Eleven Mile State Park will host the annual Colorado Classic Pro-Am Ice Fishing Tournament series produced by the 11 Mile Marina, starting with the Grand Slam held Jan. 7, followed by the South Park Ice Masters Traveling Trophy Feb. 4 and ending with the Marina March Madness March 4, 2017.
After a couple nice days, it’s back to snowing and blowing, so I thought I’d give a quick update. We got out and fished Lake John yesterday afternoon on X-mas eve.
Ice fishing continues to grow in popularity and Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages all anglers to enjoy the sport.
Premium Cooler and Drinkware Brand Agrees To Multi-Year Deal, Becomes Title Sponsor of FLW College Fishing
Ice Fishing/Conditions Report
Lake John/Cowdrey/ Delaney Butte Lakes
19, December, 2016
The Best-Selling Series of 2016 Just Got Bigger.
Bass Pro Shops/Cabela's Merger Delayed
Lake Okeechobee Challenge (open to all) on Jan.15
Texas High School State Championship on Jan. 29
Georgia High School State Championship, Feb 11
Cabela's Lake Hartwell Early Bird Challenge, (Open to all) Feb 19
Florida High School State Championship, Feb 26
Strike King Partners with Orion Coolers, Jackson Kayaks
Estimated survival rates for this year's spring-migrating juvenile fish passing through the Columbia and Snake river system show a mixed bag of results
FLW to Debut 24-event High School Fishing Open Series
Bill recognizes fishing as significant driver of U.S. economy Courtesy American Sportfishing Association
A few months ago, I was visiting one of Colorado’s state parks for a work project, and someone mentioned the Camp Hosts.
Ice fishing is underway in North Park.
At 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, 911 dispatch transferred a call to Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers at Lake Pueblo State Park to report a missing person.
DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has accepted a settlement of $207,000 from American Civil Contractors (ACC) for the accidental fishkill on the Big Thompson River this past March.
Zoneloc locks your fish on and won't let go!
There probably is no such thing as “safe” ice, but there are some guidelines anglers should consider.
Gill continues their support of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Buff, Inc. will continue its support of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
Lake John/Cowdrey/Delaney Buttes
30, November, 2016
Horsetooth Reservoir took third place on a list of America's Best Lakes published by the popular social media platform Foursquare.
Be grateful you live in such an amazing state surrounded by some pretty awesome people.
Canyon will reopen for two weeks before weekday closure resumes for last three weeks of 2016.
St. Croix's highly anticipated Legend Glass now available let the cranking begin
Professional chefs work their magic at a recent “trout taste test” in Fort Collins. CPW is experimenting with new hatchery feeds to produce better tasting fish.
Why have zebra mussels leapfrogged over the Canadian Shield?
Poison Swingtail Jig
TU's Jason Willis Wins Watershed Award
CPW invites the public to learn about funding the future of Colorado’s State Parks
MINNETONKA, Minn. — Finding a hot spot has never been easier, thanks to the innovative technology of the revolutionary MarCum® RT-9®, a rugged, touchscreen Android tablet that offers anglers GPS, sonar and underwater camera displays on a single, handheld device.
New Humminbird® Technologies Deliver Clearest Imaging Ever
New PENN Slammer III Spinning Reel Now Available
Accurate Adds New BV-400 Single-Speed and BV2-400 Two-Speed Reels to its Boss Valiant Series
Merrell/Vibram Team to Produce Great Cold Weather Shoes for Outdoorsmen
Reservoirs to get work from Bureau of Reclamation
The North Ramp at Carter Lake and boat ramps at South Bay at Horsetooth Reservoir will close for the season starting on Monday, Nov. 28.
The parking area at Lions Open Space in Laporte, Colo., has reopened to the public after being closed since mid-October for construction.
If enjoying fresh air with family and friends is important to you, visit a state park for free this Black Friday.
The HDS Gen3 series feature an easy-to-use, multi-touch, high-resolution display with Broadband Sounder™ and CHIRP sonar, plus built-in support for StructureScan® 3D with SideScan and DownScan Imaging™.
New Stroschein 1350 Ice Shelter
With more people visiting and moving to the state each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has seen a significant increase in visitation to all 42 state parks
The public is now invited to provide input on the range of alternatives, as well as specific elements in terms of facility enhancements and other management recommendations.
Great Bass Fishing, Exciting Team Format Competition And Hefty Payouts Await!
BOZEMAN, Mont. – This November, Simms is once again honoring our nation's veterans by donating proceeds from sales of a special edition Made-in-USA wader.
Trapper Offset Wide Gap, X Heavy Hook
Trapper Tackle's Offset Wide Gap, X Heavy Hook features innovative Trapper Box™
A packed house for the opening plenaries. Photo courtesy Timothy Campbell
Post by Jenny Seifert, UWEX Outreach Specialist
With more people visiting and moving to the state each year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has seen a significant increase in visitation to all 42 state parks, a trend expected to continue into the future.
Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake
BASALT, Colo. - Effective immediately, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is instituting a voluntary fishing closure at a popular area on the Frying Pan River located downstream from the Ruedi Reservoir Dam.
Boating Safety - Safe BoatingDETROIT — The Coast Guard recently responded to several cases in which boaters and their vessels were not adequately prepared for the elements.
A free firmware update makes it easier to use your MarCum® digital flasher to find and catch fish in both shallow and deep water.
Green Mountain Reservoir current scheduled release is 320 cfs.
Collegiate anglers take home $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge
Northern Water is hosting its annual Fall Water Users Meeting Nov. 9, 2016, at the Best Western Plaza Conference Center in Longmont.
Boating Access Hours
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today that a service access agreement has been reached with Mercury Marine
Changes in the operation of San Luis State Park are being planned and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking the public to provide comments on management of the area.
Costa Introduces New Rimless Sunglasses
New York Mills, Minn.- A high-end Mod-V fishing boat, complete with Lund's famous IPS hull for superior performance and stability, Lund Boats introduces the 2017 Renegade.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is conjuring up some gruesome fun at Sylvan Lake State Park, Oct. 29.
Beginning October 27, Reclamation will begin shutting down the Colorado - Big Thompson Project east slope system for winter maintenance and system inspection.
The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW announced today the Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce and Kimberling City, Mo., will host the 2017 TBF Federation National Championship, April 3-8.
Green Mountain Reservoir is currently releasing 700 cfs. It is expected to remain at that level through November 1, 2016, when releases are reduced to winter flows. An update will be provided at that time.
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce that G2 Gemini will continue its long standing partnership with the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
The National Bass Anglers Association announced today that Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City, Mo., will host the 2017 NBAA National Championship.
Anglers From Around the Globe Competing For $95K, Forrest Wood Cup Berth
The flow at the Fryingpan River gage below Ruedi Reservoir will decrease from 128 cfs to approximately 78 cfs.
The release from Ruedi will be decreased tomorrow morning by 50 cfs total.
Purchasing a snowmobile, OHV or boat? Be sure to get proof of ownership, required for registration in 2017
CPW in need of volunteers to help keep popular fishing spots ship shape
The ability to walk across state lines almost anywhere without getting your feet wet serves as evidence of a basic reality: We’re landlocked. High and dry.
Bass Pro Shops has reached a deal to acquire outdoors retail competitor Cabela's in a deal valued at $5.5 billion the companies said in a statement Monday
Are you ready for fall? Colorado state parks are already showcasing the best of changing nature, with cooler temperatures for hikes, leaves bursting into red, yellow and orange, and unique animal mating rituals on display in the mornings and evenings.
Work has begun to rehabilitate Pella Crossing, a popular Boulder County open space property west of Longmont extensively damaged in the September 2013 flood.
When my license plate renewal notice arrived in the mail last week, I was actually happy (you might even say I was excited) to know that I’d be visiting the DMV soon.
Beneath the steep, red walls of a famed valley freckled with turning aspens, Norman Maktima drifts his dry-dropper rig through a deep riffle in an undisclosed section of the Eagle River.
Local fishermen are in luck.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating Johnstown officials after their attempt to treat an algae outbreak left nearly 1,000 fish dead.
COLORADO SPRINGS - Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting fishing bag and possession limits for Pikeview Reservoir effective immediately as part of an emergency fish salvage.
Members of the media are invited to observe work crews as they install a large, specialized net that will span across Elkhead Reservoir's spillway.
The Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest has temporarily closed the Tower Road (FSR170) starting September 19 for public safety due to tree cutting and removal along much of the length of the road.
Jason Lieverst is performing a magic trick, plucking trout after trout from a seemingly shallow pool in the Eagle River.
If you are looking to either fish, hike, see the aspens change, wildlife watch or all of the above, you can do far worse than a trip to Urad Lake.
George Hirapetian of Charlotte, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces, Thursday to grab the early lead after Day One of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational
Championship Set For November Showdown on Kentucky Lake
Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is boosting their support and long standing partnership of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of Collegiate Anglers.
LW College Fishing is headed to Lake Chickamauga on Sept. 24
Recreation will remain open during dam project, but reservoir will only be about 6 percent full
LOVELAND, Colo. – Following the Labor Day holiday, hours of operation at the Satanka boat ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir will change.
27, August, 2016
This summer has been fairly tough for quantities of trout granted to fishermen.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife has a temporary job opening for a Fishing Reporter & Customer Service Representative.
Beginning Sept. 6, 2016, Waterton Canyon will be closed Mondays through Fridays through November while crews complete repairs to the High Line Canal diversion structure in the South Platte River.
RIFLE, Colo. - The Silt Water Conservancy District is announcing that they will need to drain Harvey Gap Reservoir to inspect the dam outlet structure.
WJ LINDEQUE CC SIGNS EXCLUSIVE LICENSING AGREEMENT TO RUN FLW BASS-FISHING TOURNAMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
In a moment, the Colorado River begins to boil like a bubbling cauldron of fish.
When it comes to their favorite places to wet a line, fishermen are pretty tight-lipped by nature.
In the modern era of overly complex, match-the-hatch fly patterns, adding a few simple, traditional flies to your fly box can be effective weapons in your fly-fishing arsenal.
This salmon may shatter South Dakota’s record by almost 7 pounds!
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Rock Canyon Swimbeach at Lake Pueblo State Park was closed Monday afternoon, and will remain closed until further notice due to an abnormal red staining that was observed along the shoreline by park staff that same day.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Grand Valley Anglers, the local chapter of Trout Unlimited, are inviting novice anglers to Fly Fishing 101, a one-evening only seminar, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at CPW's Hunter Safety Building, 711 Independent Avenue in Grand Junction.
New for 2017 from Mann's is a remodel on a classic jigging lure, the famous
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One grand prize winner will win a family vacation for four to Walt Disney World® Resort
Everyone is invited to get wet!
he Bureau of Reclamation has scheduled the annual public meeting for Ruedi Reservoir Water Operations.
This week the sport of bass fishing will never be the same as new champions will be crowned
Late Saturday morning on Boyd Lake two water vessels collided.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife to discuss budget issues at meetings in southwest Colorado
Northern Water staff began making preemptive water releases from Lake Granby on June 20 to make room for runoff from quickly melting snowpack.
Sample BBQ from Champion BBQ teams to benefit local Alabama Charities
WASHINGTON - New hunting and angling opportunities on national wildlife refuges provide increased public access for sportsmen during a time when access is shrinking, said Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, commending a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand hunting and fishing on 13 national wildlife refuges in nine states.
ST. GEORGE — The upcoming Pioneer Day weekend should be a busy one at boating and fishing waters in Utah. As the weekend nears, Division of Wildlife Resources officers are both happy — and concerned — about what they're seeing at quagga mussel inspection stations in the state.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper today officially endorsed Denver Water’s proposed Gross Reservoir Expansion Project
Greenbacks Spawning at Zimmerman Lake
Nate Martinez was honored by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies for his bravery
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is investing to conserve two native Wyoming fish species in the Big Sandy River.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife marks Colorado Day, the commemoration of Colorado's acceptance into statehood, with free park entrance at all 42 state parks, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016.
Livetarget Swimbait Series New Product Release: (www.livetargetlures.com)
Old Town® Predator PDL™ Voted Best Boat
Revolutionary pedal-drive fishing kayak offers no-fail forward and reverse, unrivaled boat control and fishability
RACINE, WI Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), is the world's largest sportfishing trade show and the annual destination for the global recreational fishing industry.
It seems like things are finally starting to pick up
Broken Bow Records Artist Set To Perform at 2016 Forrest Wood Cup
The Bureau of Reclamation and Larimer County will host public scoping meetings and comment period for the Resource Management Plan (RMP) and Environment Assessment (EA) and associated Reservoir Parks Master Plan from August 22-24.
Catching a trophy-sized walleye is quite the accomplishment for any fisherman. It’s even more impressive when the fisherman is a 4-year-old boy using a toy fishing rod.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is pleased to announce the final two public meetings to present and discuss CPW’s 2016-2026 Statewide Trails Strategic Plan.
Firefighting crews are reporting nearly 100 percent containment of the Red Table Fire and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is resuming normal operations at Sylvan Lake State Park beginning Monday, July 18.
As stand-up paddleboards become more and more popular, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds paddlers to wear personal floatation devices when using these watercraft.
Dehydration is one of the greatest threats to hunters, hikers and outdoor recreationists.
016 Special Report on Fishing reveals increases in number of first-time, youth and Hispanic participants
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced the 2017 Walmart FLW Tour regular-season schedule Thursday in a live press event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST).
State-Fish Art Winners Compete
The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division.
Reservoir reopens to public following precautionary closure
s of noon today, restrictions on open fires for the unincorporated portions of Larimer County goes into effect.
As a precaution, recreation at reservoir will be closed until further notice
While other walleye warriors went deep, Wisconsins Buck Gehm and Louie Apitz targeted shallow weeds to rack up a 46-pound, 2-ounce total and win the Cabelas Masters Walleye Circuits Green Bay tournament presented by Lowe Equipment out of Oconto, Wisconsin, July 8-9.
DENVER --Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife and fly-fishing expert Kerry Caraghar of Evergreen’s The Blue Quill Angler for an exciting evening presentation on Fly Fishing within an Hour of Denver.
Littleton, Colo. – Marine law enforcement in Colorado scored another success with Operation Dry Water, the nationwide crackdown on people boating under the influence (BUI) of alcohol or drugs.
PUEBLO, Colo. - A Lake Pueblo State Park search and rescue team is searching for a possible drowning victim in the North Picnic Cove area of the park.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife urges hunters and anglers, or anyone who wants their voice heard regarding wildlife issues, to attend the next NW Region Sportsmen's Roundtable caucus in Grand Junction, Wednesday, July 13, at Colorado Mesa University, Meyer Ballroom in the University Center, 1455 North 12th Street.
The evening light was soft, the clouds pastel and the breeze pleasant. It was fun to be among the waterbirds instead of looking at them from the shore.
The 2016 Colorado Outdoors Fishing Guide is now available!
When it comes to fish taxidermy, artificial mounts, called reproductions or “replicas,” are even better than the real thing
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Polaris Industries Inc
The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Presented by Cabela's is known for its big payouts
The Fountain Valley Junior Bass Club duo of Jordan Evans and Robbie Gonzales won the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Colorado State Championship on the Pueblo Reservoir.
Whether you’re an avid angler or just someone who enjoys the occasional weekend fishing trip, here are 11 things you should know about Colorado’s fisheries.
'Catch and Keep' and 'big prizes' will be the catchwords during Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Tournament, June 11-19 at Elkhead Reservoir, located approximately 9 miles northeast of Craig.
It’s not often that someone hates the title of your story before you write it, but that is the case with this piece.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking public input on draft alternatives for the management plan revision for recreation use along the Arkansas River.
Although not as well known as the acclaimed tailwater stretches of the South Platte, Frying Pan or Blue rivers, the Yampa River below Stagecoach Reservoir is a hidden gem that offers exceptional trout fishing.
It’s important to know how to use a map and compass to avoid getting lost when venturing into remote areas.
The U.S. Forest Service is hosting a free fishing fest for kids on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District of the Roosevelt National Forest on June 4 at the West Lake Day-use area, located off Red Feather Lakes Road (CR 74E).
The Yamaha Angler Appreciation Night, a night full of activities and prizes, will be held on May 24th
Murray State University and the University of Alabama Bass Teams Grasp Second and Third Respectively
Green Mountain has started to fill for the 2016 season
Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has released its 2015 Annual Report, a reporting commitment to Larimer County citizens through the Help Preserve Open Spaces sales tax.
The Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announce the addition of a sixth National High School Open to its no-entry fee event lineup.
The U.S. Forest Service presented the 2016 “Rise to the Future” award to Karen R. Hollingsworth
You just had to be there. That’s all I can really say about my recent fishing and kayaking trip, which was one of the most unusual and memorable outings that I’ve had in years.
This morning, Reclamation has increased the releases from Ruedi Reservoir
FLW College Fishing is headed to the California Delta May 21 for the final stop of 2016 in the Western Conference.
Canyon trail to fully reopen on schedule after four-month closure for construction project
DENVER - The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meets at Courtyard by Marriot, 765 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, Colo., May 12-13.
DENVER --Have you ever wanted to learn what fly fishing is all about?
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Mars Petcare to feature the PEDIGREE® Food for Dogs and PEDIGREE® DENTASTIX™ treats brands.
Georgia rookie wins by 3-pound, 1-ounce margin, Wins $100,000
Wildlife Forever is pleased to announce the National Parks Service (NPS) sponsorship of the Seth Thomas Spradlin, Best of Show Award, the top honor given in the annual State-Fish Art® Contest.
The ice is off all area lakes as of Monday, May 2 –
Attention, boaters and anglers! Boat ramp hours at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake extended Saturday, May 1.
Texas angler adds $5,000 with Ranger Cup bonus
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – One man is dead after a canoe capsized in a Loveland lake Monday night.
The Rogers State University duo of Dillon Roberts of Claremore, Oklahoma, and Bret Fite of Salina, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Fort Gibson Lake
The fourth tournament of the 21st season of the Walmart FLW Tour kicks off May 5-8 with the Walmart FLW Tour at Pickwick Lake
he Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announces the 2016 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Colorado High School State Championship on Sunday, June 5 at the South Shore Marina near Pueblo, CO.
LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – In another setback for the Big Thompson Canyon, flood damage repair work last month caused a fish kill, decreasing a portion of the river’s wild trout population by more than half.
Todd Woods of San Dimas won the Costa FLW Series Western Division event on Clear Lake
Versions of the Sportsmen’s Act have now passed both the House and Senate
Magnuson-Stevens Act was the first-of-its-kind legislation to manage domestic saltwater fisheries
Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 39
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today a sponsorship agreement with Unilever
After numerous second-place finishes, Alabama angler captures first FLW win
Donald Freundt of Cedar Lake, Indiana, correctly picked five of the top 10 finishers at last week’s Walmart Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour event
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for a two-year membership to the statewide Colorado Sportsmen’s Roundtable.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, will celebrate Earth Day with a final volunteer restoration project at Lower Skin Gulch.
Every spring, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water receives questions from boaters about fire extinguishers.
FLW College Fishing is headed to Fort Gibson Lake on April 30
Federation Angler TV, the Pursuit Channel & TBF's Student Angler Federation - present the 2015 High School Fishing World Finals!
Sportsmen have been fighting for years to move these conservation priorities across the finish line
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today that Duracell has signed a sponsorship agreement to become the official battery sponsor of FLW
The Walmart FLW Tour anglers weren’t the only big winners on Beaver Lake last weekend
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Kentucky Lake on April 28-30
The historical Wild West is famous for its outlaws and ruthless invaders.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold a women-only 'Cast 'n' Blast' seminar for novice sportswomen that are at least 18-years-old and would like to learn the basics of fly fishing and the proper use of shotguns in a comfortable setting.
Bemidji, Minn. – Northland Fishing Tackle's wildly popular Mimic Minnow is now deadlier than ever for all species of gamefish, thanks to new optically brightened, high-vis UV colors that catch and reflect the sun's ultraviolet rays.
Yesterday the State of Colorado officially endorsed the Windy Gap Firming Project and Chimney Hollow Reservoir.
Northern Water’s Board of Directors increased the Colorado-Big Thompson Project quota allocation to 70 percent at its April 14 meeting.
The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are proud to announce that Buff, Inc. will be attending the 2016 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Join us for two big events this weekend!
The parking area at Lions Open Space in Laporte, Colo., has reopened
Anglers interested in learning more about the future fishery management plan for Rifle Gap Reservoir are encouraged to attend an Angler Open House - the second in as many months - Tuesday, April 19, 6 - 9 p.m. at the Garfield County Fairgrounds Event Hall.
A special partnership has rebuilt and improved a diversion structure by including a fishway
With less than three months left in the 2016 Cabela's School of the Year race, schools from across the nation are in pure competition mode
203 teams compete, shattering record as largest collegiate fishing tournament ever held for second year in a row
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce Sawyer Products as the newest partner of the 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Anderson, Blanchette will face qualifiers from BoatUS championship event
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced some new fishing regulations that will affect anglers in Western Colorado.
FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake April 1-2 for the second annual FLW College Fishing Open.
In Colorado, Gold Medal status is reserved for state waters that produce a minimum of 60-pounds of trout per acre and 12 trout measuring 14-inches or longer per acre. The delisted stretch of the Blue River has not met that criteria for the last 15 years, according to CPW biologists.
Many of the state’s most cherished and iconic species prosper today only because of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) species conservation and wildlife reintroduction programs.
LOMA, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has opened Highline Lake State Park to boating and the public is invited to bring their boats, fishing gear, jet skis, water skis, wake boards and wet or dry suits and enjoy a day on the lake.
HASTY, Colo. – It’s nearly time to take the weather cover off of the boat and head to the lake.
If you happen to find yourself lost in Colorado’s backcountry, panic is a normal reaction. I have found myself lost while exploring new areas and that initial rush of adrenaline from the panic can be intense.
ORCHARD, Colo. – Jackson Lake State Park, Colorado’s ‘Oasis in the Plains,’ is set to open to boating on Friday, March 11.
Ricky Guy of Humble, Texas wins Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division opener on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Show set to feature Arkansas area anglers that compete in FLW BFL and Costa Series
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Santee Cooper March 10-12 for a tournament presented by Frabill
The Bass Federation (TBF), with our “Partner in Fishing” at FLW, announces the 2016 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Oklahoma TBF/FLW Open Event on Sunday, April 10 at the Wolf Creek Ramp near Grove, OK.
DENVER – Metro-area boaters can enjoy early water openings Tuesday, March 1 at Cherry Creek State Park and Blue Heron Reservoir at St. Vrain State Park.
RIDGWAY, Colo. –- The boat ramp at Ridgway State Park is scheduled to open for the 2016 season on March 11, depending on weather and water conditions.
DENVER – As boating season approaches, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds boaters once again to help prevent the spread of aquatic nuisance species (ANS).
LAKE GEORGE, Colo. – Eleven Mile State Park will host the third and final ice fishing tournament of the season at 7 a.m. Saturday, March 5.
Volunteer a contribution to the Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund
New Features Increase Ease of Casting Votes Promotion Offers Chance to Win Grand Prize Fishing Adventure at Walt Disney World® Resort
To spotlight Invasive Species Awareness Week, Wildlife Forever would like to recognize the national coalition of partners with the Clean Drain Dry Initiative™.
Classic Expo to feature newest Ranger models, sales incentives and pro appearances
FLW announced today a sponsorship agreement with Continental AG
House committee takes up legislation that overtly attempts to undermine public lands
So far this week, gusts of at least 40 mph have happened every day but one.
The Grand Lake Fishing Committee Announces The 5th Annual Grand Lake Catch & Release Ice Fishing Contest March 4th, 5th and 6th 2016 at Grand Lake Colorado
The Costa FLW Series is headed to Sam Rayburn Reservoir Feb. 25-27.
Saturday March 5 9 a.m. - 4p.m.
Sunday March 6 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Calling all educators, college students, and recent college graduatesWe want your opinion!
Heavy snows with wind continue to be the cycles to watch for here in the North Park mountains.
Oklahoma Pro Leads Wire-to-Wire, Wins $100,000
FLW announced today that JL Marine Systems has signed an extension and will return as a sponsor for the 2016 season.
Boating safety program announces raffle winner.
Watch for the removal of crack willows in Kingfisher Point Natural Area
The City of Fort Collins will be creating a few deeper holes in the east pond on North Shields Ponds Natural Area
Steve Smitts, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Zebco brands has accepted the position of Board Chairman for the Future Fisherman Foundation.
FORT COLLINS and BOULDER, Colo. – The Canyon Lakes and Boulder Ranger Districts of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland is proposing restoration work on both ranger districts in areas that were impacted by the September 2013 Flood.
AURORA, Colo. -- Cherry Creek State Park would like to remind visitors utilizing the ice for recreation to be cautious.
The most important thing to remember is that your survival kit is NO GOOD unless it is with you. When I venture more than 200 feet from the truck, trailhead or camp I always make sure I have my survival kit.
DENVER -- Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for citizens in the northeast region of the state to serve on a Sportsmen's Advisory Panel.
The HydroWave™ is a patented electronic sound device that emits the natural sounds of bait fish and predatory fish feeding on them.
The 18th annual Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art season is open to kids in Grades K-12
FLW anglers are already seeing the benefits of the company’s partnership with Costa Del Mar.
DENVER, Colo. The American Fisheries Society has presented the Aquatics Research Section of Colorado Parks and Wildlife with the prestigious Sport Fish Restoration Outstanding Project award for 2015 for the agency's work in restoring rainbow trout populations in the state.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Northern Colorado anglers have two opportunities in the coming weeks to learn about ice fishing in the classroom and at area waters: Jan, 29-30 and Feb. 5-6. Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State University chapter of the American Fisheries Society and turn freezing weather into fun!
Get Hooked! at the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 32nd annual Saratoga Ice Fishing Derby. January 16th and 17th will be your opportunity to compete for the $2000.00 first prize for catching the largest fish during the two-day derby.
The City of Fort Collins will create a few deeper holes in the east pond of North Shields Ponds Natural Area this month to improve the fishing habitat.
Record Field of 250 Boaters Set to Compete for Second Consecutive Season
FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lew’s, an industry-leading designer of fishing rods, reels, apparel and accessories, have renewed their sponsorship for 2016
Payouts, discounts available to both ACA- and FLW-affiliated collegiate bass anglers
One of the 500 holes in the Boyd Lake ice will produce a fish worth $3000 at Tightlines Ice Addiction Tournament Series, Jan. 9.
The Bureau of Reclamation has released the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Pueblo Reservoir Hydropower Project for public review and comment.
As the 2016 semester is underway, the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series fast approaching, the Association of College Anglers announced that Power-Pole ®shallow water anchors will continue to support the series and will offer a 20% rebate to all collegiate anglers.
I went ice fishing a couple of times over the New Year holidays with family and friends, and though we had the usual good time, we didn't catch many fish.
Is there a plan by Colorado Fish and Game to stock the Left Hand Reservoir or Creek and the St. Vrain Creek in the future?
You are invited! Join us for a telephone town hall on sportsmen & women and public lands.
For most of us, the new year is a time of reflection. Specifically, it’s a chance to look back at the previous 12 months and identify the things we would like to change in our lives.
The Lake John/Cowdrey Lake Ice Fishing Contest is coming up next weekend on Saturday, the 9th and Sunday, the 10th, and you can expect county road crews to open up infrastructures and parking areas on these lakes later this week.