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Fishing for smallmouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, cutbow trout, bluegill, white bass and yellow perch at Horsetooth Reservoir in Colorado.

Horsetooth Reservoir, CO

At over six miles long and almost a half mile wide, Horsetooth Reservoir offers plenty of water playground for fishing and boating alike. This is a relative warm-water lake supporting bass, crappie, walleye, white bass, sunfish and trout. Nearly 20 miles of shoreline provide plenty of places to wet a line, whether you are fishing from the bank or from a boat.

There are marinas, rental boats, campgrounds, shopping, dining and lodging at, or nearby, the lake.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Colorado

Fish Species in Horsetooth Reservoir, CO

Smallmouth bass

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures
Black crappie White crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Cutthroat trout Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch

Horsetooth Reservoir Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Concessions: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Inlet Bay Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, canoes, kayaks and pontoon boats
970 223-0140

Marinas

Inlet Bay Marina
4314 Shoreline Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80526
970 223-0140

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Horsetooth North Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, this is a two-lane concrete ramp with a dock and lots of gravel parking.

Inlet Bay Marina Boat Ramp
This is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks, and gravel parking. It is located in Inlet Bay, in the southwest sector of the lake.

South Bay Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, this is a two-lane concrete ramp with docks and plenty of paved parking.

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Closest Campgrounds & RV Parks

Fort Collins / Lakeside KOA Campground - 970 484-9880

Fort Collins / Poudre Canyon KOA Campground - 970 493-9758

Horsetooth Reservoir CO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Horsetooth Reservoir
Larimar County
Natural Resources Department
1800 S. County Road 31
Loveland, CO 80537
970 619-4570

 

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