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Date 08-Jun-16
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Conditions : Chatfield Reservoir - Current water levels are high and continue to rise. Recreational boating activity is increasing, especially on the weekends. Walleye fishing in the main lake is heating up and anglers are having success trolling, bait rigging, and using crank baits. The walleye are swimming into the shallows in the evenings, making for great shore angling. The smallmouth bass are preparing for the spawn and can be found staging in the flats and shallows. Tubes, soft plastics, and crank baits are great for targeting the bass this time of year

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About: - Chatfield Reservoir: This Denver metro area reservoir is one of the most popular recreation areas. With its excellent view of the foothills, this reservoir is developing a good walleye population, featuring many fish in the 1- to 3-pound class. There are rainbow trout, yellow perch, tiger muskie, smallmouth bass and crappie. Night fishing lands channel catfish, particularly in the Plum Creek area. Fall weather provides some great trout fishing here as the water cools. The shad spawn will slow fishing for a couple of weeks later this month but then it will pick up again. Live minnows are the best bait for catching all species in October-November. The lake normally freezes in late December and provides good ice fishing if the ice is thick enough, but be careful. The last few years it has only had 10 inches of ice and there are some soft spots caused by warm-water springs under the lake. (State Parks Pass is required)

Location: South of Highway 85 to C-470, west and C-470, south on Wadsworth to the park entrance.

  • Rainbow Trout
  • bass
  • channel catfish
  • yellow perch
  • crappie
  • bluegill
  • sunfish
  • carp

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