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Hunter Education Class Next Week

The City of Steamboat Springs Summer A.S.S.E.T. Camps are partnering with the Colorado Division of Wildlife to offer a full Hunter Education certification class next week. The class will be held Monday through Friday, with classroom sessions in the morning and activities in the afternoon. The class is designed for kids between 10 and 14 years Continue reading

UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory Issued For Areas Near Dead Dog Fire

Additional firefighters were deployed yesterday to battle the Hunter Fire, burning 20 miles southwest of Meeker. The crews were able to take advantage of diminished winds to increase containment of the 1,000 acre fire from 30 to 70%.  Despite growing by Continue reading

Mentored Turkey Hunt For Novice Women

A free mentored turkey hunt is being offered to women who would like to improve their hunting skills.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications from women 18 and older, with little to no hunting experience, who would like to participate in a private turkey hunt. The hunts will take place near Parachute next month.  No experience or equipment is required, but applicants must posses a hunter education card.  In addition to the hunt, there will also be two days to Continue reading

Hunt For Inexperienced Youth Near Craig

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering five young hunters a chance to earn a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land, near Craig. Scheduled to take place in early may, the hunt is made possible with the support of local landowners working in partnership with CPW wildlife managers. Part of CPW’s Hunter Outreach Program, the hunt is part of an effort to instill respect for wildlife, the outdoors, and the traditions of hunting in Colorado’s youth. All novice youth hunters are encouraged to apply. Those that have no prior hunting experience or Continue reading

Free Hunt For Inexperienced Youth

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering six young hunters a chance to win a mentored turkey hunt on private land near Meeker in early April. Local landowners partner with CPW wildlife managers to offer the hunt through the agency’s Hunter Outreach Program. The program is part of CPW’s continuing effort to instill respect for wildlife, the outdoors, and Continue reading

Missing Michigan Hunter Found Alive In Rio Blanco County

search-and-rescue7-300x270The search a 61 year-old Michigan hunter ended on a high note Tuesday when search crews located the man, who was somewhat confused and dehydrated but was otherwise uninjured.  David Boelcke went missing Saturday.  According to Rio Blanco County Undersheriff Brice Glasscock, searcher spotted Boelcke when he waved at them from a Continue reading

Missing Hunter Identified

missingSearch crews were unable to locate the hunter missing near Meeker during their search of the area yesterday. The man, who has been identified as 61 year old David Boelcke from Michigan, was reported missing Continue reading

Hunter Missing Near Meeker

missingEmergency personnel are looking for a 61 year old Michigan hunter who went missing, near Pagoda Lake, approximately 25 miles north-east of Meeker. The man’s hunting partner reported him missing Sunday, after he Continue reading

Hunters Reminded To Stay Safe After Man Dies From CO Poisoning

hunt-smart-safeWith the big game hunting season underway in Colorado, Parks and Wildlife officials in the state are reminding hunters that being shot isn’t the only way you can be injured or killed on a hunt.  A hunter in the Gunnison area died recently from carbon monoxide poisoning after he went to sleep with gas lanterns burning in his tent.  The man was not Continue reading

Important Info For Hunters

colorado parksApprentice licenses and hunter education test out options are now being offered through Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  These options, that went in to effect on April 6th, are intended to fosters peoples interest and get people active in the out doors. The Hunter Education test-out option is being offered to U.S Military and people over the age of 50. Continue reading

Kremmling Hunter not Charged for Killing Gray Wolf

gray-wolfFederal officials say no charges will be filed against a hunter who killed a protected gray wolf in Colorado after mistaking it for a coyote. The Fish and Wildlife Service said yesterday an investigation concluded the hunter didn’t intend to kill a wolf. Officials say the hunter was legally Continue reading

Search is On for Hunter Lost in Routt County

ROUTT-CO-SEARCH-AND-RESCUECrews continue searching for a hunter in Routt County who has been missing since Monday, and they’re getting some help from outside teams. The Zephyr Helicopter company is helping out with the second search for a lost hunter in the mountains near Steamboat Lake in two weeks. The Minnesota man reportedly went bow hunting Continue reading