Big bull…

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This bull moose taken by Gerald Morris in the Trappers’ Lake area in the first moose season in this region had a 46-1/2 inch antler spread.

Flood refunds announced for rifle seasons, property updates

DENVER I A few game management units in Northeastern Colorado will have refunds offered for rifle seasons in response to the flood, but many units are huntable as additional lands and properties return to normal in the northeast region. 

Poaching case brings new emphasis to protecting wildlife

RBC I The recent arrest of four South Carolina men by Colorado Parks and Wildlife for poaching has prompted public discussion and debate about the importance of ethical hunting. It also illustrates how seriously the agency, law-abiding hunters and many residents of the state take illegal wildlife activity.

Meszaros gets first-ever archery moose in area…

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Meeker Town Manager Scott Meszaros was fortunate Sept. 23 to be the first person to ever harvest a Shiras moose in the Upper White River Basin/Flattops Wilderness Region.

‘Deer Hunting 101’ offered free by CPW for novice deer hunters in state

Every hunting season brings novice mule deer hunters into the field, eager to learn and have a successful hunt. For new hunters who may not have a mentor, or experienced hunters that are looking for an edge, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a free Mule Deer Hunting 101 class on Aug. 27.

Rifle shooting range closed for repairs

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife started making major improvements to the shooting range at the West Rifle Creek State Wildlife Area beginning Monday, and the range has been closed due to the work.

Letter to the Editor: Keep energy, recreation balance

Dear Editor: Hunting and fishing in northwest Colorado is a tradition that goes back generations to pioneering trappers and fur-bearers. Mule deer and sage grouse were once much more abundant than they are now and were hunted in greater numbers.

Leftover hunting licenses set for sale

RBC I Leftover big game hunting licenses went on sale Tuesday at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices and license retailers statewide.

CPW to offer safety class this weekend

MEEKER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering novice hunters from the Meeker area a final opportunity to take their required Hunter Education class from an agency instructor before this fall’s big game hunting seasons.

CPW offers state hunter safety classes in Meeker Aug. 10-11

MEEKER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering novice hunters from Rio Blanco County a final opportunity to take their required hunter education classes from an agency instructor before this fall’s big game hunting seasons.

Free hunter education classes start today

MEEKER | A free hunter safety class will be taught in Meeker starting today and continuing through Friday and Saturday at Kilowatt Korner.

Hunter ed classes

RBC I A free hunter safety class will be taught in Meeker July 11, 12 and 13 at Kilowatt Korner. The class runs 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday July 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 12 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 13.