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The Most Essential Waterfowl Hunting Gear

The Most Essential Waterfowl Hunting Gear

As with many new pastimes that you try, it can be tricky to figure out what equipment you really need as a waterfowl hunter. So many products exist, each with their own different grades and styles. But what if you just want to get in the water without getting bogged down in the little details that won't affect you much as a novice? If you're new to waterfowl hunting and don't know what items are worth the investment, follow this essential waterfowl hunting gear list.

Southern Shooting Partnership announces formation; launches public listening tour

PICT - Hunter Sighting in Rifle - CPW

The Southern Shooting Partnership - a group of counties, state and federal agencies and public utilities working to develop safe, recreational sport shooting facilities in the Pikes Peak region - announced Tuesday it will launch a listening tour in December to gather public input on recreational sport shooting.

The first event in the tour will be a December 7 public meeting in Calhan to discuss Colorado Parks and Wildlife's proposal to develop a free, unsupervised public shooting range at the Ramah State Wildlife Area in northeastern El Paso County.

Hunters impacted by Silver Creek Fire can seek license refunds


Due to an extensive land and road closure caused by the Silver Creek Fire, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer hunters who hold licenses for Game Management Unit 27 the opportunity to request a license refund or preference points restoration up to the day before the season begins, effective immediately.

Deer hunters: watch for mandatory chronic wasting disease testing information

PROMO 660 x 440 People - Meeting with hunters - CPW

Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will be conducting mandatory chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing again during the 2018 hunting season in an effort to continue collecting more information about CWD and how it may be affecting our herds. Voluntary and mandatory sampling is critical for data collection on this disease that impacts the long-term health of our herds.