Colorado Elk Habitat and Hunting Access

"Thanks to funds provided by Great Outdoors Colorado and CPW's Habitat Stamp Program, a very valuable stretch of land is now protected through the CWHP. Some limited public hunting access will also be provided so the benefits of this easement will pay dividends well into the future." -- Bill de Vergie, CPW area wildlife manager. …

Shed Hunting Restrictions in Colorado

If you're a fan of wildlife and a fan of collecting the antlers bucks and bulls leave behind every spring, you need to read this update from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approves shed antler and horn collection seasonal restrictions at January meeting DENVER, Colo. – On Thursday, January 11, 2018, the Colorado …

Hunting & Fishing – Colorado’s New Licensing System

Change is a challenge and I've already seen resistance to the coming licensing system in Colorado. Stress is not healthy, but getting outdoors, fishing, hunting, hiking, and exploring sure are. Let's keep that in mind and look toward the new system with a positive attitude.   Colorado Parks and Wildlife announces new agency-wide integrated purchasing …

Counting Fish for Conservation – Colorado

For many of us catching a fish means recreation, conservation, and catch and release. For others, it means counting on landing one to fry up for dinner. My, oh my, how I love a fresh brookie at my high mountain camp. When you purchase a license to fish or hunt do you ever wondered where …

Record Fish Caught in Dillon, Colorado Reservoir

I grew up fishing in Colorado. We lived in a small house just across the road from the San Juan River. I learned to hook trout, and maybe a suckerfish or two, on my little Snoopy fishing pole. Since then I've had the joy of fishing in a variety of waters, but there is plenty …

Change your clocks and your driving habits

As clocks change watch for wildlife on the highway In a recent YouTube video, I shared a headlight cleaning hack, and a story about how I came to have one clean, shiny headlight and a dull one. You guessed it. I whacked a deer. While I pursue wildlife during hunting season, I don't enjoy hitting …

Wildlife Officers Helping Those in Africa

Many of us know that conserving wildlife extends beyond our borders and spans across the world to wonderful places, including Africa. I'm pleased to read this news. Colorado Parks and wildlife's southeast region implemented a great plan to help other wildlife officers in Africa. I've had the pleasure of meeting CPW's Southeast Regional Director, Dan Prenzlow, …

Affected By Hurricanes or Wildfires License Refunds Offered | Colorado Hunting

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is understanding of the affect recent natural disasters is having on out of state hunters. It's great news to see that they are being supportive of out of state hunters who may need to change their hunting plans. Read on to see what a difference they're making in a simple deed …