strive to maintain your privileges and right to hunt
and Satisfaction - Dedicated Professionalism
must be registered, bonded and insured to operate in
Colorado and have permits to operate on public lands.
If your outfitter is operating illegally, you run the
risk of having your hunt cancelled in progress
and your game confiscated if your outfitter is
arrested. Knowingly contracting with an illegal outfitter
could result in felony convictions for all hunters
involved. You may not have legal recourse if you are
injured or your illegal outfitter does not provide the
services you purchased.
To Ask To Be Sure Your Outfitter is Properly Registered:
Are you registered with the Colorado Office of Outfitters
If so what is your Registration number?
we be hunting on public lands at any time?
so do you have a Bureau of Land Management or U.S
Forest Service permit?
Indications Of An Illegal Outfitter:
Outfitter does not provide a written contract.
Outfitter counsels you not to talk to State or Federal
officers or asks you to say we're just friends or
family hunting together.
you can do if you suspect illegal outfitting or poaching
as much information as possible.
Call toll free Operation Game Thief 1-800-332-4155
Or e-mail Game.Thief@State.CO.US
(you can remain anonymous).
may be entitled to a reward offered by Colorado Division
of Wildlife's Operation Game Thief or the Colorado
Outfitters Association. www.ColoradoOutfitters.org