RBC I The era of fur trapping and earning a bounty for predation animals has long since passed. However, trapping was an integral part of the history of our Rio Blanco County area as well as the entire western United States.
Dear Editor: For the last six years I, along with family and friends, have had the pleasure of hunting elk out of Karl Maser’s Ute Lodge. The beauty of the mountains and the camaraderie of the hunt, plus the people of the Meeker, Colo., area, make my hunting a secondary blessing. As they say, getting […]
CRAIG I Residents of Rio Blanco County will have an opportunity to earn their Colorado Hunter Education Card by attending four classes in two days offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Craig in March, May or June.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife will soon be seeking public input on the structure of the state’s big game hunting seasons for 2015 through 2019.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a one-time grant opportunity to agency partners that engage in hunting and angling outreach and education.
RBC I Hunting for deer and bears was pretty successful, however, hunters seeking elk found the elusive game a little tougher than normal to harvest this year, according to a local Colorado Parks and Wildlife official. Bob deVergie, the area game manager out of the CPW’s office in Meeker, said the elk hunting this year […]
MEEKER I John Pope and Jason Killen, founders of The Black Canyon Hunt and Outdoor Expo, which will be held in Montrose on Feb. 1 and 2, will be in Meeker on Saturday to let owners of outdoors-related business in Rio Blanco County know how to take part in the major outdoor exposition.
Dear Editor: We just arrived back from Meeker, Colo., after our 20-plus years of hunting in your county. I felt it necessary to write and thank the members of your town for their great hospitality.
RBC I Hunters and anglers are America’s greatest wildlife conservationists. Really? While it seems contradictory that people who claim to love animals would shoot and eat them and that killing something could actually save it, there are very compelling reasons that prove this statement true.
RBC I The hunting seasons for elk and deer are off to a good start, but weather uncertainty raises a few questions about the upcoming rifle hunts, Colorado Parks and Wildlife area game manager Bill de Vergie said in Meeker on Monday.
RBC I Colorado is open for fall hunting with more than 23 million acres of public land that are not affected by the federal government shutdown.