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Bass Blasters

Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Brandon White shares four rigs you should be using when targeting big bass in Colorado.

Smoked Trout Benedict

Smoked Trout Benedict

This recipe by Michael Vialpando of The Wild Feast will make a good meal for two and will take about 30 minutes to prepare.

On the Line

At CPW’s call center, we receive a diverse group of questions about fishing in Colorado and how one can be part of this great angler’s state.

trout filet

Simple Cold-Smoked Trout

This recipe will work for any type of trout or salmon, though curing or smoking times may vary for fish larger than the average trout.

Rifle Gap Boat Ramp

Avoiding Boat Ramp Embarrassment

Important tips to avoid lonely nights on the sofa, or being the star of a viral video as Colorado’s boating season begins.

Colorado Wildlife Sporting License Plate

Step Up To The Plate

Specialty license plates are like fancier, larger bumper stickers, only ones that also raise money for the cause, not just promote it.

Mule Deer

Antlers: What are they good for?

Ever wondered what the difference between antlers and horns are? Elizabeth Angell, CPW’s SOLE Education Assistant, has the answers you’ve been looking for.

Turkey feathers

Gobbler Fever: Curse & Cure

Just like buck fever, gobbler fever can result in botched shot opportunities, leaving hunters flabbergasted and mumbling obscenities.

tyler recording the sounds of Golden Gate State Park

Sounds of Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Tune in to watch a sound engineer at work in one of your very own Colorado state parks. You may be surprised by what you can hear.

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