Hunters and anglers struggle for public access to Colorado’s state trust lands
Credit: Nick Bowlin, High Country News
Compared to its neighbors, the state limits public recreation, but that is changing.
In the fall of 2015, Tavis Rogers told his son, Nathan, that if he kept his grades up, he’d take Nathan on his first mule deer hunt. Nathan held up his end of the deal, and on Halloween, the pair left their home outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, heading to a stretch of Bureau of Land Management land in the northwestern part of the state.
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