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Regulations for 2013

All fishermen must have Colorado Fishing License to fish - see below for more info

See the Fishing Interactive Brochure from the Colorado Parks & Wildlife

http://case.epaperflip.com/Colorado/fishing/

For the latest map depicting areas with special regulations, visit:

http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/WhereToGo/Pages/Maps.aspx
http://wildlife.state.co.us/SiteCollectionDocuments/DOW/Maps/Fishing/rio_grande_color.pdf

CPW FishingBrochure

 


 

Buy Your License Online

Go to www.bit.ly/cpwlicensesales
or
By phone at 1-800-244-5613.
or
At CPW offices, state parks and license agents

License Fees

Annual Licenses are valid April 1, 2013-March 31, 2014

Habitat Stamp ............................................$10
Required for residents and nonresidents, ages 18-64. Add this to license fees below if you have not yet purchased a 2013 Habitat Stamp.

Residents
» Adult annual (ages 16-63).....................................$26
» Senior annual (64 and older).................................. $1
» Small Game & Fishing combo ............................$41

NonResidents
» Annual ........................................................................$56
» Five-day ......................................................................$21

Youth
» Resident and nonresident younger than age 16 (second-rod charge still applies) ........ Free

Residents & NonResidents
» One Day Fishing ......................................................... $9
» Additional-day fishing............................................. $5

Customers buying a one-day or additional-day license are exempt from the Habitat Stamp fee with the first two of these licenses. The habitat fee will be assessed when a third license of this type is purchased.

Prices include 25-cent search-and-rescue fee and 75-cent surcharge for the Wildlife Management Education Fund.


What you need to buy a license

1. Current and valid photo ID
2. For residents, proof of residency
3. Habitat Stamp

Licenses are nontransferable. False statements made while buying a license render it void. Lost or destroyed licenses can be replaced by filling out an affidavit and paying a fee. See “License Requirements” on page 7.

Free Fishing Days

Residents and nonresidents can fish without a license or Habitat Stamp on June 1-2, 2013. All other rules and regulations apply.