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Arkansas River

Arkansas River

  • Gold medal streatch is 102 miles long! Designated in 2014
  • The portion of the Ark from it's confluence with the Lake Fork to Parkdale
  • US Hwy 285 follows much of the upper portion; US Hwy 50 follows along the lower gold medal portion
  • Many access points on federal, state, and partnership lands
  • Portions are fly and lure only; portions are catch and release on certain species. Check regs for section(s) you are fishing.
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  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy topo maps for this area. You need maps 129, 130, 138. Maps are produced by National Geographic Maps
  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy a digital downloadable fishing map for the Arkansas River - includes access from the headwaters to Canon City