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Hunting and the Economy: Colorado Applications Down Only 2%
May 14, 2009.
The Post Independent out of Glenwood Springs, CO ran a detailed article on this year's trends in applications for Colorado hunting licenses.
- Overall, applications are down less than 2 percent from 2008
- Nonresident applications were down 9 percent, while resident applications actually rose 2 percent.
- The biggest decline was in the nonresident deer applications, which were down 11 percent from 2008.
- Totals for over-the-counter tags remain to be seen. In 2008, Colorado sold approximately 100,000 over-the-counter tags.
See the Post Independent for the full story and comments from the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
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