Tag Archives: CPW

Meetings To Talk Fishing In Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be holding two ‘State of the Fish’ gatherings in Summit and Grand County this week. Agency biologists and managers will be available to answer questions about the current status of local fisheries, and future management plans. The first meeting will be held on Continue reading

Fishing Licenses On Sale

Fishing licenses are now available for  Colorado anglers for the upcoming fishing season. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 31st of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can Continue reading

Free Turkey Hunts For Women And Kids

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering three mentored turkey hunts for novice hunters in Northwest Colorado. Two hunts will be available for kids between the ages of 12 and 17 who have never hunted, with another being offered for novice women. The hunts, which are part of CPW’s Hunter Outreach Program, will occur over three-days, and will focus on teaching the basics of safe and Continue reading

Purchasing System Seminars For Hunters

April 3rd is the deadline to submit license applications through Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new integrated purchasing system for the upcoming big game hunting season. Hunters with questions on the new system can receive assistance by calling or visiting a local CPW office, or can also get information through the CPW website. In addition to these options, CPW will be Continue reading

Bill To Fix CPW’s Financial Woes Advances

A bill, which would allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to increase park fees in order to address the agencies long term funding issues is working its way through the Colorado Legislature. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted 6-1 to send the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations act to the full Senate earlier this week. CPW estimates that by 2025 the agency will have an annual budget shortfall of $30 Continue reading

Listen To CPW Commission Meeting Live

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet in Denver Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the new shed antler collection restrictions, and to perform an annual review of big game, furbearers, small game, waterfowl and migratory game bird hunting regulations.  If you can’t make it to Denver, Continue reading

Shed Hunting Restrictions In Effect March 2nd

Shed antler hunters are being reminded that antler and horn collection will be prohibited on all public lands west of I-25 from March 2 through April 30.  The shed hunting restriction was approved by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission last month. Starting next year and in all subsequent Continue reading

Three Way Race For MOCO Commissioner

The race for Moffat County Commissioner district 3 is now a three way race, after Donald Broom announced his intent to run last week. Broom, who is the general manager of Sombrero Ranches, is running as a Republican. He will take on Tom Mathers, who also Continue reading

Northwest Sportsmen’s Roundtable Meeting

The Northwest Region Sportsmen’s Roundtable will host a listening session for hunters and anglers this week. The group will be taking comments on things like CPW’s financial situation, shed hunting regulations, herd management plans, non-native fish management and any other issues that may be Continue reading

Ring In The New Year At These Events

There are a number of events in Northwest Colorado where you can ring in the New Year with friends and family. The Craig Youth Hockey Association is hosting a family friendly New Years Eve Party at the Moffat County Ice Arena. The event will feature an open skate session with food and beverages. The cost is $6 for the skate and skate Continue reading

Plan Ahead Before CPW Institutes New Purchasing System

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is about to launch a new integrated purchasing system, which will serve as a one-stop shop for all CPW products, including hunting and fishing licenses, campsite reservations, OHV and snowmobile permits. CPW will start transitioning to the Continue reading

Time To Prep Snowmobiles

Snow in the forecast today is a good reminder that now is the time to prepare your snowmobile for winter. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising all snowmobilers to make preparations to their machines and safety equipment, and to get their annual snowmobile registration before heading into the backcountry. You should give your snowmobile Continue reading