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Fishing Colorado

EZFishing brings you Colorado's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Colorado Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Colorado.

Colorado Fishing Regulations

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Colorado Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Colorado Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Colorado's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Colorado Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Colorado.

  • Colorado Fishing Report: Ice fishing gets rolling
  • Ice fishing season is underway in the high country. Dillon, Officer's Gulch, Georgetown and Evergreen reservoirs are seeing good numbers of anglers. Ice thickness is running from 3-6 inches, which is marginal, so use extreme caution if you go. Front Range
  • Denver Post
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  • 11/26/2014 7:02:54 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Ice fishing not far away
  • What a difference a week of bitter cold makes. Most smaller waters have developed an ice cap, but safe ice still remains elusive along the front range. Those looking for open water will find larger reservoirs Boyd, Horsetooth, Carter, Chatfield, Aurora and
  • Denver Post
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  • 11/19/2014 6:56:53 AM
  • Fishing Report: The ice is coming, but solid open-water options remain
  • The Colorado, Roaring Fork and Eagle rivers are currently open and ice free and fishing well. The strategy is moving more to a winter pattern, where fishing the deeper runs with nymphs is the better approach. Don’t hesitate to try streamers, but fishing ..
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 11/12/2014 11:11:33 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Ice fishing is on its way
  • This cold snap will quickly cool waters and slow the fishing for many warm-water species, especially black bass. There has been news of smaller waters higher than 10,000 feet icing over, even a couple of reports of fishing on thin ice, less than 4 inches .
  • Denver Post
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  • 11/11/2014 11:55:41 PM
  • Fly-fishing class for women only
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a two-day fly-fishing course designed for women this weekend. The beginner class on the basics of fly-fishing will run from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the CPW’s Colorado Springs office, 4255 Sinton Road. On Sunday ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 11/10/2014 11:28:14 PM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Options before the ice age
  • Conditions on the upper and lower sections of the Colorado River are much the same as the Eagle, but the larger water can make it a bit more challenging to locate fish. Fish tend to be deeper at this time. Be aware that many of the feeder creeks into the .
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 11/5/2014 2:20:00 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: With big chill, be sure to check out websites
  • Quincy and Thornton ponds are closed for the winter. Many boat ramps have closed, and those open have reduced inspection hours, so check the water's website before heading out with your boat. Cooler water temperatures are slowing the bass and bluegill bite
  • Denver Post
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  • 11/4/2014 11:56:50 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Cool waters help trout
  • Fishing in the afternoon and evening is best for bluegills and bass. Trout action continues to be the best bet, thanks to recent stockings and cooler waters. Boat ramps are closing on many waters, especially in the mountains, so check their websites before
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/28/2014 11:57:58 PM
  • Hunting vs Fishing in Colorado: Ain’t it always the way …
  • You could say there are no losers, but it sure doesn’t feel that way when the pictures start rolling in of big fish, trophy deer and flushing pheasants all at once. No matter what I did, it seemed like someone else was doing something better. Of course ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/27/2014 1:14:55 PM
  • Hunting vs Fishing in Colorado: Ain’t it always the way
  • You could say there are no losers, but it sure doesn’t feel that way when the pictures start rolling in of big fish, trophy deer and flushing pheasants all at once. No matter what I did, it seemed like someone else was doing something better. Of course ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/27/2014 1:14:55 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Boating limits on deck
  • With each passing week, boaters will find fewer ramps open and restricted inspection hours. Be sure to check the managing agency's website before heading to a lake. Lonetree and Boedecker reservoirs will close to boating Nov. 1. Barr Lake is closed to ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
  • Willoughby: Hunt for October float fishing on Colorado is on
  • DOTSERO — All fishing should be done by boat. It's a matter of personal preference, of course, but that doesn't change the reality. The evidence is everywhere. Forget, if you can, that the greatest fishing tales ever told — from "The Old Man and the ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/21/2014 11:59:07 PM
  • Go Play: Fly fish guide for beginners
  • “Every day is so different,” McKenna concluded. WHERE TO GO Top spots for fly-fishing in the Grand Junction area include the Connected Lakes State Park, Grand Mesa, plus Colorado and Gunnison rivers. A little farther out, the shop frequents Pa-co-chu ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 10/21/2014 6:01:12 PM
  • Go Play: Beginner’s guide to fly-fishing in Colorado’s Grand Valley
  • WHEN: Daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jeff McKenna, Mark Johnson, and Matt James, all of Grand Junction, sit together at Western Anglers as James builds an intricate fly, focusing on the perfect wrap of peacock feather and beads. Although tying flies is an art
  • Post Independent
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  • 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
  • On The Fly: Fish with confidence, patience
  • Kleis is a Colorado Springs native and professional fly-fishing guide for Angler's Covey Fly Shop. Read his columns on the third Thursday of each month in Out There. To schedule your fly-fishing adventure, email jonkleisflyfishing@yahoo.com.
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 10/16/2014 9:53:13 AM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Rivers fishing well, kokanee still scarce
  • Nymphing with basic midge and mayfly patterns has also been effective. The Colorado River is also running clear and fishing well, especially the upper sections. Stonefly nymphs, including things like griddle bugs, are working. Larger sizes of the old ...
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 10/15/2014 3:59:28 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Time to reel 'em in
  • The weather has been ideal, the crowds are light, and the fish have put on the feed bag, especially the mountain trout. Red Feather waters are producing well and worth the drive. A number of urban waters, such as Thornton Gravel Ponds, have been receiving
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/15/2014 12:00:15 AM
  • North Park in Colorado ideal for best fishing, hunting this week
  • WALDEN — But for the particular conversation, the question may as well have been rhetorical. "Do they still have that special season in North Park?" a friend asked during a discussion of weekend plans. The answer is yes. And that season is called fall.
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/8/2014 4:33:25 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: High time to beat winter
  • There's plenty of excellent fall fishing to be had before Old Man Winter settles in. Nearby mountain waters of Estes, Georgetown, Evergreen, Barker and Pinewood are all doing fair to good for rainbows with most baits. A fly and bubble is a good bet in the
  • Denver Post
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  • 10/7/2014 11:54:15 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Great time for catch
  • Rivers and streams are low, clear and fishing very well right now. Clear Creek, Boulder Creek, Big Thompson and Poudre all are good choices, especially for brown trout. Streamers or small spinners are good options. Big browns are showing in the Dream ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 9/30/2014 11:55:23 PM
  • Feds: NM state fish not in danger of extinction
  • The Center for Biological Diversity argues that the trout are gone from nearly 90 percent of their range in New Mexico and Colorado and that populations are declining. The Fish and Wildlife Service says it reviewed the best available scientific and ...
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 9/30/2014 5:36:00 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Fort Collins, CO (80528 )

Updated on 18:01 PM

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Wind:300° 6 Kt
Humidity:32% 
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