Posted on June 1, 2013 by Bob Berwyn
Fishing for brookies at Officers Gulch Pond, in Summit County, Colorado. Bob Berwyn photo.
No license needed June 1-2
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — There’s no better way to start the summer than by wetting a line in one of Colorado’s sparkling streams or lakes, and to celebrate the start of the angling season, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is once again offering free fishing this weekend (June 1-2).
Each year, the agency designates the first weekend in June as the only two-day period that anglers all around the state are not required to have a fishing license. For the rest of the year a fishing license is required for anyone 16 years and older. Check all the Colorado Parks and Wildlife fishing online here and check out this guide for popular Summit County fishing spots here. (more…)
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Posted on October 29, 2011 by Bob Berwyn
Wildlife managers seeking info on a hunter who have illegally killed a bull moose near Silverthorne in late October
A moose cow and two calfs near Berthoud Pass, Colorado. PHOTO BY BOB BERWYN.
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY —Accidental and illegal moose kills are on the rise in northwest Colorado, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers, who say they’ve investigated nine possible accidental moose kills, with seven of these incidents remaining unsolved to date.
In the latest incident, wildlife managers are asking the public for assistance in locating a hunter who may have illegally killed a bull moose near Silverthorne on Oct. 22.
Several people hiking along the Gore Range and Rock Creek/Pebble Creek Trail, about seven miles north of Silverthorne, reported that they encountered a hunter who told them he had shot a bull moose by mistake, but the individual has yet to report the incident to wildlife officers. (more…)
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