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Take your kids fishing, 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, but it also can create a wonderful and lasting bond with your children. Relaxing times by a gurgling brook or whispering stream or placid lake. Best of all, taking the kids fishing need not be expensive or require a lot of time, or mean a long drive.

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Looking for a place to go this weekend? "Fishing Close To Home​" is a great resource for local fishing holes.​

 Fishing Calendar

Events

Cabelas Colorado Classic Pro-AM South Park Ice Masters Ice Fishing Tournament
Saturday, February 7

This is the second leg or event of the 2014 Cabelas Colorado Classic Pro-AM Ice Fishing Tournament series, hosted by Eleven Mile Sports. The contest start and finish will take place at the North Boat Ramp of Eleven Mile State Park.

18th Annual Wolford Ice Fishing Contest
Saturday, February 21

Prizes abound at this one-day contest. There’s $10,000 for the winning tagged-fish competition, door prizes and hourly “big-fish” prizes for adults and youth.

Cabelas Colorado Classic Pro-AM Marina March Madness Ice Fishing Tournament
Saturday, March 7

This is the third leg or event of the 2014 Cabelas Colorado Classic Pro-AM Ice Fishing Tournament series, hosted by Eleven Mile Sports. Contest will take place at the North Boat Ramp of Eleven Mile State Park.

4th Annual Grand Lake Catch and Release Ice Fishing Contest
Saturday, March 7

Prizes are given in three categories (Lake Trout, Brown and Rainbow) for this two-day event. Participants are eligible for cash prizes totaling more than $6,000.

Outdoor Heritage Day - Palisade
Saturday, April 25

This FREE family event will provide kids and adults with an opportunity to explore the outdoors! Try your hand at fishing, archery or .22 shooting along with many other activities for you to try. You may even go home with some free prizes! Lunch is provided from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., first come, first served.

For a complete list of fishing events, visit the CPW Calendar.

 Fishing with Dad


Find out how a man of few words was able to connect with his daughter on their special father/daughter trips. For more great stories, visit Fishing with Dad.

 Bait-Fishing Basics


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