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Colorado Annual Free Fishing Weekend June 1-2

DENVER (AP) – For this weekend only, anglers won’t need a license to hook fish on Colorado waters.

Every year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife holds its annual free fishing weekend on the first weekend in June. Any other time, a fishing license is required for anyone age 16 and up.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say it’s a chance to introduce newbies, especially children, to fishing.

Outdoor recreation is big business in Colorado, and wildlife officials are working to keep younger generations interested in the outdoors.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife says that in fiscal 2011-2012, the state issued more than 1 million fishing licenses and almost 576,000 hunting licenses. One-day adult fishing licenses are $9. Residents can get an annual fishing license for $26.

LINK: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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