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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.

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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.

  • 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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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.
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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
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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 ...
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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 Fishing Report: Great time for perch
  • Yellow perch are forming large, aggressive schools. Now is a great time to fish for them with small jigs, lures and flies. Locate a school, and you'll quickly have a limit. Chatfield, Aurora and Boyd are perch spots at this time. Small urban ponds continue
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  • 9/23/2014 11:56:32 PM
  • Willoughby: Fly-fishing turns to the youth of America
  • VAIL — The future of American fly-fishing appears to be in good hands. Two years out from World Fly Fishing Championships competition set to arrive for the first time in Colorado in 2016, teams representing the USA swept the top three spots in the annual .
  • Denver Post
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  • 9/17/2014 6:02:45 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: It's good time for trout
  • Fall is almost here, and trout fishing has picked up along Front Range reservoirs. Chatfield, Arvada, Aurora, Boyd, Georgetown and Pinewood all are doing better for trout. Flies are a good choice, but most methods are working to a degree. Urban ponds ...
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  • 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
  • America Cup showcases Colorado fly-fishing to the angling world
  • EAGLE — Talk, as they say, is cheap. And so it was, after several months of tourist-town hyperbole about rivers "on fire" and fishing-guide chatter over the "best fishing in 20 years," America Cup Fly Fishing Tournament founder John Knight launched his ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 9/10/2014 4:09:21 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Cool air will heat up trout activity
  • Area streams remain in excellent condition and are fishing well. Fly-fishers are doing well with nymphs and terrestrial patterns. Small ponds continue to produce good numbers of panfish, although the fish are typically small. As the air temperatures cool .
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  • 9/9/2014 11:58:49 PM
  • Officials discuss ways to control fish in Elkhead Reservoir, Yampa River
  • Craig — A group of concerned residents and Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials met at Craig Station last week to discuss options on how to control non-native fish in Elkhead Reservoir that are eating endangered fish along the Yampa River. Perhaps the ...
  • Craig Daily Press
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  • 9/7/2014 11:46:52 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Denver, CO (80264)

Updated on 03:20 AM

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40°F 

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Wind:190° 5 Kt
Humidity:70% 
Dew Point:31°F
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