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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?
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.

  • North Sterling Reservoir has recovered after fish kill
  • Colorado is blessed with a great diversity of fisheries. While we’re best known for our phenomenal trout fisheries and scenic mountain views, there’s a lot more to Colorado than high mountains and trout. Northeast of Fort Collins, along the South ...
  • The Coloradoan
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  • 8/29/2015 4:05:54 AM
  • As the temperatures cool, fishing remains strong
  • Anglers will find an easier time locating good fishing spots to wade into on the Eagle River and less boats using the more popular ramps on the Colorado River. Late summer and early fall bring predictable fishing with low, clear water, hatches of small ...
  • Vail Daily News
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  • 8/27/2015 10:44:57 PM
  • Free fishing clinic set
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites parents and kids to a day at the lake with a free fishing clinic on Friday, Aug. 28. The clinic runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Frantz Lake State Wildlife Area. The clinic is for anglers with little or no fishing ...
  • Leadville Herald
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  • 8/26/2015 1:17:39 AM
  • Official reopening of Boulder kids' fishing pond set for Wednesday
  • Wednesday's celebration, set for 5 to 6:30 p.m., will include light refreshments and fishing activities provided by city partners and sponsors, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Rocky Mountain Anglers. Also, the city's Parks and Recreation Department will ..
  • Daily Camera
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  • 8/21/2015 9:44:40 AM
  • Fishing report: Aug. 21
  • Most bites are coming 25-30 feet deep. Swim baits, jigs and Carolina or Texas rigs are catching fish. At night, jigs, swim baits, Colorado-bladed spinner baits and Texas-rigged worms are finding fish. Crappie: Fair. Minnows continue to catch fish 20-25 ...
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
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  • 8/20/2015 10:24:38 PM
  • Fishing Report: Still hot as summer winds down
  • Not much has changed this week. The Colorado River in Rocky Mountain National Park is fishing very well for brookies; dry flies in the evening have been awesome. The Colorado is fishing very well with a hopper dropper combo in the afternoons. The area ...
  • Sky-Hi News
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  • 8/20/2015 5:09:40 PM
  • Fishing clinic in Salida
  • SALIDA — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is gearing up to host a free children’s fishing clinic from 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 at the Frantz Lake State Wildlife Area on County Road 154. The clinic is for anglers with little or no fishing experience.
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 8/20/2015 11:26:04 AM
  • CPW offers free fishing clinic
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer a free fishing clinic for beginning anglers from 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 at the Frantz Lake State Wildlife Area. The clinic is designed for young anglers with little or no fishing experience, but parents are ...
  • The Mountain Mail
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  • 8/20/2015 9:17:13 AM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Deep fishing has best results for stripers
  • Other lures that work well include an Aruku Shad, Rattle Trap or a large Colorado bladed spinner bait. Keep the lures just above the bottom and allow them to deflect off rocks, as this is where most of your strikes will occur Stripers: The striper fishing
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 8/20/2015 6:39:44 AM
  • On the fly: Many variations on a simple fly-fishing theme
  • Jon 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
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 8/20/2015 6:11:06 AM
  • Colorado fishing report for Aug. 18-24, 2015
  • Eleven Mile Reservoir - The trout fishing is good. Fish are being caught at Rogers Mountain, Howbert Point, Rocking Chair, Lazy Boy, Witchers Cove and North Shore. Salmon peach PowerBait, yellow PowerBait, garlic PowerBait, spinners, tube jigs, worms and .
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 8/19/2015 6:22:26 PM
  • Shallow-Water Staples Proved Effective
  • Spinnerbait gear: 7' heavy-action Castaway rod, same reel and line, 1/4-ounce Tim Poe spinnerbait (white with double Colorado blades). Main factor in his success – I was able to keep my head down and fish through the tides. That area was just so unique."
  • BassFan
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  • 8/19/2015 4:24:55 AM
  • Team USA wins World Youth Fly Fishing Championships
  • That earned them a spot on their nation’s teams. Everyone fishes everything, two lakes and three rivers: the Colorado River, Blue River, Eagle River, Sylvan Lake and Dillon Reservoir. “Everyone has their own way of doing things,” Arnot said.
  • Vail Daily News
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  • 8/17/2015 8:59:18 AM
  • Fish show few signs of poisoning from Colo. mine spill
  • Prior to the toxic plume arriving in Durango, Colo., Colorado Parks and Wildlife placed 108 caged fingerling trout in the river to test the effect of the mine waste. Department officials said one of the fish died. The fingerlings were removed from the ...
  • USA Today
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  • 8/15/2015 11:56:27 PM
  • Catching fish for metals testing
  • Pete Deren, an aquatic technician with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, shocked and collected 10 adult fish, including this brown trout, on Friday from the Animas River. Deren and Jim White, a fisheries biologist with CPW, sent the fish to the Colorado ...
  • Durango Herald
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  • 8/15/2015 3:03:45 AM
  • Fishing report: Aug. 14
  • Crank baits, swim baits, jigs and Carolina or Texas rigs are catching fish. At night, jigs, Colorado-bladed spinner baits and Texas-rigged worms are finding fish. Striped Bass: Fair. Trolling umbrella rigs with green- or silver-colored trailers is ...
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
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  • 8/14/2015 3:19:15 AM
  • Fishing conditions change
  • For the best fishing, get out early and fish until mid-morning and then sneak in an evening session before sunset. Colorado River The upper Colorado River between Pumphouse and Dotsero is fishing fairly well of late. The water is as clear as it ever gets .
  • Vail Daily News
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  • 8/14/2015 1:17:34 AM
  • Chest Or Waist Waders
  • I will be using them mostly in the spring and summer, along with a bit of fall fishing, and maybe 1-2 days in the winter here in Colorado. I will be using them in water shin to thigh deep mostly. I am drawn to waist highs because they seem to be more like
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/13/2015 5:53:45 PM
  • Summertime and fishing is easy in Middle Park
  • The Colorado river in Rocky Mountain National Park is fishing very well for brookies. Dry flies in the evening have been awesome. The Colorado is fishing very well with a hopper dropper combo in the afternoons. Area lakes are fishing very good as lake ...
  • Sky-Hi News
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  • 8/13/2015 4:27:51 PM
  • Fish sent for testing after Colorado mine spill
  • PHOTOS: EPA Spills an estimate of 3 million gallons of mine waste into Colorado waters, Photo Date: undated - Image License Photo: Ian Lucier / CNN / MGN DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officials will test more than 100 fish caught along the Animas
  • WKYT 27
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  • 8/13/2015 12:35:48 AM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

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Colorado Fishing Clubs

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Colorado Weather

Grand Jct, CO (81501)

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