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Best Colorado Fishing Lakes

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Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in CO.

Aurora Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Chatfield Reservoir, Horsetooth Reservoir, Lake Granby, Navajo Reservoir, Sloan Lake and Williams Fork Reservoir are the most popular places for fishing in Colorado, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.

  • Aurora Reservoir
  • Blue Mesa Reservoir Lake
  • Carter Lake
  • Chatfield Reservoir
  • Crystal Creek Reservoir
  • Dillon Reservoir
  • Eleven Mile Reservoir
  • Lake Granby
  • Grand Lake
  • Green Mountain Reservoir
  • Gross Reservoir
  • Horsetooth Reservoir
  • Lake Isabel
  • Lake San Cristobal
  • Lathrop State Park
  • McPhee Reservoir
  • Morrow Point Reservoir
  • Navajo Reservoir
  • Rampart Reservoir
  • Ridgway Reservoir
  • Ruedi Reservoir
  • Shadow Mountain Lake
  • Sloan Reservoir
  • Stagecoach Reservoir
  • Standley Lake
  • Taylor Park Reservoir
  • Williams Fork Reservoir
  • Wolford Mtn Reservoir
Best Bass Lakes

Aurora Reservoir, Chatfield Reservoir, Horsetooth Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, McPhee Reservoir and Navajo Reservoir are considered the best options for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass. More...

Popular Catfish Lakes

Adobe Creek Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Bonny Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, Navajo Reservoir, Pueblo Reservoir and Sloan Lake are favorite options for channel, blue, white and flathead catfish. More...

Top Crappie Lakes

Bonny Reservoir, Chatfield Reservoir, Horsetooth Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, Northglenn Lake are the most popular lakes for black and white crappie. More...

Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes

Aurora Reservoir, Bonny Reservoir, Chatfield Reservoir, Hollenbeck Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, Navajo Reservoir, Ruedi Reservoir, Sloan Lake and Williams Fork Reservoir are popular lakes to fish for bluegill, bream, perch and other sunfish. More...

Best Walleye Lakes

Bonny Reservoir, Carter Lake, Chatfield Reservoir, Horsetooth Reservoir, Lathrop State Park, Standley Lake and Williams Fork Reservoir are considered the top lakes for walleye fishing. More...

Popular Trout Lakes

Adobe Creek Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Carter Lake, Crystal Creek Reservoir, Dillon Reservoir, Gross Reservoir, Lake Granby, McPhee Reservoir, Morrow Point Reservoir, Ridgway Reservoir, Shadow Mountain Lake, Taylor Park Reservoir and Williams Fork Reservoir are the favorite options for rainbow, cutthroat, brook, brown and lake trout. More...

Favorite Salmon Lakes

Blue Mesa Reservoir, Dillon Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir, Green Mountain Reservoir, Lake Granby, Ruedi Reservoir, Taylor Park Reservoir and Williams Fork Reservoir are the most popular lakes for chinook and kokanee salmon fishing. More...

Visit the Colorado fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Colorado map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in CO at many of the most popular lakes in the state.

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