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Cash prizes and great fun at Stagecoach State Park during 5th Annual Steamboat Great Outdoors Fishing Tournament
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The tournament is limited to 200 adult and 50 youth entries. Adults can register the morning of the event for $30, cash only. Youths under 16 can register free of charge and are only eligible to receive non-cash prizes.

The tournament is limited to trout species only however, a Northern Pike-only category is offered for the first time in 2016.

For tournament rules and registration form email Kent Baucke at or call 970-819-4525.

First through fifth place will receive cash-only prizes, based on the total length of two trout. The contest will offer a 75-percent payout, with 25-percent of the proceeds going to the Steamboat Springs Wrestling Club.

Anglers are reminded that all current fishing regulations for the year 2015-16 will apply and will be enforced. A current fishing brochure is available at, or at the park's Visitor Center or at any CPW office or CPW license vendor.

A valid state parks pass is required to enter the park. Carpooling is highly recommended due to limited parking space.

Snowmobiles and OHVs are permitted on the reservoir below the high-water mark only for the purpose of commuting to ice-fishing destinations.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife cautions that early season ice conditions will exist. Anglers are reminded to use caution and seek ice-fishing safety information at

Pets are welcome, but must be kept on a six-foot leash at all times.

For rules and registration information, please visit Colorado Great Outdoors website: or call 970-819-4525.