Welcome to Colorado Hunter
Colorado Hunter is a joint publication of Steamboat Today and Craig Daily Press.
Craig Daily Press
466 Yampa Avenue
Craig, CO 81625
P.O. Box 774827
Steamboat, CO 80477
Welcome to the 2011 issue of Colorado Hunter, the premier guide to big-game hunting in this beautiful place we call Northwest Colorado.
There’s a reason the hunters among us call the region home.
Come fall, it offers some of the best deer and elk hunting in the world, whether you’re pulling back a bow or sighting in a scope.
Whatever your big game fancy, we hope you plan on Northwest Colorado as your hunting destination for years to come.
While the area offers limitless recreational opportunities year-round — on top of outstanding scenery, friendly locals and Old West charm — for hunters the action arrives every autumn when game starts making its way down from the high country to its winter range.
Following this annual movement, thousands of hunters from across the country make a migration also, flocking to the mountains of Meeker, Craig, Hayden and Steamboat Springs to enjoy one of the largest elk herds in the nation.
While not all of you will fill your tags, the real reward comes in the experience and camaraderie you’ll discover in one of the most beautiful locations in Colorado. It’s as much about the companionship and stories you share around the campfire as it is the harvest you take home.
This magazine is designed to offer something for everyone — from novices hearing their first bugle to seasoned veterans looking for a record trophy. Inside you’ll find tips on what to bring and where to go, as well as herd updates, tales from local hunts, taxidermy hints and a complete resource directory offering everything you need for your stay, from information on outfitters and guides to meat processors and stores to equip your excursion.
As a bonus, there’s even a special section on a few local Olympians who put their training on hold every fall to take advantage of this place we all call home.
And who knows? After your hunt, maybe you’ll like it so much that you, too, decide to hang your hat here for a while. We’d be more than happy to have you in our neck of the woods.
Bryce Jacobson, publisher, Craig Daily Press
Scott Stanford, general manager, Steamboat Today
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
A Craig woman accused of causing the death of her daughter and the serious bodily injury of another daughter had her cases bound over to district court this week.