Colorado Hunting News

Colorado Wildlife Commission to Vote on 2010 Big Game Numbers
The Colorado Wildlife Commission will finalize all 2010 limited, big game license numbers for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and moose at its regular meeting Thursday, May 6 in Glenwood Springs.
Colorado DOW Launches Higher Ed for Elk Hunters
Elk hunters looking to expand their "wapiti wisdom" can do so by participating in "Elk Hunting University," a new online Hunter Outreach Program offered by the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Colorado Working to Reverse Bighorn Sheep Decline
In an attempt to reverse the decline of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in the Taylor River area north of Gunnison, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is exploring whether augmentation might be used as a tool for herd recovery efforts.
Bighorn Sheep Transplanted to Colorado's Hayman Burn Area
Eight years after the Hayman burn scorched 138,000 acres of land, the largest wildfire in Colorado history, the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) has transplanted Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep into their historic habitat.
Colorado DOW Continues Greater Sage-Grouse Work
The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) will continue to work aggressively with federal agencies and private landowners to support and expand greater sage-grouse populations in the wake of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recent decision to include the chicken-sized bird on the endangered species list.
Colorado DOW Starts Review of Fishing Regulations
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is starting its 5-year review of statewide fishing regulations and is asking anglers throughout the state to provide comments and suggestions on regulations and possible changes.
Big Changes for Gunnison Colorado Elk Hunters
Gunnison elk hunters will see significant regulation and license changes for the 2010 big game seasons. Two groups--archery hunters and second-season rifle hunters--are affected most by changes to license allocation and should plan carefully before arriving to the Gunnison area this fall.
Dogs Harassing Colorado Big Game
Dogs are harassing big game animals in southwest Colorado this winter and Division of Wildlife officials are reminding pet owners to keep their animals under control.
Northwest Colorado Hunt Raffles
In an effort to increase interest in hunting in Moffat County, Colorado, the Craig Chamber of Commerce, with the support of several Moffat County outfitters, is raffling ten premium hunts for 2010 and 2011.
Colorado Snow Goose Hunters Can Hunt "Unplugged"
New for the 2010 Light Goose Conservation Order, snow goose hunters may use "unplugged" shotguns--guns capable of holding more than three shells--to aid in taking light geese when the special conservation order season opens Monday, February 15.