Harvey Gap Reservoir to be drained; size and limit restrictions removed

RIFLE I The Silt Water Conservancy District is announcing that they will need to drain Harvey Gap Reservoir to inspect the dam outlet structure, and to save as many fish as possible, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has authorized an emergency fish salvage at the reservoir located north of Silt, effective immediately. Share on Facebook

Local hunters and anglers sought for Grand Junction roundtable on July 13

RBC I 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, to be held in Grand Junction on July 13 at Colorado Mesa University, Meyer Ballroom in the University Center, 1455 North 12th St. Share on Facebook

Any anglers in state can fish for northern pike and earn money

RBC I To stem the proliferation of illegally stocked northern pike in Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Water Conservation Board have created the Green Mountain Reservoir Angler Harvest Incentive Package, which gives anglers the opportunity to earn $20 for every northern pike caught in the reservoir and delivered to Heeney […]

Spring thaw…

Ice fishing and shore fishing were almost nonexistent recently as the lake ice was thinning and the first eight feet of shore were open water, making it pretty tough to get out of the ice. With the recent warm temperatures Kenney Reservoir and Rio Blanco Lake, both between Meeker and Rangely along State Highway 64, […]

One NW Colorado river upgraded to Gold Medal water, one downgraded

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising anglers about recent changes to the Gold Medal designations for sections of two rivers in the Northwest Region. Share on Facebook

Ice fishing on Lake Avery…

Sunday was a great sunny day to do some ice fishing at Lake Avery, about 21 miles east of Meeker. In addition to a couple of snowmobilers, the fishermen and women hauled bait, rods, reels, chairs and powered augers to cut a hole through the ice. One gentleman fisherman, who was just a bit frustrated, […]

Steamboat fishing tournament is Sunday

STEAMBOAT I Stagecoach State Park will host the fifth annual Steamboat Great Outdoors Ice Fishing Tournament on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tournament is limited to 200 adult and 50 youth entries. Adults can register the morning of the event for $30, cash only. Youths under 16 can register free of charge […]

Rainbow trout make major comeback

RBC I After 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 aquatic scientists and biologists. “It’s been a long road, but bringing back populations of fish that were essentially extirpated from Colorado can […]

Lake Avery…

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In search of fish…

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CPW: Licenses, permits and registrations now available for 2015-16

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife licenses, permits and registrations are on sale now for the 2015-16 season at licensing agents, CPW offices and online at cpw.state.co.us/.
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Thin ice…

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