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Date: 12/31/2007
Eagle Claw will be hosting a sales event during the 2008 International Sportsmen’s Exposition.
Date: 12/28/2007
Serious fly fishermen may remember 2007 as the year that the invasive species known as "rock snot" turned into a national problem
Date: 12/20/2007
A small parasitic crustacean known as gill lice caused a sizeable die-off of kokanee salmon at Elevenmile Reservoir
Date: 12/19/2007
Nationally, Texas is at the top of the pack. Colorado makes no. 2 "travel-to" state.
Date: 12/14/2007
Guilty plea is the culmination of three years of work on the case stemming from the illegal take of an elk on private property.
Date: 12/11/2007
Three members of the Colorado Wildlife Commission will hold public meetings December 17 and December 19
Date: 12/11/2007
The workshop will begin with a joint meeting with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
Date: 12/10/2007
The DOW has closed or will soon close gates at several area properties.
Date: 12/10/2007
Rescue divers encourage people to disperse their weight, and if they go ice fishing, to tell someone where they will be and when they will return.
Date: 12/7/2007
The CDOW reminds anglers to make safety their top priority before venturing onto frozen lakes and reservoirs.
Date: 12/5/2007
A screening system will enable the CDOW to provide warm-water fisheries without having the non-native escapement issues.
Date: 12/5/2007
Sometime during the first weekend in December, two mule deer were shot and left near Prowers County Roads X and 5
Date: 12/4/2007
The tiny creatures were discovered in the Elevenmile Canyon reach of Colorado's South Platte River and in Boulder Creek.
Date: 11/21/2007
Some anglers, including members of the Western Slope Anglers, feared DOW would destroy fishing at the reservoir with chemicals.
Date: 11/7/2007
Brook Trout presence in Trappers Lake is a major hurdle in a multi-faceted plan to restore Colorado River cutthroat trout.
Date: 11/6/2007
The southeast region Sportsman's Advisory Group will meet at 6 p.m., Nov. 21
Date: 10/29/2007
The Colorado Wildlife Commission will meet at the Double Tree Hotel, 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, in Colorado Springs Nov.8 at 8:30 a.m.
Date: 10/18/2007
Annual algae die-off is to blame for the deaths of numerous fish in Sloan's Lake.
Date: 10/12/2007
25 percent of rivers and 43 percent of lakes still fail to meet water quality standards.
Date: 10/11/2007
The Colorado Division of Wildlife was called to an incident involving a black bear at a home in Old Snowmass this morning. The bear behaved aggressively towards officers and the bear was shot and killed.
Date: 10/11/2007
A bull moose made a splash with a pair of startled anglers on the Fryingpan River last week.
Date: 10/10/2007
Meet your local Wildlife Commissioner and raise concerns, suggestions, or questions about Colorado’s wildlife management
Date: 9/25/2007
The mudflow pushed the Fryingpan out of its normal channel and turned the river a deep red.
Date: 9/25/2007
The federal agency’s numbers on the decline of hunting in Colorado are inaccurate, said Tyler Baskfield,
Date: 9/19/2007
Some of the biggest fish of the year are netted in September and into October
Date: 9/12/2007
A sudden drop in oxygen levels is the most likely cause of a recent fish kill in Silverthorne’s North Pond.
Date: 9/11/2007
Jobs available for wildlife management, law enforcement and community education.
Date: 9/5/2007
Post-"River Runs Through It" crowds and I-70 are part of the reason Jerry W. Lewis, editor of the Boulder County Business Report, had to find where he stashed all of his gear for a recent fishing trip.
Date: 9/1/2007
A controversial gate installed by the CDOW last May creaked open in mid-August
Date: 8/29/2007
The project marks the first time the DOW has made a land purchase funded by the sale of the Colorado Habitat Stamp.
Date: 8/27/2007
The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) will soon take to the skies in an effort to boost the state’s cutthroat trout populations.
Date: 8/22/2007
A Pacu, native to South America, was caught in Chatfield Reservoir Saturday.
Date: 8/17/2007
Water levels were drawn down slowly over the last few weeks for maintenance work on dam.
Date: 8/14/2007
Change was in response to reports of excessive fish mortality since the reservoir was reopened
Date: 8/13/2007
The marina at Ridgway State Park has been closed since 2004
Date: 8/10/2007
Issue probably due to many weeks of warm weather.
Date: 8/10/2007
The irrigation diversion structure will be built on private property just below the Gunnison County Water Park.
Date: 8/10/2007
All bag and possession limits for the lake are temporarily suspended from Aug. 15 through Sept. 3
Date: 8/9/2007
The fishing ponds: Family donates land that will help Colorado Youth Outdoors connect with youngsters
Date: 8/7/2007
The closure was originally instituted on July 13, when water temperatures topped critical levels in that area.
Date: 8/5/2007
36-inch, 17 pound catfish caught at Silver Spur Campground’s fishing pond
Date: 8/3/2007
Frank Stack of Lakewood caught the first state record cutbow trout during the opening day at Antero Reservoir on July 17.
Date: 8/1/2007
Angling Trade magazine and Fly Fishing Trade (FFT) magazine today announced an agreement
Date: 7/31/2007
Lake will close Wednesday for repair work.
Date: 7/30/2007
The Colorado Division of Wildlife will temporarily suspend most fishing regulations at Summit Reservoir Aug. 4 - 24,
Date: 7/28/2007
On Aug. 29, the Division of Wildlife will dump gallons of rotenone into Summit reservoir to kill all of the fish.
Date: 7/27/2007
The rapid growth of algae was likely caused by increasing water temperatures and no source of fresh water.
Date: 7/18/2007
Man was fishing at a gravel pit with a group of four people
Date: 7/15/2007
Voluntary closure initiated to protect trout populations from high water temperature conditions and low stream flows.
Date: 7/13/2007
The animal appeared to be 5 to 7 feet long with a girth of 18 inches
Date: 7/10/2007
Cherry Creek State Park will celebrate Lake Appreciation Day on July 28 at Hobie Hill near the Marina.
Date: 7/10/2007
Barr Lake was chosen among Colorado's thousands of lakes and reservoirs
Date: 7/9/2007
July 9 until Friday, July 13. The ramp is located on the Colorado River near Fruita.
Date: 6/27/2007
Summit Daily News article on ambitious DOW stocking leading up to 4th of July weekend.
Date: 6/21/2007
Cheeseman Reservoir reopened Wednesday
Date: 6/19/2007
DOW is urging campers to keep their campsites clean to avoid attracting wildlife.
Date: 6/12/2007
Approximately 50,000 catchable-size (10-inch) rainbow trout died at the Colorado DOW Durango hatchery on Sunday
Date: 6/5/2007
Water shares purchased from the City of Colorado Springs to add to the permanent water storage pool at John Martin Reservoir.
Date: 6/4/2007
DOW announces the acquisition of a perpetual easement to a mile and half stretch of the Arkansas River in Lake County
Date: 6/1/2007
Earn a free Colorado State Parks annual pass
Date: 6/1/2007
On June 9 and 10, the 11-Mile Marina at Eleven Mile State Park celebrates its fifth anniversary and will host a weekend full of events.
Date: 5/31/2007
Prizes for the top three fish in the categories of carp, catfish, trout, walleye and wiper
Date: 5/31/2007
Florence man lands record lunker 50 pound Lake Trout surpasses record set in 2002 by brother-in-law
Date: 5/30/2007
People looking for a good excuse to give fishing in Colorado a try will have one this weekend - Colorado’s free fishing days will take place June 2 and 3.
Date: 5/18/2007
We know that people are trying to be helpful, but young animals are best cared for by their own parents
Date: 5/18/2007
On May 26, 2007, John Martin Reservoir State Park will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the visitor center.
Date: 5/16/2007
Weaker snowpack, warmer weather contributing factors
Date: 5/7/2007
Warm Water Fishing Clinic at John Martin Reservoir State Park on Saturday, May 12
Date: 5/4/2007
Snowpack is below average this year for Reudi Reservoir. Bureau of Reclamation will hold ops meeting to discuss Mat 17.
Date: 5/3/2007
Visitors to the park for boating, fishing and picnicking are required to use the west park entrance on Saturday
Date: 5/2/2007
The long awaited Grand Re-opening has come, and Park County fishing expected to be top notch this season
Date: 4/30/2007
Presentation by John Alves, aquatic biologist for the Colorado Division of Wildlife
Date: 4/30/2007
Colorado State Parks annual passes go on sale in eleven additional Denver-Metro area locations.
Date: 4/30/2007
Colorado Weed Management Association and Colorado State Parks offer Aquatic Nuisance Species workshops
Date: 4/28/2007
The ponds are opening under a fish consumption advisory prepared by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Date: 4/27/2007
At John Martin Reservoir State Park, the staff is gearing up for the Memorial Day holiday.
Date: 4/24/2007
Elkhead Reservoir’s opening day has been pushed back to May 5 to allow time to prepare the site. Article by Dan Olsen for the The Steamboat Pilot & Today.
Date: 4/24/2007
DOW surveys at Vallecito to determine state of fishery.
Date: 4/22/2007
Prospects of full reservoir this summer dim because of low snowpack during winter
Date: 4/20/2007
Boyd Lake State Park staff announces that the reservoir is open for boating beginning April 20.
Date: 4/20/2007
The last pieces of ice have washed ashore and fishing enthusiasts are gearing up to land rainbow, cutthroat and brook trout now that Vega Reservoir is open to boating.
Date: 4/19/2007
Barr Lake State Park is celebrating Earth Day, Sunday April 22nd, with efforts to clean up
Date: 4/16/2007
Anglers can expect a trout fishing revival in Twin and Turquoise lakes this summer as the Leadville National Fish Hatchery resumes stocking after a 12-year hiatus.
Date: 4/6/2007
Spinney Mountain State Park will open to shore fishermen and boats on Sunday, April 8
Date: 4/5/2007
Fly-fishing accounted for $857.3 million in retail sales nationwide in 2004 (the latest study), with the Rockies accounting for 27.9 percent of sales.
Date: 4/3/2007
Colorado State Parks offers boating safety classes at locations across the state as part of the statewide Boating Program, which helps boaters get underway safely while enhancing their boating experience.
Date: 4/3/2007
Colorado State Parks offers boating safety classes at locations across the state as part of the statewide Boating Program
Date: 3/26/2007
Catch this free fishing show with seminars by DOW, Chad LaChance, Terry Wickstrom, Bernie Keefe, Nate Zelinski, Steve Gerber, and Ken Karbon. Starts at 9am.
Date: 3/25/2007
A talented artist from grades 10-12 will receive a $2,500 tuition scholarship to attend The Art Institutes International Minnesota
Date: 3/22/2007
Colorado's once-ample snowpack is melting earlier and much faster than usual
Date: 3/22/2007
Money contributed to the DOW through the tax check-off program goes to wildlife conservation work that concentrates on non-game species.
Date: 3/20/2007
North Sterling State Park has opened to boating.
Date: 3/19/2007
Jeff Wagner, Bernie Keefe, and Nate and Stephanie Zelinski join Fish Explorer with new articles and blogs.
Date: 3/16/2007
Opening dates for boating were announced today by Cherry Creek and Chatfield State Parks.
Date: 3/7/2007
Attendees will be given a summary of the best bets for fishing on lakes and streams in 2007
Date: 3/7/2007
It’s no secret. The quality of water in Barr Lake and Milton Reservoir in Weld County has never been great, thanks to a booming population higher up the basin.
Date: 3/5/2007
The Colorado Wildlife Commission will hold their March meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday
Date: 3/2/2007
After a long, cold winter, Highline Lake is opening to boating. The ice on the lake is finally melting, and a Highline Lake Grand Opening is planned for Tuesday, March 6.
Date: 3/2/2007
Irrigated agricultural land has created a man-made paradise for many types of wildlife across Colorado.
Date: 2/23/2007
Eleven Mile General Store owners Chuck and Eileen Collins sold the store to their son, Jim, and his wife, Judy.
Date: 2/22/2007
You’ll never know when you need blood. But when you do, there is only one source – human donors.
Date: 2/15/2007
A local fly-fishing shop owner found dead fish and disappointed anglers on the Arkansas River last week
Date: 2/9/2007
A minimum of 50cfs out of Pueblo Res, will protect fish in the Arkansas and raise John Martin Res. levs.
Date: 2/5/2007
Coloradoan article on Larimer Cty Parks upgrades
Date: 1/31/2007
From the Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Date: 1/23/2007
Latest in fishing, hunting, camping, and adventure travel at the 30th annual ISE
Date: 1/23/2007
The DOW Pavilion has lots to offer at Expo
Date: 1/18/2007
We've added a bunch of new stuff on the site, most notably our two new field editors.
Date: 1/5/2007
The Colorado Division of Wildlife has mobilized more than 30 personnel to the Lamar area
Date: 1/5/2007
Effective on Jan.1, 2007, Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area (AHRA) is implementing a new State Parks pass fee structure.