Go fishing for free this weekend in Colorado

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Angler Chris Atkins of Allendale, Mich., fly fishes on a pristine meandering stream inside Rocky Mountain National Park, near Estes Park, Colo., on Au

Angler Chris Atkins of Allendale, Mich., fly fishes on a pristine meandering stream inside Rocky Mountain National Park, near Estes Park, Colo., on Aug. 4, 2016. Atkins, often with his father and son, usually spends a few weeks each summer at the park, which has been a family tradition for decades. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is encouraging Colorado residents to take advantage of free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday. 

The first weekend in June is the only time that adults can fish without a license in Colorado. Children 16 and under fish for free all year long. 

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If fishing isn’t your thing, or you’d like to try out some other outdoor activities, CPW is also hosting a free Get Outdoors Day this Saturday at Memorial Park.

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