Tag Archives: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Parks and Wildlife to Conduct Operation Dry Water

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will conduct Operation Dry Water June 26th through the 28th, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence. During the three-day weekend, officers will be on the water reminding boaters about the dangers of boating Continue reading

Dinosaur Crews Searching for Apparent Drowning Victim

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Search and Rescue staff from Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Parks and Wildlife responded to an apparent drowning that occurred at Triplet Falls along the Green River at around 3 Saturday Continue reading

Women’s Cast and Blast Scheduled for Kremmling

colorado parksWomen interested in learning the basics of fly fishing, archery and how to handle a shotgun safely are invited to a women­ only ‘Cast, Blast and Twang’ clinic in Kremmling. Designed for novices 18 and older, no experience or equipment is required. The class fee is $20 and pre-­registration is required. Space is limited and the Continue reading

Fishing Derby at Fetcher’s Pond this Weekend

kids-fishing-1Anglers have a chance to show off their skills this weekend at Fetcher’s Pond in Steamboat. The Steamboat Optimist Club’s 33rd Annual Fishing Derby takes place Saturday, and includes a pancake breakfast. People of all ages are welcome to participate. Prizes will be given for biggest fish Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Say Leave Newborns Alone

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife would like to remind residents that the coming of summer means newborn fawns and other little critters are showing up all over the state. During spring and early summer, people often see young animals that appear to be alone in the forest, in backyards, on or near trails or along the sides of Continue reading

Rainbow Trout Making Recovery

colorado parksColorado wildlife managers say rainbow trout are finally recovering in most of the state’s major rivers after they were devastated in the 1990s by an ailment called whirling disease. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said yesterday a 15-year effort to crossbreed native trout with a disease-resistant strain from a hatchery in Germany has paid off. Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Calls for Sportsmens Roundtable Volunteers

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for applicants for a two-year membership to the statewide Colorado Sportsmens Roundtable. Applications are being accepted June 24th. A member’s responsibilities would include participating in a half day in-person meeting twice a year at meeting locations that rotate Continue reading

Huck Finn Fun Day Coming up in Hayden

kids-fishing-1Hayden’s Huck Finn Fun Day will be held Saturday, June 6th. The day includes a fishing derby. Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be on hand to provide fishing gear and bait. The agency will also have educational stations available Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Testing Shot Animal to Determine Whether Wolf or Coyote

us-fish-wildlife-300The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is conducting DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter near Kremmling to determine if the animal is a gray wolf. The hunter thought the animal was a coyote. After shooting the animal he realized it looked like a wolf and turned it over to Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Grey wolves are protected under the Endangered Species Act. Colorado is Continue reading

Cops, Kids, and Vets Fishing Day is Next Week

kids fishing 1Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume has announced the date for this year’s Cops, Kids, and Vets Fishing Day at the Little Rascals Pond. The pond is located at the Public Safety Center. This year’s event will take place May 27th from 5 to 7 in Continue reading

Law Orders Study of Black Bears

black-bearState wildlife officials will study Colorado’s black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that orders Colorado Parks and Wildlife to study Colorado’s increasing black bear population. The Continue reading

Don’t Feed the Wildlife

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind citizens that feeding corn and grain to some big game animals can be toxic and cause their death. Deer, elk, bighorn sheep and other ungulates are all ruminants, animals with a complex digestive system composed of a four chambered stomach. The animals digest plant based food through Continue reading