JOIN THE CLUB: CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS BENEFIT SPORTSMEN AND WILDLIFE
Credit: Chad LaChance, Colorado Outdoors Online
So, youíre new to Colorado, or perhaps youíve lived here for a long time and have always been curious about the traditional outdoor pursuits but have never participated yourself. If you fit into the statistical curve, the biggest reason youíve cited for not taking the first step to becoming an angler or hunter is lack of somebody to teach you. Thatís right, if you were not taught outdoor skills at a young age, getting that knowledge later in life has proven to be the major barrier to entry for those wanting to hunt, fish and generally enjoy the benefits of a life in the great outdoors. But, it doesnít have to be that way!
First off, why would you want to take up hunting or fishing? An increasingly common reason for adults getting out there is the desire to eat better quality food of known origin. Want to know where your protein came from? Harvest it yourself. Wild game and fish are nutrient dense, chemical free and very, very free-range. Physical exercise, a reason to explore your outdoor resources and inner self and the general feeling of accomplishment are also all great reasons to take that first step. But how?
Read the entire article at the Colorado Outdoors website: https://coloradooutdoorsmag.com/2017/01/03/join-the-club-conservation-organizations-benefit-sportsmen-and-wildlife/