Colorado Fishing Atlas now available

RBC I Whether you’re a seasoned angler or you’ve never picked up a rod, finding a place to fish in Colorado has never been easier. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched several new tools for anglers ready to enjoy everything Colorado fishing has to offer.

It’s a keeper…

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On Sunday, April 7, Gavyn Garr caught a 23-inch rainbow trout while fishing the White River in Meeker. Garr was fishing with his brother, Brayden, and his grandfather, Tony Smith.

Hunting, fishing licenses available

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife hunting and fishing licenses are on sale now for the 2013-14 seasons at retail outlets, at parks and wildlife offices and online.

White River fish stressed by low flows

MEEKER I Due to low flows in the White River, Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers are requesting that anglers fish only during the cooler, early morning hours, or to look for alternative fishing locations that are not as significantly affected by the current climate conditions.

Kenney Reservoir Fishing Derby

Xavier Preciado is pictured with twins Andrew and Anthony Dorris and the 22-inch trout caught by Andrew.

More than 30 people attended the Kenney Reservoir Fishing Derby last Saturday and the fish were biting.

Fishing licenses on sale at Colo. Parks and Wildlife office

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers anxious to start their fishing season that fishing licenses for the 2012-2013 season are on sale now at license agents, Parks and Wildlife offices, online and by phone. The 2012 license season begins April 1 and runs through March 31, 2013.

Revamped fishing brochure is a catch

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is making a splash with a complete overhaul of the annual Colorado Fishing brochure.

Slide Show: Rangely & Meeker Fishing Day

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Fishing is Fun day was Saturday, June 6. Rangely’s fishing derby at Kenney Reservoir was sponsored by the Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District and the Colorado Division of Wildlife. Meeker’s fishermen were out in force the same day, but fished at Circle Park in Meeker.

Drilling in NW Colorado could degrade elk and deer herds, native trout habitat

RBC — As sportsmen flock to western Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership recently announced its protest of federal leases that would permit oil and gas drilling in crucial big-game winter range and migration corridors and Colorado cutthroat trout habitat.

Big fish are on the move as fall begins

RBC — With the official arrival of fall, big-game seasons are at hand for Colorado fishermen, as well as for more-traditional hunters.

Fishing Report

Northwest Fishing Areas

Variable weather means variable fishing

RBC — Rain, snow, bright sunshine, warm temperatures, possibly all in a matter of hours — sounds like another summer day in Colorado. Indeed, the weather across the state has been variable the past week or so, and that is reflected in the outlook for fishing.