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With 8,000 miles of rivers (including 322 miles of Gold Medal streams) and more than 2,000 lakes, Colorado has some of the best, and most abundant, fishing you’ll find anywhere — not to mention the incredible natural beauty that surrounds it all.
Fly-fishers, ice-fishers and pure rod-and-reelers find plenty of places to drop their line in Colorado.
Colorado fishing licenses are available the first of April each year and good through March 31 of the following year. One-day and five-day passes can also be purchased from Colorado Parks and Wildlife.