For 2005, Now through Dec 31. Then you need a new license for Jan 1st through March 31st. Then you need to buy another one for the november season. After that the tag will be Nov - Mar.
From the DOW website
"New Season Structure: Beginning in November 2006, the lion hunting
season will run from November through March. This brochure covers lion
hunting harvest limit quotas from Jan. 1 through March 31, 2006. See
“Lion Hunting Season Dates.” "
After you get a tag they say you need to call 888-940-LION to make sure that the GMU you want to hunt is not closed. Don't forget that !/2 of GMU 62 and 1/2 or GMU 61 are closed to lion hunting. 66 & 67 are pretty close to those 2 units.
Best of luck. I'm also trying this year for the 1st time. I have a lead on some dogs but I'm sure that I'll be tracking on foot and calling then most of the time.
My in-laws bought a house in Pagosa Springs and I'm thinking of going there for a week and hunting around there. I'm also trying around Red Feather and one of my employees has some land he can hunt down by Walsenburg.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...