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Trump Admin To Expand Hunting/Fishing Access

In addition to the Department of Interior recommending changes to 27 national monuments last week, Secretary Ryan Zinke also signed an order supporting expanding hunting and fishing opportunities on public land. The new order followed a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement that a survey found there are 2.2 Continue reading

Don’t Leave Behind Fishing Line

Following the discovery of a dead Osprey in the Routt National Forest that was entangled in fishing line, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers that fishing line can be dangerous when it’s left by a lake or river. Fisherman should never discard fishing line, hooks or bait, as it can be Continue reading

Cast And Blast At The Wyman Museum

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a free, ‘Family Cast and Blast,’ next weekend at the Wyman’s Museum in just east of Craig. The Cast and Blast will be held next Saturday August 19th from 4 to 7. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials will be in attendance to help anyone interested in learning the Continue reading

Win Thousands For Fishing At Elkhead

The Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic starts this weekend. The week long fishing tournament starts Saturday and will run through Sunday July 2nd. One northern pike and one small mouth bass will be tagged and If caught, each tagged fish will net the lucky angler $1500.  Two prizes of $750 will be awarded to the individuals who catch the most Continue reading

Free Fishing This Weekend In Colorado

Anglers in Northwest Colorado can fish for free this weekend at all the state’s parks. Colorado Parks and Wildlife designates the first weekend in June every year as Free Fishing Weekend. This is the only Continue reading

2017 Colorado Fishing Licenses On Sale

2017 fishing licenses are now on sale in Colorado. Annual licenses will be good April 1st through March 30th of next year, with one-day fishing passes also available for purchase. Licenses can be purchased Continue reading

Woman Dies After Falling Through Ice

A Utah woman lost her life over the weekend during an ice fishing trip, after she fell though the ice at Flaming Gorge. 59-year-old Rebecca Weston form Plain City was riding an ATV with 3 others from her family, when it fell through the ice.  The three other individuals Continue reading

CPW Worried As Youth Participation Falls

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife officials are worried that they won’t be able to keep up with their conservation efforts, especially because the younger generation isn’t as interested in hunting and fishing as those currently involved in those activities. The department says their budget has been slashed by $40 million since 2009. The falling funds are Continue reading

Trophy Elk Found Dead Near Rangely

operation-game-thiefColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for help in finding the person responsible for killing a trophy quality bull elk who may have abandoned the animal, leaving the meat to waste. The elk was discovered in Game Management Unit 1 northwest of Rangely earlier this month. It’s possible the elk was shot legally but then was not located by the hunter. Hunters are responsible for making a reasonable attempt to track Continue reading

Fishing Limits Reinstated At Harvey Gap Reservoir

kid-fishing-400You can no longer catch and keep as many fish as you want out of the Harvey Gap Reservoir, located about six and a half miles northeast of Rifle. The Silt Water Conservancy District has  cancelled plans to drain the reservoir Continue reading

Meeting To Discuss Hunting And Fishing Fees

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place this Wednesday in Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help offset the deficit. The majority of the C-P-W management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, C-P-W does not receive money Continue reading

Fees For Hunting And Fishing Licenses May Increase

colorado parksAnother meeting to discuss increasing Colorado hunting and fishing license fees will take place on Wednesday August 10th at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Steamboat. CPW is anticipating a significant budge shortfall this year, so increasing fees could help to offset the deficit. The majority of the CPW wildlife management programs are funded by fees charged for hunting and fishing licenses. Unlike other state agencies, Continue reading