More Colorado fishing holes have closed this year than in the past 10. Anglers are rushing to fill their freezers.
Bad algae, low water levels and even intake repairs are putting fisheries out of commission. And nobody wants perfectly fine fish to go to waste, leading to “salvage” declarations.
Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public landsBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Hunting, fishing licenses required (even if you don’t hunt or fish) for hundreds of Colorado wildlife areasBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phaseBy Jesse Paul Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
In the process of rebuilding a diversion to get river water to thirsty cities, Colorado Springs and Aurora collaborated with wildlife, environmental and recreational interests for ambitious infrastructure upgrade
Now their offspring are getting a fresh start after hitching a ride in saddlebags up a mountain stream
Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.
Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.
“You fall in and you are not getting out”: Rio Grande in southern Colorado closed because of high runoff
Police are warning people to stay away from the raging waterway, which last year was a placid stream. San Luis Valley ranchers, meanwhile, are celebrating.
First efforts to revive populations of Colorado’s state fish seemed fruitless. Then the greenback cutthroat trout surprised everyone — again.
The species -- previously considered extinct -- is thriving in Herman Gulch, off Interstate 70, after initial stocking attempts now appear to be successful
After long regarding the South Platte as not much more than a sewer, is metro Denver ready to love its river?
With a flurry of projects completed and the huge River Mile development on the horizon, the river's proponents see the narrative changing.