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CPW Conducts Poacher Check Point in Lamar

CPW Conducts Poacher Check Point in Lamar

The eastbound Port of Entry along Highway 50 in Lamar was the site of a poacher checkpoint in Lamar this past Wednesday, as approximately two dozen Department of Parks and Wildlife and law enforcement officials checked vehicles for hunting violations. Orange cones were set up ahead of the Entry and two officials conducted a brief […]

Last Month for Boating at John Martin Reservoir State Park

Last Month for Boating at John Martin Reservoir State Park

HASTY, Colo. – Fall has officially arrived which means the end of boating season at John Martin Reservoir State Park is drawing near. Boating season will come to a close at the reservoir Oct. 31, but there are still plenty of other outdoor activities to enjoy past October such as camping, fishing, bird watching and […]

CPW Offers Free Fishing Clinics for Kids

CPW Offers Free Fishing Clinics for Kids

LAMAR, Colo. – Are your kids glued to the TV? Get them hooked on fishing instead. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering several free fishing clinics this spring in southeast Colorado. “These events are a great way to get kids outside and trying something new,” said Kevin Mahan, District Wildlife Manager in Lamar. “And who […]

Fishing Report, May 7, 2013

Fishing Report, May 7, 2013

Sagecoach State Park opens to boating for the season Colorado Parks and Wildlife has opened Stagecoach State Park to boaters, with the Marina Boat Ramp now open and the Morrison Cove Boat Ramp scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. The Stagecoach Marina store will be open Friday, May 24 and will offer basic camping supplies, […]

Colorado Shooting, Fishing & Boating Project Grants Available

Colorado Shooting, Fishing & Boating Project Grants Available

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications from individuals, organizations and local governments to distribute up to $1.7 million for outdoor recreation activities in Colorado. Matching grants are available in 2013 for projects in Colorado that benefit fishing, shooting ranges or boating.   The grant programs are partially funded by federal excise taxes […]

CPW Seeking Info on Shooting Range Vandals in Cheyenne Wells

CPW Seeking Info on Shooting Range Vandals in Cheyenne Wells

CHEYENNE WELLS, Colo. – Authorities are looking for information regarding several hundred dollars in vandalism at the Cheyenne County Shooting Range. The Cheyenne County shooting range is a public facility northeast of Cheyenne Wells.   Illegal activities began several weeks ago when Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Todd Marriott noticed tire tracks on the hills […]

PWC OKs 2013 Fishing Regs, Starts on Big Game Regs

PWC OKs 2013 Fishing Regs, Starts on Big Game Regs

YUMA, Colo. – The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission gave final approval to fishing regulations for the 2013 fishing season at the Commission’s November meeting in Yuma on Thursday and Friday. In addition, Commissioners started review of big-game hunting regulations and received informational updates on wildlife research projects, financial issues, an agency marketing plan and […]

Prowers County Youth Pheasant Hunting Clinic

Prowers County Youth Pheasant Hunting Clinic

LAMAR, Colo. – Youth ages 10 to 15 are invited to learn about pheasant hunting in an organized hunt at the Mike Higbee State Wildlife Area, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Lamar-based Rebel Roosters chapter of Pheasants Forever sponsor the event. Participants must have a […]

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Training Class

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Training Class

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has opened the application process for the next training class of district wildlife managers. Applications will be accepted through Monday, Sept. 17. District Wildlife Managers are multipurpose wildlife professionals and the foundation of our wildlife management system. The wildlife manager’s role includes law enforcement, resource management, public education and […]

Ted Floyd Keynote Speaker at Snow Goose Festival

Ted Floyd Keynote Speaker at Snow Goose Festival

The 10th Annual High Plains Snow Goose Festival will be held February 23-26, 2012. Honored guest and author, Ted Floyd will be attending our special 10th Anniversary celebration. Spot snow geese and other bird species, tour historic sites, plus attend workshops on birds and their habitats. Ted Floyd will be the keynote speaker during the banquet on Saturday […]