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Colorado Mule Deer Hunting

Commission Critical of Rocky Mountain National Park’s Elk Managment Plan

The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) and the Colorado Wildlife Commission said Thursday that Rocky Mountain National Park’s decision to reduce elk numbers in the park with sharpshooters should rely instead on qualified volunteers. The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) and the Colorado Wildlife Commission said Thursday that Rocky Mountain National Park’s decision to reduce […]

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Colorado Mule Deer Hunting

Colorado Biologists Studying Mule Deer Aging

Early results of a mule deer aging study being conducted by the Colorado Division of Wildlife are helping provide insight into the trade-offs between hunt quality and hunting opportunity in southwest Colorado. Early results of a mule deer aging study being conducted by the Colorado Division of Wildlife are helping provide insight into the trade-offs […]

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Colorado Duck Hunting

Important Information for Colorado Dove Hunters

Colorado’s dove season opens statewide on Monday, September 1.  Dove hunters should be aware of the following information before entering the field this season: Mourning Dove Banding Program   Earlier this summer, the DOW and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service banded over 700 mourning doves across Colorado. Doves were trapped, fitted with aluminum, individually […]

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Colorado Duck Hunting

Important Information for Colorado Waterfowl Hunters

Duck and Goose Hunters who enjoy pursuing waterfowl in Colorado will have plenty of opportunities this year due to diverse season structures and liberal bag limits, but what kind of success they experience is likely to vary depending on what they hunt and when. Hunters who enjoy pursuing waterfowl in Colorado will have plenty of […]

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Colorado Duck Hunting

Waterfowl Hunting Clinic in Colorado Springs

The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) will host a Waterfowl Hunting Clinic in Colorado Springs Nov. 20, from 6-9 p.m. The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) will host a Waterfowl Hunting Clinic in Colorado Springs Nov. 20, from 6-9 p.m.   The class will be led by a trio of DOW biologists who will cover […]

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Monitoring the Grand Mesa Moose Herd

With financial assistance from an energy company operating in the area, the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) has begun checking female moose on the Grand Mesa for calves. The Grand Mesa herd is Colorado's newest moose population and wildlife managers and biologists are keeping close tabs on the herd to track reproduction. Funding for the […]

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Colorado Hunting Safely – 2008

Hunting accidents have declined rapidly since the passage of two laws in 1970. One law requires hunter education training for all hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1949. The other requires hunters to wear at least 500 square inches of fluorescent orange clothing above the waist – including a head covering visible from all […]

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Colorado Antelope Hunting

Big Game Hunting in Colorado – 2008

Deer and elk are the most commonly hunted species in Colorado. But hunters also go to the high country to pursue other magnificent big game animals: bighorn sheep, mountain goats, bears, moose and mountain lions. Deer and elk are the most commonly hunted species in Colorado. But hunters also go to the high country to […]

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Colorado Mule Deer Hunting

How to Hunt Deer in Colorado

Every year thousands of hunters head to the plains, the foothills and the high country in Colorado to hunt deer. Most hunters stalk mule deer in the mountains and the foothills, but the allure of stalking the wily white tail deer in eastern Colorado is growing in popularity. Whichever type of deer you choose, you […]

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Colorado Elk Hunting

How to Hunt Elk in Colorado

The popular hunting magazines display colorful photographs of huge bull elk standing in open meadows and presenting easy targets. The reality in the mountains of Colorado, however, is far different.       Hunting elk is one of the most exciting big-game pursuits in North America. But stalking these animals is challenging, and most hunters won’t get […]

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