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4 months 2 weeks ago

2nd Season Hunting Brings Big Money to Colorado

The second season of hunting starts bright and early Saturday morning in Colorado, and amid all of the excited hunters are millions of dollars being pumped into the state's economy. According to the Parks and Wildlife Department, hunting contributes about $919 million to Colorado's economy every year, El Paso...

3 years 3 months ago

Moose threatened by sloppy hunters

FRISCO, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife authorities say the state's small moose population faces a frustrating threat: sloppy hunters who think they're aiming at elk. The Summit Daily News reports that just halfway through this year's fall rifle season, officials know of 11 moose accidentally killed. Last year the number...

3 years 5 months ago

Driver OK after hitting elk

Colorado State troopers say a driver is okay after hitting an elk Saturday night. It happened at the intersection of Hodgen and Meridian Rd. in El Paso County. The windows of the SUV were busted, but the driver was able to get home. As for the bull, Wildlife...

4 years 5 months ago

DOW to hold elk hunting seminar in Woodland Park

Hunters interested in improving their success rate are invited to a free Colorado Division of Wildlife seminar at the Woodland Park Public Library, Sept. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The clinic covers several topics including preparation for the hunt, elk biology, hunting techniques, and ethical hunting. Specific information about hunting around...

4 years 5 months ago

Montana wants permission to kill gray wolves

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Montana officials are seeking federal approval to kill 186 endangered gray wolves in a special "conservation hunt," while neighboring Idaho wants permission to kill up to 50 of the predators that officials say are eating too many elk. Documents released Monday detailed the states' new...

5 years 4 months ago

Man fined $12,090 in elk killing

A New York State man has been fined more than $12,000 after being accused of illegally shooting a trophy bull elk near Glenwood Springs. Division of Wildlife officials say 35-year-old Thomas W. Post of Massena, New York, killed the bull elk on a private ranch on Sept. 27. Post was...

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