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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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Find any of the 7911 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Colorado Fishing Resources

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

Colorado Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Colorado?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

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.

  • Fishing: Revisiting the Arkansas River
  • After writing this column on the evolution of the Arkansas River, I was eager to see its progress in 2014. This river is changing, in a very good way, and the most popular fishery in Colorado is more attractive than ever. (I shy from hyperbole in fish ...
  • Gazette Blogs
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  • 4/13/2014 4:18:26 PM
  • Blizzard-like hatches will keep fishing hot until runoff
  • April brings many gifts to the fly-fisher in our valley, the best of which are frenzied blue-winged olive and caddis hatches. If you’ve ever experienced one of our “blizzard” caddis hatches on the Colorado or Roaring Fork rivers, you know what I’m ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 4/10/2014 3:36:04 AM
  • Right this way, little fish
  • FOUNTAIN — It’s like a service ramp for feeble fish. Colorado Springs Utilities is building a fish ladder to help two species of tiny fish — about 1-2 inches long — increase their range on Fountain Creek. The Arkansas darter and flathead ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 3/30/2014 3:56:16 AM
  • Hunting, fishing programs boosted
  • SALIDA — Two Upper Arkansas Valley outdoors groups have received state grants to bolster their programs geared to promote hunting and fishing opportunities to kids, minorities and underserved populations in Colorado. The Greater Arkansas River Nature ...
  • Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 3/21/2014 9:36:13 AM
  • Hunting, fishing programs boosted
  • SALIDA — Two Upper Arkansas Valley outdoors groups have received state grants to bolster their programs geared to promote hunting and fishing opportunities to kids, minorities and underserved populations in Colorado. The Greater Arkansas River Nature ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 3/21/2014 3:59:47 AM
  • Summit County fishing report: Rivers top choice for open-water fishing
  • The Eagle River from Avon to Gypsum, the Colorado River from Pumphouse downstream through Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork River from Carbondale to the Colorado are some of the top choices at this time. Fishing techniques for waders are much the same
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 3/12/2014 6:22:17 PM
  • North Platte near Casper provides abundance of large fish
  • I am amazed at how lucky we are that they do, because once you find the deep water behind those spawning fish, you can target all those fish in there and catch even more." Coming from Colorado, where tailwater fisheries tend toward the ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 3/12/2014 5:36:21 AM
  • Tighter grouse controls might satisfy Fish and Wildlife
  • Cagney also said it appears the agency’s management plan for the sage-grouse in northwest Colorado won’t be done until February rather than September. It is trying to get the plan to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ... For example, Cagney said, there ...
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 3/10/2014 4:34:18 AM
  • Spring-like conditions leave rivers ice-free, fishing well
  • Anglers are fishing the deeper runs with midge nymphs, attractor-style nymphs (think prince or copper John) and stonefly nymphs (small black and brown). After a snow or rainstorm, look for things to muddy up for a couple of days. The Colorado River from ..
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 3/5/2014 6:09:07 PM
  • Summit County business adds ice fishing to menu of guided services
  • I met Ford and three clients from the east coast shortly before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25 on Lake Dillon near Summit Cove. With more than 30 years of fishing experience in Colorado, Ford is a man who knows his water and he had already pitched a shelter ..
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
  • Denver fish vet known as "Dr. Koi" keeps patients feeling fin
  • She maintains Colorado's first fish hospital there. And her treatments run the same ... at the clinic and through her mobile practice, East West Vet Service. And she consults, teaches, makes educational videos and does public appearances.
  • Denver Post
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  • 3/1/2014 7:36:46 AM
  • Mental toughness key to successful fly-fishing
  • Our heralded “fifth” fishing season is fully under way now. All of our major rivers and streams are fishable again including the big four: Colorado, Roaring Fork, Crystal and Fryingpan. Midges, winter stoneflies and blue-winged olives are hatching ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 2/27/2014 4:40:11 AM
  • Fishing Report: High Country rivers slowly starting to open
  • A few hardy souls have been making the hike into Jefferson, where they’ve done well on small rainbows using baits such as salmon eggs and worms. Dave Coulson is the Colorado editor for
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 2/26/2014 5:34:28 PM
  • Patience pays off for fly-fishing guide on ice
  • My adventure with Travis La Mere, a knowledgeable and friendly guide with Colorado Tackle Pro, marked the first time I'd fished with anything resembling conventional spinning tackle in almost 16 years! My friends will tell you that I was the guy saying ...
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 2/20/2014 6:35:52 AM
  • Fishing, hatches erupting on Colorado, Roaring Fork, Fryingpan rivers
  • This can be said for the Colorado, lower Roaring Fork, and, especially, the Fryingpan rivers. The midges on the Colorado can vary from a plump size-16 down to as small as can be, and the other rivers will offer up the usual size-22s and 24s. Your best ...
  • Glenwood Springs Post Independent
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  • 2/20/2014 6:00:04 AM
  • Summit County fishing report: Waters are generally slow
  • Tarryall Reservoir has been producing the best, most-stocker-sized trout ... Fork and Colorado rivers (around Glenwood Springs and above). Dave Coulson is the Colorado editor for He contributes a weekly fishing report to the Summit ..
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 2/19/2014 7:30:08 PM
  • Fishing, hatches erupting on Colorado, Roaring Fork, Fryingpan rivers
  • I know it’s only February, but we are all fishing before, after, and yes, during work at the fly shop these days. The fishing is simply erupting around the valley right now, from top to bottom. Hatches, yes, actual hatches are starting up again, and I ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 2/18/2014 11:56:11 PM
  • Beat the crowds to fly-fish on San Juan River
  • Now I know, many of you who fly-fish the San Juan River are thinking either this guy has never been to the San Juan or he has taken advantage of the new smoking laws in Colorado. Neither is true. I only smoke cigars, and I have fly-fished the ...
  • Durango Herald
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  • 2/6/2014 10:08:43 PM
  • Go Play: The thrill of sight fishing
  • If we boil it down, there are two ways to approach fishing Colorado’s rivers. The first approach is known as “fishing the water,” and the other style is called “sight fishing.” Fishing the water simply means searching likely holding areas with ...
  • Glenwood Springs Post Independent
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  • 2/3/2014 7:41:57 PM
  • The thrill of sight fishing
  • This is the case most of the time right now, especially on the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. The fish in these bigger rivers tend to pile up in the deep runs and pools over the winter, primarily because of oxygen content, food resources, and especially
  • Glenwood Springs Post Independent
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  • 1/28/2014 11:59:37 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Garden City, CO (80631)

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