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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

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

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

Deadline Looms To Apply For Big Game Hunts In CO

hunterThe deadline to apply for 2016 Limited Big Game Hunting Licenses in Colorado is Tuesday. These licenses include deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, bear, sheep and goats. To apply hunters should refer to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife 2016 Continue reading

CPW Urges Hunters to Avoid Illegal Activity

colorado parksAs the hunting seasons continue, Colorado Parks and Wildlife alerts hunters traveling throughout the state that several CPW check stations are slated during the rifle seasons, from now through November 10th. Animal check stations help officers ensure compliance with big game regulations and also offer hunters the service of Continue reading

Monday Kicks Off Small Game Seasons

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks & Wildlife encourages celebrating the holiday with any of the small game and waterfowl opportunities that kick off Monday throughout the state. Colorado has over 23 million acres of public lands, including U.S. National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands. Interested hunters need a current and Continue reading

Free Fishing Weekend is June 7th and 8th

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 7th and 8th. Anglers of all ages can fish without a license anywhere in the state that weekend.  Many states allow free fishing during one or two weekends each year in an effort to encourage more people to Continue reading