Outfitters 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 canceled 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.

Things To Ask To Be Sure Your Outfitter is Properly Registered:

Protect Yourself:
Verify your outfitter's registration by contacting the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies at

Things you can do if you suspect illegal outfitting or poaching activity:

Click here to download the form to report illegal outfitting.




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