• High-altitude Survival

    Every year, more than a few hunters must be rescued from the wilds and high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or

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  • Colorado’s Passport to Adventure

    Some people swear by calendars, others are list makers. But to consistently get outdoors, you need to be looking forward, planning and prioritizing time in your busy schedule. We all

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  • Bull Elk

    Big Game Hunting – Leftover License Update

    The official leftover big game limited licenses list for deer, elk, bear and pronghorn is now available on the CPW website. These remaining limited licenses provide hunting access on specific

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  • Fly box

    Fly Fishing Basics – Part II: Fly Selection for Colorado

    Picking the right flies for your first fishing trip can be an intimidating experience. And while most local fly fishing shops will be happy to guide you through your first purchase, there’s something to be said about being an informed buyer.

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  • What to See Now: Shrikes

    In celebration of the Year of the Bird, we will highlight some of the birds and their behaviors that you can observe at certain times throughout the year.   Driving down

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  • What to See Now: Lark Buntings

    In celebration of the Year of the Bird, we will highlight some of the birds and their behaviors that you can observe at certain times throughout the year. This post is

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  • 2018 Colorado Outdoors Fishing Guide

    The 2018 Colorado Outdoors Fishing Guide is now available! With more than 9,000 miles of rivers and some 2,000 lakes and reservoirs, Colorado is an angler’s paradise. This year’s guide

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  • Castlewood Canyon Birding Adventure

    The day after Governor John Hickenlooper declared 2018 the Year of the Bird in Colorado, I had the good fortune to join a group of birders that included CPW Resource

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  • The Be-THE-GUY (or THE GAL) Fishing-License Challenge

    In the early 80s, for a group of gangly, basketball-loving young men in Golden, Colo., Pat Sanner was The Guy. He had the backyard basketball court, the basement sports cave,

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  • Be Bear Aware

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff members, Jason Duetsch and  Mary McCormac, were live on Facebook answering questions about black bears. Watch the recorded event to learn important information about living,

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Hunting

Be Bear Aware

Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff members, Jason Duetsch and  Mary McCormac, were live on Facebook answering questions about black bears. Watch the recorded event to

Fishing

Fly Fishing Basics – Part I: Picking the right gear

Between great local fishing supply stores and a number of low-cost fly fishing outfits available online, there’s never been a better time to take up fly fishing. Howard Horton, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Angler Outreach Coordinator, dispels the myths that prevent many from trying fly fishing. Learning to fly fish does not have to be expensive or intimidating.

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