Third rifle season for big game opens Saturday

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A big buck, photographed in September, appears in the open outside Cortez. The third rifle season for big game starts Saturday, Nov. 5. Enlargephoto

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A big buck, photographed in September, appears in the open outside Cortez. The third rifle season for big game starts Saturday, Nov. 5.

The third rifle season for deer, elk and moose begins Saturday, Nov. 5 and runs through Sunday, Nov. 13.

Black bear rifle season (over-the-counter with caps) runs concurrently.

Licenses can be purchased at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices, at license agents, online, or by phone at 1-800-244-5613.