Colorado anglers encouraged to fish for millions in new Cabelas contest

6:52 PM, May 6, 2012   |    comments
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To promote the upcoming fishing season, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has teamed up with Cabela's for this year's "Wanna Go Fishing for Millions?" event. 

 The contest taking place across 19 states encourages anglers to get out on local water and help families spend more time together - with the chance to win cash prizes.

 In 2011, anglers across the nation caught a total of 143 winning fish. Species that will be tagged for this year's contest include: 

  • Largemouth bass 
  • Smallmouth bass 
  • Spotted bass 
  • White bass 
  • Striped bass 
  • Perch 
  • Cutthroat trout 
  • Rainbow trout 
  • Brown trout
  • Lake trout 
  • Walleye 
  • Crappie 
  • Wiper 
  • Bluegill
  • Channel catfish 

Colorado residents can purchase a fishing license for $26. Children under 15 can fish without a license. 

 For complete rules and requirements and contest details visit 

 The contest runs from May 5 to July 8. All participants must pre-register before fishing.

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