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Date: 12/12/2018
DENVER, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites you to celebrate the holidays by giving the gift of outdoor cheer with a CPW gift certificate. With 41 state parks, an amazing variety of wildlife, and a wide selection of outdoor recreation opportunities across the state, giving the gift of the outdoors in Colorado is the perfect way to celebrate the season - and all year long. A CPW Gift Certificate is the perfect present for the outdoor enthusiast in your life. Gift Certificates are valid
Date: 12/12/2018
The first person to complete Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s State Parks Passport Program said she saw the program on a television commercial, but didn’t think much about it until a week later when she was out with her husband fishing at Vega Lake at Vega State Park.
Date: 12/12/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will sponsor family activities at the 2019 Denver International Sportsmen's Expo
Date: 12/12/2018
Arkansas Headwaters hosts free ‘wingding’ holiday open house with activities, raffle
Date: 12/5/2018
Restoration projects are one example of how residents and the Natural Areas Department conserve and care for natural areas now and for future generations
Date: 12/3/2018
Because they are resistant to deadly whirling disease, Gunnison River rainbow trout are being spawned so that strain of rainbows can be stocked in rivers across the state.
Date: 12/2/2018
The only trout native to Colorado is the cutthroat, named for the red slash of color under their gills. Although this trout is not from Woods Lake, similar cutthroat have been restored to Woods Lake.
Date: 12/1/2018
Biologists find whirling disease-resistant rainbow trout thriving in Arkansas River
Date: 12/1/2018
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) champions in the House and Senate rallied on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with conservation leaders and outdoor recreation advocates today calling on Congress to reauthorize and fully fund America’s most important conservation and recreation program before the end of the year.
Date: 11/28/2018
Most of the roads on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District are closed for the winter season for resource protection and public safety as of Dec. 1.
Date: 11/23/2018
On this day we would like to share a story from one of our CTU staff about taking her dad fly fishing in Colorado. We hope everyone has a safe holiday and finds time to spend it with friends, family, or the great outdoors!
Date: 11/22/2018
The species -- previously considered extinct -- is thriving in Herman Gulch, off Interstate 70, after initial stocking attempts now appear to be successful
Date: 11/22/2018
With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.
Date: 11/22/2018
Start a new holiday tradition and turn Black Friday into a Fresh Air Friday! With support from our partners at GOCO, admission to all of Colorado's 41 state parks is free on Nov. 23.
Date: 11/20/2018
The Beer Sisters Reservoir at Blue Heron Park is on its way to being filled up, but it’s hard to say when it will reach full capacity.
Date: 11/19/2018
Sportsmen’s Caucus called to elect delegates, discuss CWD, preference points
Date: 11/16/2018
The Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations Act gives the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission the ability to adjust license, pass and permit fees annually. Adjustments for 2019 were approved Thursday, Nov. 15.
Date: 11/14/2018
2 recent advancements in ice fishing that are pushing the sport forward
Date: 11/7/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to meet November 15 - 16 in Burlington
Date: 11/7/2018
Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) made substantial progress on its Accelerated Transformation Plan, designed to create a simpler, faster, stronger consumer-focused portfolio of leading brands and today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to sell two businesses, Pure Fishing and Jostens.
Date: 11/6/2018
CPW offers veterans, active-duty military free park admission Nov. 11
Date: 11/6/2018
We are highlighting local organizations that need your help, including the non-profit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.
Date: 11/6/2018
The number of Americans who fish is in decline and that decline has had an impact on conservation projects, because hunting and fishing licenses help fund everything from habitat restoration to clean water programs.
Date: 11/5/2018
Have you ever wished that you could see beneath the surface of a new fishing spot – just to get a quick glimpse – a small clue – of the variety and size of fish?
Date: 11/3/2018
Fishing for lake trout in the Gorge is heating up!
Date: 11/3/2018
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails in both the North Platte River near Casper and the Salt River south of Alpine.
Date: 11/3/2018
GILA TROUT: A NATIVE TROUT CONSERVATION STORY
Date: 11/2/2018
The shop behind the John Martin Reservoir State Park dam resembled a fish market recently when Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologists, staff and volunteers assembled to survey fish in the lake.
Date: 11/1/2018
Motorists urged to watch for increased wildlife activity at dusk
Date: 11/1/2018
It's mid-autumn and there's still plenty of good fly fishing to be had if you go about it properly.
Date: 10/30/2018
Your Guide to Winter Fly Fishing the Cache la Poudre
Date: 10/30/2018
CPW asks anglers to temporarily stop fishing in the 'toilet bowl' as scheduled maintenance begins at Ruedi Reservoir
Date: 10/30/2018
Kokanee salmon giveaway scheduled for Durango
Date: 10/28/2018
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department recently confirmed new findings of New Zealand mudsnails
Date: 10/25/2018
Someone Keeps Illegally Stocking This Durango Reservoir With Northern Pike
Date: 10/24/2018
Growing up among so much beauty I would find myself asking, “Who put the fish in the lakes?”
Date: 10/23/2018
Seasonal boat ramp closures to impact Aquatic Nuisance Species protocols at CPW lakes
Date: 10/22/2018
When you read the sign for Hookers, you may not expect to find a family owned and operated business with something interesting for everyone
Date: 10/20/2018
Last weekend brought Casting for Recovery's Colorado crew to the Roaring Fork Valley for their third annual fly-fishing retreat at the historic Redstone Inn.
Date: 10/17/2018
Fall in Colorado is always a challenging time for outdoor endeavors. Not because there’s nothing to do. There’s too much to do.
Date: 10/15/2018
Upgrade work on Sylvan Lake State Park dam continues, completion now pushed back to spring
Date: 10/15/2018
Crystal River's voluntary fishing closure lifted, river recovering from extremely low flow and high water temperatures this summer
Date: 10/15/2018
Recently, moose have even ventured into Colorado’s Front Range suburbs as they continue to seek out new territory and habitat.
Date: 10/12/2018
Elkhead Reservoir State Park Boat Ramp Closing on Oct. 14
Date: 10/12/2018
For the third time Colorado Parks and Wildlife, along with Florida Consolidated Ditch Company, will drawn down Pastorius Reservoir to address illegal stocking
Date: 10/11/2018
Yampa River voluntary fishing closure lifted, portion of Chuck Lewis State Wildlife Area still closed for construction project
Date: 10/10/2018
CPW aquatic biologist Boyd Wright and his team has been stocking greenbacks into the Clear Creek headwaters four miles above I-70 near the Eisenhower Tunnel for the past three years.
Date: 10/10/2018
Due to improving conditions, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting the voluntary fishing closure on the Eagle River, between Wolcott and the confluence with the Colorado River, effective immediately.
Date: 10/10/2018
CPW biologists find evidence of a comeback for Colorado’s greenback cutthroat trout.
Date: 10/10/2018
Water infrastructure package with benefits for fish, wildlife, and the outdoor recreation economy heads to president’s desk with bipartisan support
Date: 10/10/2018
Applications now being accepted Don't miss out on the experience of a lifetime!
Date: 10/10/2018
PUEBLO, Colo. – Boaters at Lake Pueblo State Park will find winter ramp hours starting next week and pre-inspection launch protocols to guard against the invasion of non-native zebra and quagga mussels, known as Aquatic Nuisance Species, or ANS.
Date: 10/10/2018
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - A Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigation into a major fish kill two weeks ago has officials soliciting the public for more information.
Date: 10/9/2018
The recent cold weather should make for some of the hottest fishing of the year.
Date: 10/8/2018
Western Rivers Conservancy and the Rio Grande National Forest successfully completed a project on the Rio de Los Pinos that conserved 628 acres of scenic open space, including more than a mile of the river, and created new recreational access to this high-elevation trout stream.
Date: 10/8/2018
Cigarette butts are the most common type of debris found during cleanups.
Date: 10/8/2018
The razorback sucker, a native fish found in the Colorado River basin is making a comeback thanks to the work of conservation partnerships between the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), states, federal agencies, Tribes, industry and environmental groups.
Date: 10/8/2018
Hardcore ice anglers know the best season to catch the biggest specimens of fish species is in the winter.Fishing vertical allows you to stay on structure known to attract and hold gigantic fish, providing the seasonal edge many anglers crave.
Date: 10/8/2018
Kayak anglers, the wait is over.
Date: 10/5/2018
Land managed by the Bureau of Land Management draws millions of visitors, according to a recent study.
Date: 10/4/2018
Northern Colorado fishing: Endure the dog days of fall better days are ahead
Date: 10/4/2018
Trout has had a tough go of it this year.
Date: 10/2/2018
CPW informed road closure will prevent access to Adobe Creek Reservoir SWA
Date: 10/2/2018
Patron donates 700-book collection to Pine River Library
Date: 10/1/2018
With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.
Date: 10/1/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has released a draft 2019 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) for public review and comment.
Date: 9/26/2018
For over 20 years, I have touted the incredible fall fishing in Colorado’s southeastern lakes for species such as walleye, wiper and bass.
Date: 9/26/2018
ANS inspections protect Colorado waters from invasive mussels entering on boats
Date: 9/26/2018
Date: 9/25/2018
CPW seeks input on new fishing regulations in Rio Grande, Mineral counties
Date: 9/25/2018
Current Fishing Closures in Colorado
Date: 9/23/2018
Toxic Algae Found in Colorado's Blue Mesa Reservoir
Date: 9/21/2018
Boat ramp at Navajo State Park to close Oct. 14 for repairs
Date: 9/21/2018
On the Fly: Let it snow
Date: 9/21/2018
Best streamers for fall fishing in Colorado
Date: 9/21/2018
Releases from Ruedi Dam to the Fryingpan River are scheduled to decrease from 350 to 300 cubic feet per second on Monday, September 24 at 8 a.m.
Date: 9/20/2018
Northern Water E-Waternews September 2018
Date: 9/20/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) biologists have discovered a unique genetic lineage of the Colorado River cutthroat trout in southwest Colorado that was thought to be extinct.
Date: 9/19/2018
Hoping to check out Rocky Mountain National Park in the fall? Saturday is the day to do it.
Date: 9/18/2018
Fishing on the South Fork of the Rio Grande River
Date: 9/18/2018
Jumbo Reservoir closed to all motorized boats for the season
Date: 9/18/2018
National Hunting and Fishing Day is celebrated on Sept. 22, honoring sportsmen and women for their work in conserving America's natural resources.
Date: 9/17/2018
fter the tournament’s 2017 edition was cancelled due to Hurricane Irma, anglers nationwide are especially excited for the start of the 2018 Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship
Date: 9/17/2018
eginning Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 9 a.m. releases from Ruedi Dam into the Fryinpgan River are scheduled to increase from approximately 310 to 355 cubic feet per second (CFS
Date: 9/15/2018
Yearly event provides fishing outings for people with disabilities
Date: 9/13/2018
This year was the 12th year of the Denver Trout Unlimited Carp Slam fly fishing tournament.
Date: 9/11/2018
Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Granby Reservoir will remain open to boating through Dec. 2
Date: 9/11/2018
Boats from Lake Powell posing major mussel threat to Colorado
Date: 9/10/2018
Due to high water temperatures and low flows, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is implementing voluntary fishing closures on several stretches of rivers in Colorado. The fishing closure are effective immediately, until further notice.
Date: 9/10/2018
Aquatic life has already seen its habitat diminished significantly in the throes of drought
Date: 9/9/2018
Smaller Colorado creeks offer great angling
Date: 9/8/2018
Ian Oh, a talented CA_Ian_Oh_Gr10_1st_SFA18 6California 10th grader, is honored on the FLW stage by Karen Hollingsworth, State-Fish Art® Manager and Amanda Masters Marketing Specialist from Title Sponsor, Bass Pro Shops.
Date: 9/6/2018
Wildlife Forever unveils an arsenal of tools to help educate the public and provide on-the-ground, access based tools to help boaters Clean Drain and Dry (CD2) boats and equipment.
Date: 9/5/2018
Fishing Derby fills town lake
Date: 9/5/2018
The Fort Garland Revitalization Committee (FGRC) has received $35,000 from The Trinchera Blanca Foundation to help The Trinchera Irrigation Company (TIC) preserve water in Mountain Home Reservoir during its planned upgrade, allowing county residents to continue fishing, camping and boating as work on the reservoir proceeds.
Date: 9/4/2018
Time to get ready for an exciting fall season at Barr Lake State Park
Date: 9/4/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has found cutthroat trout that are unique to the San Juan River Basin in southwest Colorado.
Date: 9/4/2018
The Upper Colorado Fall Classic Fly-Fishing Tournament benefits Eagle Valley Trout Unlimited's efforts to keep local waters cold, cleanm fishable and accessible to all.
Date: 9/4/2018
Fishing Has No Boundaries’ angling day for people with disabilities is in dire need of boats
Date: 9/2/2018
Due to extremely low flows in the Arkansas River and rising temperatures stressing fish, Colorado Parks and Wildlife today announced a voluntary fishing closure below the dam and extending east to Interstate 25.
Date: 8/30/2018
Low-water stressing trout in Conejos River CPW asks anglers to limit fishing activity
Date: 8/30/2018
Public invited to participate in ‘Envisioning Colorado’s Future State Parks’
Date: 8/30/2018
Effective immediately, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is lifting and modifying existing voluntary fishing closures on multiple waters in the state's northwest region, including the Yampa, Colorado, Fraser, White, Roaring Fork, Crystal, and Eagle rivers.
Date: 8/24/2018
TU in need of volunteers
Date: 8/23/2018
Emergency fish salvage at Groundhog Reservoir
Date: 8/22/2018
Expensive repairs, upgrades to Two Buttes Reservoir dam progressing
Date: 8/22/2018
In Colorado 150 years ago wildlife faced a dire future.
Date: 8/21/2018
Game the game fish by casting lines on Colorado reservoirs’ muddy shores
Date: 8/20/2018
CPW held a refresher training with its volunteer group for Brainard Lake on Saturday, Aug. 18
Date: 8/20/2018
The Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) is awarding $232,640 in grant funding for eight projects that benefit native trout species across the western United States,
Date: 8/17/2018
Outdoor professionals can live, work, and play in the same location—and be an economic force worth $300 million.
Date: 8/16/2018
Colorado volunteers will monitor health of their neighborhood rivers on World Water Monitoring Day
Date: 8/16/2018
This week, the endangered Greenback Cutthroat Trout got a major boost from Trout Unlimited volunteers and agency partners in Colorado.
Date: 8/16/2018
Due to high water temperatures and low flows, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is implementing voluntary fishing closures on several stretches of rivers in Colorado. The fishing closure are effective immediately, until further notice.
Date: 8/15/2018
Where and how to fish around Colorado this month
Date: 8/15/2018
Northern Water E-Waternews August 2018
Date: 8/15/2018
Every year, more than a few hunters must be rescued from the wilds and high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or simply get lost in the woods.
Date: 8/15/2018
he Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) is awarding $232,640 in grant funding for eight projects that benefit native trout species across the western United States, including one in Colorado.
Date: 8/15/2018
limate change is altering America’s summers in ways both disastrously large and insidiously small, according to a new National Wildlife Federation report. S
Date: 8/14/2018
Fishing is Fun grants awarded for eight Colorado angling projects
Date: 8/12/2018
More water for the Arkansas River benefits whitewater boaters and the fishery
Date: 8/10/2018
Due to high water temperatures and low flows, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is implementing voluntary fishing closures on several stretches of rivers in Colorado. The fishing closure are effective immediately, until further notice.
Date: 8/8/2018
The U.S. Forest Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are beginning a native greenback cutthroat trout reintroduction project that will close portions of George Creek August 13-19.
Date: 8/8/2018
I'd never seen, much less fished, a "trout lake" until after we moved to Colorado in the '70s, and some buddies took me to one of the Honholtz Lakes up north to fish a damsel fly hatch.
Date: 8/8/2018
If I could only fish with one presentation, it would be a soft-plastic bait on a jig head.
Date: 8/8/2018
Western Rivers Conservancy and the Rio Grande National Forest have successfully conserved 91 acres along the Rio Grande, upstream of Creede near the former Freemon General Store.
Date: 8/7/2018
At Kingfisher Point Natural Area's Gadwall Pond, you'll see restoration underway for the next few months.
Date: 8/7/2018
For well over a decade, the City of Fort Collins has participated in the permit review process for the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP).
Date: 8/7/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new Passport program challenges us to take part in an adventure.
Date: 8/6/2018
Beginning Aug. 20, aquatic nuisance species inspection hours at Highline Lake State Park will be changing due to a reduction in staff.
Date: 8/5/2018
Have you ever wondered what Trout Unlimited and Colorado Trout Unlimited do?
Date: 8/5/2018
There is an imminent need for volunteers starting next week in support of greenback cutthroat trout restoration in the Upper Poudre River Watershed.
Date: 8/3/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating the mysterious die-off of hundreds of common carp that surfaced recently in the waters around Turkey Creek in Lake Pueblo State Park.
Date: 8/3/2018
Trivia time: Fascinating little-known facts about seven state parks in Colorado's Southeast Region
Date: 8/3/2018
FLY FISHING BASICS – PART III: CASTING
Date: 8/2/2018
Colorado fish are stressed by low water levels and high temperatures. 9NEWS reached out to some wildlife officials to find out how you can help protect the population.
Date: 8/2/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to meet August 9 - 10 in Loveland
Date: 8/1/2018
I have not had the best history with rivers in Colorado. At least not when it comes to angling.
Date: 8/1/2018
Get the hang of the sport, even if you’re a fish out of water, at this camp.
Date: 8/1/2018
Fish struggling with high temperatures and low water flow in the White River are getting a bit of reprieve
Date: 8/1/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife celebrates Colorado Day on August 6
Date: 7/31/2018
Summer a time to show teachers how to bring environmental sciences into classrooms
Date: 7/31/2018
A dry winter and an early summer has left trout struggling in warmer water across the state.
Date: 7/27/2018
CPW is asking for the public's voluntary help as low water flows and high temperatures continue, affecting coldwater fish.
Date: 7/27/2018
Moonlight walks, art hikes, elk talks highlight a full slate of activities for visitors to Mueller State Park in August
Date: 7/27/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists recently removed some Rio Grande cutthroat trout from a creek affected by the Spring Creek fire.
Date: 7/26/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife will celebrate Colorado Day on Monday, August 6 by offering free entrance at all 41 state parks.
Date: 7/26/2018
Free park entrance to active duty military, veterans for the month of August.
Date: 7/25/2018
CPW is calling on hunters, anglers, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who is interested in wildlife management to attend a Northeast Region Sportsmen’s Caucus, scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 1, in Denver.
Date: 7/25/2018
Colorado's state fish, the greenback cutthroat trout, got a boost to its recovery.
Date: 7/25/2018
Western Rivers Conservancy (WRC) and the Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) successfully conserved the Olguin Ranch, permanently protecting 1,168 acres of prime fish and wildlife habitat along the Rio Grande and Conejos Rivers.
Date: 7/24/2018
In Colorado we have panfish opportunities but not to the extent that waters in the Midwest do.
Date: 7/24/2018
Picking the right flies for your first fishing trip can be an intimidating experience.
Date: 7/24/2018
Smallmouth bass tourney at Ridgway Reservoir a fun way to get rid of invasive species
Date: 7/23/2018
Between great local fishing supply stores and a number of low-cost fly fishing outfits available online, there’s never been a better time to take up fly fishing.
Date: 7/23/2018
Longtime CPW park ranger Brian Kerrigan takes reins of Mueller praises its natural, cultural, recreational opportunities
Date: 7/22/2018
More than 30 water managers and state officials gathered in Glenwood Springs last week for meetings of the Colorado Water Conservation Board and the Colorado River District, and most of them struggled to find good news to share with their colleagues.
Date: 7/22/2018
Dive team finds body in water near where man disappeared after witnesses said he jumped from 80-foot cliff
Date: 7/21/2018
A book of stoic philosophy may be a worthy companion for someone who enjoys the solitude of fly-fishing.
Date: 7/20/2018
CPW initiates Voluntary Fishing Closures on designated reaches of the Eagle River, Colorado River, Crystal River, and Roaring Fork River
Date: 7/20/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife to release state park and hatchery passport
Date: 7/20/2018
Boat ramp at Crawford State Park to close Sunday, July 22 Sweitzer Lake State Park still full
Date: 7/20/2018
State Forest State Park opens seven North Park Campground cabins as improvements continue
Date: 7/19/2018
CPW will lift mandatory fishing closure on the Yampa River at Stagecoach Reservoir, will continue to monitor conditions
Date: 7/19/2018
Mancos State Park expected to reopen next week
Date: 7/18/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY - Video of Animas River ash, debris flow July 18, 2018
Date: 7/18/2018
CPW urges anglers to be kind to heat-stressed trout fish early, high-altitude waters
Date: 7/18/2018
Native cutthroat trout restoration project continuing in Southwest Colorado
Date: 7/17/2018
Minturn Anglers brings Fly Fishing Film Tour to Blue Starlite Drive-In
Date: 7/17/2018
CPW creates GoFundMe account for family of drowning victim
Date: 7/17/2018
Ash and debris flows, drought, fire hurting Animas River fishery
Date: 7/17/2018
Even after retiring in 2010, Merson has returned each summer to patrol waters of Lake Pueblo teaching boating safety to staff and public alike
Date: 7/16/2018
Sportsmen’s Caucus called to discuss CWD, elk research, preference points
Date: 7/16/2018
Private event for Denver Water’s 100th anniversary celebration on Aug. 10, 2018.
Date: 7/13/2018
Updated cancellation policy will benefit campers at Colorado state parks
Date: 7/13/2018
Lower water levels force closure of boat ramp and watercraft inspection station at Rampart Reservoir
Date: 7/13/2018
This has been a challenging (yet inspiring) week here in the Roaring Fork Valley
Date: 7/13/2018
Anglers will have to navigate higher country to catch their trout.
Date: 7/12/2018
AHRA reminds inner tube riders they must wear personal flotation devices
Date: 7/12/2018
The ability to make last-minute camping reservations is coming to some of Colorado’s state park campgrounds.
Date: 7/12/2018
Special Report provides key insight into nation's no. 2 adult outdoor activity
Date: 7/10/2018
Outdoor affinity groups are known as places to find comradery, spread information and get involved in projects that benefit the entire recreation community.
Date: 7/9/2018
A truck hauling waste from a Colorado mine — the source of a 2015 spill that polluted rivers in three states — crashed into a creek on Monday, spilling at least some of its load into the water, authorities said.
Date: 7/8/2018
Trip to Leadville crosses three more places to fish off extensive Colorado list
Date: 7/7/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Southwest Region invites hunters and anglers to give their ideas and voice their opinions about wildlife issues at a Sportsmen's Roundtable meeting which will be held by video teleconference, 6-8 p.m. p.m., Wednesday, July 18.
Date: 7/7/2018
Durango resident Samantha Brow is an avid high-country creek angler, but she tried her skills at Groundhog Reservoir in western Colorado on July 1 and was happy that she did.
Date: 7/3/2018
Anglers in the Roaring Fork Valley are being urged to give fish a break on these hot, dry days.
Date: 7/3/2018
As a member of the outdoor media, I am fortunate to live in Colorado.
Date: 7/2/2018
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss a citizen petition requesting remote control model watercraft as an aid to fishing.
Date: 7/1/2018
Berthoud, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife had been leasing Lonetree Reservoir for public fishing opportunities for the past seven decades. Last year the agency lost the lease to the Berthoud-Heritage Metro District who will take over management of the reservoir starting July 1.
Date: 7/1/2018
PUEBLO, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is removing barricades on some roads at Lake Pueblo State Park that were installed due to the Stonemoor Fire. Roads accessing Rock Canyon, Cottonwood, and Valco Ponds parking lot remain closed.
Date: 6/29/2018
It’s only the third record largemouth bass in Wyoming history and could easily be the last
Date: 6/28/2018
Nine fishery disasters on the West Coast and Alaska also funded, totaling $200 million
Date: 6/28/2018
partnership with the University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, USDA Forest Service, and other organizations across the United States, Wildlife Forever has launched a nationwide citizen science volunteer capacity-building program called Wild Spotter.
Date: 6/25/2018
Join the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission for a public forum about engaging new stakeholders in conservation in Colorado!
Date: 6/25/2018
Pueblo County fire ban prohibits all fires, smoking in park, wildlife areas
Date: 6/25/2018
4TH Annual Smallmouth Bass Tourney Set for Ridgway State Park, July 7-28
Date: 6/22/2018
Free family-friendly fun available at CPW hatcheries in Upper Arkansas Valley
Date: 6/22/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife welcomes 22 newly commissioned officers to the agency
Date: 6/21/2018
If you don’t act now, you could miss the best fishing of the summer
Date: 6/20/2018
Colorado biologists breed rainbow trout to save disease-ravaged population
Date: 6/20/2018
Date: 6/20/2018
The votes are in and the 2018 Colorado Public Lands Day Photo Contest winners have been selected!
Date: 6/18/2018
Anglers, the Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic begins June 23 - catch the 2018 tagged northern pike or smallmouth bass and go home with $1500
Date: 6/17/2018
Fish were plentiful, flies were lost on fast-flowing North Platte River during recent trip
Date: 6/17/2018
The standard three spinner blade styles fill a distinctly different role in fishing.
Date: 6/17/2018
The Bureau of Reclamation would like to notify the public that aquatic research using a trailered watercraft will be temporarily allowed at Pinewood Reservoir, west of Berthoud, Colorado.
Date: 6/17/2018
Last week, the Leadville National Fish Hatchery in Colorado, along with partners from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, and Trout Unlimited began breeding greenback cutthroat trout using genetic testing.
Date: 6/14/2018
Fishing is often a solitary endeavor, but it’s more fun when it’s not.
Date: 6/14/2018
​​​​​Today, bears are sharing space with a growing human population.
Date: 6/13/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has closed several state wildlife areas in and around Durango due to extreme fire danger. But numerous water-based wildlife areas remain open in southwest Colorado. Navajo and Mancos state parks are also open.
Date: 6/11/2018
The annual children’s fishing clinic will be taking place on June 16 during the Father’s Day weekend near South Fork.
Date: 6/11/2018
The following are guidelines I follow trip after trip that have treated me well over the years.
Date: 6/11/2018
Due to critically low water flow caused by dry conditions and minimal snowpack levels, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will close a 0.6-mile stretch of the Yampa River between the dam at Stagecoach State Park down to the lowermost park boundary.
Date: 6/9/2018
The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District stocked Black Lakes with 2,500 pounds of rainbow trout on Friday, June 8.
Date: 6/8/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that its officers routinely check anglers for valid fishing licenses and that anglers agree to those inspections when they buy a license.
Date: 6/8/2018
Fishing guides up and down the valley are getting ready for an earlier season this time around.
Date: 6/7/2018
The money is part of a $50 million grant package from the Department of the Interior
Date: 6/6/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds landowners to submit proposals for the 2018 Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program
Date: 6/6/2018
A day of free angling had Craig families caught hook, line and sinker.
Date: 6/6/2018
A proposal to increase winter flows on the lower Fryingpan River could have big benefits for downstream trout populations.
Date: 6/6/2018
Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), hosted the 32nd Annual Fishing Derby June 2 at Lake Estes to benefit EVRPD youth programs.
Date: 6/6/2018
Water conditions along the Arkansas River are ideal for both shore and boat fishing.
Date: 6/6/2018
The notion that States own the bed of navigable streams derives from a constitutional principle known as the “equal footing doctrine.”
Date: 6/5/2018
Due to low-water at Navajo Reservoir the docking and marina facilities at Navajo State Park are being removed this summer.
Date: 6/5/2018
An outdoor skills event for women only will be held in western Colorado in July.
Date: 6/4/2018
Anglers to gather in Pueblo, Colorado Springs to discuss proposed changes to fishing regs at Lake Pueblo
Date: 6/1/2018
How the dry conditions will affect resources over the long-term is impossible to say, but the lack of water is already causing some current problems for the agency’s aquatic and water managers.
Date: 6/1/2018
Park rangers have plenty of war stories to share around the campfire just ask them sometime
Date: 5/31/2018
It’s hardly a secret that Wyoming fishing is top-notch, especially with 10 blue-ribbon trout fisheries across the state.
Date: 5/30/2018
The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss finalizing regulations to freeze hunting and fishing license fees currently in place through the remainder of 2018, options for annual license setting timing, and CPW’s use of drones.
Date: 5/30/2018
CPW's annual free fishing weekend is June 2-3. Anglers of all ages can enjoy a weekend on the water for free, no license required. All other regulations and restrictions remain in place over this weekend.
Date: 5/29/2018
Fishing is free this weekend and for those who live in southwest Colorado there are literally hundreds of places to drop a worm, cast a spinner or launch a fly.
Date: 5/29/2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife believes one of the best ways to inspire a lifelong love of nature begins with an introduction to the joys of fishing at an early age.
Date: 5/29/2018
Date: 5/24/2018
Learn about the safe use of shotguns and fly fishing in a women-only environment
Date: 5/23/2018
Join the Memorial Day fun at North Sterling State Park with a free youth fishing tournament.
Date: 5/23/2018
For a state so dependent on tourism, this is the wrong approach, says the author.
Date: 5/22/2018
An outdoor-skills event for women only will be held July 13-15 in western Colorado.
Date: 5/21/2018
CPW is asking for the public's help in collecting information related to a bald eagle that was shot and found dead on May 10, approximately one mile east of Milton Reservoir in Weld County.
Date: 5/21/2018
Northern Water E-Waternews May 2018
Date: 5/21/2018
If you're a little fish living in Harvey Gap Reservoir, your life expectancy may be going up
Date: 5/20/2018
Three West Coast fish stocks rebuilt in 2017, six no longer overfished, finds new report
Date: 5/18/2018
CPW invites Southeast Region families to register for Outdoor Adventure Weekend
Date: 5/18/2018
Rare birds get a break with temporary shoreline closures
Date: 5/18/2018
A larger than life crappie gets caught in East Tennessee.
Date: 5/14/2018
Kiowa County Board of Commissioners named SE Region Partner of the Year
Date: 5/14/2018
More fun outdoor events planned
Date: 5/14/2018
Who would have thought fishing on the Arkansas River at Cotopaxi would turn into a federal case? It did.
Date: 5/14/2018
“CPW does that… right?”
Date: 5/14/2018
Shattering the “Bass” Ceiling: the Future of Fishing is Female
Date: 5/10/2018
Bigger fish produce more far more offspring pound for pound than smaller fish.
Date: 5/10/2018
The Colorado legislature increased hunting, fishing fees by $8 for in-state residents. State park fees are set to increase by $1 for day passes and $10 for annual passes.
Date: 5/9/2018
LARIMER COUNTY -- Area resource managers will be tightening requirements for launching trailered watercraft at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake boat ramps in the weeks to come.
Date: 5/8/2018
Kids ages 3-5 will learn about nature through stories, songs and program during the Bear Cubs program at Bear Creek Lake Park.
Date: 5/8/2018
Vail Company to Offer Guided Fly Fishing Trips on Exclusive Private Water
Date: 5/7/2018
Get out and celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day on May 19
Date: 5/5/2018
The US Forest Service Kids' Free Fishing Day will be June 2, 2018 from 8:30 to 1:30 at West Lake
Date: 5/5/2018
Karin Miller, of Zen Tenkara/Zen Fly Fishing Gear, will cover the basics of tenkara but focus on the “Range of Possibilities” of this fixed-line method of fly fishing.
Date: 5/5/2018
USA Bass is proud to announce that Garmin International will become the official electronics sponsor for USA Bass
Date: 5/5/2018
The Escalante Watershed Restoration Partnership (EWRP) is a coalition of private and public agencies, groups, and individuals working towards restoring native habitats and hydrology on the Escalante River
Date: 5/5/2018
Earlier this week, U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) fisheries staff made an exciting discovery
Date: 5/5/2018
Whitewater rafting and kayaking enthusiasts, who make the Arkansas River one of the most popular whitewater rivers in the nation
Date: 5/5/2018
CPW is seeking two members from the northwest region.
Date: 5/4/2018
Licensed anglers, get in line May 13 at Rifle Gap State Park if you want free walleye fillets from CPW
Date: 5/4/2018
Date: 5/4/2018
Sylvan Lake State Park's reservoir dam will be replaced, visitors advised of construction
Date: 5/2/2018
Divers recover body from Lake Pueblo State Park
Date: 5/2/2018
Reflections on life as a ranger as busy summer season approaches
Date: 4/30/2018
Search to resume at Lake Pueblo for man who went missing while boating along the north shore after witnesses reported hearing loud 'boom'
Date: 4/29/2018
Spring is the perfect time to rediscover Mueller State Park
Date: 4/27/2018
Thanks to collaborative conservation efforts in Colorado’s San Luis Valley, over 17,000 acres of public lands are now protected and open to visitors
Date: 4/27/2018
About the time that redbuds flash their pretty pinkish blooms on eastern Oklahoma’s hillsides and gray streamside sycamores unfurl their fresh leaves the color akin to a wet lime, there’s something curious going on.
Date: 4/25/2018
Governor Hickenlooper signs Mussel-Free Colorado Act into law
Date: 4/24/2018
Chatfield State Park announces limited summer closures
Date: 4/23/2018
Vega State Park opens ramp to boating May 1, invasive mussels a focus of park operations in 2018
Date: 4/23/2018
Northern Water E-Waternews April 2018
Date: 4/21/2018
The endangered animals that call the Missouri River basin home are as iconic as the river itself.
Date: 4/21/2018
Spring is in the air... and water!
Date: 4/20/2018
Construction of two sets of steps at put-ins along the Cache la Poudre River will cause temporary closures.
Date: 4/20/2018
The Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited is holding its 33rd annual Caddis Festival Banquet & Auction on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds in Poncha Springs, Colorado.
Date: 4/19/2018
Trout Unlimited praises passage of bill to support wildlife and outdoor recreation
Date: 4/19/2018
Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross commended the innovative, two-year pilot program that grants partial management responsibility of the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery to the five Gulf states.
Date: 4/19/2018
Boat and Shoreline Two-Person Teams Should Register in Advance at Lakewood.org/FishingTournament, at the Park or Lakewood Recreation Centers
Date: 4/18/2018
MONTROSE, Colo. – There’s lots of fishing action in the Montrose and Delta areas here’s some news-to-know from Colorado Parks and Wildlife for anglers as the fishing season starts to pick-up.
Date: 4/14/2018
Knoxville, Tennessee, has been announced as the official host city for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic.
Date: 4/12/2018
Spring inspires fly-fishing fans and outfitters
Date: 4/10/2018
This year’s tax season ends on April 17, offering extra time for last-minute filers to submit their 2017 federal and state taxes and to make a tax-deductible contribution to help Colorado’s wildlife.
Date: 4/5/2018
After being closed for two months due to high water, the South Ramp at Lake Pueblo State Park is open and ready for boaters wanting to launch and take advantage of the start of fishing season.
Date: 4/5/2018
Spring weather brings the reminder to be Bear Aware
Date: 4/4/2018
Save the date! The 7th annual Platte Rivers Veterans Fly Fishing fundraiser is coming up.
Date: 4/4/2018
Enjoying the outdoors is a quintessential part of the Colorado mountain lifestyle.
Date: 4/4/2018
A few popular fishing spots in western Colorado just became more exciting for fishermen with the addition of some bigger trout.
Date: 4/4/2018
Warmer weather is upon us and at Rifle Gap State Park, one of the most popular and heavily-visited parks in Western Colorado, park personnel are gearing up for the season.
Date: 4/4/2018
Eleven Mile Reservoir opens to boating April 7
Date: 4/2/2018
Tips for choosing between hammocking, camping or glamping
Date: 3/31/2018
The fate of Lonetree Reservoir made news last year, but three more area leases could be vulnerable to loss of public access.
Date: 3/28/2018
Whether you are a chapter leader, volunteer, intern, member, donor, supporter or just a person interested in learning about Trout Unlimited, then the Western Regional Rendezvous is for you.
Date: 3/26/2018
Time to go fishin'! Colorado Parks and Wildlife recently stocked some lunkers at waters near Delta, Ridgway and Montrose.
Date: 3/26/2018
Rifle Gap State Park will open its boat ramps March 31. Boaters are reminded to enjoy the water but follow the rules, or a fun day of boating can quickly turn tragic