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Blue River, Colorado River, and Gore Creek

Blue River

  • North from the Dam at Dillon Reservoir (near Silverthorne) to its confluence with the Colorado River
  • Colorado Hwy 9 follows the Blue for much of the 34 miles, with access points
  • Entire segment is fly and lure only; portions are catch and release on trout; other portions are 2 trout limit with minimum size of 16". 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 106, 107, 108. Maps are produced by National Geographic Maps
  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy a digital downloadable fishing map for the Blue River - includes access from the headwaters to Kremmling

Colorado River

  • From Fraser River west to Troublesome Creek (east of Kremmling).
  • US Hwy 40 follows the Colorado for this section
  • Check regs for portion youa re fishing - regs vary along this stretch.
  • Colorado fishing books Click here to buy an ebook on CD The Colorado River: A Fly Fisher's Guide
  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy topo maps for this area. You need map 106.
  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy a downloadable digital fishing map for the Colorado River - includes access from the headwaters to Rifle

Gore Creek

  • From Red Sandstone Creek to the Eagle River (downstream), west of Vail.
  • I-70/US Hwy 6 follows the creek.
  • Flies and lures only; bag/possession = 2 trout, 16" or greater.
  • Colorado fishing maps Click here to buy topo maps for this area. You need map 108.