Fishing

A place on the river

COLORADO SPRINGS – From Skaguay Reservoir, the women with fly rods hike about 2 miles through the valley, following upstream to find their very own place. Meet the Pikes Peak Women Anglers, the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Fishing the easy way

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials gave away about 1,500 kokanee salmon at Joe Rowell Park on Thursday, and plan another giveaway on Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Oct. 26. To be eligible for the giveaway,...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Discarded fishing line kills osprey in northwest Colorado

The Journal When monofilament fishing line is left along a lake or river it can be harmful to wildlife. In early August, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Andrea Sponseller reported finding a...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Crews survey fish on lower Dolores River, discard bass

State and federal fish biologists have surveyed the lower Dolores River to gauge native fish populations. Crews from the Bureau of Land Management and Colorado Parks and Wildlife took advantage of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Return of the native Colorado River cutthroat trout

When all is said and done, the upper reaches of Hermosa Creek, north of Durango, will have the largest continuous stretch of native Colorado River cutthroat trout in the state. “In Colorado, we’ve...

DATE: July 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

All ages show up for annual Cortez Fishing Derby

About 90 fishing poles lined the edge of the pond in Parque de Vida on Saturday evening during the eighth annual Cortez Fishing Derby.The event, organized by the Cortez Parks, Recreation and...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Keep all the fish you catch, and be paid for pike

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced a couple of unusual fishing opportunities in reservoirs in the state.An emergency fish salvage at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir, west of Antonito in Conejos...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dolores Trout Unlimited wins award for climate study

The Dolores River Anglers Chapter of Trout Unlimited has received an Exemplary Project Award for a long-term climate change study on the Upper Dolores River. The chapter, in cooperation with the...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Questions mount around raising hunting, fishing fees

DENVER – A measure that would increase the cost of hunting, fishing and exploring Colorado’s state parks has cleared the state Houses, but questions about its implications mount as it heads to the...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fish study to begin at Pastorius Reservoir

If you’re fishing at Pastorius Reservoir and catch a rainbow trout without a fin, Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to know about it. Spokesman Joe Lewandowski says CPW is trying to determine the...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Researchers flock to Lower Dolores for ecological studies

An army of biologists and environmentalists is descending on the Lower Dolores River to study the ecological benefits of a rare high-volume release from McPhee Dam. Biologists with Colorado Parks...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores water district bans boating at Totten Lake

The Dolores Water Conservancy District board voted unanimously on Thursday to close Totten Lake to all boating to prevent contamination by non-native quagga and zebra mussels. The mussels, which...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News