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3 years 2 weeks ago

Fishing licenses now on sale

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers now is the time to buy a fishing license. Licenses can be purchased at fishing supply outlets, Parks and Wildlife offices, online and by phone. The 2012 license season begins April 1 and runs through March 31, 2013. A Colorado fishing license is...

3 years 9 months ago

Weekend on the GO!

Jazz Fridays 8-11 p.m. Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs Free Bluegrass on the River Friday thru Sunday Nature and Raptor Center Pueblo $35 for full weekend pass, $8 Friday only, $20 Saturday only, $10 Saturday night with concert Colorado Springs Acacia Park Concert Series Saturday 5:30 p.m. Acacia...

3 years 11 months ago

Fishing forecast to be released

Where are all the fish? The Colorado Division of Wildlife invites anglers to learn the latest information affecting fishing waters around southern Colorado at two upcoming meetings. 'This is a great opportunity for anglers to hear about local fishing conditions, ask questions and hear what the DOW predicts for this...

4 years 3 months ago

Wildlife commissioners to answer questions

Colorado Wildlife Commissioners John Singletary and Tim Glenn will hold a question-and-answer session in Pueblo on December 8 at Lake Pueblo State Park. People will have a chance to meet their wildlife commissioners, allow the commissioners to hear concerns and suggestions from the public and answer questions about Colorado's...

4 years 9 months ago

Fishing waters reopened in Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 8,000 square miles of closed fishing waters have been reopened in the Gulf of Mexico because no oil has been observed there. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday said the most significant opening is an area south of Mississippi, which was...

4 years 9 months ago

Fisherman blistered by mustard agent

A Massachusetts doctor treating a commercial fisherman who was sickened after his boat pulled up munitions tainted with chemicals says tests show he was exposed to mustard gas. Dr. Edward Boyer, a toxicologist at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., says the man had painful blisters on an...

4 years 9 months ago

Asian carp fears continue in Great Lakes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has ruled out closing Chicago-area shipping locks on a regular basis. It says doing so wouldn't stop dreaded Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes but could damage the local economy. The Thursday decision dashes the h opes of Michigan and neighboring states...

5 years 5 days ago

Rafters, fishermen float alternatives to raft bill

Rafting and fishing supporters are floating last-minute compromises, hoping to avoid a fight over a bill that was originally intended to protect rafters' rights to continue using Colorado rivers. Rep. Kathleen Curry, a registered independent from Gunnison, said Friday that groups from both camps are threatening to take the...

5 years 2 months ago

Opening of Pikes Peak south slope being planned

It seems the discussion has gone on for years. Now it looks like Colorado Springs Utilities is ready to open the southern slope of Pikes Peak for public use. "We're proposing some hiking trails, some fishing opportunities and also some hand launch boating." explains Kirsta Scherff-Norris, a wildlife biologist and...

5 years 6 months ago

Europe fails to agree on bluefin tuna ban

A sharply divided European Union failed Tuesday to protect the threatened bluefin tuna, as the bloc's Mediterranean nations refused to back even a temporary a ban on catching the fish prized by sushi aficionados. The EU's executive commission urged EU governments to agree to a temporary ban until the...

5 years 6 months ago

Mercury leaking at closed California mine sites

Abandoned mercury mines throughout central California's rugged coastal mountains are polluting the state's major waterways, rendering fish unsafe to eat and risking the health of at least 100,000 impoverished people. But an Associated Press investigation found that the federal government has tried to clean up fewer than a dozen...

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