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State of Colorado fishing licenses are required for all attendees fishing in Colorado.  Please purchase your license online or when you arrive to Colorado.  Organizer does not provided fishing licenses to event attendees.

Fishing in Colorado means opportunity and a chance to catch some 35 species of both warm- and cold-water fish. You can fish for the famed rainbow trout in a cool Rocky Mountain stream or troll for walleye on a sunny plains reservoir. And Colorado offers everything in between, too. There are 6,000 miles of streams and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs to choose from.

Licences must be on your person during all fishing activities.
Colorado fishing licenses  Buy online         Help with online process

Buy fishing license from fly shops in town. Many locations sell fishing licenses.

2016 Colorado Parks & Wildlife Fishing Regulations

2016 cpw fishing cover

Local knowledge is hard to beat, but can be gained if you know were to go.  Local shops that are supporting the world fly fishing championships.

Minturn Anglers

Fly Fishing Outfitters

Cutthroat Anglers 

Gore Creek Fly Fisherman

Vail Valley Anglers


Make the most of your trip to Colorado by getting your Colorado Master Angler award.

The Master Angler Recognition Program is designed to recognize anglers for success in their sport, as well as to promote the conservation of fishery resources and quality fishing by encouraging the careful release of trophy-size popular sport species. Anglers who catch a qualifying-length fish will receive a Master Angler certificate and patch.

Brown trout 22 inches / 55.88 centimeters or Rainbow trout 24 inches / 60.96 centimeters

Colorado Master Angler information


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