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 w​ay to get outside with family and friends and take adva​​ntag​e 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 an​​y 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