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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Equipment guideHow To Get Started Fishing​

Go fishing by yourself, with friends, or with the whole family. Make some great memories, or even start a fun summer tradition!

Spending time in nature is not only good for your health and your soul. Relaxing times by a gurgling brook or whispering stream or placid lake can also create wonderful and lasting bonds with children. Best of all, taking kids fishing need not be expensive, nor require a lot of time or a long drive. 

Getting started isn’t complicated. Follow our basic equipment guide and you’ll be hooked before you know it! ​For bag & possession limits, fee information, educational videos and much more, view the fishi​ng b​rochure​.​

 

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 Fishing Calendar

Events

Introduction to Ice Fishing
Saturday, December 22

Have you ever wanted to try ice fishing but didn't know where to start? Are you new to ice fishing and looking for some tips to help you catch more fish? Then, this is the class for you! Space is limited so register today. All equipment will be provided or bring your gear and we will help you get it set up. All anglers 16 years old and older must have a valid fishing license. Licenses will not be able to be sold at the event.

8th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament
Saturday, January 5

Steamboat Fishing Adventures presents the 8th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament at Stagecoach State Park. Back and bigger for 2019! More prizes, more cash! Total length of 2 trout caught or optional largest pike competition!

Introduction to Ice Fishing
Saturday, January 5

Have you ever wanted to try ice fishing but didn't know where to start? Are you new to ice fishing and looking for some tips to help you catch more fish? Then, this is the class for you! Space is limited so register today. All equipment will be provided or bring your gear and we will help you get it set up. All anglers 16 years old and older must have a valid fishing license. Licenses will not be able to be sold at the event.

Debunk The Winter Funk
Saturday, February 16

Got the winter blues? Colorado Parks & Wildlife is providing a cool way to shake off the winter doldrums and “debunk the winter funk” with a variety of free outdoor, family activities at Stagecoach State Park’s Marina area, Saturday, Feb.16, from 10am through 2pm. Leashed pets are welcome!

Visit the CPW Calendar for a complete list of fishing events.

 How to Release a Trout Safely

 Bait-Fishing Basics


For more fishing tips, visit the How To videos page.