Tell a friend Send us feedback

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.

Search Fishing Locations in Colorado

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.

  • $20 Northern Pike Bounty Offered At Colo. Lake
  • Colorado is offering the northern pike bounty in effort to remove the illegally introduced fish and protect native species. There’s a bounty of the heads of northern pike in one Colorado lake. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says a cash reward of $20 will ...
  • -
  • 5/25/2017 5:00:00 PM
  • Oh, No Big Deal, Just a Chance to Get PAID to Fish in Colorado
  • Want to make a few – or more than a few – bucks fishing in a beautiful state? Get paid to catch a certain predatory fish in a Colorado reservoir. Northern pike are a highly sought after trophy fish to some, but to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials ...
  • -
  • 5/25/2017 4:14:00 PM
  • Vail Valley Anglers Putting #FishFirst
  • Vail Valley Anglers is the first fly fishing shop and guide service in the Colorado Rocky Mountains to be Actively Green certified through the Walking Mountains Science Center. “We have always prioritized sustainability,” says Store Manager Patrick ...
  • -
  • 5/25/2017 9:12:00 AM
  • Stillwater Fly Fishing: Try it, You’ll Love It!
  • Stillwater fly fishing can be one on the most effective and thrilling ways to catch large trout in Colorado. Many fly fishers overlook this fantastic opportunity in favor of rivers and streams because they believe that stillwater is too mysterious ...
  • -
  • 5/24/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Shane Clenin adjusts to being a small fish in a big pond
  • “You’re like a small fish in a big pond, but I’ve gotten use to it.” He chose the Hogs over scholarship offers from Northwestern, Iowa State, New Mexico, Colorado State, Illinois State and others. The intensity of college football is a step above.
  • Arkansas Online
  • -
  • 5/23/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • Pat's Rubber legs and tan sow bugs or Fat Albert followed by a Zirdle Bug. Flow moved up to 1,750 CFS. Swanson "had a great day" on the Colorado with Jeremy. The fishing is very good on Pat's Rubber legs and stonefly nymphs, gray and sparkle wing RS-2's.
  • Estes Park Trail Gazette
  • -
  • 5/23/2017 4:04:00 PM
  • Manufacturer names fishing rods for WV rivers
  • So far, he said, reviews have been good. “Duane Redford, author of ‘The Fly Fisher’s Playbook,’ is a trout guide in Colorado,” he added. “He and his clients really like the Cranberry, especially for nymph fishing. They likened it to high-end ...
  • -
  • 5/20/2017 8:11:00 PM
  • Go Fish Modern Japanese Kitchen brings the poke bowl to Tyler
  • “I was a head chef in a ramen restaurant in Colorado,” explains Ismanol, who serves as Go Fish’s chef now. “In the back of that restaurant they opened a poke bowl. As a chef, my wife is from Tyler, so I had the idea of bringing that poke bowl from ...
  • Tyler Morning Telegraph
  • -
  • 5/20/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Peter Sawtell loves fishing but hates catching
  • "According to the laws of Colorado, fishing is when you're using a hook trying to catch a fish. I have no hook and no intention to catch a fish, so I'm not fishing. I'm fly casting." It may sound crazy to most people, but that doesn't bother Peter.
  • 9News
  • -
  • 5/19/2017 10:09:00 PM
  • Befus Named President of Scientific Anglers
  • Brad began his career in the fly-fishing industry in the early 1980s as the owner and operator of Front Range Anglers in Colorado. After selling the business in 1999, he became the National Sales Manager for Ross Reels, and continued in that role through .
  • -
  • 5/19/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • Huge First Paddling Fish
  • Two clients, one from Colorado the other from Canada flew down for one thing, a South Florida sailfish lap dance. They gave me 4 days to put em on sailfish, we got it done the first day out and went 3 for 3. Forum member Janos recently caught his first ...
  • -
  • 5/18/2017 7:25:00 PM
  • Handling May fishing’s high, muddy water
  • Conventional tackle — lures such as spinnerbaits with big Colorado blades that throb or crankbaits that have rattles buried within — accomplish the same thing in giving bass something to hear or in creating some sort of water displacement that fish ...
  • Durant Daily Democrat
  • -
  • 5/18/2017 1:10:00 PM
  • Farm pond full of fishing surprises
  • Many of us here in Colorado are fortunate to live where it's possible to cast — within an hour of the urge — for trout, large, and smallmouth bass, sunfish, crappies, perch, catfish and a few exotic hybrids like tiger muskies, and wipers. Obviously ...
  • Loveland Reporter Herald
  • -
  • 5/17/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • Tenkara Fishing
  • The subject of Tenkara fly fishing has gotten more recent coverage in the mainstream media, just in time for summer. NPR Colorado aired an interview with Tenkara guru Daniel Galhardo on the relatively recent history of the sport in America, and the ...
  • -
  • 5/17/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • 5 Unforgettable Summer Fishing Trips
  • McPhee Reservoir, Colorado’s ­second- largest lake, is unique in that it offers both a warm- and coldwater fishery. Smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, and even kokanee salmon swim in abundance here. The hard-fighting smallmouth bass grow to 2 pounds or ...
  • Field Stream
  • -
  • 5/16/2017 6:28:00 PM
  • Rec district to hold fishing derby
  • Estes Valley Recreation and Park District (EVRPD), in conjunction with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will sponsor a fishing derby to benefit EVRPD youth programs. The fishing derby will be held on Lake Estes in Estes Park. It is for all ages. Prizes will be
  • Estes Park Trail Gazette
  • -
  • 5/16/2017 6:08:00 PM
  • Fishing is Dun day June 3
  • The Parks, Library and Recreation Department will host a Fishing Is Fun Day! June 3 is Colorado Free Fishing Day. Join the PLR staff at the Overland Trail Recreation Area Fishing Pond (Kiwanis Fishing Pond) at 9 a.m. Fishing and casting contests ...
  • Sterling Journal-Advocate
  • -
  • 5/16/2017 5:07:00 AM
  • FIFTY YEARS OF FISHING: Canton Lake's Walleye Rodeo
  • “It's coming back,” Howard said. Anglers from Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Missouri and Colorado have made the drive to Canton to fish in the Walleye Rodeo, which gives prizes for all species of fish caught in the tournament, not just walleye. “A lot of ...
  • Oklahoma News
  • -
  • 5/14/2017 5:13:00 AM
  • Catch and Release day
  • Gordon Loundagin flew in from Colorado with his Dad Nick Sr. and his two boys Nick Jr. And Sam. Gordon told me that his dad was getting old and wanted him have a good time catching some fish since he may not be able to go fishing again. Gordon wanted two .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
  • -
  • 5/12/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • Colorado Angler Says 'Tenkara' Is The Way To Fly Fish
  • Anglers say springtime is one of the best times to fly fish in Colorado, since insects are hatching and are swarming rivers and creeks. That provides ample food for the numerous fish and trout in the state. While traditional western fly fishing may be ...
  • -
  • 5/12/2017 2:16:00 AM
  • Golden Gate Peacock Bass Fishing
  • Today, I had the pleasure to fish with Matt and his son Dylan traveling from Colorado. We started out fishing early and picked up a couple largemouth bass. Constantly moving down the canals we continued to catch fish. The two bass we caught were in the ...
  • -
  • 5/11/2017 2:12:00 PM
  • Reflections on fishing in Maine
  • In 2008, DIF&W stocked 1.3 million fish totaling 360,000 pounds. In 1996, Colorado’s Division of Wildlife stocked more than 65 million warm water fish and 14.6 million cold-water fish, including 4.8 million catchable-sized rainbow trout. Guess where ...
  • -
  • 5/11/2017 10:10:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Rendezvous May 20-21 in Golden, Colorado
  • If you want to start thinking like a fish and fishing like a pro, the Fly Fishing Rendezvous happening May 20-21 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden Colorado is a must visit event! There will be more than 30 hours of classes and clinics from the
  • -
  • 5/11/2017 6:30:00 AM
  • Texas Fishing Report
  • Hybrid striper are slow. Crappie are slow. Channel catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp. Yellow catfish are slow. COLORADO RIVER: (At Colorado Bend State Park) No report available. FAYETTE: Water murky. Black bass are good on watermelon shallow running
  • -
  • 5/10/2017 10:33:00 PM

Colorado Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

Couldn't find your guide / outfitter service here?
Post a Guide/Outfitter Referral and we will update this list.

Colorado Fishing Clubs

Refer a Fishing Club

Want to join an interest group near you?

Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Colorado.

Couldn't find your fishing club here?
Post a Club Referral and we will update this list.

Favorite Locations

Check out the most popular locations in Colorado.

Be the first person to mark a location in COLORADO as your favorite.


Help us improve EZFishing content and expand EZFishing community!

Recommend a Fishing Guide who helped making your outings memorable!

List your Fishing Club web site on EZFishing.

Write a featured article about your exciting fishing adventures, and we will be glad to publish it on EZFishing.

Fishing Colorado

Check out the most popular titles about fishing in Colorado on sale at

Buy your books here to help us keeping EZFishing running.

Colorado Weather

Conditions Not Available

ZipCode 81003

Fishing Gear

Refresh your fishing gear with items on sale at