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Date: 2/13/2020
Whirling-disease resistant rainbows are now thriving in the wild and CPW is collecting their spawn, enabling hatcheries to propagate millions of fish
Date: 2/11/2020
More boats requiring decontamination because of infestations of destructive mussels entered Colorado last year than in 2018, but the statewide inspection program coordinated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife again succeeded in keeping invasive mussels out of the state’s lakes and reservoirs.
Date: 1/29/2020
A six-month-long fishing tournament with $10,000 in prize money sponsored by CPW is aimed at maintaining adequate kokanee fry survival by limiting predation from lake trout.
Date: 1/23/2020
The Environmental Protection Agency announced today it is finalizing a rule that will drop protections for millions of miles of streams and millions of acres of wetlands.
Date: 1/23/2020
When 12 year-old Tia Wiese, from Eagle, Idaho, went ice fishing at Lake Cascade with her dad last March, and they expected to catch some yellow perch…but not the world record perch!
Date: 1/22/2020
The public is urged to contact CPW immediately and fill out a report if they see or hear wolves or find evidence of any wolf activity in Colorado.
Date: 1/21/2020
The agency’s official product purchasing website is, which is a secure method of purchasing all CPW products online, including fishing licenses. Starting March 1, CPW will be selling 2020 13-month fishing licenses.
Date: 1/13/2020
Highlights include cameos by Talon the red-tailed hawk boating safety mascot, information about watercraft inspection and decontamination, an iron-on T-shirt coloring station, free giveaways, and boat safety class information.
Date: 1/10/2020
CRAWFORD, Colo. – Crawford State Park will offer a variety of fun events on Jan. 25 – visit the park for ice fishing, ice skating, sledding and cross-country skiing.
Date: 1/8/2020
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and adjourn at 5 p.m. on January 15 at CPW’s Hunter Education Building, 6060 Broadway, in Denver.
Date: 1/8/2020
Eyewitness report of six large canids traveling together in the far northwest corner of the state last October
Date: 1/7/2020
Top prize winner took $4,135 for longest trout combined (40 inches), with longest pike of 23.25 inches taking home $2,500
Date: 12/26/2019
Huge prizes and great fun at Stagecoach State Park during 9th Annual Steamboat Great Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament
Date: 12/26/2019
All of Colorado's state parks will move to camping reservation system in January
Date: 12/23/2019
Work to restore wild rainbow trout in the Gunnison Gorge is starting to pay off
Date: 12/17/2019
The National Fish Habitat Through Partnership Act was included in this conservation legislation
Date: 12/12/2019
Colorado Parks and Wildlife determines cumulation of factors resulted in the massive fish kill on the Cache la Poudre River in Fort Collins in September 2018
Date: 12/11/2019
Bill will establish more consistent federal funding for habitat conservation programs
Date: 12/10/2019
NAWCA, signed in December 1989, provides financial support for waterfowl habitat that also supports a multitude of other wetland-related wildlife species.
Date: 12/9/2019
Two public meetings have been scheduled to discuss Blue Mesa Reservoir fishery management plans with the pubic Dec. 18 and Dec. 19.
Date: 12/6/2019
Randy Stillwell was jigging for crappie on Lake Pueblo State Park after a fruitless day of fishing for walleye when something big hit his ľ-ounce slab spoon.
Date: 11/22/2019
Reclaim Nov. 29 by avoiding the shopping hysteria and getting outside for a breath of fresh air!
Date: 11/16/2019
Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic research section and aquatic biologists are conducting a walleye demographic study at the three reservoirs the state utilizes in its spring spawning operation.
Date: 11/12/2019
The grassroots projects will improve water quality and aquatic habitat
Date: 11/7/2019
Mule deer are entering their mating season. The ‘rut’ lasts until about mid-December
Date: 11/7/2019
This opportunity keeps constituents informed about the development of regulations and how the commission works with Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff to manage the parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation programs administered by the agency.
Date: 11/7/2019
On Monday Nov. 11, CPW offers veterans and active-duty military members free admission to any of Colorado’s 41 state parks with proof of military service
Date: 11/4/2019
Outdoor company sues string of businesses over the word “backcountry”
Date: 11/1/2019
The 2019 Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic is in the books and after crunching numbers, CPW says the angling contest continues to be a success
Date: 11/1/2019
Sportsmen applaud House vote on CORE Act
Date: 10/31/2019
Haviland Lake to be drained after all
Date: 10/31/2019
CPW’s Elkhead fishing tourney data sees more than 1,000 smallmouth bass, northern pike removed
Date: 10/31/2019
Wildlife Scientists Research Colorado Walleye In ‘Sunshine Or Winter Weather’
Date: 10/29/2019
Journalists in awe of Upper Rio Grande
Date: 10/29/2019
Get out and turn Black Friday this year into a blue skies Friday, a green trees Friday, a white snow Friday… a Fresh Air Friday!
Date: 10/29/2019
Best Fishing Guide: John Spriggs, Cutthroat Anglers
Date: 10/28/2019
Spinney Mountain State Park will officially close for the season on Nov. 15 or earlier if it ices over before that date.
Date: 10/27/2019
Darcy Mount named manager of Eleven Mile, Spinney Mountain state parks
Date: 10/27/2019
On the Fly: When fishing calls for restraint
Date: 10/27/2019
5 Best Winter Activities in Colorado’s West End
Date: 10/25/2019
8-Year-Old Boy Catches ‘Monster’ Trout In South Platte River
Date: 10/25/2019
Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled at Nighthorse Reservoir
Date: 10/24/2019
Northern Water E-Waternews October 2019
Date: 10/20/2019
Anglers still hooked on fly fishing as winter approaches
Date: 10/20/2019
Fewer fish available for Dolores giveaway Lake Nighthorse holds higher expectations
Date: 10/19/2019
Anglers still hooked on fly fishing as winter approaches
Date: 10/16/2019
Current hours and last dates for these reservoirs.
Date: 10/13/2019
Stream Girls aims to hook young anglers, and scientists, in Longmont
Date: 10/11/2019
Boulder Junior and Senior Team Fishing Derby set for Saturday
Date: 10/10/2019
Bears will continue their intense search for food for up to 20 hours per day through mid-December