News, Updates, and Musings

      ... from the backyard of Colorado Outfitters.

Colorado Big Game Draw is Live, Danger of not Building Points

By Bob Terwilliger | Mar 12, 2023 |

Hunters that do not apply for points in the draw system are missing out on potentially more successful hunts and may find themselves in trouble in the near future.

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Still Time to Hunt Colorado this Fall!

By Joe Schaffer | Aug 6, 2022 |

Limited big game hunting licenses remaining after the draws & over-the-counter licenses are on sale now!

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KUIU’s 5 Habits to Prepare for this Season

By Joe Schaffer | Aug 6, 2022 |

Our friends at KUIU put together a great blog post that we felt was worth sharing. A 101 for some, and a refresher to others, they’ve put together their top-five habits of getting your mind, body, and gear in mountain shape for days one through 365 of the upcoming seasons.

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Videos provide insight on Wilderness Hunts!

By Bob Terwilliger | Aug 6, 2022 |

Are you and /or your hunting partners new to elk hunting? Perhaps you are planning your first trip out west and need some help deciding what type of hunt is right for you and / or help with what to bring and how to pack for a Wilderness Pack-in Hunt. If this is the case,…

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Get Ready and Apply for Colorado “Limited Licenses”

By Bob Terwilliger | Feb 28, 2021 |

It is that time of year again when you need to be thinking about applying for your desired Colorado Limited License Tags. Applications can be submitted starting March 1, 2021 and all applications must be in by April 6th by 8:00 MT (note: for those who plan to purchase OTC tags, they do not go…

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Dreaming of Spring Fishing

By Joe Schaffer | Feb 20, 2021 |

Across the country we are feeling mother nature remind us it is still winter. But as the days get longer, and the temps start to rise, many of us are thinking about springtime and summer in the Rocky Mountains and the great fishing that awaits you. If you are battling cabin fever, here are some…

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“Skills and Mental Preparation” for a Western Elk Hunt

By Bob Terwilliger | May 2, 2020 |

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 BB_Temp | Mar 30, 2020 |

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 |

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 |

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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