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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.

  • Alaska's Kenai Peninsula offers great fishing, much more
  • Living among such intense natural forces may explain why fish in the Kenai River, which flows into Skilak Lake, are so outrageously strong compared with their equals in size and weight from Colorado rivers. "It's hard to believe when your seven-weight rod
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  • 7/22/2014 11:59:40 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: When it's hot, go early or go late
  • The hot weather has warmed Denver-area waters, slowing the daytime action. Metro anglers will do best on bass and sunfish early and late in the day. Most smaller ponds are producing good numbers of bluegills late in the day. Walleye are still being caught
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  • 7/22/2014 11:59:40 PM
  • Willoughby: Private pond fishing records don't hold water
  • As required, the fish was weighed and witnessed on a state-certified scale and examined by a Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologist before the record application was submitted and approved. But the bur beneath the saddle of Colorado fishermen seeking ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/16/2014 5:58:43 AM
  • Falling barometer can provide great timing to go fishing
  • Summer in Colorado means monsoons. Meteorology aside, there are many who believe that rumbling in the sky originates in a fish's belly. Weather, as we all know, has the ability to make or break almost any outdoor pursuit. But for all the study and ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/16/2014 12:00:48 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: For trout, head for hills
  • The warm weather is resulting in heavy boat traffic on popular Cherry Creek and Chatfield, making trolling difficult at best. Chatfield and Horsetooth continue to produce smallmouth bass; tube jigs are best at this time. Up north, Boyd is seeing some great
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/16/2014 12:00:48 AM
  • Colorado fishing report
  • Eleven Mile State Park - The strong bite continues with trout. The anglers on the troll seem to fare the best. There are many lures and presentations working. Lead core with Dick Nites and Arnies Dynamic are consistently catching a lot of fish. Tasmanian .
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 7/10/2014 6:08:49 PM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Dry flies yielding results in streams
  • Once we hit August, the higher water temps will slow things down. The Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers are also great options at this time. The Twin Lakes area has been fishing well with spoons and — for those not wishing to work so hard — worms have ...
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 7/9/2014 9:51:55 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Bonanza for bluegill
  • There are too many neighborhood ponds to list here, but the reports have been excellent for bluegill fishing. A bobber and worm is often all you need, but fly and bubble rigs are effective. For largemouth, Seinko worms (or similar plastics) and top water .
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/9/2014 11:50:37 AM
  • Hunting and fishing clinic offered to women in Basalt
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife is teaming with the National Rifle Association to offer a free, women-only Cast and Blast clinic on Sunday in Basalt. The class is designed to assist and encourage women to pursue hunting and fishing on their own time.
  • Aspen Times
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  • 7/8/2014 1:14:43 AM
  • Grayling fish in Colorado work great as a meal or marvel
  • "The Grayling is very gamesome at the fly, and much simpler, and therefore much bolder than a Trout; for he will rise twenty times at a fly, if you miss him, and yet rise again." — Izaak Walton, "The Compleat Angler" CAMERON PASS — For those of us who ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/3/2014 8:25:58 PM
  • Fishing opportunities abound throughout Colorado
  • To paraphrase "Porgy and Bess," it's summertime and the fishin' is easy. (OK, now that we have our first fib out of the way, we can concentrate on telling some real fishing stories.) Even if you've never picked up a pole, you know fishing doesn't have to .
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  • 7/1/2014 11:55:56 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Bass action abounds
  • Smallmouth bass action has been great at Horsetooth. Look for a dynamite top-water bite before the sun hits the water. Chatfield, Quincy, Bear Creek and Aurora are producing a few smallies. Trout anglers are doing well at Pinewood, Estes Park, Lon Hagler .
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  • 7/1/2014 11:55:56 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Panfish taking worm
  • Cherry Creek, Aurora, Bear Creek and Chatfield reservoirs are all producing a few walleye. Bottom bouncers with a crawler are effective. Creeks and rivers are clearing up. Now is a good time to fish small streamers, spoons and large nymphs while water ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/24/2014 11:57:05 PM
  • Advice for taking children to fish in Colorado
  • Kids and fishing go together like cake and ice cream. As a general rule, as long as they're catching fish, kids are happy. It's during those extended dry spells that those short attention spans begin to flutter. That's when the mentor needs to remember ...
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  • 6/24/2014 5:09:03 PM
  • There's no shame in fishing for carp in Colorado
  • Pick a fish, any fish. Everyone has a favorite, just maybe not the one you might think. Rainbow trout? A beauty for certain. Smallmouth bass? Arguably the most under-appreciated sport fish in the land. Largemouths? Surely America's fish, but it just doesn
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  • 6/22/2014 5:58:33 AM
  • True fish tale: Action abounds in Denver area
  • There's somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 species of warm- and cold-water fish, give or take, to be caught in Colorado. And believe it or not, the best neighborhood to catch most of them is within an hour's drive of Denver. Metro Denver may not be the ..
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/22/2014 5:58:33 AM
  • Fishing in Colorado makes a comeback for many reasons
  • Just like a hungry trout, fishing is on the rise in Colorado. After a dramatic drop in popularity in the late 1990s, the number of licensed anglers in the state has bounced back from a low of about 630,000 in 2000 to some 765,000 last year, and counting.
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/22/2014 12:00:38 AM
  • Why fishing is making a comeback in Colorado
  • Just like a hungry trout, fishing is on the rise in Colorado. After a dramatic drop in popularity in the late 1990s, the number of licensed anglers in the state has bounced back from a low of about 630,000 in 2000 to some 765,000 last year, and counting.
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/22/2014 12:00:38 AM
  • Video: Fly Fishing: how to set up a double nymph rig
  • Get prepared to go fly fishing in Colorado and learn how to set up a double nymph rig with guide Reid Baker of Trout’s Fly Fishing, based in Denver, CO. Baker clearly walks the viewer through the necessary gear and then demonstrates the steps to setup a ..
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/20/2014 11:54:40 PM
  • VIDEO: Fly Fishing: how to roll cast a fly rod
  • Get prepared to go fly fishing in Colorado and learn how to roll cast a fly rod. Fly fishing guide Reid Baker of Trout’s Fly Fishing, based in Denver, CO does a demonstration of the roll cast on the South Platte River in Deckers, CO. Also watch the ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/20/2014 11:54:40 PM
  • Summer fishing season is at hand
  • The Colorado River will probably be “brown town” for a while longer, but there is good fishing happening along the softer edges and side channels where fish can take a break from the current. Currently, caddis is the name of the game on the Colorado ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 6/19/2014 12:39:59 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Walleye taking the bait
  • Most reservoirs are full or nearly so. Waters are warming and skier traffic is up, so be cautious and look for a "boat" bite around mud lines generated by the waves. Aurora's fish, especially walleye, have moved deep. Bottom bouncers are producing.
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/17/2014 11:58:13 PM
  • Chatfield named to top 100 family-friendly places to boat and fish
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife also stocks rainbow trout periodically. The waters at the park are regularly stocked to keep fish levels up. Vatalaro said that was another key in Chatfield making the top 100. She said if a person catches a fish on his or her .
  • Denver Post
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  • 6/11/2014 11:58:11 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Grand Jct, CO (81501)

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