Colorado Hunting Seasons & Licensing: What You Need To Know
If you're thinking of hunting in Alaska this year, it's important to familiarize yourself with the state's hunting seasons and licensing requirements.
In this blog post, we will provide an overview of what you need to know in order to hunt in Alaska. We will also discuss the different types of licenses available, as well as how to apply for a license.
So if you're ready to start planning your Alaskan hunt, read on for all the information you need!
Hunting In Colorado
If you enjoy hunting, there's no better place to do it than in Colorado. The state is home to some of the best hunting grounds in the country, and there are plenty of opportunities to bag a big game animal.
Whether you're after deer, elk, or even bear, you can find good hunting spots all over Colorado. The state is divided into several different hunting areas, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs. There are also a variety of different reasons to choose from, so you can hunt when it's most convenient for you.
Colorado is a great place to hunt because the scenery is beautiful and the wildlife is plentiful. You'll have a great time whether you're successful in your hunt or not. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy the great outdoors!
Colorado Elk Seasons
|Rifle||Oct. 16-20, Oct. 30-Nov. 7, Nov. 13-19 and Nov. 24-28|
Colorado Deer Seasons
|Rifle||Oct. 30-Nov. 7, Nov. 13-19, Nov. 24-28|
Colorado Plains Deer Seasons
|Archery||Oct. 1-29, Nov. 10-30 and Dec. 15-31|
|Rifle||Oct. 30-Nov. 9 and Dec. 1-14|
Colorado Pronghorn Seasons
|Archery: Bucks Only||Aug. 15-31|
|Archery: Bucks and Does||Sept. 1-20|
Colorado Moose Seasons
Colorado Bear Seasons
|Rifle||Sept. 2-30, Oct. 16-20, Oct. 30-Nov. 7, Nov. 13-19, Nov. 24-28 and (Private land only) Sept. 2-Nov. 28|
Colorado Turkey Seasons
|Fall||Sept. 1-Oct. 29**|
**Season dates vary by zone
Colorado Small Game Seasons
|Abert’s Squirrel||Nov. 15-Jan. 15|
|Beaver||Oct. 1-Apr. 30|
|Bobcat||Dec. 1-Feb. 28|
|Common Snapping Turtle||Apr. 1-Oct. 31|
|Rabbit||Oct. 1-Feb. 28|
|Fox and Pine Squirrel||Oct. 1-Feb. 28|
|Marmot||Aug. 10-Oct. 15|
|Prairie Dogs||June 15-Feb. 28|
|Prairie Rattlesnake||June 15-Aug. 15|
|Wyoming Ground Squirrel||Open season|
How To Get A Hunting License In Colorado?
Depending on your age, you may be required to have the Hunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt.
- Complete the Colorado hunter education certification requirements.
- Choose the correct license type.
- Buy the license through the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website or a Colorado–approved retailer.
Colorado License Expiration
Hunting licenses for small game are good from April 1 to March 31 of the next year. Hunting licenses for big game expire on the expiration date printed on the license.
Where to Buy a Colorado Hunting License
- Visit the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
- Call 1-800-244-5613.
- Visit a Colorado Parks and Wildlife office or an approved license retailer.
Colorado hunting seasons, bagging totals and available licenses vary by region. You must apply for a license, some of which are selected at random. Additionally, Colorado hunting seasons include several regional and special permit hunt times. For information on how to obtain season licenses for harvest, visit the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
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