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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​.​

 

Need help buying a license?

To learn more about creati​ng an account, or how to buy a fishing license in our new integrated purchasing system, please visit our online purchasing FAQs page​.​

 Fishing Calendar

Events

February Fish Health Board Meeting
Monday, February 11

The Colorado Fish Health Board (FHB) initiates or reviews every rule pertaining to the regulation of fish health the spread of aquatic disease or the distribution of any exotic aquatic species.​

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.