RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association are sponsoring six, limited, special access archery hunts in the Grand Valley this fall.
The archery hunts will take place at Tilman Bishop State Wildlife Area, Orchard Mesa Wildlife Area and the Grand Junction Wildlife Area. Applicants must drop-off or mail their applications to the CPW Northwest Regional Office by Aug. 1 at the following address: Archery Hunts, 711 Independent Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81505. Applications and information are available at CPW’s NW Region office, or by calling 970-255-6100. Drawings for the hunts will be held Aug. 4.
Three of the hunts will take place during the regular archery season. Before applying for this hunt, an archery deer license must have been drawn for GMU 40-Grand Junction Wildlife Area, or for GMU 41-Tilman Bishop State Wildlife Area and Orchard Mesa Wildlife Area.
The other hunts will occur during the regular rifle seanson. Before applying for this hunt, a rifle deer license must have been drawn for GMU 40 or 41. Only archery equipment will be allowed during these hunts.