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Archive for the ‘Hunting and fishing’ Category


FREE FISHING EVENTS FOR KIDS IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO

FREE FISHING EVENTS FOR KIDS IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO

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GUIDED YOUTH TURKEY HUNT OFFERED

ANOTHER GUIDED YOUTH TURKEY HUNT OFFERED IN NW COLORADO, OFFERED BY CPW CRAIG, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering two more young hunters a chance to earn a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land, near Craig. Scheduled to take place the weekend of May 2-3, 2015, the hunt is made possible […]

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BIG GAME APPLICATION 101 IN LAMAR, MARCH 19

BIG GAME APPLICATION 101 IN LAMAR, MARCH 19 LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free help to hunters who wish to participate in the big game season this year. CPW will host a Big Game Application 101 class in Lamar on March 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held […]

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CPW SEEKS INFORMATION ABOUT POACHING INCIDENT NEAR KIM

CPW SEEKS INFORMATION ABOUT POACHING INCIDENT NEAR KIM KIM, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about a poaching incident that occurred in southeastern Colorado, just east of the town of Kim, in Game Management Unit 143. On Dec. 10, the carcass of a small buck deer was found on the eastern edge […]

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CPW TO CONDUCT HELICOPTER INVENTORY FLIGHTS

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is taking to the skies in search of big game animals. Over the next two months CPW employees in the southeast region will fly across large portions of wildlife habitat in search of animals to classify by sex and age, while others will gather biological data on the ground.

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Pheasant and Quail Season Opening Nov. 8.

DENVER — Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s 2014-15 Eastern Plains Upland Forecast is just in time for pheasant and quail season opening Nov. 8. Across much of Colorado’s core pheasant range, the effects of drought were clear and significant in terms of the total population of pheasants. Two successive years of drought have finally given way […]

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POACHING AND ITS PROBLEMS

POACHING AND ITS PROBLEMS Written by Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Manager Mike Brown, Kim/Pritchett. With some fall hunting seasons underway and many just around the corner, wildlife officers are often asked about the problems they anticipate and how prevalent poaching is within a particular area. Obviously these answers may vary widely, depending upon […]

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CPW STAFF CONTRIBUTE TO VIABILITY OF RIO GRANDE CUTTHROAT

DURANGO, Colo. — Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW), one of several agencies comprising the Rangewide Rio Grande Cutthroat Conservation Team, celebrates the recent announcement from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) that effectively states the danger of extinction no longer exists for the Rio Grande cutthroat trout. USFWS removed the Rio Grande cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus […]

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LAST MONTH FOR BOATING AT JOHN MARTIN RESERVOIR STATE PARK

LAST MONTH FOR BOATING AT JOHN MARTIN RESERVOIR STATE PARK HASTY, Colo. – Fall has officially arrived which means the end of boating season at John Martin Reservoir State Park is drawing near. Boating season will come to a close at the reservoir Oct. 31, but there are still plenty of other outdoor activities to […]

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COLORADO’S FALL LIMITED TURKEY LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BEGINNING MAY 22

COLORADO’S FALL LIMITED TURKEY LICENSE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BEGINNING MAY 22 DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding turkey hunters that they can begin applying for fall limited licenses Thursday, May 22 through the July 10 deadline. Over-the-counter turkey licenses can be purchased at any Colorado Parks and Wildlife office, license agents or online beginning […]

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TWO BUTTES OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: FREE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

TWO BUTTES OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: FREE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY LAMAR, Colo. – There’s just one week left to get signed up for a weekend getaway your family won’t ever forget. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is still accepting registrations for their Two Buttes Outdoor Adventure, a free two and half day event, that helps families […]

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M.U.L.E.Y. KIDS’ DAY TO BE HELD IN CALHAN

CALHAN, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF), along with support from Colorado Parks and Wildlife and several other organizations, is hosting a M.U.L.E.Y. Kids’ Day. M.U.L.E.Y. Kids are Mindful, Understanding, Legal and Ethical Youth. M.U.L.E.Y. Kids’ Day is an introduction to shooting sports and wildlife conservation for children seven […]

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Today, The Sun Shines Bright in Baca County. Let’s go fishin’

After the sun went down last night, the air became still. Remnants of dust covered anything and everything that had been outside. Today the skies were clear and blue in Springfield and Baca County. A ride over to Two Buttes Lake and there I found some people boating, four wheeling, and fishing. Standing in a […]

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Big Game Application Workshop to be Held in Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, Colo. – Looking to hunt in Colorado this year but not sure which GMU to apply for? Not sure what a GMU is? No problem. Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Wildlife Managers will help decode the hunt codes at a big game application workshop. District Wildlife Managers Mike Brown and Aaron Bartleson will cover […]

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BIG GAME ACCESS PROGRAM CANCELLED AFTER PILOT STUDY

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After a pilot study, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be suspending its Big Game Access Program (BGAP). BGAP was designed to evaluate the potential of a big game leasing program in southeastern Colorado and create hunting opportunities that both benefited landowners and hunters in the area. However, recent budgetary shortfalls have […]

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CPW PUTTING POACHERS IN THEIR SIGHTS

Contact Name: Mike Porras Contact Phone: 970-255-6162 09/20/2013 | Press release CPW PUTTING POACHERS IN THEIR SIGHTS GRAND JUNCTION, Colo- The recent poaching arrest of four men from South Carolina by Colorado Parks and Wildlife has prompted public discussion and debate about the importance of ethical hunting. It also illustrates how seriously the agency, law-abiding […]

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Please take your Trash with you- Two Buttes Lake

With all the hard work the Colorado Division of Wildlife and volunteers have been doing at the Two Buttes Reservoir for Baca County citizens to enjoy, you would think that people who are enjoying the lake would pick up their trash. Come on People!! Grown up! How about leaving only foot prints? The next time […]

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for volunteers

UPDATE; News from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Saturday 8-17 between 8-9 am CPW needs a lot of man power to show up at Two Buttes Reservoir to “exercise” the second gate at the dam. This second gate hasn’t been used in a very long time so they need to open and close it multiple […]

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Two Buttes Lake: Open it, Close it, Open it, Close it.

Another update from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, due  to last night’s storm, the flood gates had to be reopened as the water level rose too much. The gates will be left open until the water level goes back down to 32′. ~M (..and those gates are not easy to open and close. )

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PARKS AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION TO MEET IN TRINIDAD, THURSDAY AUG. 8

DENVER – NEWS RELEASE FROM: The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss emergency hunting regulations for hunting areas affected by the West Fork Fire complex in southwest Colorado and consider regulations for the take of prairie rattlesnakes when the Commission travels to Trinidad for its August meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8. In addition, the Commission […]

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