Get out your fishing rods. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday. This is for anglers of all ages.
Get out your fishing rods.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a free fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday.
This is for anglers of all ages.
The free fishing weekend is a great way to get outside with family and friends and take advantage of Colorado's extensive opportunities to fish for a myriad of cold and warm water fish species, according to CPW.
The following information was taken from CPW’s website at cpw.state.co.us
Tips & Hotspots
There are many resources that Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers to help those interested in fishing throughout the state. These can be found on their website.
Fishing Report- This report offers a weekly fishing report from lakes all around Colorado
Fishing Atlas- This is an interactive map that shows the many waters people can fish in Colorado
101 Places to Take a Kid Fishing- this webpage has an interactive map showing all of the possible places to take a kid fishing
Stocking Report- The stocking report shows lakes, ponds, and rivers that have been stocked with catchable (9 to 12 inch) trout in Colorado.
Follow the rules and have fun!
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds the public that although a license is not required on Free Fishing Weekend, all other rules and regulations will apply. Anglers should consult the Colorado Fishing Brochure for specific regulations and restrictions.
Fishing licenses can be purchased at any Colorado Parks and Wildlife office or from one of the more than 600 license agents across the state. Licenses can also be purchased online. Anglers may also purchase a fishing license over the phone by calling 800-244-5613.
Last year over one million fishing licenses were sold in Colorado. The sale of fishing licenses allows CPW to maintain and conserve fish habitat that promotes better fishing in Colorado.
— Colorado Parks and Wildlife cpw.state.co.us