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All about fishing for northern pike, sauger, saugeye, and tiger muskie in Colorado.

This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Colorado waters.

Fishing Lakes In Colorado

When fishing for these fish in Colorado, you are likely to find them in some of the larger lakes - including Adobe Creek Reservoir, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Crawford Reservoir, Eleven Mile Reservoir, Grand Lake, Green Mountain Reservoir, Horsetooth Lake, John Martin Reservoir, Lake Granby, McPhee Reservoir, Navajo Reservoir, Riverside Reservoir, Stagecoach Reservoir, Taylor Park Reservoir, Williams Fork Reservoir and Wolford Mountain Reservoir, plus smaller lakes as well as in ponds and rivers throughout CO. Click here for a detailed list of Colorado fishing lakes.

20-pound Colorado Pike

Andy Meehan of shows off a 40-inch, 20-pound pike caught on a fly rod.

Fishing for other species in Colorado

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

CO State Record: 30 lbs 11 oz



World record: 17 lbs 7 oz

CO State Record: 3 lbs 6 oz



World record: 15 lbs 6 oz

CO State Record: 10 lbs 14 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

CO State Record: 40 lbs 2 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Colorado, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

Best fishing lakes in Colorado!