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Date: 12/28/2010
Starting Jan 3, 2011 there is now a 180 day reserveration window at Larimer County Parks.
Date: 12/28/2010
The first leg of the Colorado Classic Ice Fishing Tournament 2011 is Jan 8,
Date: 12/27/2010
Current fishing update for North Park from Lake John Resort
Date: 12/23/2010
Beginning Saturday, January 8, 2011, nationally recognized outdoor writer and television personality, Terry Wickstrom, joins 87.7 The TICKET for a new weekly show titled “The TICKET Outdoors” airing Saturday from 8a - 10a MT
Date: 12/21/2010
The Arkansas Valley Conduit would be a feature of the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project and provide treated water to communities in southeastern Colorado.
Date: 12/20/2010
Bill Willcox's most recent report on North Park ice fishing.
Date: 12/17/2010
Kara Lamb provides a winter update on actives around the C-BT project
Date: 12/15/2010
Christmas Day only the boat ramps at Carter and Horsetooth reservoirs will be closed.
Date: 12/14/2010
The 2011 Colorado Classic Ice Fishing Tournament consisting of three contests starts in January.
Date: 12/12/2010
Current North Park conditions from Lake John Resort owner Bill Willcox.
Date: 12/11/2010
Denver Water Board's proposal for water diversion would impact five rivers.
Date: 12/10/2010
The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area has initiated a collaborative partnership for a pilot stream restoration project.
Date: 12/6/2010
If your a nonprofit organization, this is an excellent way to leverage your outdoor dollars.
Date: 12/6/2010
North Park lakes are sporting 8 inches of ice with little snow.
Date: 12/4/2010
Larimer County Parks is implementing a 180 day reservation window.
Date: 12/3/2010
Potential impacts to aquatic resources from the Denver Water's Moffat Firming Project will be covered at this December 9 Colorado Wildlifer Commissioners meeting.
Date: 12/3/2010
This new 1/2 mile of Poudre River provides river access for fishers, and other recreational opportunities.
Date: 11/30/2010
Take this opportunity to visit directly with Commissioners Singletary and Glenn about fishing and wildlife issues.
Date: 11/29/2010
North Park reservoirs capped, the ice fishing season is underway.
Date: 11/29/2010
Boyd will close to all watercraft December 1, 2010 for the winter.
Date: 11/25/2010
The reservoirs are icing quickly, it won't be long before ice fishing season will be in full swing.
Date: 11/24/2010
And yet another record falls at the hands of young fisher!
Date: 11/24/2010
Due to ice, Spinney closed for the winter.
Date: 11/22/2010
Colorado Wildlife Commissioner Mark Smith is hosting a public meeting December 6 to discuss wildlife issues.
Date: 11/22/2010
December first will be the last day of boating for the season at Cherry Creek for all watercraft.
Date: 11/22/2010
North Park reservoirs are very close to icing up for the season.
Date: 11/19/2010
With the onset of winter and ice up just around the corner, Chatfield Reservoir will close to all watercraft, December first.
Date: 11/18/2010
Bet the rush, 2011 Larimer County Parks passes go on sale December first.
Date: 11/15/2010
Final approval of the five-year update of CDOW fishing regulations was made by the Wildlife Commission.
Date: 10/27/2010
This summer, a DOW Fishing is Fun grant helped to further enhance fish habitat in a quarter-mile of Clear Creek as it runs through Idaho Springs and Courtney-Ryley-Cooper Park near the Argo Mine Superfund Site
Date: 10/21/2010
An opportunity for younger hunters and their mentor to get in a day of hunting and fishing on private lands.
Date: 10/15/2010
Rusty crayfish are a tenacious invasive species that have the potential to impact streams and lakes. Their discovery at Sanchez Reservoir has resulted has prompted officials to but an emergency ban on the transport of all crayfish from this popular reservoir.
Date: 10/13/2010
Winter operations begin October 16 for the boat ramps and camping at Pueblo State Park.
Date: 10/12/2010
Colorado Division of Wildlife Director Tom Remington today reiterated the Division's commitment to working with the town of Carbondale and several partners to purchase the Koziel parcel, a popular access point for anglers along the Roaring Fork River that has been leased by the DOW for many years.
Date: 10/11/2010
Ross Reels will continue to manfacture at their Montrose facility after acquistion by 3M.
Date: 10/9/2010
The Colorado Division of Wildlife will soon begin its second annual fall operation to reduce lake trout populations in the reservoir.
Date: 10/8/2010
Wildlife Commissioners are holding a public meeting to hear comments on the Windy Gap Firming Project this coming October 13, in Loveland.
Date: 10/8/2010
Only her third fish ever, but what a fish!
Date: 10/8/2010
Seasonal closures of boat ramps Horsetooth and Carter Lake effective October 11, 2010
Date: 10/7/2010
Narraguinnep Reservoir is closed to trailered and motorized watercraft for the winter.
Date: 10/7/2010
Meet with Colorado Wildlife Commissioners to discuss the Windy Gap Firming Project this coming Oct 21.
Date: 10/6/2010
With the approach of winter, many boat ramps and reservoirs are being closed to boating.
Date: 10/6/2010
Stream improvements on the Conejos River looks to improve fishing.
Date: 10/4/2010
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is alerting anglers on the Colorado River through Grand County to be aware of a river rehabilitation project that will create unseasonably high flows above and below Windy Gap Reservoir beginning Wednesday, Oct. 6.
Date: 9/30/2010
The Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks will use funds from a Fishing is Fun grant to improve the quality of sport fishing at Pelican Lake in St. Vrain State Park, beginning this week.
Date: 9/30/2010
Work at the Trickle Park Reservoir, located northeast of Cedaredge on Forest Service Road 125, will take place Oct. 12-15.
Date: 9/30/2010
Trickle Park Resevoir will have the white sucker population removed and be restocked the following summer in an effort to restore the trout fishery.
Date: 9/30/2010
Pelican Lake at St.Vrain State park will see improvements in its fishery thanks to a Fishing is Fun grant.
Date: 9/30/2010
As winter approaches several reservoirs will be closed to boating.
Date: 9/30/2010
Visit with Wildlife Commissioners Glen and Singlertary at Bents Fort Inn, Las Animas October 6, 2010
Date: 9/29/2010
During the workshop, DOW staff will update the Commission on the status of the DOW's Blue Mesa Lake Trout Removal Project.
Date: 9/29/2010
Anglers and other interest groups are invited to review the proposed regulations and submit feedback as the DOW and Wildlife Commission move into the final stages of this regulatory process.
Date: 9/29/2010
While Stagecoach is closed to boating the park continues to offer great fall fishing.
Date: 9/25/2010
The Arkansas River is still flowing through Pueblo today thanks to a $25,000 water purchase by the Colorado Division of Wildlife and quick action by State Parks managers who agreed to alter flows of water headed for John Martin Reservoir.
Date: 9/23/2010
They will discuss the plains deer landowner survey, proposed Jumbo Reservoir regulatory changes, the Central Flyway waterfowl season, and any other issues of concern raised by attendees.
Date: 9/14/2010
Youngsters interested in fishing, archery and shotgun shooting are invited come out to the free one-day event anytime between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Date: 9/14/2010
State wildlife area has been reopened after spraying of herbicide to control tamarisk.
Date: 9/7/2010
Two man teams will vie for cash and merchandise prizes for the heaviest 10 pike weighed.
Date: 9/7/2010
Come join the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks for Wild Times at St. Vrain State Park, Saturday, September 25!
Date: 9/7/2010
Women and girls interested in the sports of fishing, archery and shotgun shooting are invited to attend a one-day free event at the Kiowa Creek Natural Area, just south of Eads, on Sat., Sept. 25.
Date: 9/4/2010
Pueblo State Wildlife Area will be sprayed to reduce tamarisk.
Date: 9/3/2010
The five-year review of fishing regulations will be covered at the meeting
Date: 9/2/2010
Water levels at North Sterling are very good for this time of year and the fishing has been improving, perfect time to put the new boat ramp use.
Date: 8/31/2010
Clifford Carrano drowned, Sunday while trying to retrieve his boat.
Date: 8/31/2010
Families are invited to come learn about fish and urban wildlife.
Date: 8/24/2010
The day-long outdoor skills event near beautiful Red Feather Lakes promises fun for families and newcomers to wildlife recreation.
Date: 8/24/2010
Barr Lake State Park reopened the boat ramp last Sunday, Aug. 21, after three weeks of construction to repair the bridge.
Date: 8/17/2010
Public meeting is scheduled to discuss fisheries management at Rifle Gap and Harvey Gap Reservoirs.
Date: 8/6/2010
CDOW is relocating browns from a section of the Poudre and restocking with Hofer strain rainbow in a effort to reestablish a breeding population.
Date: 8/5/2010
DOW invasive species sampling technicians discovered the mudsnails while conducting shoreline surveys at South Delaney Butte Lake.
Date: 8/1/2010
Sink hole closes boat ramp indefinately.
Date: 7/30/2010
Waterton Canyon will be closed Monday, Aug. 2, 2010 through Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 for dredging operations.
Date: 7/28/2010
August 2, 2010 is free admissions day at all Colorado State Parks.
Date: 7/28/2010
Over 100,000 trout are being stocked in the Animas River.
Date: 7/16/2010
Wildlife Commissioner Smith will discuss wildlife issuew with Ridgeway area residents July 29.
Date: 7/16/2010
Seminar is now open to all Colorado women.
Date: 7/16/2010
Coloradoans get the chance to peak to our piece to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar about the future water quality of our rivers and streams starting in Grand Junction.
Date: 7/15/2010
Fourteen companies take top honors during world's largest sportfishing trade show
Date: 7/13/2010
Read the story of how anglers joined together to end a crime spree leveled at Colorado fly shops.
Date: 7/12/2010
Visit with Wildlife Commissioner Smith at Hotchkiss about various wildlife issues.
Date: 7/8/2010
Centennial Bass Club Full Moon Tournament Results
Date: 7/8/2010
If you’re venturing outdoors to enjoy Colorado’s superb fishing and hunting this summer, there are new rules to be aware of regarding stamps. Hunters and fishermen must still purchase them, but new legislation means there are different age and purchase requirements. The new regulations went into effect July 1, 2010:
Date: 7/2/2010
Heaviest fish in Colorado's history is caught.
Date: 7/1/2010
Now is the time to hit the ground running to the Aspen valley's many rivers, streams and lakes
Date: 6/18/2010
Vital reservoir work to Close Waterton Canyon as Denver Water works to remove massive amounts of Hayman Fire sediment
Date: 6/18/2010
Book-ending the downstream portion of the Roaring Fork Valley is the sixth most endangered river in the country — the upper Colorado River — according to the national nonprofit American Rivers.
Date: 6/18/2010
Up-To-Date fishing conditions around the state, including lakes and rivers.
Date: 6/9/2010
Beaver Creek Reservoir is being filled ot 60 feet.
Date: 6/8/2010
With the runoff, releases from Ruedi are changing rapidly. Be alert on waters downstream, such as the Frying Pan and Roaring Fork
Date: 6/8/2010
CDOW is hosting a "Cast and Blast" event for women wishing to learn more about hunting and fishing.
Date: 6/7/2010
The "Dream Stream" will be dedicated to the Charlie Meyes State Wildlife Area June 12
Date: 6/6/2010
Summer, or at least the heat of summer, arrives in force this week with temperatures across western Colorado forecast to reach the mid-90s. And although you patiently wait for the stonefly hatch on the Gunnison, heat, or at least water temperature, should be where you’re focusing this week.
Date: 6/4/2010
Runoff conditions are affecting the Roaring Fork, Colorado and Crystal rivers, but the Fryingpan River in Basalt is low, clear and cold.
Date: 6/4/2010
With runoff season making some local rivers tough to fish, some alpine lake fishing may be in order.
Date: 6/4/2010
As run off continues to come down from the high country, there will be continued bypass of the inflow through Green Mountain Dam to the Lower Blue River.
Date: 6/4/2010
Commissioner Bob Streeter will a hold public meeting in Berthoud on Monday, June 14th to listen to constituent concerns about wildlife issues in the northeast region.
Date: 5/27/2010
Low water forces closure of reservoir to boating.
Date: 5/27/2010
Martin Lake is refilling and is slated ot be opened to boating Memorial Day weekend.
Date: 5/27/2010
Volunteers are needed to assist with C.A.S.T (Catch a Special Thrill).
Date: 5/26/2010
Take the kids to the Annual Kids Fishing Derby on June 5, Lake Pueblo State Park.
Date: 5/26/2010
Dispite of mandatory furloughs for state employees, all state parks will remain on on May 28.
Date: 5/26/2010
The reservoir is dropping about 18 inches daily, so engineers can inspect the dam structure.
Date: 5/25/2010
National Safe Boating Week is May 22-28 with the theme of "Wear it."
Date: 5/25/2010
Satanka boat ramp at Horsetooth is now open through September 2010
Date: 5/24/2010
The Ranger Lakes, Bockman and North Michigan Reservoir south side campgrounds to remain closed through Memorial Day weekend.
Date: 5/24/2010
Aspen Leaf Lifetime Senior Pass will be available for purchase after January 1, 2011 at all Colorado State Parks,
Date: 5/24/2010
"Cast and Twang" is being presented by the Colorado Division of Wildlife and is open to women only, 14 years or older.
Date: 5/21/2010
The Colorado Division of Wildlife and agencies have started boat inspections at reservoirs in Southwest Colorado for the 2010 boating season.
Date: 5/21/2010
The north ramp at Antero will be closed May 24 and 28.
Date: 5/20/2010
The Colorado Division of Wildlife will host a kids fishing clinic at Quail Lake on Saturday, June 5 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Date: 5/19/2010
A bill to settle a dispute between Colorado rafters and fishermen and avoid a battle in the November election died in the Legislature on Wednesday.
Date: 5/13/2010
Projected water releases expected to be closer to average after unusual summer last year. A variety of factors led to both higher and lower than average flows throughout the summer of 2009.
Date: 5/13/2010
A member of the Colorado Wildlife Commission will hold a public meeting in Hotchkiss, 6:30-8:30 p.m., May 25 at Memorial Hall, 175 N. 1st Street. He will be providing updates as well as getting your feedback
Date: 5/13/2010
Fees needed to manage recreation areas
Date: 5/12/2010
Boaters should prepare to have vessels checked at most reservoirs as mandatory watercraft inspections are in effect for the 2010 boating season.
Date: 5/10/2010
Looking for a unique voluneer opportunity this summer, become a boat ranger.
Date: 5/9/2010
North Park lakes are ice free.
Date: 5/9/2010
Wildlife commissioners holding public meeting May 20 to get local input on wildlife issues.
Date: 5/6/2010
The Arkansas River to get a spring cleaning and you can help.
Date: 5/6/2010
The North Shore Boat Ramp is opened to trailered boats for the season .
Date: 5/6/2010
As of May 4, 2010 Antero Reservoir's south ramp has been opened for trailered boat launching. The north ramp will open later in the year.
Date: 5/4/2010
Brush up on your boating skills, attend a boating safety class at Lake Pueblo State Park.
Date: 5/3/2010
Research on the effects of preditors on kokanee salmon continues.
Date: 4/30/2010
The Yampa River was voted as the best spot to cast a line in the Craig Daily Press’ 2010 Best of Moffat County contest.
Date: 4/29/2010
May 15 is National River Cleanup Day, pitch in at Runyon along the Arkansas in Pueblo.
Date: 4/29/2010
The opening of Antero Reservoir to boating will be temporarily delayed because of ice and weather.
Date: 4/29/2010
Can you tell the difference between a caddis and a mayfly? Even in the month of May, it could be a caddis.
Date: 4/28/2010
Division Of Wildlife Sees 10% Dip In Out-Of-State License Sales. The Colorado Division of Wildlife is facing a multimillion dollar shortfall. That's because fewer people are coming to Colorado to hunt and fish. And did you know that those who purchase a fishing license secure a 'free' rescue if they are to become lost.
Date: 4/26/2010
More than just a fishing report, learn how to determine whether a river is off color or truly unfishable.
Date: 4/12/2010
Date: 4/9/2010
Date: 3/31/2010
Avon will lower the water level in Nottingham Lake this week to build a fishing pier scheduled to be completed by the end of summer.
Date: 3/25/2010
Keep Utah’s Rivers and Streams Available to Anglers In one week, more than half of the premier fisheries within Utah may close. A new law recently passed by the Utah legislature threatens many famous rivers and nationally renowned waters from public access. Utah sportsmen and fly fishing businesses need your help right away. Contact the Governor’s office and request a veto of HB141. The Governor’s office number is 800-705-2464 or email at
Date: 3/24/2010
Date: 3/19/2010
Date: 3/18/2010
Colorado anglers can find details on river sections, including stream flows, species, maps and more
Date: 3/12/2010
Date: 3/11/2010
Colorado The state of Colorado is in the process of developing a rule governing management of national forest roadless areas within its borders. Colorado's more than 4 million acres of roadless lands comprise some of the most important habitat in the Rocky Mountain West for big-game and native fish populations. With more elk and mule deer than any other state, few places offer hunting opportunities that compare to those found in Colorado.
Date: 3/11/2010
The park opens to boating on Saturday, March 13 and the aquatic nuisance species (ANS) inspection station will also be open.
Date: 3/10/2010
Is asking anglers throughout the state to provide comments and suggestions on regulations and possible changes
Date: 3/8/2010
Recreational opportunities abound on Arkansas River thanks to recent improvements in Canon City and Salida.
Date: 3/7/2010
Mount Shavano, one of Colorado's fish hatcheries, has a fascinating history. It is a visit you won't soon forget.
Date: 3/3/2010
Date: 2/28/2010
Date: 2/26/2010
Less than a week after announcing its closure, the City of Grand Junction has decided to reopen the Juniata Reservoir to the public.
Date: 2/26/2010
As we quickly approach the month of March, several exciting changes take place along the rivers of the Roaring Fork Valley.
Date: 2/24/2010
Juanita Reservoir, located in Grand Junction, is closed to fishing because of unsafe levels of mercury found in at least one fish.
Date: 2/21/2010
Date: 2/19/2010
CDW is hosting a youth ice fishing event in Craig, Colorado on Saturday, February 27, 2010 from 1-4PM. Equipment and hot chocolate is provided!!!!
Date: 2/17/2010
Ice fishing, the what, the how, the where and the why.
Date: 2/17/2010
Time to think about fishing "Bankers' Hours". Let the water warm up during late February for best results along the Fryingpan or the Roaring Fork.
Date: 2/13/2010
The Division of Wildlife is taking steps to rename the "Dream Stream" portion of the South Platte for the late Denver Post outdoor editor and writer, Charlie Meyers.
Date: 2/11/2010
Did you know that the majority of big fish caught along the Fryingpan are caught during the months of January, February and March? This is for a variety of reasons, including the fact that fishing pressure is at its lowest at this time of year, providing more fish per angler.
Date: 2/9/2010
Send a letter to President Obama, your Members of Congress, the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Chair of the Ocean Policy Task Force urging them to ensure appropriate Congressional review and oversight before a new ocean and Great Lakes management policy is put in place that could have a dramatic effect on our nation’s economy and the sportfishing and boating industries.
Date: 2/8/2010
The mystery of why Colorado was so hard-hit by the scourge of whirling disease may be solved by a small aquatic worm known as tubifex tubifex. Whirling disease is caused by a microscopic parasite that attacks the soft cartilage in young salmon and trout, including rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout.
Date: 1/21/2010
Winter fishing along the Fryingpan and Roaring Fork rivers provides plenty of opportunities for privacy and big fish. But you have to be willing to brave the elements. Reading this article will help you know when, when and how.
Date: 1/19/2010
Date: 1/15/2010
Date: 1/11/2010
Denver Water's new proposal, The Moffat Firming Project, could destroy The Fraser River as a quality wild trout fishery. Without the right kind of protections, the Moffat Firming Project could flatline the Fraser – putting the river in a perpetual state of man-made drought and devastating the fish and other aquatic life that call the river fishery stands on the brink.
Date: 1/10/2010
The City of Basalt, along with federal, state, and local officials, are discussing the building of a culvert to help control the high water flows from Ruedi Reservoir. The high flows have had a negative impact on fishing along the Fryingpan River.
Date: 1/8/2010
What to do when it’s January and the cabin fever is getting bad? After reading this article, you will know what to bring, where to go, and how to fish in the dead of winter. You'll be glad you did!
Date: 1/6/2010
Date: 1/6/2010
Date: 1/6/2010
Date: 1/6/2010
Charlie Meyers, who climbed from the lowlands of Louisiana to the peak of Colorado journalism through his insightful coverage of hunting, fishing and skiing for The Denver Post, died Tuesday evening from complications due to lung cancer
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