Guide To Fishing At McPhee Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, walleye, kokanee salmon and yellow perch at McPhee Reservoir in Colorado.
Nearby Delores, Colorado, McPhee Reservoir is 4,500 surface acres of boating and fishing paradise. There are over 50 miles of shoreline to explore, some of which has access for fishing from the bank. At an elevation of 6,900 feet it supports both warm-water and cold-water species of fish, making it a favorite of a broad spectrum of anglers.
Bass, crappie, walleye, salmon, perch and trout reside in the lake and provide good fishing year round. Rental boats, boat launch ramps and a marina deliver a great experience whether you prefer pleasure boating and water sports or fishing.
Fish Species in McPhee Reservoir, CO
McPhee Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
House Creek Recreation Complex Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the east side of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Mcphee Boating Site
Located in McPhee Recreation Area, on the southwest side of the lake, this is a five-lane, concrete ramp with docks and plenty of paved parking.
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Closest Campgrounds & RV Parks
Cortez / Mesa Verde KOA Campground - 970 565-9301
McPhee Recreation Campground
McPhee Reservoir CO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
McPhee Reservoir Campground
USDA Forest Service
San Juan National Forest
15 Burnett Court
Durango, CO 81301
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McPhee Reservoir in CO.
General Fishing Info
Bass, crappie, trout and salmon fishing in southwest CO.