Navigating the Youth Draw with CPW and BHA
February 23
Starting at 6pm
Gunnison, CO









145 Attending

Navigating the Youth Draw with CPW and BHA

Colorado Backcountry Hunters & Anglers is partnering with Colorado Parks & Wildlife to host a virtual event exclusively focused on the Youth Draw. This event is free and will feature great speakers, information, and prizes highlighted below. 

Whether you are a seasoned pro or novice hunter, this event will help you guide your kid(s) to a successful hunting season. Our speakers will provide you with insights on how to navigate the youth draw and help strengthen your awareness of the unique hunting opportunities that exist for you and your kid(s) in your backyard and across the state. Register Below!


  • Brandon Diamond - Area Wildlife Manager, CPW
  • Brian Posthumus - Statewide Hunter Outreach Coordinator, CPW
  • John Chandler - Gunnison Regional Co-Director, CO BHA
  • Christian Robertson - Gunnison Regional Co-Director, CO BHA


  • 6:00 – Welcome and introduction of agenda
  • 6:15 – First Speaker: Youth Hunting - What You Need to Know to Get Started
  • 6:30 – Second Speaker: Presentation on Youth Tags, Navigating the Draw, and Key Opportunities for Youth Hunters
  • 7:00 – Moderated Q & A
  • 7:25 – Prize Winners, Conclusion and thanks.

Sweepstakes Prizes: 

As part of this event we are running a sweepstakes to help get gear in the hands of new hunters. We are asking that all entries for this sweepstakes made on behalf of a youth hunter in your life to help get them started on the right foot with some solid gear. BHA strives to ensure new hunters have a strong foundation in conservation. To that end, entries include a one year annual membership subscription to BHA. ENTER HERE

  • Vortex Diamondback HD 10x42 Binos 
  • Vortex Impact 1000 Rangefinder  
  • Duel Game Calls Mountain Thunder 21” Standard Bugle Tube
  • Native Calls Green Weenie + Orange Gene Taylor Hunting Ball Cap
  • Primos Elk Select Calls 4 Pack + Orange Gene Taylor Hunting Ball Cap 
  • Garmin eTrex Touch 25 GPS Unit 


We would like to give a big thanks to Gene Taylor's for their generous support of our event. Outfitting Western Colorado since 1958 Gene Taylors Sporting Goods is a family owned and operated retail store that has served Western Colorado for over 50 years with the notion that you should never leave your roots behind. They still believe this to be true even with their online expansion in 2008. Now, Gene Taylors Gunnison not only serves Western Colorado but outdoor enthusiasts across the globe. They pride themselves on their warm, shopper-friendly atmosphere and their award winning customer service.  We encourage you to visit their store and see for yourself! 


February 23, 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Gunnison, CO 81230
United States
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