Featured Fishing Posts
For the beginning or average angler, deciding what lure to try can get pretty overwhelming. Learn about the lures that will help you catch your next fish.
Time to Smoke Some Trout
Spring is a great time to catch trout in Colorado. Use these simple tips to smoke trout and add an exciting new flavor to your salads, pasta and more.
Keeping Invasive Mussels out of Colorado
As boating season approaches, we continue to ask for help from boat owners in maintaining our mussel-free status.
Colorado’s 2022 Walleye Spawn
CPW reaches the goal of collecting 130 million walleye eggs in only 18 days, securing another great year of fishing opportunities in Colorado!
Ice Safety Guidelines
Before going onto a frozen lake, pond or river, it’s important to take safety precautions to reduce the risk of falling through the ice.
Blue Mesa Reservoir: Lake Trout Update
Colorado Parks and Wildlife thanks anglers for helping manage lake trout at Blue Mesa Reservoir; no harvest incentive tournament in 2022.
South Park’s Pike and Trout
A brief history on Colorado’s trout fishing and northern pike in South Park reservoirs.
Colorado Outdoors Podcast: Episode 22 – Record Year for Kokanee Spawning
Statewide, Colorado Parks and Wildlife collected an estimated 8.5 million kokanee salmon eggs this season.
2021 Colorado Outdoors Photo Issue Video
The Photography Issue captures breathtaking images of Colorado’s amazing wildlife and reminds us why we choose to live life outside!
Colorado Outdoors Podcast: Episode 21 – Rescuing the Hayden Creek Cutthroat Trout
Colorado Parks and Wildlife to stock genetically unique cutthroat trout into remote creeks high on Pikes Peak.
Colorado’s Kokanee Salmon Spawn
Kokanee are highly prized by anglers, and the fish are also critical to support Colorado’s trophy lake trout fisheries.
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