Category Archives: Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News

Deer feeding ban extended from June 1 to December 15.

The legislature extended the ban on deer feeding, while rejecting a bill to allow hunters to bait deer. And don’t worry, the deer won’t starve because of these actions. LD 767, sponsored by Representative Lance Harvell of Farmington, extended the prohibition on deer feeding. The bill was enacted and signed into law by the governor. […]

Tear down a land posting sign and you’ll lose your hunting and fishing license

The landowner relations program at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife got a major boost this year. LD 1391 nearly tripled the program’s funding, recognizing that this program is critically important to all of us who enjoy recreating on private land. If you need to know why this is so important, please read farmer […]

Colorado paying for pike to get them out of lake

While Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says there is nothing they can do to get illegally introduced species out of a water, Colorado is paying anglers to catch and kill northern pike. Here’s the story. SILVERTHORNE, Colo. – A cash-based incentive offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Water Conservation Board […]