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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​.​

 Fishing Calendar

Events

Fly Fishing
Saturday, August 15

Fish are hopping at the Davis Ponds! Instructor led program with fly rods and flies available for use. Those 16yrs and older must have a valid Colorado fishing license. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing!

Fly Fishing
Sunday, August 16

Fish are hopping at the Davis Ponds! Instructor led program with fly rods and flies available for use. Those 16yrs and older must have a valid Colorado fishing license. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing!

Fly Fishing Basics
Tuesday, August 25

Learn the difference between fly-fishing and spin casting and give it a try with Naturalist Linda. Equipment provided. 8 yrs and up.

Fishing at Davis Ponds!
Wednesday, August 26

Fish are hopping at Davis Ponds! Instructor led program with all equipment supplied. Those 16 years and older must have a valid Colorado fishing license. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing!

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.