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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

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.

  • Army Explosives Vet Finds Peace And Career As Colorado Fishing Guide
  • For more than a decade, Eric Way served his country blowing things up. He joined the U.S. Army Reserve straight out of high school, and soon began work with the explosives corps. His service included tours in Uzbekistan and Iraq, where he stored munitions
  • Forbes
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  • 5/20/2016 6:47:03 PM
  • Fish killed after disease found at Colorado hatcheries
  • GRAND JUNCTION – Managers killed fish at two Colorado hatcheries because of a bacterial kidney disease. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported that Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials killed and buried all the fish at its Glenwood Springs hatchery ..
  • Durango Herald
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  • 5/19/2016 6:59:34 AM
  • Fish pathogen detected at 2 hatcheries in Larimer County
  • FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The bacteria that cause the disease that led to the destruction of fish at two hatcheries in western Colorado have been detected at two facilities in Larimer County. A senior fish pathologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife ...
  • Washington Times
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  • 5/18/2016 6:13:38 PM
  • Peter Brookes: It takes ‘Platte-itude': Fly fishing the mud season
  • I admit I’d been warned. My FFFs (like BFF, but here, “fly fishing friends”) cautioned me about any attempt to try to hit the water in Colorado in early May as a cold, snowy winter recedes into a cool, wet spring in the Rockies. They groaned ...
  • Northern Virginia Daily
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  • 5/18/2016 5:09:12 PM
  • Fish pathogen detected at Larimer County hatcheries
  • The bacteria that cause the disease that led to the destruction of fish at two hatcheries in western Colorado have been detected at two facilities in Larimer County. A senior fish pathologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Vicki Milano, said Wednesday ..
  • The Coloradoan
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  • 5/18/2016 1:41:37 PM
  • Fishing, music and gardening offered at RPL
  • Price has been a fly fishing instructor and guide, spending time with two outfitters in Colorado. What is fly fishing? According to the book “Fly Fishing” by Edward Grey, fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish.
  • The Ledger Independent
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  • 5/18/2016 12:44:21 PM
  • Two fishing tourneys free and open to all in June
  • Colorado anglers will have a chance to win boats and fishing gear at two upcoming fishing tournaments sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The fishing tournaments are free and open to anyone with a 2016 Colorado fishing license. No pre-registration is
  • Montrose Daily Press
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  • 5/18/2016 1:52:57 AM
  • Kids fishing day is family fun
  • Saturday, May 14, was a great day for anglers of all ages as the Colorado Department of Fish and Wildlife sponsored a Kid's Fish Free day at North Gateway Park. The event brought out lots of people looking to catch a big one and adults giving kids a chance
  • Lamar Ledger
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  • 5/17/2016 8:16:30 PM
  • Fish killed after disease found at 2 Colorado hatcheries
  • GRAND JUNCTION, COLO. (AP) - Managers have killed fish at two Colorado hatcheries because of a bacterial kidney disease. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials killed and buried all the fish at its Glenwood ...
  • 9News
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  • 5/17/2016 4:27:26 PM
  • Anglers Can Win Boats, Fishing Gear at CPW Tournaments
  • Colorado anglers will have a chance to win boats and fishing gear at two upcoming fishing tournaments sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The fishing tournaments are free and open to anyone with a 2016 Colorado fishing license. No pre-registration is
  • Pagosa Daily Post
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  • 5/17/2016 2:40:04 PM
  • Fish killed after disease found at 2 hatcheries
  • GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Managers have killed fish at two Colorado hatcheries because of a bacterial kidney disease. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1NwPVH8) that Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials killed and buried all the ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 5/17/2016 10:08:03 AM
  • Disease hits two fish hatcheries
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife removed the fish at its Glenwood hatchery after problems were noticed in six fish last September and a lot more of the fish there subsequently tested positive. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service found the disease, known as BKD .
  • The Daily Sentinel
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  • 5/17/2016 5:43:12 AM
  • Fish and fun aplenty at derby Saturday
  • Mother Nature smiled on the derby with a blue-sky day and spilling Colorado sunshine. Kids, moms, dads, and a couple of dogs ringed the 9-acre lake, and a few intrepid anglers even waded out to cast a line. At five fish and counting, Gradee was loving ...
  • Montrose Daily Press
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  • 5/15/2016 1:56:30 AM
  • Fish killed after disease found at 2 Colorado hatcheries
  • GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Managers have killed several fish at two Colorado hatcheries because of a bacterial kidney disease. The Grand Junction Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/1NwPVH8) that Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials killed and buried the ..
  • Lancaster Farming
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  • 5/13/2016 11:56:00 PM
  • Fish pathogen detected at 2 hatcheries in Larimer County
  • FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The bacteria that cause the disease that led to the destruction of fish at two hatcheries in western Colorado have been detected at two facilities in Larimer County. A senior fish pathologist for Colorado Parks and Wildlife ...
  • Lancaster Farming
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  • 5/13/2016 11:56:00 PM
  • Fishing Opportunities at Evergreen Lake
  • One of the best and closest fishing locations for Colorado School of Mines anglers is Evergreen Lake. Located in Evergreen, Colorado, and only a 20-minute drive from Golden off of Highway 74, Evergreen Lake provides a scenic mountain trout fishing experien
  • The Oredigger Newspaper
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  • 5/13/2016 1:51:43 AM
  • Fishing report: May 12
  • The nighttime bite is here with Colorado-bladed spinner baits and jigs. Crappie: Good. The bite is not as good as it was a few weeks ago. Best spots are near brush. Minnows are catching most of the fish. Striped Bass: Good. Fish are 15-25 feet deep but can
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
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  • 5/12/2016 9:48:20 PM
  • Durango area fishing report
  • Streamers are the best idea, especially in mornings and evenings. Stonefly nymphs are also a good option. San Juan River in Colorado: 1,010 cfs, rising; Flows are rising and fishing will be tough. Big dark streamers and nymphs will be key right now.
  • Durango Herald
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  • 5/12/2016 8:19:27 AM
  • Durango area fishing report
  • Streamers are the best idea, especially in mornings and evenings. Stonefly nymphs are also a good option. San Juan River in Colorado: 1,010 cfs, rising; Flows are rising and fishing will be tough. Big dark streamers and nymphs will be key right now.
  • m.durangoherald.com
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  • 5/12/2016 6:32:04 AM
  • Reel interest in Rotary fishing derby
  • Then the floodgates are opened. Each child is given a rod and reel from the Colorado Department of Wildlife, which they are allowed to keep. They also receive a swag bag and a supply of night crawlers. Fishing is from shore unless someone happens to have a
  • Montrose Daily Press
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  • 5/12/2016 1:52:54 AM
  • Salida High School student angles for a fishing team
  • Trout in waterways all across Colorado flee in fear when they see the shadowy silhouette of Morgan Fitzgerald. It doesn’t matter, because “Senko Boy,” as he’s known among his fishing circle, will hunt them down and reel them in. The Salida High ...
  • The Mountain Mail
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  • 5/11/2016 4:48:52 PM
  • May 10 fishing report for northeast Colorado
  • The lake is about 55 degrees. Anglers on boats have had success using jigs and spinners for walleye near Skinny Dip Cove. Boat anglers have also done well for walleye on the north side of the Darby Arm using shad lures. A few wipers have started to come ..
  • Sterling Journal-Advocate
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  • 5/11/2016 12:59:48 PM
  • Kids Fishing Derby set for Saturday
  • The annual Kids Fishing Derby will be Saturday at Pathfinder Park Pond, Colo. 115 between Cañon City and Florence. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be present to help with safety, techniques or answer any questions. Personal fishing gear is required.
  • Daily Record
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  • 5/11/2016 1:32:37 AM
  • 30th annual Fishing Derby set for June 4
  • The Fishing Derby is sponsored by Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD) in conjunction with the Colorado Division of Wildlife to benefit EVRPD Youth Programs. All participants must register, or sign in if pre-registered, at the Lake Estes ...
  • Estes Park Trail Gazette
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  • 5/10/2016 9:57:52 PM
  • More than 125 kids participate in annual Norwood Fishing Derby
  • “And now I bring my grandkids.” According to Michael Sad, fishing chairman and member of the South Norwood Committee, the ponds are stocked with a few golden trout from Colorado, as well as tiger trout, brown trout and rainbow trout—some as big as ...
  • norwood.wickedlocal.com
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  • 5/10/2016 2:55:32 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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