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Author: Wayne D. Lewis

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What to See Now: Red-winged Blackbirds

Since red-winged blackbirds are one of the most numerous native birds in North America, they make for an easy introduction into bird watching.

Grouse

Grouse Getaway

In the pre-predawn haze on a northwest Colorado prairie, every dark spot, smudge or blot you see is a greater sage-grouse — until the gathering light proves they’re not.

2017 Colorado Outdoors Photo Issue Video

Each year, as the anticipation mounts for the photo issue, I find myself reflecting on the year and how intertwined our future is with our past.

Walleye Wisdom

With a big smile on my face, I posed with my first-ever walleye. For our group, it was the first fish of the day.

Shedding Velvet

I, however, wanted to chronicle a different sign of the season — one more interesting to orange-clad hunters: that of mule deer bucks shedding their antler velvet.

Video of 2016 Colorado Outdoors Photo Issue

Images from the Colorado Outdoors annual photography issue. All images are copyrighted. Colorado Outdoors is published six times a year by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. To order Colorado Outdoors call 1-800-417-8986.

Get in the Game

If Colorado’s big-game seasons were a football game, we’d be halfway through the first quarter. Muzzleloader season just ended (but keep your muzzleloader out for

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