Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots Guide Book

by Ron Baird (Falcon Guides)
Fishing Colorado An Anglerand39;s Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots  by Ron Baird

176pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 0762741473

For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide® has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors. Fishing Colorado is the angler's complete guide to one of the most popular fishing destinations in America. Local fly fisher and author Ron Baird shares insider knowledge about where the fishing is good; addresses habitat preferences for each species, from trout and walleye to wiper and saugeye; and draws on years of experience to provide in-depth descriptions for the best sites in the state.

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Trails from the "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots" Guide Book
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... Preview: Adobe Creek Reservoir is a 5,000-acre shallow impoundment on the windswept eastern plains. The reservoir has blue catfish up to 10 pounds and 8- to 20-pound channel cats. Use stink bait, cut bait, or ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Arlington, CO - Fishing
... Preview: The Animas River begins in the Red Mountain mining district high in the San Juan Mountains and flows freely for about 60 miles to the Colorado–New Mexico border. The Animas River through Durango is ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Durango, CO - Fishing
... Preview: The Arkansas River begins in the high mountains above Leadville and runs 300 miles to the Kansas border. Due to drainage from the Sawatch Mountains, the highest mountain range in the lower forty-eight ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Buena Vista, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Aurora Reservoir is an 820-acre impoundment in the suburb of Aurora. Key Species: Wiper, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, walleye, panfish. An estimated 76,000 10-inch ra ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Denver, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Bass Lake is a 3-acre cattail-rimmed impoundment along Clear Creek in west Denver. Key Species: Largemouth bass, crappie, panfish. Terrain and water conditions at each site are described in this secti ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Denver, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Big Creek Lake is a 450-acre reservoir in the sagebrush and pinestudded foothills on the northwest rim of North Park. Key Species: Arctic grayling, tiger muskie, lake trout. From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Cowdry, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Big Meadows Reservoir is a 110-acre reservoir in the headwaters of the South Fork of the Rio Grande. Brook trout lake-fishing is quite a bit different than stream-fishing. The big brookies will run ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
South Fork, CO - Fishing
... Preview: A 15-mile-long crystalline blue impoundment, Blue Mesa Reservoir snakes through the sand-colored, sagebrush-studded mesas of the lower Gunnison Basin beneath the jagged peaks of the West Elk Wildernes ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Gunnison, CO - Fishing
... Preview: The Blue River below Dillon Reservoir runs beneath Interstate 70 and then through strip malls and outlet stores in the ski village of Silverthorne. Habitat improvements in the river and the addition o ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Dillon, CO - Fishing
... Preview: This 1,900-surface acre reservoir sits in the wide valley of the South Fork of Republican River north of Interstate 70 near the Kansas border. In May and June, walleyes up to 12 pounds, with an ave ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Hale, CO - Fishing
... Preview: This 1,800-acre reservoir is located in the gently rolling hills on the northeast outskirts of Loveland. Stocked with 24,000 10-inch rainbow trout in 2000, Boyd Lake also has a decent holdover popul ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Fort Collins, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Named for a secret site along the river where early French trappers stashed their gunpowder for fighting off Arapaho and Cheyenne raiding parties, the Cache la Poudre River runs 70 miles west to east ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Fort Collins, CO - Fishing
... Preview: This section begins at the Big South trailhead, where Highway 14 diverges from paralleling the river, and the river runs for 16 miles to its headwaters in Rocky Mountain National Park. The lower secti ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Fort Collins, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Carter Lake is a 1,100-acre reservoir located behind the Dakota Ridge hogback northwest of Longmont. Key Species: Rainbow trout, walleye, kokanee, largemouth bass, perch. From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Loveland, CO - Fishing
... Preview: All the following cutthroat lakes are very high-altitude waters and tend to be covered with ice until July during normal-snow years. Weather at these altitudes can change very rapidly, and lightning p ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Estes Park, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Chatfield Ponds consists of five ponds totaling 140 surface acres of water. Key Species: Panfish, largemouth bass, bullhead, channel catfish. From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Denver, CO - Fishing
... Preview: Chatfield Reservoir is a 1,400-acre impoundment nestled against the foothills in southwest Denver. Key Species: Rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, panfish, channel ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Denver, CO - Fishing
... Preview: This 800-acre impoundment is in a state park surrounded by the suburbs of south Denver. Key Species: Walleye, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, wiper, rainbow trout, panfish. From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Denver, CO - Fishing
... Preview: This is a small stream draining a high, sage-covered valley on the west side of the Cochetopa Hills. Key Species: Rainbow trout. The Coleman easement below Dome Lakes is heavily grazed and suffers fr ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Gunnison, CO - Fishing
... Preview: The headwaters of the Colorado River are in the alpine basins located on the west side of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Neversummer Range to the west. The tributaries come together in the beaut ... From the guidebook "Fishing Colorado: An Angler's Complete Guide to More than 125 Top Fishing Spots"
Grand Lake, CO - Fishing

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