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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?
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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.

  • Smith River Among America’s Most Endangered Rivers of 2015
  • abundant fish and wildlife, or iconic places vital to our heritage, we all have a stake in protecting our nation’s rivers.” The Grand Canyon is under multiple threats that could destroy its health as well as endanger the Colorado River. Help us defeat ...
  • American Rivers
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  • 4/7/2015 5:26:36 PM
  • Willoughby: Trout fishing in Colorado quick to spring into action
  • AVON — Don't let the calendar fool you. Spring has sprung in Colorado's trout country, and the fishing couldn't be any finer. "It's crazy around here," said John Packer, owner of the Fly Fishing Outfitters (970-845-8090) shop at the base of Beaver Creek ..
  • Denver Post
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  • 3/15/2015 6:41:00 AM
  • Trout fishing in Colorado quick to spring into action
  • Don't let the calendar fool you. Spring has sprung in Colorado's trout country, and the fishing couldn't be any finer. "It's crazy around here," said John Packer, owner of the Fly Fishing Outfitters (970-845-8090) shop at the base of Beaver Creek Resort in
  • Denver Post
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  • 3/15/2015 5:58:03 AM
  • Viaero shoots TV commercial at local fish farm
  • Viaero plans to have this new ad play on cable channels in northeast Colorado and western Nebraska yet this month. "The actors could've been ice fishing this time of year, but instead got to work on a sunny day this month for their outdoor video shoot at .
  • Fort Morgan Times
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  • 3/12/2015 2:34:01 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Cool conditions? Climb up high
  • Just when we thought spring was here with all the open water and warm temperatures, Mother Nature has tossed some cold weather our way. Anglers can expect "skim" ice on many of the recently opened water, making for tough fishing conditions. That will limit
  • Denver Post
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  • 2/25/2015 7:02:21 AM
  • CMU team finishes 14th at College Fishing event at Lake Texoma
  • Only two of the top 15 teams weighed four bass, and more than half of the teams went fishless. The Colorado Mesa University team of Josh Worth (Grand Junction) and Kennedy Kinkade (Midvale, Utah) finished 14th, registering one bass weighing 2 pounds ...
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 2/25/2015 6:55:11 AM
  • On the fly: Fish are biting in Summit County - and they're monsters
  • If interested, email jonkleisfly For other questions, stop by Anglers Covey in Colorado Springs or Cutthroat Anglers in Silverthorne and talk to the knowledgeable, friendly staff. Kleis is a Colorado Springs native and professional fly .
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 2/19/2015 6:55:09 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Angling slow to warm
  • Ice fishing season is over for the lower reservoirs. Hard-water anglers will have to spend the rest of the season in the high country. Green Mountain Reservoir is your best bet for lake trout. For rainbows, consider Williams Creek Reservoir. While open ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 2/18/2015 6:56:20 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Open water more abundant
  • Springlike weather has really cleared the ice on many ponds and reservoirs. While a few brave souls are still icing Chatfield Reservoir and Boyd Lake, your best bet for ice fishing is to head to elevations higher than 7,000 feet. Some of the better action
  • Denver Post
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  • 2/11/2015 7:18:57 AM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Ice fishing challenging at times
  • It’s probably worth a stop on the way home from a skunk at either Eleven Mile or Antero. Dave Coulson is the Colorado editor for He contributes a weekly fishing report to the Summit Daily.
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 2/4/2015 4:59:55 PM
  • Fly Fishing Film Tour to stop by downtown GJ
  • This year’s tour began in mid-January in Denver and swings across the country, making several appearances elsewhere in Colorado before making its March stop in Grand Junction. In addition to showcasing world-class fly-fishing films, the F3T is dedicated ..
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 2/4/2015 8:10:12 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Trout biting at Wolford
  • Recent warm weather has started opening up some of the smaller ponds. Even larger waters are seeing thinning of the ice along the shore, so use extreme caution ice fishing waters at lower elevation. Ice fishers would do best to head to the high country.
  • Denver Post
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  • 2/4/2015 7:20:06 AM
  • Reservoir plans fish salvage
  • MONTE VISTA –- Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced an emergency fish salvage at Continental Reservoir because of repair work planned for the dam. Continental Reservoir is located in Hinsdale County in South Central Colorado. Fishermen may harvest ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 2/2/2015 11:57:28 PM
  • Fishing tourney takes to the ice
  • Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per youth or $30 per family. A valid Colorado fishing license is required for all tournament participants ages 16 and older. Digital subscribers: Log in to read the full story. Not a subscriber? Don't miss a thing. Add the Digital
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 1/30/2015 3:58:26 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Warm weather and open water
  • While ice fishing is the primary angling option now, open water does exist, notably in the Poudre, South Platte, Boulder Creek and Arkansas within the urban areas. The inlets at Pinewood, Carter and Horsetooth reservoirs all have open water and shore ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 1/28/2015 12:00:25 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Metro ice fishing decent
  • There's plenty of places to ice fish at this time, but finding waters that are consistently productive has been a bit more difficult. In the metro area, Aurora, Bear Creek and Standley reservoirs have been fairly good for trout, and Aurora is producing a .
  • Denver Post
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  • 1/21/2015 11:54:24 AM
  • Ice-fishing class offered in Pueblo
  • The class is limited to the first 15 participants who register. A valid Colorado fishing license is required for any participants 16 years or older. Licenses may be purchased in advance at the Pueblo area CWP office, Lake Pueblo State Park or other local .
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 1/19/2015 11:23:58 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Catching fish can be a challenge
  • With everything iced, finding a place to fish is easy. But catching fish can be a challenge at times. One hot spot has been St. Vrain State Park, where the rainbows have been hitting just about everything folks are trying. Expect crowds — and for the ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 1/14/2015 7:02:03 AM
  • Summit County’s best place to fish: It’s a secret
  • Where’s the best fishing hole? That’s a silly question. Unless you’re paying the big bucks for a guide, any true angler will tell you that a secret fishing spot is something one rarely reveals. But luckily in Summit County, the Blue River, Colorado ...
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 1/11/2015 11:54:55 PM
  • Ice on Rifle Gap Reservoir means it’s time for fishing tournament
  • The 17th annual Mountain Air Mechanical Rifle Gap Ice Fishing Tournament, cosponsored with the Rifle Chamber of Commerce and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, is set for Jan. 17-18. The competition runs at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m ...
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 1/11/2015 5:03:55 AM
  • Ready...set...ICE FISH!
  • “This is an opportune time for Rifle and surrounding areas to promote their business, not only to local residents, but also to the over 200 fishermen coming from all over Colorado and other states.” The tournament was founded by Lynn Ensley, who ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 1/9/2015 5:34:55 AM
  • On The Fly: You never get ‘sick’ of fly fishing
  • Temperatures downvalley climbed into the mid-40s that day. I remember sitting in bed, thinking to myself, “Man, I bet the Colorado River would fish really well today and that the midge hatch might even come off.” In the past, the decision to go fishing ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 1/8/2015 9:18:01 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: St. Vrain State Park great for rainbow trout
  • Almost everything along the Front Range has enough ice to fish, but extreme caution is necessary because thin spots do exist, especially at Aurora and Cherry Creek reservoirs. One of the better producers has been St. Vrain State Park (Barbour Ponds), where
  • Denver Post
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  • 1/7/2015 7:10:21 AM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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