South Platte River - South Park Area

Hartsel, Colorado 80449

South Platte River - South Park Area

South Platte River - South Park Area Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The oxbow sections of the South Platte flow through a high plain area known as South Park. Over fifty miles of public access to this Gold Medal Water are well marked. Dress for wind and watch for lightning.

Types of Fish: Brown trout, Snake River cutthroats, rainbows and brookies. Kokanee below Spinney Mountain Reservoir November-December and northern pike above and in Spinney. This eTrail covers the "where, when, and how" to fish in this region. You'll get a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to bring, and the best flies to use."

South Platte River - South Park Area Trip Reports

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8/26/2007
I cought a couple of good size trout off of hwy 9 south east of fariplay. Couldn't make it back to the better part of the river due to the heavy rain and the road was un passiable. There is better fishing further up stream.
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Hartsel
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Best July through September
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