Harvey Gap

State Park - Colorado

Harvey Gap State Park, is a Colorado state park. It is well known for its fishing and limited use boating. The park's reservoir — Grass Valley Reservoir — is 190 acres (0.77 km2) when full and allows fishing year round.

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Map of Cedar Mountain and Dry Rifle Creek north of Rifle Gap Reservoir in the Colorado River Valley Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).Cedar Mountain and Dry Rifle Creek - Trail System

Map of Cedar Mountain and Dry Rifle Creek north of Rifle Gap Reservoir in the Colorado River Valley Field Office area. Published by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Map of the Summer Designated Bike Route System in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).,White River - Summer Bike Routes

Map of the Summer Designated Bike Route System in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).,

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Rifle Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).White River MVUM - Rifle Winter 2018

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Rifle Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Rifle Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).White River MVUM - Rifle - Summer 2021

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Rifle Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Flat Tops Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).White River MVUM - Flat Tops Winter 2018

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Flat Tops Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Back side of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Flat Tops area in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).White River MVUM - Flat Tops - Summer 2021 (Back)

Back side of the Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Flat Tops area in White River National Forest (NF) in Colorado. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Aspen Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).White River MVUM - Aspen Winter 2018

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of Aspen Ranger District in White River National Forest (NF). Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

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Guide to Colorado State Parks. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.Colorado State Parks - Guide 2018

Guide to Colorado State Parks. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

Guide to Colorado State Recreation Lands. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.Colorado State Parks - State Recreation Lands 2020

Guide to Colorado State Recreation Lands. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

Colorado Fishing Guide. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.Colorado State Parks - Fishing 2021

Colorado Fishing Guide. Published by Colorado Parks & Wildlife.

Harvey Gap SP https://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/harveygap https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Gap_State_Park Harvey Gap State Park, is a Colorado state park. It is well known for its fishing and limited use boating. The park's reservoir — Grass Valley Reservoir — is 190 acres (0.77 km2) when full and allows fishing year round.
H arvey Gap State Park, six miles east of Rifle Gap Reservoir, is a favorite spot with anglers. The 160-acre lake is stocked with a variety of cold and warm water fish including rainbow trout, crappie, catfish and small-mouth bass. Known for its clean water and shaded picnic sites, Harvey Gap also offers hiking, boating and picnicking. And, in the winter, enthusiasts can cross-country ski and ice fish. Managed by Colorado State Parks, this day-use only area sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet. Harvey Gap State Park is beautiful cedar and sagebrush habitat, with a grand hogback-mountain ridge that runs along the backside of the park. The original earthen dam at Harvey Gap also provides a get-away-from-it-all haven for recreationists. Camping Camping is not allowed at Harvey Gap. Camping is permitted at Rifle Gap and Rifle Falls state parks, both only a short drive from Harvey Gap. Picnicking Hunting Small game and waterfowl are the most popular during hunting seasons. There is excellent big game hunting in the White River National Forest and on lands administered by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, both near the park. Information on seasons and regulations is available from any park ranger. Wildlife Mule deer, beavers, chipmunks, rabbits, bobcats and weasels live at Harvey Gap. A wide variety of ducks, waterfowl, eagles and hawks are found here also. C O L O R A D O PA R K S & W I L D L I F E Harvey Gap State Park ENJOY YOUR STATE PARKS Winter Recreation Cold weather enthusiasts come to Harvey Gap to cross-country ski, ice skate, ice fish and watch for wildlife. Community Facilities All commercial and religious facilities are available in Silt, approximately five miles from Harvey Gap. Medical facilities are available in Rifle approximately 13 miles from Harvey Gap. Harvey Gap maintains 30 picnic sites with grills. Some sites line the reservoir, while others sit on an overlook above the lake. Water Recreation Boating, (20 H.P. or less motors), swimming (in designated areas), sailing and paddleboarding are all popular activities at Harvey Gap. Boating is closed seasonally from Nov. 1st thru March 31st. Fishing Trout and pike fishing at Harvey Gap is some of the best around during the summer. Fishermen can also catch catfish, perch and crappie here. Wintertime offers rainbow trout and northern pike for the avid ice fisherman. Harvey Gap State Park c/o Rifle Gap State Park 5775 Highway 325 • Rifle, CO 81650 • (970) 625-1607 E-mail: rifle.gap.park@state.co.us cpw.state.co.us Funded in part by Great Outdoors Colorado through Colorado Lottery proceeds. CPW_RMHG_4K_3/18 cpw.state.co.us GYPSUM EAGLE DOTSERO RIFLE GLENWOOD SPRINGS CARBONDALE GRAND JUNCTION GRAND MESA ASPEN REDSTONE Park Office Passes And Permits There is no park office at Harvey Gap. The park office is located on the east side of Rifle Gap Reservoir. From Harvey Gap, head north on County Road 237, turn west on County Road 226. Drive five miles to State Highway 325. Turn left, drive one mile south to the main entrance for Rifle Gap Reservoir. A visitor’s center will greet you with interpretive displays, restrooms and park staff. All vehicles entering the park are required to display a current Colorado State Parks Pass on their auto windshield. A daily pass is valid from the day purchased until noon the following day. An annual pass is valid at any Colorado State Park. For annual pass holders who own another vehicle, a multiple pass is available for an additional fee. Passes are available at the main park entrances and self-service dispensers. Aspen Leaf annual passes are available to Colorado seniors 64 and older at a discounted rate. These allow admission to all state parks every day. Colorado disabled veterans displaying Colorado Disabled Veteran (DV) license plates are admitted free without a pass. TO SILT 37 ad 2 ty Ro Coun 20 HORESEPOWER MAXIMUM (NO WATER-SKIING) TO RIFLE GAP STATE PARK 6 MILES nty Cou Regulations 7 d 23 Roa LEGEND Boat Ramp Boating Picnic Area Restroom Swimming Dam Photo by Dave Hause Buoy Line Fishing Overlook Park Boundary Roads & Parking Areas Harvey Gap is maintained for your use and enjoyment. In the interest of safety and the preservation of the park, we ask that you: 1. Do not bring pets into the park. 2. Place trash in the receptacles provided. 3. Keep your vehicle on designated roads and parking lots. 4. Build campfires in grills provided. 5. Report any vandalism or littering to a Colorado State Parks Ranger. First Aid First aid can be obtained from any park ranger.
C O L O R A D O P A R K S & W I L D L I F E Harvey Gap State Park FACT SHEET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017 Who we are Colorado Parks and Wildlife utilizes the principles of conservation - the wise use of natural resources - to effectively manage fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, camping, motorized and non-motorized trails, boating and outdoor education for the citizens of Colorado and its visitors. Harvey Gap State Park is a favorite spot for anglers to catch catfish, largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, perch, crappie, rainbow trout and northern pike. The lake is also extremely popular for swimming and picnicking because of the ample shade and clear water. Camping is not allowed at Harvey Gap, but can be found in nearby Rifle Gap and Rifle Falls State Parks. In the winter, enthusiasts can snowmobile, cross-country ski and ice fish. Visitors can see wildlife in the area, including migrating waterfowl. This day-use area sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet and features beautiful cedar and sagebrush habitat with a grand hogback – a mountain ridge – that runs along the backside of the park. Visitors to Harvey Gap State Park spend about $1 million in local communities each year.1 Top attractions • Incomparable scenic vistas and uncrowded boating in an absolutely spectacular 160-acre mountain lake. • Fishing is the main draw at Harvey Gap, whether from the shoreline or a boat. Fly fishing is popular the warm months, while ice fishing is popular in the winter. • Close to the Rifle Falls Fish Hatchery, Rifle Gap and Rifle Falls State Parks, and acclaimed mountain climbing locations. • • Catch and keep all northern pike and smallmouth bass you can. Harvey Gap is a fantastic place for fishing, boating • Many people are taking advantage of the recently expanded swimming area. • Canoes, kayaks, sailboards and paddleboards are very popular at the park. • Great place for ice fishing, a very popular activity. Our partners • Rifle Area Chamber of Commerce • Colorado Sportsmen Wildlife Fund • Numerous local school districts • Farmer’s Irrigation Company • Silt Water Conservancy District Challenges we face • • • Harvey Gap is isolated and interaction with park staff is limited. Visitors must purchase a park pass via a self-service station only. Due to funding challenges, there is currently no aquatic nuisance species inspection station at Harvey Gap Reservoir. All watercraft normally needing an inspection are not currently permitted to launch; however, watercraft exempt from an inspection are permitted, including rafts, kayaks, belly boats, float tubes, canoes, windsurf boards, sailboards, paddle boards and inner tubes. Harvey Gap is in the process of transitioning from a fishery consisting of fertile walleye, northern pike and smallmouth bass to a fishery compatible with efforts to recover endangered native fish. Volunteer activities • Volunteers help with maintenance work at the park. 1Source: Corona Research, Colorado State Parks Marketing Assessment, “Visitor Spending Analysis 2008-2009" (adjusted for inflation). COLORADO PARKS & WILDLIFE 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 (303) 297-1192 cpw.state.co.us DUSTIN DOSKOCIL/CPW and picnicking. 5775 Highway 325, Rifle, CO, 81650 (970) 625-1607 • Email: rifle.gap.park@state.co.us Park Manager: Brian Palcer As of June 30, 2017 Manager’s Message Smallmouth bass, northern pike, trout, perch and tiger muskie are all highly sought-after fish. In addition, many anglers visit Harvey Gap at night to see if they can land one of our large channel catfish. Geography Region: Northwest County: Garfield Year Acquired: 1981 Elevation: 6,400 ft Miles From Denver: 182 Governmental US Cong Dist: 3rd CO Senate: 8th CO House: 57th Facilities Boat Ramp 30 Picnic Sites Roads Unpaved: 0.2 miles Employees Permanent: 6 Temporary: 13 Acreage Total Acres: 304 Annual Visitation 39,565 Walden Fort Collins Craig Hayden Steamboat Springs Sterling Estes Loveland Park Greeley Oak Creek Fort Brush Morgan Meeker Kremmling Wray Brighton Harvey Gap Denver Golden Avon Vail Rifle Frisco Glenwood Springs Recreation Boating Cross Country Skiing Fishing Hunting Ice Fishing Ice Skating Ranger/Nature Programs Sailboarding Snowshoeing Snowtubing Swimming Wildlife/Bird Viewing Breckenridge Collbran Fruita Aspen Leadville Castle Rock Limon Burlington Fairplay Grand Junction Delta Paonia Hotchkiss Buena Vista Crawford Colorado Springs Kit Carson Cripple Creek Olathe Gunnison Montrose Salida Canon City Pueblo Ridgway Ouray Lamar La Junta Dove Creek Walsenburg Monte Vista Dolores Cortez Durango La Veta Springfield Trinidad DUSTIN DOSKOCIL/CPW Mancos Alamosa Pagosa Springs COLORADO PARKS & WILDLIFE 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 (303) 297-1192 cpw.state.co.us DUSTIN DOSKOCIL/CPW Harvey Gap State Park
COLORADO PA R K S & WILDLIFE Your Guide to Colorado’s 41 State Parks 2018 Edition cpw.state.co.us CAMPING RESERVATIONS • 1-800-244-5613 • cpw.state.co.us i Welcome to Your State Parks! Wherever you go in Colorado, there’s Cheyenne Mountain a state park waiting to welcome State Park you. Mountains or prairies, rivers or forests, out in the country or next to the city… Colorado’s 41 state parks are as diverse as the state itself, and they offer something for everyone. Take a hair-raising whitewater river trip, or kick back in a lawn chair and watch the sunset. Enjoy a family picnic, cast a line in the water, take a hike, ride a horse, try snowshoeing or discover geocaching. From Eastern Plains parks at 3,800 feet to high-mountain parks at 9,500, the network of state parks offers a wealth of activities for busy people of all ages, or the chance to do nothing at all. You can play on land or on water. On a high peak or on the prairie. In the country or the city. In spring, summer, winter or fall. Golden Gate Canyon State Park State parks are great places for families. There are plenty of activities for families to enjoy together such as boating, hiking or picnicking, as well as organized nature walks, talks and events. Junior Ranger programs, activity backpacks, kid-friendly hikes and fishing ponds for kids are among the many offerings for youth. From toddler to teen and adult to senior, every family member can enjoy their activity of choice, then come together to share a meal and stories around the campfire. Whether you’re an active outdoor recreationist or prefer to spend time watching clouds go by, you’ll enjoy the special moments waiting for you in the state parks. Rifle Gap State Park Cover photos: Large photo: State Forest State Park; lower left: Pearl Lake State Park; lower center: Elkhead State Park; lower right: Lory State Park Plan Your Visit Colorado’s state parks are open every day of the year, weather permitting. Day-use areas are generally open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., and some parks may have closed gates after hours. Campgrounds are open 24 hours a day. Contact individual parks for hours of operation. Check our website for seasonal or maintenance closures: cpw.state.co.us Entrance Passes All Colorado state parks charge an entrance fee. Cost of a daily pass may vary by park ($7–$9). A pass covers all occupants of a vehicle and is valid until noon the day after purchase. Some parks may charge a per-person fee for cyclists and walk-ins. Fees are used to help pay operating costs. Cherry Creek State Park charges an additional fee for the Cherry Creek Basin Water Quality Authority. Annual Pass Who doesn’t love a deal? And the state parks annual pass is a great one. For just one low price, the annual pass lets you enjoy all 41 state parks for unlimited visits for 12 months from date of purchase. That’s all the parks. That’s unlimited times. The annual pass pays for itself in as few as 10 visits. If you’re a Colorado resident who’s 64 years or older, there’s even a further discounted Aspen Leaf annual pass. There are also passes for disabled and income-eligible residents. For details and to purchase a pass, visit a Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) office, state park or buy online: cpw.state.co.us Extend Your Stay Make more of your state park visit by staying overnight. Bring your tent or RV, spend a cozy night in a cabin, camp in a tipi or discover a comfortable, year-round alternative State Forest State Park to traditional camping with a yurt. All together, the state parks have more than 4,000 campsites and 58 cabins and yurts. Almost 300 campsites are ADA accessible. Many parks offer campsites or cabins for large groups. Heated cabins and yurts make a park getaway suitable any season of the year. Camping Reservations Summer weekends fill up quickly so advance reservations for overnight stays are recommended. Reservations can be made six months to three days ahead of arrival. Reserve online: cpw.state.co.us Toll Free: 1-800-244-5613 A nonrefundable reservation fee applies to bookings, and visitors must purchase a daily or annual entrance pass in addition to paying camping and reservation fees. Unreserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 1 What Can I Do There? Colorado’s state parks are places to have fun, get away, recreate and re-create. Here are some park activities to help you do that: Fishing Top-notch fishing awaits anglers in 37 state parks across Colorado. Think Gold Medal Waters and trophy fish. A valid fishing license is required for all anglers 16 years and older. Licenses and our annual Colorado Fishing regulations brochure are available online, at most parks and at CPW authorized sales agents. Water Sports Many state parks are built around a lake or Crawford waterway, which means boating and other water State Park sports are among the headliners. Larger parks offer boat rentals and full-service marinas. Any boat with a motor or sail operated in Col
C O L O R A D O P A R K S & W I L D L I F E 2020 Colorado State Recreation Lands INSIDE: STATE FISH UNITS, STATE WILDLIFE AREAS, STATE TRUST LANDS, STATE PARKS cpw.state.co.us ONLINE FEATURES Check out more Colorado Parks & Wildlife on our VIMEO & YOUTUBE CHANNELS LINKS TO MAPS MAKE CAMPING & HUNTING RESERVATIONS ONLINE! STATE WILDLIFE AREAS STATE FISHING WATERS STATE TRUST LANDS STATE PARKS Cherry Creek State Park © Nora Logue VIDEOS CHECK OUT THE 360 VIDEOS OF COLORADO’S STATE PARKS! 101 PLACES TO TAKE A KID FISHING #TAKEAKIDFISHING G.E.M. TRAIL NOW OPEN IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS! CONTENTS CONTENTS Printed for free distribution by: WHAT’S NEW: 2020................................................1 cpw.state.co.us COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE (CPW) 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 ■ 303-297-1192 RESERVATIONS......................................................1 OUR MISSION: The mission of Colorado Parks and Wildlife is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. ■ Abbreviation key................................................................................1 STATE FISH UNITS (SFUs)........................................2 ■ What is an SFU?..................................................................................2 ■ SFU properties & regulations..............................................................2 COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE DIRECTOR Dan Prenzlow COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION MEMBERS, as of July 2020 STATE WILDLIFE AREAS (SWAs)......................... 3–29 Marvin McDaniel, Chair Carrie Besnette Hauser, Vice-Chair Marie Haskett, Secretary Taishya Adams Betsy Blecha Charles Garcia Dallas May ■ What is an SWA?.................................................................................3 ■ SWA access rules................................................................................3 ■ SWA properties & regulations..................................................... 4–29 STATE TRUST LANDS (STLs) PUBLIC ACCESS PROGRAM.............................. 30–51 ■ What are trust lands? What is the STL public access program?.............30 ■ State trust lands FAQs/access rules...................................................30 ■ State trust lands public access properties & regulations............ 31–51 REGULATION BROCHURE EDITOR Chelsea Harlan PRINTED STATE PARKS................................................. 52–59 The Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife (CPW) receives federal financial assistance from multiple bureaus within the U.S. Department of the Interior. Under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (as amended), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior and its bureaus prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability or age. In addition, CPW adheres to all antidiscrimination laws of the state of Colorado. For more information on how to request an accommodation or to file a grievance, please visit cpw.state.co.us/accessibility. MAPS............................................................ 60–65 ■ State fish units, wildlife areas, trust lands & parks — Northeast ..........60 ■ State fish units, wildlife areas, trust lands & parks — Southeast ..........61 ■ State fish units, wildlife areas, trust lands & parks — Northwest .........62 ■ State fish units, wildlife areas, trust lands & parks — Southwest ........63 ■ NEW State fish units, wildlife areas, trust lands & parks — Central close-up.............................64 ■ Game management units (GMUs)....................................................65 NOTICE: Laws and regulations in this brochure are paraphrased for easier understanding and are intended only as a guide. Complete Colorado wildlife statutes and regulations are available at CPW offices listed below and online: cpw.state.co.us/regulations CPW REGIONAL AND AREA OFFICE LOCATIONS ADMINISTRATION 1313 Sherman St., #618 Denver, 80203 303-297-1192 (M–F, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. MT) LANDS INDEX BY COUNTY............................... 66–73 ■ State fish units, state wildlife areas, state trust lands, state parks GET THE BROCHURE ONLINE: cpw.state.co.us/rec-lands Send us your outdoor photos and stories for a chance to be featured on a brochure cover or CPW's online blog! HUNTER.TESTIMONIALS@STATE.CO.US COVER: ▶ Gone fishing at Sylvan Lake State Park. © Dustin Doskocil for CPW OTHER PHOTOS, LEFT TO RIGHT: ▶ Mountain biking at Trinidad Lake State Park. © Thomas Kimmell for CPW C O L O R A D O P A R K S & INSIDE: STATE FISH UNITS, STAT
WHAT'S NEW C O L O R A D O P A R K S & LICENSES W I L D L I F E 2021 Colorado Fishing SEASON: MARCH 1, 2021–MARCH 31, 2022 cpw.state.co.us 2021 FISHING BROCHURE CORRECTION UPDATED: APRIL 19, 2021 Please see the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website at cpw.state.co.us/regulations for complete regulation information. NOTE: THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE BROCHURE HAS THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, INCLUDING ANY CORRECTIONS. PAGE(S) CORRECTION AS PRINTED IN BROCHURE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS PAGE 1 The qualifying age for applying for a senior lifetime low-income fishing license was incorrectly listed as 65 and older at the time of publication. The correct information is: Senior lifetime low-income fishing licenses are available for Colorado residents age 64 and older. Go online for full eligibility requirements: cpw.state. co.us The online version of the brochure has been updated with this correction. page 1 2021 FISHING BROCHURE CORRECTION UPDATED: MARCH 12, 2021 Please see the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website at cpw.state.co.us/regulations for complete regulation information. NOTE: THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE BROCHURE HAS THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, INCLUDING ANY CORRECTIONS. PAGE(S) CORRECTION AS PRINTED IN BROCHURE BACK PAGE BACK COVER The contest start date for Take a Friend Fishing was incorrect at the time of publication. The correct information is: The contest starts APRIL 1, 2021! Go online for contest rules and how to enter: cpw.state.co.us/ takeafriend The online version of the brochure has been updated with this correction. back cover ONLINE FEATURES Check out more Colorado Parks & Wildlife on our VIMEO & YOUTUBE CHANNELS VIDEOS FISHING FOR HIP HOP: COLORADO STYLE FISHING FUNDS CONSERVATION 101 PLACES TO TAKE A KID FISHING © CPW GET THE CPW FISHING APPS: The CPW Fishing app can help you discover over 1,300 fishing locations, check local conditions, read up on regulations and more! The CPW Match a Hatch app can help you match your fly to the same insects where you’re fishing! CO OUTDOORS “QUICK TIP”: SPINCAST REELS CONTENTS CONTENTS Printed for free distribution by: WHAT’S NEW: 2021................................................ 1 cpw.state.co.us LICENSE INFORMATION...................................... 1–2 COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE (CPW) 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216 ■ 303-297-1192 ■ License & Habitat Stamp fees........................................................................1 ■ What you need to buy a fishing license; license requirements......................1 ■ Residency requirements; Habitat Stamps; anglers with disabilities..............2 OUR MISSION: The mission of Colorado Parks and Wildlife is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. GENERAL INFORMATION.................................... 3–7 Dan Prenzlow ■ Fishery programs: Gold Medal Waters; Wild Trout; stream surveys.................3 ■ State records program: Records by Weight; Records by Length......................4 ■ State Records by Weight award table.............................................................4 ■ Master Angler program; award lengths.........................................................5 ■ Help improve your fisheries............................................................................5 ■ Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS).....................................................................6 ■ Fishing terms glossary...................................................................................7 ■ Online fishing information resources.............................................................7 FISHING LAWS................................................. 8–10 ■ Legal fishing methods....................................................................................8 ■ Special conditions & restrictions...............................................................8−9 ■ Statewide bag & possession limits...............................................................10 ■ MAP: Wiper/white bass & walleye/saugeye bag limits................................10 SPECIAL REGULATIONS: FISHING WATERS........11–39 ■ MAP: Upper Arkansas River.........................................................................12 ■ MAP: Blue River Basin.................................................................................13 ■ MAP: Middle Colorado & Eagle Rivers..........................................................15 ■ MAP: Upper Colorado River — Headwaters to Radium...............................16 ■ MAP: Conejos & Alamosa River Drainages...................................................18 ■ MAP: Upper Gunnison Basin — Taylor Park Res. to Blue Mesa Res..............19 ■ MAP: NEW North Fork Gunnison Basin — Hotchkiss to McClure

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