States Closing Hunting Seasons to Non-Residents | Morning Musings

During yesterday's Friday Morning Coffee Chat, a friend asked about my thoughts regarding Nebraska closing their turkey hunting season to non-residents. Since coffee chat is at 6:00 am for me, I'm not always completely awake, but I like how the questions get my mind going. The closures to non-residents, and not to mention residents, stayed …

Colorado Lion Management Plan to be Discussed

Sportsperson’s Roundtable in Durango, Feb. 20; lion management plan also to be discussed DURANGO, Colo.  – If you are a hunter, angler, landowner or outfitter plan to attend a Sportspersons’ Roundtable, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 20 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango. Local Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff will talk about current wildlife management …

Changes for Colorado Big Game Hunters 2020

The 2020 Colorado Big Game Brochure has been released and there are notable changes for big game hunters. You'll want to check it out before you submit your applications for upcoming hunting seasons. https://youtu.be/dXB05y2Bp2o COMMENT AND LET ME KNOW IF YOU RECOGNIZE ANYONE IN THIS VIDEO. Shared via Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Colorado Outdoors Magazine …

Future of Hunting Includes Artificial Intelligence

I recently shared a gun I found at SHOT Show that displays advancement in engineering, which affords muzzleloaders greater precision at long distances. Today I'm going to discuss another advancement in technology. It one that probably surpasses anything you imagined could exist in the hunting realm. I'm talking Artificial Intelligence, and I want you to …

Professional Outdoor Media Association Executive Director to Move on to New Adventures

Last May I joined our Executive Director, Kevin Orthman, in an adventurous search for a future Professional Outdoor Media Association(POMA) conference site. We met up in South Dakota where we partook in a contest called the Amazing Rush. Now my friend and his family are headed overseas for a new adventure and we’re in search …

Elk Herd Management and Archery Hunting in Colorado

I've been sharing a lot of information about wildlife management in Colorado and specifically about the decline of our elk populations in the southern part of the state. At the January Commission meeting, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) agreed on limiting archery hunting licenses in a number of hunting units. This decision was made …

Long-Distance Precision Muzzleloader the Paramount by CVA

I've been sharing a little about my time decompressing after SHOT Show, but I know that what you really want to know about are the guns. I'll start sharing a few of my favorites as I find time. https://youtu.be/O0RWUHPIYy0 I'd done very good with the write every day challenge up until my decompressing time after …

Taking a Look at America’s History – Gold King Mine Ghost Town

On our way home from Art of the Cowgirl we decided to take a detour off the beaten path to explore the historic town of Jerome, Az. After heading up the hills and out of the Prescott Valley we topped out to the magnificent view of the valley below and then took a turn right …

Wolf Ballot Initiative Preys on Taxpayers

Colorado Wolf Ballot Initiative Preys on Elk, Hunting, Taxpayers LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Colorado’s economy, elk population, conservation funding, hunting industry and resident taxpayer dollars are in the crosshairs. An environmental extremist-driven ballot initiative aims to force an introduction of wolves onto the Colorado landscape even though Colorado Parks and Wildlife confirmed a natural migrating, …