Tag Archives: hunting

Christmas Tree Permits Available Now

christmas-tree-outdoor-300For those who enjoy the process of cutting down their own Christmas tree, permits are now available for tree cutting in the Routt and White River National Forests. Permits are available for ten dollars and can be purchased from the Bureau of Land Managements local field office in Meeker, in Craig through the Craig Chamber of Commerce, in Steamboat from the US Forrest Service office, or at the Rio Blanco County Clerks Office in Rangely. The BLM allows up to 3 Continue reading

CPW Worried As Youth Participation Falls

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife officials are worried that they won’t be able to keep up with their conservation efforts, especially because the younger generation isn’t as interested in hunting and fishing as those currently involved in those activities. The department says their budget has been slashed by $40 million since 2009. The falling funds are Continue reading

Trophy Elk Found Dead Near Rangely

operation-game-thiefColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for help in finding the person responsible for killing a trophy quality bull elk who may have abandoned the animal, leaving the meat to waste. The elk was discovered in Game Management Unit 1 northwest of Rangely earlier this month. It’s possible the elk was shot legally but then was not located by the hunter. Hunters are responsible for making a reasonable attempt to track Continue reading

No Hunting In Dinosaur National Monument

hunterWith hunting season underway, hunters in areas near Dinosaur National Monument need to be aware that hunting within the monument is prohibited. The boundaries of the monument are well marked, but hunters are responsible for ensuring they stay outside the perimeter. Killing or removing any animal or animal parts including shed antlers from Continue reading

Craig K-Mart Closing

kmart-logoThe Craig K-Mart is closing.  According to store manger David Ross the employees were informed this morning that the store is scheduled to close on December 11th.  The closing will effect about 30 people.  Effective immediately the Craig K-Mart will no longer sell Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Hunting And Fishing Fees

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place this Wednesday in Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help offset the deficit. The majority of the C-P-W management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, C-P-W does not receive money Continue reading

Area Hunting Effected By Beaver Creek Fire

colorado parksDue to the ongoing Beaver Creek Fire, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has closed much of  Game Management Unit 161 and surrounding areas in North Park to hunting through the fall seasons.  The 35,000 acre fire began burning beetle-killed trees in late June and will likely continue burning until the first snows move into the area. For the safety of Continue reading

Fees For Hunting And Fishing Licenses May Increase

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place on Wednesday August 10th at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Steamboat. CPW is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, Continue reading

CPW Considering Increasing License Fees

colorado parksA meeting is being held tonight in Meeker to allow the public and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife to discuss increasing hunting and fishing license fees. CPW is anticipating significant a budge shortfall this year, so increasing these fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged Continue reading

Family “Cast and Blast” In Craig

colorado parksA free “Cast and Blast” for families is being offered by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife next weekend in Craig. Representatives from CPW and other volunteers will teach participants the basics of shooting, archery and fishing in a fun, family friendly way. Fishing and archery equipment and firearms will be provided. Participants may bring their own 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

Required CPW Permits And Licenses Now Available

colorado parksLicenses, permits, and registrations are now available for boating, fishing, hunting, and off highway driving for the 2016 2017 season in Colorado. These documents can all be purchased from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Anglers in the area must purchase a 2016 fishing license which will be good through march of 2017. Mountain lion Continue reading