley decided last week to permanently suspend hunting privileges for Iniki Vike Kapu, 28, after he […]