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​Hunter Education​

Hunter Education courses are offered throughout the year and through​out the state. Find a course at a pla​ce and time to fit your schedule.

Youth Expands!​

One of the foremost goals ​at CPW is to expand youth opportunity and turn first-time hunters into lifelong sportspersons. Read more.


Habitat Stamp

Habitat stamp Anyone aged 18 through 64 must buy a habitat stamp in order to buy or apply for a hunting or fishing license. Read more.​​​​​​

GMU 171 Limited Access Opportunity

Elk Hunters: Archery over-the-counter license or rifle elk license holders for GMU 171 can apply for limited access permits to hunt on Yarmony Ranch SWA. Deadline August 19, 2021. More details: see flyer.

Hunters: Know BEFORE You Go

Closures of areas can change quickly (even daily or hourly) and your hunting destination or access route may be affected. Prior to license purchase, scouting or hunting, it is your responsibility to learn about fires, closures alerts. Plan alternative routes & areas to hunt. Check with local land management agencies before heading out. 

For more information, including contact numbers, visit the Fire, Road Closures and Alerts page.

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​Big Game Hunting Planner​

The Big Game Hunting Planner​ is an easy-to-read, two-page summary of dates, fees, application dates & deadlines. Print for an easy reference.​​

2021 Preference Point Issue

Find big game preference points and herd counts. Read about fishing near Rabbit Ears Pass, Colorado's first hunters, weather safety in the backcountry, nontypical antlers and more!

B​uy your copy online or in an office, or subscri​betoday!​​​