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Colorado Fishing Destinations

What does fishing in Colorado mean? In Colorado there are 6,000 miles of streams and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs to choose from. It means you have the opportunity to catch over 35 types of warm and cold water fish. You can fish for everything from rainbow trout in a Rocky Mountain stream or you can troll for walleye on the nearest reservoir.

Check out the Colorado Fishing Atlas from the CPW. If youre looking for a good spot to cast your line this map will have it!

For additional fishing locations, you can also go to All you have to do is click on the tab, Places to Fish, then type in your desired area-- and theyll "hook" you up with a hot spot to fish.

For more information as well as maps, go to

For more specific Colorado fishing hot spots, you can also go to where they offer a travel guide to some of the best fishing that CO offers.

General Information on Fishing in Colorado

To learn more on CO fishing, where to go, what are the rules, and fish identification, visit Colorado Fish and Wildlife. You can contact them by phone through the CPW Headquarters at (303) 866-3437 (M-F 8am-5pm MST).