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​​​​​​​​​​​Colorado Fishing​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Fishing in Colorado means opportunity and a chance to catch some 35 species of both warm- and cold-water fish. You can fish for the famed rainbow trout in a cool Rocky Mountain stream or troll for walleye on a sunny plains reservoir. And Colorado offers everything in between, too. There are 6,000 miles of streams and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs to choose from. Buy a fishing license today​!​

Five-Year Draft Regulations​

CPW conducts a thorough review of fishing regulations every five years. Regulations are intended to meet fishery management goals for specific waters and provide a variety of fishing experiences for Colorado anglers. Using scientific data and inp​​ut from wildlife managers and from anglers, regulations are developed by staff and provided to the Parks and Wildlife Commission for action. Read the draft fishing regulation proposals​ that will be presented to the Commission at their September meeting ​and finalized in November.​

 Colorado Fishing Atlas

An interactive mapping tool offered by CPW that allows users to search for fishing opportunities by species or proximity to your home or destination.

 2015 Colorado Outdoors Fishing Guide​

Colorado Outdoors, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s magazine, is a valuable planning resource for anglers and hunters. The 2015 Fishing guide is available free with a subscription to Colorado Outdoors. Order th​e 2015 Fishing Guide today! Purchase an annual subscription to Colorado Outdoors magazine online, or call: 1-800-417-8986.​