If you like fishing and would like a shot at winning as much as $5,000, head over to Ridgway State Park starting in July and cast a line to participate in the Seventh Annual Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tournament sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
No registration is required and all you need to participate is a Colorado fishing license. In all, CPW is offering $10,000 in cash prizes during the tournament which runs from July 10 through August 8. And the more fish you catch, the more chances you have to win.
CPW is working to reduce the population of smallmouth bass in the reservoir and anglers are a big part of the solution.
“Anglers have really helped us during the past six years and for the 7th annual tournament we’re again offering cash incentives for anglers,” said Eric Gardunio, aquatic biologist for CPW in Montrose.
A raffle category and a skills category for prizes will be offered. To qualify for any of the prizes, anglers must turn in smallmouth bass at the…