October 15, 2006
A young mule deer leaps over a fence near Routt County Road 51, where grazing is plentiful. The big-game rifle season began last week, and hunters are flocking to the region for a chance to take one of Northwest Colorado's prized deer or elk.
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Sportsmen prepare for start of big-game rifle seasons
The crack of gunshot pounding your eardrums reminds you of two things - big game hunting season is here and you might want to put in some earplugs at the Routt County Rifle Club range.