Colorado fishing newsTrout Times

News of interest to the Colorado angler from various sources including
the Division of Wildlife and Denver Water. Plus fishing events of note throughout Colorado

Headline News -

  • Waterton Canyon Closing again - Feb 2 to May 15. Open on Sundays only. PRESS RELEASE
  • Ice Fishing Info - Places and Tourneys CLICK HERE
  • 28Oct 2015: Waterton to re-open on 30 Oct. See the press release from Denver Water HERE
  • Antero Reservoir closing on June 1, 2015 - info CLICK HERE
  • Antero Reservoir to be emptied Summer 2015 - info CLICK HERE
  • Upper portion of Arkansas River is now Gold Medal - see this page
  • Zebra Mussels and Boating:
    • Info from CO Parks and Wildlife on mandatory boat inspections Click here
  • Check Snowpack Levels
  • Private water access in South Park is now available for a rod fee of $25 to $50 per day. Six portions of Fourmile Creek
    and Tarryall Creek are available through a cooperative effort with Great Outdoors Colorado.
    More info and reservations are available online at

Headline News - Water Supply

Colorado streamflow
This map of the state of Colorado shows streamflows in real-time relative to long-term annual average streamflows for each reported station. It is a quick graphic way to see how current streamflows compare to averages for this time of year. Map produced and provided by the USGS
Colorado streamflow New record high for day
[color code for] 90th percentile
[color code for] 75th - 89th percentile
[color code for] 25th - 74th percentile
[color code for] 10th - 24th percentile
[color code for] < 10th percentile
[color code for] New record low for day
[color code for] Not ranked