Guide To Fishing At Horsetooth Reservoir
AKA: Horsetooth Lake
What to fish for...
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.
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.
Fish Species in Horsetooth Reservoir, CO
Horsetooth Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Today's Weather & Forecast
Fishing Boat Rentals
Inlet Bay Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, canoes, kayaks and pontoon boats
Inlet Bay Marina
4314 Shoreline Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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
Natural Resources Department
1800 S. County Road 31
Loveland, CO 80537
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Horsetooth Reservoir in CO.
General Fishing Info
Bass, perch and trout fishing in north-central CO.