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.
The Arctic Grayling Spawn at Joe Wright Reservoir
Each June, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s biologists and technicians capture and spawn arctic grayling at Joe Wright Reservoir.
Don’t Move a Mussel! Getting Tough on Aquatic Nuisance Species
Join educator Jessie as she explores how Coloradans are protecting Colorado’s waters from aquatic nuisance species.
Colorado Natural Resources “State of the State”
In this video, Governor Jared Polis, DNR Director Dan Gibbs and CPW Director Dan Prenzlow discuss the “state of the state” regarding Colorado’s natural resources, outdoor recreation and use of public lands.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Marine Evidence Recovery Team
This video demonstrates how the team goes about locating victims in the water and the equipment they use to do this challenging job.
Field Notes of a Colorado Sportsperson: “Fishing with the Cops” Puts Smiles on Young Anglers’ Faces
After this past year, it felt especially good to help out during Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s annual Free Fishing Weekend.
Colorado Bass Fishing: Sweitzer Lake State Park
The dream of a new quality warm-water fishery for anglers on Colorado’s western slope is starting to see fruition after years of planning.
Colorado Angler Catches ‘Unofficial’ Record-Sized Smallmouth Bass
While Garcia enjoys the challenge and thrill of catching record-sized fish, he says that helping others discover the joy of fishing is, by far, the biggest reward.
Get to Know Your Local Wildlife Officer
The present-day wildlife officer does much more than check licenses and enforce regulations. Follow the series to learn more about Colorado’s DWMs.
What’s Hatching at Mt. Shavano Hatchery
Since 1881, Colorado Parks & Wildlife fish hatcheries have been dedicated to improving the fish populations of our beautiful state.
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