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Colorado Parks And Wildlife Commission To Meet Next Week

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold a meeting in Grand Junction on May 12th and 13th to discuss issues that affect areas in Northwest Colorado. Specific topics of discussion will include Gunnison Basin elk management, fish diseases in Colorado hatcheries, climate science, revenue generation and Continue reading

Man Fined 15K For Illegal Hunt

confiscatedA Fruita man plead guilty last month to charges stemming from illegally hunting Big Game on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. 59 year old Melvin Weaver plead guilty to illegal hunting, taking possession of big game, illegal big game hunting without a license, and illegally taking a trophy elk. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife confiscated Continue reading

No Limit On Small Mouth Bass

kid-fishing-400In an effort to drive down the population of non-native small mouth bass there are no bag or possession limits for small mouth bass in Colorado waters that are west of the Continue reading

‘Cast ‘N’ Blast’ For Novice Women In NW Colorado

colorado parksA seminar is being offered to women in Colorado who want to learn the basics of fly fishing and how to properly use a shotgun. The ‘Cast ‘n’ Blast’ seminar is being put on by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife on June 12th in Kremmling. The class is geared towards novices so no experience is required.  Attendants Continue reading

Bow Hunter Safety Course

colorado parksA bow hunter safety course for all experience levels is being offered next month near Grand Junction. The course is being put on by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and will take place at Horse Thief Canyon State Wildlife Area near Fruita on May 14th and 15th.  You must Continue reading

Inspection Required To Boat In CO

boatingBoating season is approaching and Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people that they must get their boat inspected before being taken out on Colorado waters if the boat was used outside the state last year. CPW requires any boat that was launched outside of the state of Colorado to be inspected for any aquatic nuisance species before being put into Continue reading

Meeting In Craig To Discuss Endangered Fish In CO

colorado parksA meeting has been scheduled to allow anglers in Northwest Colorado to receive information and make comments on the Upper Colorado River Basin Endangered Fish Recovery Program.  The meeting, hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and will take place in Craig, Thursday April 14th, from 6 to 8, at Craig City Halls.  The meeting will give the public a Continue reading

Turkey Hunt Offered For Novice Hunters Near Craig

Wild_turkey_eastern_usAnother turkey hunt is being offered to young inexperienced hunters in Northwest Colorado by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The third annual Douglas Mountain Spring Turkey Hunt will take place just west of Craig on may 7th and 8th, and is open to four young Continue reading

Donate To Save Wildlife

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300The Colorado Division of Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered wildlife in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2015 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for numerous species including the Continue reading

Deadline To Apply For Conservation Program Is Friday

USDA-300The deadline to apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Reserve program is this Friday.  This program provides incentives for farmers to remove environmentally sensitive agriculture land from production and replace the crop with a more environmentally friendly option Continue reading

Dogs and Wildlife Don’t Mix

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300In Colorado dog owners love nothing more than getting out into nature with their dogs. it’s a great way to get exercise for both dog and owner. Dog owners also need to be able call their dog off from chasing wildlife. Dogs chasing wildlife is not only illegal, it’s dangerous for everyone. Wild animals cannot afford the calories, stress and dangers from a high-speed chase. Dogs that don’t have a reliable recall get lost in the mountains Continue reading

Wolford Mountain Winter Restrictions

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management will begin its annual winter restrictions on motorized travel north of Kremmling in the Wolford Mountain Travel Management Area this Tuesday. The restrictions, which will remain in effect until April 15 in most areas, help reduce stress on wintering big game herds. The purpose of the restrictions are to help Continue reading