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“Skills and Mental Preparation” for a Western Elk Hunt

By Bob Terwilliger | May 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most have read about the need to prepare physically for a western elk hunt given the fact of dealing with high altitude and hunting remote country. However, there are two other components of preparation that can be equally important as they relate to increasing chances for elk hunting success:  skills and mental preparation! Within this…

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ALERT! Colorado Application Deadline

By Ron Buchart | Mar 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Apply now for elk and mule deer hunts! This is just a friendly reminder from Colorado Outfitters. Elk and Mule Deer tag applications are still open right now; however the primary draw application deadline is Tuesday, April 7th, 2020. Make sure you put in for your Colorado hunting tags before then if you are participating…

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Sport Shows Canceled!

By Joe Schaffer | Feb 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends, We regret to inform you our hunting shows have been canceled due to COVID-19. As you know we like to see and talk with all of our past, current, and future clients at these shows, however we are still available through phone and email. If you have any questions for us or know…

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“Ice-Off” that Fly Rod, Spring is here!

By Bob Terwilliger | May 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Spring time in the Rockies, as in many areas across the U.S., means the start of another fly fishing season. Many will wait for the warmer weather before heading to the water. However, braving the spring weather and even “post-holing” or snowshoeing through snow into lakes as they begin to thaw can mean putting the…

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Leather & Canvas

By Joe Schaffer | Apr 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

A quote from one of the owners “we are a leather and canvas style outfit”, almost everything we do is on horseback! Hunting, fishing, or camping we use our stock to accesses the some of the most beautiful but primitive wilderness areas in Colorado. We love our animals and treat them with respect, because without…

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Orvis Podcast: Fly-Fishing in High Mountain Lakes, with Bob Terwilliger

By Bob Terwilliger | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

For those looking to increase their success with fishing High Mountain Lakes, be sure to check out the recent edition of Orvis news which featured a Podcast with our fishing guide, Bob Terwilliger. Within, Bob discusses many of his tips for catching trout in high mountain lakes through out the different seasons. Bob’s interview starts…

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See us at the Sport Shows!

By Joe Schaffer | Jan 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Colorado Outfitters crew will be making the rounds at various sports shows around the country. We are booking archery and rifle hunts for 2019 and 2020, don’t forget to ask about our wilderness fly fishing and family pack trips! Here is where we’ll be at next: The Great American Outdoor Show – February 2-10thThis…

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2018 Hunting Season Off to a Great Start!

By Joe Schaffer | Oct 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Fall is definitely here in the high country of Colorado and we are busy helping hunters fill their dreams and their tags! We apologize that the busy season doesn’t provide us much time to update our website, but please follow us on Facebook as we’ll be posting updates on the season there throughout the fall.  After…

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Sharing a DIY Drop Camp

By Joe Schaffer | Mar 31, 2018 | 1 Comment

Over the years, all of us at Colorado Outfitters have had the opportunity to hunt across the world, chasing new animals, in new territory, and developing new skills that have made us successful.  As a result of these experiences, we have also had the opportunity to develop new relationships with others who share our love…

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Major Changes for Colorado “Limited License” Process

By Joe Schaffer | Feb 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

As many are aware beginning March 1, 2018 hunters can begin submitting applications for Colorado’s Limited Licenses. Please note for those that may not be aware, there are some significant changes to the process for which all hunters must be aware. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has transitioned to a new purchasing system effective January…

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