For many outdoor enthusiasts, any day they can spend hunting or fishing is a day to celebrate. Now there is one more reason to observe our hunting and fishing opportunities. Governor Laura Kelly has proclaimed Saturday, September 28 as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Kansas to celebrate …
They have become more and more frequent on Colorado’s roads, streets and highways. Now, revenue from the license plate known as the Wildlife Sporting Plate is helping to fund new hunting and angling opportunities across Colorado.
With his sidearm sticking out from under leather chaps, Justin Krall swung up into the saddle of his mule, Speedy, and gently nudged it up the Cottonwood Creek trail as he tugged the reins of his other mule, Jenny, following behind.
The illegal, unapproved relocation of fish from one body of water to another continues to cause significant problems for management agencies, water providers and ethical anglers across Colorado.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ordering an emergency fish salvage operation at Crystal Creek Reservoir on the north slope of Pikes Peak as water is being released in preparation for maintenance to the dam.
The Wyoming Game & Fish Commissioners License is now open for bidding and ends March 31. License is good for elk, deer, or antelope in the state of Wyoming. Opening minimum bid starts at $12,000 with no option for a "Buy Now" price. All proceeds will benefit the Wyoming Stock Growers Ass…
Additional rainbow trout have been stocked by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in three eastern Nebraska lakes to enhance winter fishing opportunities.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for a two-year volunteer term for members of the statewide Colorado Sportsmen’s Roundtable. In order to maintain regional representation on the Roundtable, CPW is seeking two members from the northwest region, one from the northeast, and …
The Nebraska Game and Park Commission advises customers that Nebraska hunting, fishing and park permits may be purchased online only at OutdoorNebraska.gov.
Stay safe on the ice this winter while enjoying a day of ice fishing. Follow these tips from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for safety on the ice:
A nationwide alliance of government, business, education and conservation leaders has united to create a 21st-century funding model for critically needed conservation of the nation’s most precious natural resources—fish and wildlife. Wildlife management agencies are rallying behind the intro…
Busy schedules around the holidays can make it easy to forget to purchase Nebraska Game and Parks Commission permits for the new year. Nov. 1 is the time to start buying 2018 annual hunting, fishing, fur harvest and park permits.
The Nebraska Game and Parks system has launched a new website for the sale of hunting, fishing and state park permits. The site, which went live on Sept. 28, offers improved navigation, mobile responsiveness and many other features, including the following:
Some of the best fishing of the year can occur in the fall, when fish actively feed to prepare for the coming winter. Many of those fish are beginning to develop eggs and milt for next spring’s spawn. The fall bite can be so good because those fish need the additional energy to spawn.
Sportsmen and sportswomen have contributed greatly to Nebraska’s outdoor heritage. To honor them, Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation dedicating Sept. 23 as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Nebraska.
Fishing line can help you reel in the big one, but when monofilament is left carelessly along a lake or river it can be harmful to wildlife.
Restoration of native trout reached another milestone July 27 when 3,000 Colorado River cutthroat trout were stocked in streams about 30 miles north of Durango by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife aquatic biologists and volunteers each carried 10-pound bags of rare greenback cutthroat trout up steep Herman Gulch near Georgetown recently in a bid to permanently return the state fish to its ancestral waters in an alpine stream fed by snowmelt.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is ordering an emergency fish salvage operation at Ramah Reservoir after steadily declining water levels over the past two years have left it dangerously low.
Inside Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Roaring Judy Hatchery, the staff is working to save and breed 158 unique cutthroat trout rescued from Hayden Creek during last year’s devastating Hayden Pass wildfire, southwest of Cañon City.
The third annual smallmouth bass tournament at Ridgway State Park is scheduled for July 7 through 30, giving anglers nearly a month to fill their creels and to vie for more than $8,000 in prizes.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting anglers of all ages, novice or expert, to begin planning now for the Elkhead Reservoir Fishing Classic, June 24 to July 2. The week-long fishing tournament at Elkhead Reservoir State Park near Craig offers great fun, great fishing and big cash prizes.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has authorized an emergency fish salvage at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir located west of Antonito in Conejos County. The salvage order removes all size, possession and bag limits for all species of fish.
A cash-based incentive offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Water Conservation Board encouraging anglers to catch northern pike at Green Mountain Reservoir resumes this year. Initiated in 2016, the reward program encourages anglers to participate directly in ongoing effort…
It's time to head out to your favorite fishing hole, or find a new way to enjoy Colorado's outdoors. Grab your family, call a friend or get some solitude on the water. To give everyone an opportunity to get out and get some hits, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting anglers of all ages to…
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Colorado anglers that 2017 fishing licenses are valid as of April 1. Thanks to unseasonably warm temperatures, the ice is receding fast, so get your poles out of the closet and hit a lake this spring.
Coloradans can purchase a 2017 fishing license through Colorado Parks and Wildlife. An annual license is good starting April 1, 2017, through March 30, 2018. CPW provides a range of options for anglers from the annual fishing license to the one-day fishing license as well as educational oppo…
It looks like a dinosaur. It has the body composition of a shark. Its Pinocchio-nose is about a third the length of its body. It’s a filter-feeding, migratory monster of freshwater. And, if you hook one, hold on because it will give you the fight of your life.
In addition to voting for their chosen candidates and other important matters in the Nov. 8 general election, voters will decide whether to amend the Kansas Constitution’s Bill of Rights to add a constitutional right to hunt, fish and trap wildlife.
It’s that time of year when ponds and stock tanks are looking pretty gross. If you think the pool water in Rio is bad, look around. There are some tricks to aiding in the abolishment of algae.