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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​"Quick Tip" — Bait Fishing Basics

Flowchart: Process: Fishing Tip of the Week  With the large amount of moisture that a majority of the state is receiving, it is important to try areas of a lake that have an inlet. By fishing an inlet or any area that has new water flowing, many fish will congregate in these areas looking for food that the current has brought to them. In these kind of situations, try using a slip bobber rig to keep the bait in the current but not along the bottom. Many of the fish will suspend in these spots and this is a good way to keep your bait in front of the fish.

Free Fishing weekend June 6 to June 7

CPW will be having a free fishing weekend the first weekend in June. This is a great opportunity to get outdoors and experience the sport of fishing with friends and family. "Fishing is one of the most popular activities for friends and family to enjoy the great out-of-doors that Colorado has to offer. Fishing is easy to learn and fun to enjoy, so give it a try,"- CPW Aquatic Section Manager, Doug Krieger. To learn more about fishing opportunities in Colorado and places to go fishing visit the CPW website​.

"Friday Night Bites" Competitive Fishing Lures High School Students

Competitive fishing is now one of the fastest-growing prep sports. And at Colorado's Pueblo West High School and hundreds of other schools across the nation, catching fish is catching fire among high school students. In this Colorado Outdoors magazine video-supplement, members of the Cyclone Anglers, Pueblo West High School's fishing team, explain how participating in an extracurricular fishing program has enriched their high school experience. You can also learn more about how to start a fishing program at your school and get involved with this exciting opportunity.  

Fishing for trout in Colorado

If you are interested in fishing in the state of Colorado there is no shortage of trout in various species all around Colorado. For beginners looking for an opportunity to go fishing, trout fishing is an excellent opportunity to get involved in the sport of fishing. For more information regarding fishing hot spots in Colorado and places to go, go to the CPW website.


Public Input wanted on future development at Eleven Mile State Park

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host an open house for the public to view preliminary redevelopment plan alternatives for Eleven Mile State Park. Input received will help identify which preliminary alternatives will be incorporated in the draft redevelopment plan to be presented at the final public meeting later this summer. The meeting will be held Monday, June 1, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rockrimmon Library Meeting Room located at 832 Village Center Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80919. People who have comments or questions who cannot attend the meeting are encouraged to visit the project website .

Fishing ​​Atlas

Fishing AtlasThe Fishing Atlas provides a host of information, including driving directions, stocking details, and locations of the nearest license retailer. To view the Colorado Fishing Atlas, click here, and the atlas will open in a separate window. Once the atlas is open, you can zoom in or out, or click on the location to display detailed information. Feel free to play around with the options on the far left of the atlas for other types of information and displays. Any questions or feedback are greatly appreciated. Contact us at Thanks, from the fishing report crew.​​