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Elkhead Fishing Tournament Numbers Grow

The number of fisherman and fish caught during this year’s Elkhead Reservoir fishing classic far exceeded the numbers from the previous year. In the second year of the tournament, 332 anglers caught more than 1,340 fish, including 963 small-mouth bass and 396 northern pike, two non native species at the reservoir. This compared to the 56 anglers and Continue reading

CPW Releases App For Colorado Anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, the agency’s official mobile fishing app. The app is designed for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations while on the water. CPW Fishing allows anglers to explore the state’s waters, Continue reading

Road Closed Through Wednesday

Rollingstone Drive in Steamboat will be fully closed to traffic between Anglers Drive and Pine Grove Road through Wednesday. While the closure is in place, Highway 40 should be used as an alternative route between Pine Grove Road and Anglers Drive. The closure will allow crews to Continue reading

Catch And Keep An Unlimited Amount Of Fish

kid-fishing-400Fishers and Anglers in the area can now catch and keep an unlimited amount of fish from the Harvey Gap Reservoir about 8 miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservation District must drain the reservoir in order to inspect the dam. Due to the planned drainage, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has Continue reading

Rainbow Trout Populations Making Comeback from Whirling Disease

rainbow troutAfter being devastated by whirling disease in the 1990s, rainbow trout populations are increasing in most major rivers in the state thanks to a 20-year effort by Colorado Parks and Wildlife Continue reading

Fishing Derby at Fetcher’s Pond this Weekend

kids-fishing-1Anglers have a chance to show off their skills this weekend at Fetcher’s Pond in Steamboat. The Steamboat Optimist Club’s 33rd Annual Fishing Derby takes place Saturday, and includes a pancake breakfast. People of all ages are welcome to participate. Prizes will be given for biggest fish Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Calls for Sportsmens Roundtable Volunteers

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for applicants for a two-year membership to the statewide Colorado Sportsmens Roundtable. Applications are being accepted June 24th. A member’s responsibilities would include participating in a half day in-person meeting twice a year at meeting locations that rotate Continue reading

Stagecoach to Open for Boating Tomorrow

STAGECOACHColorado Parks and Wildlife will open Stagecoach State Park to boaters tomorrow morning. The Marina Boat Ramp will be open and the Morrison Cove Boat Ramp is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend. The Stagecoach Continue reading

Feds Exclude Sage Grouse Species from Protection

sage_grouse-300The Interior Department’s decision not to add a type of sage grouse found only in Nevada and California to the Endangered Species List is a reassuring sign that strong efforts by Colorado and other Western states to conserve larger populations of the greater sage grouse can pay off. That’s according to the Colorado Wildlife Continue reading

Night Crews to Begin Working on Steamboat Road Project

road-work-300Crews working on the Highway 40 project in Steamboat will begin night work next week. The work is being done both east and west of the downtown area. The project includes installing new traffic signal conduits at Pine Grove Road. Crews will also make improvements to curbs, gutters, sidewalks and center medians from Continue reading

Fishing and Stocking Guides Made Available Online

colorado parksWith the arrival of spring, anglers have started to flock to Colorado’s waters to take advantage of the year’s best fishing conditions, and each week Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be putting out a statewide fishing report to help make sure they’re successful.  The report will include current conditions and Continue reading