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  • Colorado Biologists Survey Fish in Arkansas River

    Colorado Biologists Survey Fish in Arkansas River

    Temperatures were below freezing and winds were gusting to 40 mph when aquatic biologists from Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Southeast Region set out on the Arkansas River, and in it, to conduct their annual fish survey early Monday, Dec. 4.

  • New state record arctic char from one of the largest reservoirs in Colorado

    New state record arctic char from one of the largest reservoirs in Colorado

    One of the largest reservoirs in Colorado has produced a new state record arctic char, caught by a vacationing physician from Virginia, Nov. 6.

  • Invasive Mussels Threaten Colorado Waters

    Invasive Mussels Threaten Colorado Waters

    Boaters coming from other states with mussel infested waters threaten Colorado DURANGO, Colo. – The aggressive aquatic nuisance species inspection program operated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife has been successful in keeping quagga and zebra mussels out of the state. Waters in several surrounding states, however, are infested with mussels and that is a serious problem for Colorado.

  • Colorado Trout Unlimited River Stewardship Gala March 9

    Colorado Trout Unlimited River Stewardship Gala March 9

    Join us at the 2017 River Stewardship Gala! The CTU River Stewardship Gala is a celebration of Colorado's rivers and world-class fishing opportunities.

  • Colorado Fall Trout Fishing

    Colorado Fall Trout Fishing

    by Jeff Florence For sportsmen, fall means opening day and stalking elk through the Colorado back country. The decrease in anglers (and football on the tube) generally lead to less crowds, but just because there are fewer people fishing, the fish are still there for the taking!

  • 'Killing the Colorado’ Brings Together Five Academy-Award Winning Filmmakers to Tell the True Story of the American West’s Crippling Water Crisis

    'Killing the Colorado’ Brings Together Five Academy-Award Winning Filmmakers to Tell the True Story of the American West’s Crippling Water Crisis

    Water: once an abundant necessity is now a scarce and complex commodity. Many efforts have been made to curb excessive water use in the West, but will taking shorter showers and ripping out lawns really make a difference? While recent drought conditions have diminished the once-mighty Colorado River—the source of the vast majority of the West’s water, experts are now wondering whether the most severe shortages have been caused not by weather or consumer choices but by short-sighted policies and poor planning. Did we engineer our way into this crisis? Can we engineer our way out?

  • Colorado Water Plan Supports Healthy Rivers

    Colorado Water Plan Supports Healthy Rivers

    Trout Unlimited praised the final Colorado Water Plan unveiled last week by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, saying that it recognizes the key role that healthy rivers and streams play in sustaining the state's economy and quality of life.

  • Colorado TU Calls for Reauthorization of Land & Water Conservation Fund

    Colorado TU Calls for Reauthorization of Land & Water Conservation Fund

    For 50 Years, the Land and Water Conservation Fund has helped protect public lands and support outdoor recreation. If Congress doesn't act, it will expire in 20 days.

  • Free Fly Fishing Seminar Hosted by Colorado Parks & Wildlife at Grand Junction

    Free Fly Fishing Seminar Hosted by Colorado Parks & Wildlife at Grand Junction

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Grand Valley Anglers are inviting novice anglers to FLy Fishing 101, a one-evening only seminar where they can learn all the basics from experienced anglers at CPW's Hunter Safety Building at 711 Independent Avenue in Grand Junction, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • Rain Changes Fishing Opportunities in S.E. Colorado

    Rain Changes Fishing Opportunities in S.E. Colorado

    Much needed precipitation has fallen on southeast Colorado through the spring and early summer, providing significant relief to this drought-stricken part of the state.