Fishing with Your Kids in Colorado
Best Places to Go Fishing in Colorado
Colorado offers some of the best places to go fishing with your kids. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be expensive. You can go camping! Children will love it even more. So, get your tackle box ready and head off to any of the places recommended below. Colorado has plenty of parks to provide your family lasting memories. You will find ponds, lakes, and streams that make the perfect place to enjoy a fishing adventure trip.
Besides fishing, the spots offer hiking, playgrounds, pools, camping areas, bird watching, horse-riding, and other activities.
Suggestions to protect your kids:
• Life jacket(s).
• Insect repellant.
• Refreshments. Snacks and drinks.
• Ice, ice chest, or cooler.
• Cap or visor.
• First aid kit.
• Fishing bait and tackle.
• Find a great fishing spot. Check out the information below.
Best Fishing Spots
Mount Evans Trout Fishing in Idaho Springs
Just 45 minutes west of Denver, you’ll find the charming Grandma’s and Grandpa’s Fishing Pond. It’s full of rainbow trout ready to bite. Children of all ages will also get a look at the beautiful reindeer that live there.
Schryver Park Kids Pond, Manitou Springs
Enjoy the mineral spring water. This small pond is the perfect place for the whole family to sink a line into those famous waters.
Corn Lake, Grand Junction
The lake is stocked rainbow trout and has self-sustaining populations of largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and channel catfish.
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park
Marinas and boating around some of the largest bodies of water in Colorado. It has an unlimited variety of fish. You can also enjoy a horseback ride that takes you to and from some more exotic fishing spots, or camp in the park.
Anticline Fishing Pond, Pueblo
In southern Colorado, this is a mecca for boating. The pier makes the ideal place to perch for an afternoon of hooking walleye, wiper, and bass, as well as stocked trout.
St. Vrain State Park, Longmont
This park offers more fishing ponds than anyone could visit in one trip. Sandpiper and Mallard ponds thrive with rainbow trout, channel catfish, bass, perch, and bluegill. Enjoy other wildlife, like eagles and blue herons. While you’re there, also check out hiking-trails and new camping sites.
Chipeta Lake State Wildlife Area, Montrose
Everyone will catch something because trout, sunfish, bass, and catfish thrive in its waters. This lake is located in the shadow of the San Juan Mountains.
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