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Hunters In Wyoming Permitted To Wear Pink

Hunters in Wyoming will now be permitted to wear fluorescent pink while out on hunts. Governor Matt Mead signed a bill into law earlier this week which added fluorescent pink to the color options hunters in the state can wear. Wyoming will now join 6 other 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

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

Hunter Attacked By Bear

A Rock Springs man was attacked by a bear last week in the Teton Wilderness. James Moore sustained injuries to his head and torso, after he was attacked by the bear while hunting elk with two other people in the area. Moore was taken to a hospital in Idaho, where he was Continue reading

Trump Admin To Expand Hunting/Fishing Access

In addition to the Department of Interior recommending changes to 27 national monuments last week, Secretary Ryan Zinke also signed an order supporting expanding hunting and fishing opportunities on public land. The new order followed a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement that a survey found there are 2.2 Continue reading

Use Fire Safety When In The Back Country

With wildfires burning across Northwest Colorado and hunting and fall color viewing season on the horizon, the public is being reminded to use good fire safety practices while out in the back country. The potential for a wildfire Continue reading

Unclaimed Hunting Licenses On Sale Tuesday

Limited big game, bear and turkey hunting licenses that were not claimed during the preliminary and leftover draws will be available for purchase by phone through Colorado Parks and Wildlife starting Tuesday, with online purchase available Wednesday.  All purchases require a current and valid photo ID, proof of residency, social security number, and a Hunter Continue reading

Wildlife Offender Ordered To Pay Thousands

A California man was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and may lose his Colorado hunting privileges for life, after pleading guilty to committing a variety of wildlife crimes in Northwest Colorado.  29-year-old Kyle Odle will have to pay more than $16,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information to obtain a big game license, hunting Continue reading

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