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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.

  • 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 .
  • Denver Post
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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
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Fall offers plenty of options for anglers
  • The hopper-dropper rig is an excellent choice as well. Anglers will also find good fishing on the Colorado River upstream from Dotsero. The water clarity is a couple of feet, barring rain. Now is a good time to fish dries. Look for fish throughout the rive
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 9/3/2014 5:53:42 PM
  • Pueblo's Lake Minnequa stocked with more fish
  • Lake Minnequa in Pueblo, which in recent years has served as a reminder of southern Colorado dought conditions, is making a comeback. For the first time in many years Colorado Parks and Wildlife stocked the lake this summer and added more fish Wednesday.
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 9/3/2014 2:47:35 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Active on Western Slope
  • The Poudre River, Clear Creek, Big Thompson above Drake and Western Slope rivers are all in prime condition and fishing well at this time. Dry fly action with terrestrials or caddis has been great. Aurora Reservoir has been fishing fair for walleye with ..
  • Denver Post
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  • 9/2/2014 11:59:58 PM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Stay low to find pike
  • Pike anglers will find some action at Rocky Mountain Arsenal. High country waters Tarryall, Elevenmile and Spinney have been slow for the toothy critters. Small urban waters continue to fish well for sunfish, especially in the evenings. Top-water lures ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
  • REGIONAL: How to continue having an epic fly-fishing season
  • The Eagle River had a nice, long float season and excellent dry fly-fishing. On the Colorado, trout numbers seem to be up and, despite higher than average flows, the fishing was great. The same scenario played out on the Roaring Fork as well with thick ...
  • Post Independent
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  • 8/22/2014 4:34:53 PM
  • Threatened Colorado fish gets new lease on survival
  • A unique subspecies of trout that spawned a legal battle over public access in the Bear Creek Basin is getting another shot at long-term survival in the wild. 3 photos + caption Bear Creek has been recently confirmed as home to the only known population of
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 8/21/2014 1:22:47 PM
  • Threatened fish gets new lease on survival
  • Michael Ciaglo/The Gazette About 1,200 greenback cutthroat trout raised from fish captured in Bear Creek, which is west of Colorado Springs, were introduced Aug. 8 in Zimmerman Lake in the Roosevelt National Forest near Fort Collins. The release was the ..
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 8/21/2014 8:57:56 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Gain elevation to improve catch
  • Fishing continues to be on the slow side for the larger Front Range reservoirs. Aurora and Carter are producing a few walleyes using worm harnesses and bottom bouncers. Quincy and other small waters such as Rocky Mountain Arsenal are seeing an early ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 8/19/2014 11:55:05 PM
  • Fishing Report: find good fishing at Eagle River
  • Terrestrials, pale morning duns, blue-winged olives, gray duns and midges are also great options. The Colorado River from Byers Canyon downstream has been running discolored most days. Still the fishing has been good. Nymphing tends to be the best bet with
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 8/18/2014 11:56:16 PM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Fishing opportunities abound
  • There are still caddis hatches coming off as well as the occasional mayfly or midge hatch. Dave Coulson is the Colorado state editor for www.fishexplorer.com. He contributes a weekly fishing report to the Summit Daily.
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 8/13/2014 6:08:28 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Aurora top reservoir
  • Of the Front Range reservoirs, Aurora is producing best, with fair numbers of walleye showing using bottom bouncers and worms. Trout and perch action has been good also. Chatfield is producing a few smallmouth on plastics and crank baits. Small ponds ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 8/12/2014 11:56:14 PM
  • On the Fly: The many ways to fly-fish
  • Two-handed rods are making inroads on our larger local rivers, especially on the lower Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers. For those who live to nymph fish, that particular style generally works year-round on all of our waters. Nymphing refers to fishing ...
  • Aspen Times
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  • 8/10/2014 11:58:36 PM
  • Fly-fishing, bears and eagles: It must be Alaska
  • The bald eagles also were larger. A Park Service ranger explained that because the eagles in Alaska ate more salmon than those in Colorado, their diet was richer in vitamins and nutrients. Made sense to me. Even if you don’t fly-fish, Alaska needs to be ..
  • Durango Herald
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  • 8/7/2014 11:44:52 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: White bass at Boyd
  • Most of the large Front Range reservoirs are fishing slow at this time. Cherry Creek continues to produce a few walleye on bottom bouncers. Carter Lake up north is a better option for walleye at this time. Early mornings and late evenings have seen some ..
  • Denver Post
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  • 8/5/2014 11:57:22 PM
  • Hermosa Creek fishing is well worth the walk
  • Such is the toll, paid in blisters, for those seeking a genuine backcountry fishing getaway in the Colorado high country. A modest price for the serenity and seclusion so many anglers covet. "I just love the opportunity to get away from the crowds and have
  • Denver Post
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  • 8/3/2014 4:11:28 AM
  • Summit County Fishing Report: Options abound in and around the county
  • Caddis and stoneflies are good choices and don’t overlook trying a terrestrial. With the drop in water levels the Colorado River — especially the lower sections — has really picked up. Dry fly-fishing is good with a variety of patterns, including ...
  • Summit Daily News
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  • 7/31/2014 4:57:59 AM
  • "Nice fish" on upper Colorado River falling like stars from the skies
  • RANCHO DEL RIO — As the light grows dim and the bats begin their evening swirl, the Colorado River appears to boil like a bubbling cauldron of fish. It's an unexpected yet oddly appropriate sight so close to the self-proclaimed "center of the universe ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/30/2014 6:03:35 AM
  • Colorado Fishing Report: Catfish, carp taking bait
  • Hot weather and warm water temperatures make for slower fishing right now on most Front Range ponds, with two exceptions: catfish and carp. Both have been providing good action to those chasing them. Most urban waters have catfish, which are the second ...
  • Denver Post
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  • 7/29/2014 11:58:31 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Co Spgs, CO (80903)

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