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


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.

Fishing good at Trappers Lake

RBC — The fishing might be good, it might not be. Either way, an outing to the high country is its own reward, and with the heat of summer descending on the lowlands, the time or visiting some Alpine gem is at hand. With summer prevailing in the city, the high country is calling out […]

Fishing Update: June 26, 2008

RBC — Though the calendar says summer officially has arrived, Colorado fishermen might be getting some mixed messages.

Area trout hitting spinners

RBC — For many Colorado anglers, the opening of Spinney Mountain Reservoir marks a symbolic, if not a truly official, beginning of the new fishing season. The winter finally is at an end. Hopes are running high. The ice is gone, trout are on the move and a full season of fishing lies ahead.

Local outfitters, DOW team up for hunter outreach programs

RBC — Hunting and fishing recreation has a long and robust history in western Colorado. The Meeker and Craig areas are well known for just such recreation with the area’s abundant public and private fishing waters and immense big game herds.